Developmental Mathematics, 4th edition

  • Elayn Martin-Gay

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Developmental Mathematics offers trusted content by esteemed author Elayn Martin-Gay. Chapter Test Prep videos and a Video Organizer note-taking guide help support your success.

Published by Pearson (July 15th 2020) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780136881223

Subject: Developmental Math

Category: Basic Math/Prealgebra, Beginning Algebra & Intermediate Algebra Combined

Table of contents

Table of Contents

  1. The Whole Numbers
    • 1.1 Study Skills Tips for Success in Mathematics
    • 1.2 Place Value, Names, and Reading Tables
    • 1.3 Adding Whole Numbers and Perimeter
    • 1.4 Subtracting Whole Numbers
    • 1.5 Rounding and Estimating
    • 1.6 Multiplying Whole Numbers and Area
    • 1.7 Dividing Whole Numbers
      • Integrated Review-Operations on Whole Numbers
    • 1.8 An Introduction to Problem Solving
    • 1.9 Exponents, Square Roots, and Order of Operations
  2. Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
    • 2.1 Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers
    • 2.2 Factors and Prime Factorization
    • 2.3 Simplest Form of a Fraction
      • Integrated Review-Summary on Fractions, Mixed Numbers, and Factors
    • 2.4 Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers
    • 2.5 Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers
  3. Adding and Subtracting Fractions
    • 3.1 Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions
    • 3.2 Least Common Multiple
    • 3.3 Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions
      • Integrated Review-Operations on Fractions and Mixed Numbers
    • 3.4 Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers
    • 3.5 Order, Exponents, and the Order of Operations
    • 3.6 Fractions and Problem Solving
  4. Decimals
    • 4.1 Introduction to Decimals
    • 4.2 Order and Rounding
    • 4.3 Adding and Subtracting Decimals
    • 4.4 Multiplying Decimals and Circumference of a Circle
      • Integrated Review-Operations on Decimals
    • 4.5 Dividing Decimals and Order of Operations
    • 4.6 Fractions and Decimals
  5. Ratio, Proportion, and Percent
    • 5.1 Ratio and Proportion
    • 5.2 Introduction to Percent
    • 5.3 Percents and Fractions
    • 5.4 Solving Percent Problems Using Equations
    • 5.5 Solving Percent Problems Using Proportions
      • Integrated Review-Ratio, Proportion, and Percent
    • 5.6 Applications of Percent
    • 5.7 Percent and Problem Solving: Sales Tax, Commission, and Discount
    • 5.8 Percent and Problem Solving: Interest
  6. Geometry
    • 6.1 Lines and Angles
    • 6.2 Plane Figures and Solid
    • 6.3 Perimeter
    • 6.4 Area
    • 6.5 Volume
    • 6.6 Square roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
    • 6.7 Congruent and Similar Triangles
  7. Reading Graphs and Introductions to Statistics and Probability
    • 7.1 Pictographs, Bar Graphs, Histograms, and Line Graphs
    • 7.2 Circle Graphs
      • Integrated Review- Reading Graphs
    • 7.3 Mean, Median, Mode, and Range
    • 7.4 Counting and Introduction to Probability
  8. Real Numbers and Introductions to Algebra
    • 8.1 Symbols and Sets of Numbers
    • 8.2 Exponents, Order of Operations, and Variable Expressions
    • 8.3 Adding Real Numbers
    • 8.4 Subtracting Real Numbers
      • Integrated Review-Operations on Real Numbers
    • 8.5 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers
    • 8.6 Properties of Real Numbers
    • 8.7 Simplifying Expressions
  9. Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving
    • 9.1 The Addition Property of Equality
    • 9.2 The Multiplication Property of Equality
    • 9.3 Further Solving Linear Equations
      • Integrated Review-Solving Linear Equations
    • 9.4 Further Problem Solving
    • 9.5 Formulas and Problem Solving
    • 9.6 Percent and Mixture Problem Solving
    • 9.7 Linear Inequalities and Problem Solving
  10. Graphing Equations and Inequalities
    • 10.1 The Rectangular Coordinate System
    • 10.2 Graphing Linear Equations
    • 10.4 Slope and Rate of Change
    • 10.5 Equations of Lines
      • Integrated Review-Summary on Linear Equations
    • 10.6 Introduction to Functions
    • 10.7 Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
    • 10.8 Direct and Inverse Variation
  11. Systems of Equations
    • 11.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
    • 11.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution
    • 11.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Addition
      • Integrated Review-Summary on Solving Systems of Equations
    • 11.4 Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving
  12. Exponents and Polynomials
    • 12.1 Exponents
    • 12.2 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation
    • 12.3 Introduction to Polynomials
    • 12.4 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
    • 12.5 Multiplying Polynomials
    • 12.6 Special Products
      • Integrated Review- Exponents and Operations on Polynomials
    • 12.7 Dividing Polynomials
  13. Factoring Polynomials
    • 13.1 The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping
    • 13.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Form x2 + bx + c
    • 13.3 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax2 +bx + c
    • 13.4 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c by Grouping
    • 13.5 Factoring Perfect Square Trinomials and the Difference of Two Squares
      • Integrated Review-Choosing a Factoring Strategy
    • 13.6 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
    • 13.7 Quadratic Equations and Problem Solving
  14. Rational Expressions
    • 14.1 Simplifying Rational Expressions
    • 14.2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
    • 14.3 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with the Same Denominator and Least Common Denominator
    • 14.4 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with Different Denominators
    • 14.5 Solving Equations Containing Rational Expressions
      • Integrated Review-Summary on Rational Expressions
    • 14.6 Rational Equations and Problem Solving
    • 14.7 Simplifying Complex Fractions
  15. Roots and Radicals
    • 15.1 Introduction to Radicals
    • 15.2 Simplifying Radicals
    • 15.3 Adding and Subtracting Radicals
    • 15.4 Multiplying and Dividing Radicals
      • Integrated Review-Simplifying Radicals
    • 15.5 Solving Equations Containing Radicals
    • 15.6 Radical Equations and Problem Solving
  16. Quadratic Equations and Nonlinear Graphs
    • 16.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Square Root Property
    • 16.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
    • 16.3 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula
      • Integrated Review-Summary on Solving Quadratic Equations
    • 16.4 Graphing Quadratic Equations in Two Variables
    • 16.5 Interval Notation, Finding Domains and Ranges from Graphs, and Graphing Piecewise-Defined Functions


  • Appendix A: Further Algebra Topics
  • Appendix B: Tables

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