Math Lit, 2nd edition
Choose the option that's right for you
$9.99 / mo
4-month minimum term for $39.96
- Access this eText title
- Up to 2 devices
- Discounted tutor access
$14.99 / mo
4-month minimum term for $59.96
- Access over 1,500 titles
- Up to 2 devices
- Discounted tutor access
Learn more, spend less
Learn anytime, anywhere
Get the app to access your eText whenever you need it
Make it your own
Your notes. Your highlights. Your eText
Find it fast
Quickly navigate your eText with search
Access all your eTexts in one place
Easily continue access
Keep learning with auto-renew
Math Lit offers an accelerated pathway through developmental math, allowing you to move directly into liberal arts math or introductory statistics. Through its emphasis on contextual problem solving, the text helps you gain the mathematical maturity necessary to be successful in college-level non-STEM math courses.
Published by Pearson (December 11th 2020) - Copyright © 2017
Subject: Developmental Math
Table of contents
CYCLE ONE: Where Do We Start?
1.1 The BP Oil Spill: Focus Problem
1.2 Getting Started: Reviewing Prealgebra
1.3 Hello, My Name Is: Graphing Points
1.4 A Tale of Two Numbers: Ratios and Proportions
1.5 Chances Are: Probability Basics
1.6 It's All Relative: Understanding Integers
1.7 Sign and Size: Integer Operations
1.8 An Ounce of Prevention: Means
1.9 Picture This: Making and Interpreting Graphs
1.10 Two by Two: Scatterplots 79
1.11 Multiply vs. Divide: Converting Units
1.12 Up and Down: Percent Change
1.13 The X Factor: Algebraic Terminology
1.14 General Number: Recognizing Patterns
1.15 Social Network: Linear and Exponential Change
1.16 Infinity and Beyond: Perimeter and Area
CYCLE TWO: How Does That Work?
2.1 Predicting a Child's Height: Focus Problem
2.2 Rule of Thumb: Weighted Means
2.3 Measure Up: Basic Exponent Rules
2.4 Count Up: Adding Polynomials
2.5 A Winning Formula: Applying Order of Operations
2.6 Does Order Matter: Rewriting Expressions
2.7 Fair Share: Distributive Property
2.8 Seat Yourself: Equivalent Expressions
2.9 Parts of Speech: Using Operations Correctly
2.10 A Fine Balance: Verifying Solutions
2.11 Separate but Equal: Solving Simple Equations
2.12 A State of Equality: More Equation Solving
2.13 Quarter Wing Night: Writing and Solving Equations
2.14 Outwit and Outlast: Using Proportions
2.15 Three of a Kind: Pythagorean Theorem
2.16 What Are the Odds?: Theoretical Probability
2.17 Size Up: Volume and Surface Area
CYCLE THREE: When Is It Worth It?
3.1 Deciding to Run: Focus Problem
3.2 What's Trending: Correlation
3.3 Constant Change: Slope
3.4 Shortest Path: Distance Formula
3.5 More or Less: Linear Relationships
3.6 Get in Line: Slope-Intercept Form
3.7 Chain, Chain, Chain: Writing Linear Equations
3.8 Going Viral: Exponential Functions
3.9 Untangling the Knot: Solving Nonlinear Equations
3.10 Hot and Cold: Rewriting Formulas
3.11 A Common Goal: Greatest Common Factors
3.12 Thinking Outside the Box: Factoring Quadratic Expressions
3.13 A Formula for Success: The Quadratic Formula
3.14 Systematic Thinking: Graphing and Substitution
3.15 Opposites Attract: Elimination
3.16 The Turning Point: Quadratic Functions
CYCLE FOUR: What Else Can We Do?
4.1 Measuring Temperature Variability: Focus Problem
4.2 A Matter of Change: Dimensional Analysis
4.3 Little Giants: Scientific and Engineering Notation
4.4 A Model Approach: Negative Exponents
4.5 Variation on a Theme: Standard Deviation
4.6 An Order of Magnitude: Understanding Logarithmic Scales
4.7 Straight to the Point: Direct Variation
4.8 Gas Up and Go: Inverse Variation
4.9 Ghost in the Machine: Function Notation
4.10 What's Your Function? Vertical Line Test, Domain, and Range
4.11 An Important Point: Vertex Form of a Quadratic Function
4.12 A Survey of Trig: Trigonometric Functions
Your questions answered
Introducing Pearson+. Reimagined learning, designed for you. Choose from one eText or over 1,500 eTexts and study tools, all in one place, for one low monthly subscription. A new way to buy books that fits your budget. Make the most of your study time with offline access, enhanced search, notes and flashcards — to get organized, get the work done quicker and get results. Plus, with the app, put textbooks in your pocket and learn wherever. It's time to upgrade the textbook and simplify learning, so you can have time to live too.
Pearson eText is an easy-to-use digital textbook available from Pearson+. Make it your own by adding notes and highlights. Download the Pearson+ mobile app to learn on the go, even offline. Listen on the go with our new audiobook feature, available for most titles.
When you choose a plan, you're signing up for a 4-month 'term'. We will charge your payment method each month until your 4-month term has ended. You can turn on auto-renew in My account at any time to continue your subscription before your 4-month term has ended.
When you purchase a Pearson+ subscription, it will last 4 months. Before your initial 4-month term ends, you can extend your subscription by turning auto-renew on in My account. If you turn auto-renew on, we’ll automatically renew your subscription and charge you every month until you turn off auto-renew.
To avoid the next payment charge, make sure you turn auto renewal off 1 day before the auto renewal date. You can subscribe again after auto-renew has been turned off by purchasing another Pearson+ subscription. We use your credit card to renew your subscription automatically. To make sure your learning is uninterrupted, please check your card details before your first monthly payment.
With a Multi Pearson+ subscription plan, you can download up to 5 titles on the Pearson+ app from My list on each of your authorized devices every month.
When you're using your Multi Pearson+ subscription plan in a browser, you can select and read from as many titles as you like.