Prealgebra & Introductory Algebra, 5th edition
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Overview
Respected authoreducator Elayn MartinGay believes that every student can succeed, an approach that is woven throughout Prealgebra & Introductory Algebra. MartinGay gives you the ideal amount of support through her accessible writing and builtin study skills resources, such as Chapter Test Prep videos and a Video Organizer notetaking guide, that encourage student success. In the 5th Edition, new Getting Ready for the Test exercises precede each Chapter Test to check your understanding of the chapter topics. Exercise sets and applications have been refined and updated where appropriate. Additional expanded resources in this revision bring even more updates to the MartinGay program, all shaped by her studentfocused perspective that makes her course materials beloved by students and instructors alike.
Published by Pearson (January 1st 2021)  Copyright © 2019
ISBN13: 9780137399321
Subject: Developmental Math
Category: Basic Math/Prealgebra & Beginning Algebra Combined
Overview
 The Whole Numbers
 1.1 Study Skill Tips for Success in Mathematics
 1.2 Place Value, Names for Numbers, and Reading Tables
 1.3 Adding and Subtracting Whole Numbers, and Perimeter
 1.4 Rounding and Estimating
 1.5 Multiplying Whole Numbers and Area
 1.6 Dividing Whole Numbers
 Integrated Review–Operations on Whole Numbers
 1.7 Exponents and Order of Operations
 1.8 Introduction to Variables, Algebraic Expressions, and Equations
 Integers and Introduction to Solving Equations
 2.1 Introduction to Integers
 2.2 Adding Integers
 2.3 Subtracting Integers
 2.4 Multiplying and Dividing Integers
 Integrated Review–Integers
 2.5 Order of Operations
 2.6 Solving Equations: The Addition and Multiplication Properties
 Solving Equations and Problem Solving
 3.1 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
 3.2 Solving Equations: Review of the Addition and Multiplication Properties
 Integrated Review–Expressions and Equations
 3.3 Solving Linear Equations in One Variable
 3.4 Linear Equations in One Variable and Problem Solving
 Fractions and Mixed Numbers
 4.1 Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers
 4.2 Factors and Simplest Form
 4.3 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
 4.4 Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions, Least Common Denominator, and Equivalent Fractions
 4.5 Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions
 Integrated Review–Summary on Fractions and Operations on Fractions
 4.6 Complex Fractions and Review of Order of Operations
 4.7 Operations on Mixed Numbers
 4.8 Solving Equations Containing Fractions
 Decimals
 5.1 Introduction to Decimals
 5.2 Adding and Subtracting Decimals
 5.3 Multiplying Decimals and Circumference of a Circle
 5.4 Dividing Decimals
 Integrated Review–Operations on Decimals
 5.5 Fractions, Decimals, and Order of Operations
 5.6 Solving Equations Containing Decimals
 5.7 Decimal Applications: Mean, Median, and Mode
 Ratio, Proportion, and Percent
 6.1 Ratio and Proportion
 6.2 Percents, Decimals, and Fractions
 6.3 Solving Percent Problems with Equations
 6.4 Solving Percent Problems with Proportions
 Integrated Review–Ratio, Proportion, and Percent
 6.5 Applications of Percent
 6.6 Percent and Problem Solving: Sales Tax, Commission, and Discount
 6.7 Percent and Problem Solving: Interest
 Graphs, Triangle Applications, and Introduction to Statistics and Probability
 7.1 Pictographs, Bar Graphs, Histograms, Line Graphs, and Introduction to Statistics
 7.2 Circle Graphs
 Integrated Review–Reading Graphs
 7.3 Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
 7.4 Congruent and Similar Triangles
 7.5 Counting and Introduction to Probability
 Geometry and Measurement
 8.1 Lines and Angles
 8.2 Perimeter
 8.3 Area, Volume, and Surface Area
 Integrated Review–Geometry Concepts
 8.4 Linear Measurement
 8.5 Weight and Mass
 8.6 Capacity
 8.7 Temperature and Conversions Between the U.S. and Metric Systems
 Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving
 9.1 Symbols and Sets of Numbers
 9.2 Properties of Real Numbers
 9.3 Further Solving Linear Equations
 Integrated Review–Real Numbers and Solving Linear Equations
 9.4 Further Problem Solving
 9.5 Formulas and Problem Solving
 9.6 Linear Inequalities and Problem Solving
 Exponents and Polynomials
 10.1 Exponents
 10.2 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation
 10.3 Introduction to Polynomials
 10.4 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
 10.5 Multiplying Polynomials
 10.6 Special Products
 Integrated Review–Exponents and Operations on Polynomials
 10.7 Dividing Polynomials
 Factoring Polynomials
 11.1 The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping
 11.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Form x^{2}+ bx + c
 11.3 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax^{2}+ bx + c
 11.4 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax^{2}+ bx + c by Grouping
 11.5 Factoring Perfect Square Trinomials and the Difference of Two Squares
 Integrated Review–Choosing a Factoring Strategy
 11.6 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
 11.7 Quadratic Equations and Problem Solving
 Rational Expressions
 12.1 Simplifying Rational Expressions
 12.2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
 12.3 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with the Same Denominator and Least Common Denominator
 12.4 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with Different Denominators
 12.5 Solving Equations Containing Rational Expressions
 Integrated Review–Summary on Rational Expressions
 12.6 Rational Equations and Problem Solving
 12.7 Simplifying Complex Fractions
 Graphing Equations and Inequalities
 13.1 The Rectangular Coordinate System
 13.2 Graphing Linear Equations
 13.3 Intercepts
 13.4 Slope and Rate of Change
 13.5 Equations of Lines
 Integrated Review–Summary on Linear Equations
 13.6 Introduction to Functions
 13.7 Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
 13.8 Direct and Inverse Variation
 Systems of Equations
 14.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
 14.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution
 14.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Addition
 Integrated Review–Summary on Solving Systems of Equations
 14.4 Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving
 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
 Quadratic Equations
 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
APPENDICES
 A. Tables
 A.1 Table of Geometric Figures
 A.2 Table of Percents, Decimals, and Fraction Equivalents
 A.3 Table on Finding Common Percents of a Number
 A.4 Table of Squares and Square Roots
 B. Factoring Sums and Differences of Cubes
 C. Mixture and Uniform Motion Problem Solving
 D. Systems of Linear Inequalities
 E. Geometric Formulas
Student Resources
 Study Skills Builders
 Bigger Picture–Study Guide Outline
 Practice Final Exam
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