# Developmental Mathematics: Basic Mathematics and Algebra, 4th edition

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## Table of contents

**Preface**

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**CHAPTER 1 Whole Numbers **

**1.1 **Reading and Writing Whole Numbers

**1.2 **Adding Whole Numbers

**1.3 **Subtracting Whole Numbers

**1.4 **Multiplying Whole Numbers

**1.5 **Dividing Whole Numbers

**1.6 **Long Division

**1.7 **Rounding Whole Numbers

**1.8 **Exponents, Roots, and Order of Operations

**1.9 **Reading Pictographs, Bar Graphs, and Line Graphs

**1.10 **Solving Application Problems

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**CHAPTER 2 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions**

**2.1 **Basics of Fractions

**2.2 **Mixed Numbers

**2.3 **Factors

**2.4 **Writing a Fraction in Lowest Terms

**2.5 **Multiplying Fractions

**2.6 **Applications of Multiplication

**2.7 **Dividing Fractions

**2.8 **Multiplying and Dividing Mixed Numbers

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**CHAPTER 3 Adding and Subtracting Fractions**

**3.1 **Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions

**3.2 **Least Common Multiples

**3.3 **Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions

**3.4 **Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers

**3.5 **Order Relations and the Order of Operations

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**CHAPTER 4 Decimals **

**4.1 **Reading and Writing Decimal Numbers

**4.2 **Rounding Decimal Numbers

**4.3 **Adding and Subtracting Decimal Numbers

**4.4 **Multiplying Decimal Numbers

**4.5 **Dividing Decimal Numbers

**4.6 **Fractions and Decimals

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**CHAPTER 5 Ratio and Proportion **

**5.1 **Ratios

**5.2 **Rates

**5.3 **Proportions

**5.4 **Solving Proportions

**5.5 **Solving Application Problems with Proportions

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**CHAPTER 6 Percent **

**6.1 **Basics of Percent

**6.2 **Percents and Fractions

**6.3 **Using the Percent Proportion and Identifying the Components in a Percent Problem

**6.4 **Using Proportions to Solve Percent Problems

**6.5 **Using the Percent Equation

**6.6 **Solving Application Problems with Percent

**6.7 **Simple Interest

**6.8 **Compound Interest

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**CHAPTER 7 Geometry **

**8.1 **Basic Geometric Terms

**8.2 **Angles and Their Relationships

**8.3 **Rectangles and Squares

**8.4 **Parallelograms and Trapezoids

**8.5 **Triangles

**8.6 **Circles

**8.7 **Volume

**8.8 **Pythagorean Theorem

**8.9 **Similar Triangles

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**CHAPTER 8 Statistics**

**8.1 **Circle Graphs

**8.2 **Bar Graphs and Line Graphs

**8.3 **Frequency Distributions and Histograms

**8.4 **Mean, Median, and Mode

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**CHAPTER 9 The Real Number System **

**9.1 **Exponents, Order of Operations, and Inequality

**9.2 **Variables, Expressions, and Equations

**9.3 **Real Numbers and the Number Line

**9.4 **Adding Real Numbers

**9.5 **Subtracting Real Numbers

**9.6 **Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers

**9.7 **Properties of Real Numbers

**9.8 **Simplifying Expressions

**CHAPTER 10 Equations, Inequalities, and Applications 10.1 **The Addition Property of Equality

**10.2 **The Multiplication Property of Equality

**10.3 **More on Solving Linear Equations

**10.4 **An Introduction to Applications of Linear Equations

**10.5 **Formulas and Additional Applications from Geometry

**10.6 **Solving Linear Inequalities

**CHAPTER 11 Graphs of Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables**

**11.1 **Linear Equations and Rectangular Coordinates

**11.2 **Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables

**11.3 **The Slope of a Line

**11.4 **Slope-Intercept Form of a Linear Equation

**11.5 **Point-Slope Form of a Linear Equation and Modeling

**11.6 **Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables

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**CHAPTER 12 Exponents and Polynomials **

**12.1 **The Product Rule and Power Rules for Exponents

**12.2 **Integer Exponents and the Quotient Rule

**12.3 **An Application of Exponents: Scientific Notation

**12.4 **Adding and Subtracting Polynomials

**12.5 **Multiplying Polynomials

**12.6 **Special Products

**12.7 **Dividing a Polynomial by a Monomial

**12.8 **Dividing a Polynomial by a Polynomial

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**CHAPTER 13 Factoring and Applications **

**13.1 **Greatest Common Factors; Factor by Grouping

**13.2 **Factoring Trinomials

**13.3 **Factoring Trinomials by Grouping

**13.4 **Factoring Trinomials Using the FOIL Method

**13.5 **Special Factoring Techniques

**13.6 **Solving Quadratic Equations Using the Zero-Factor Property

**13.7 **Applications of Quadratic Equations

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**CHAPTER 14 Rational Expressions and Applications**

**14.1 **The Fundamental Property of Rational Expressions

**14.2 **Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions

**14.3 **Least Common Denominators

**14.4 **Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions

**14.5 **Complex Fractions

**14.6 **Solving Equations with Rational Expressions

**14.7 **Applications of Rational Expressions

**14.8 **Variation

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**CHAPTER 15 Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities**

**15.1 **Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing

**15.2 **Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution

**15.3 **Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Elimination

**15.4 **Applications of Linear Systems

**15.5 **Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities

**CHAPTER 16 Roots and Radicals**

**16.1 **Evaluating Roots

**16.2 **Multiplying, Dividing, and Simplifying Radicals

**16.3 **Adding and Subtracting Radicals

**16.4 **Rationalizing the Denominator

**16.5 **More Simplifying and Operations with Radicals

**16.6 **Solving Equations with Radicals

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**CHAPTER 17 Quadratic Equations**

**17.1 **Evaluating Roots

**17.2 **Multiplying, Dividing, and Simplifying Radicals

**17.3 **Adding and Subtracting Radicals

**17.4 **Rationalizing the Denominator

**17.5 **More Simplifying and Operations with Radicals

**17.6 **Solving Equations with Radicals

**Appendix A: Measurement**

**Appendix B: Inductive and Deductive Reasoning **

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