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Path to College Mathematics, 1st edition

  • Elayn Martin-Gay

Published by Pearson (October 6th 2016) - Copyright © 2017

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A one-semester alternative to the traditional two-semester developmental algebra sequence for non-STEM or STEM track students  (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) students.

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Elayn Martin-Gay's developmental math textbooks and video resources are motivated by her firm belief that every student can succeed. Martin-Gay's focus on the student shapes her clear, accessible writing, inspires her constant pedagogical innovations, and contributes to the popularity and effectiveness of her video resources. Martin-Gay's Path to College Mathematics offers a flexible, accelerated pathway to college readiness, preparing both STEM and non-STEM students for their next course and to achieve their career goals.

 

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Table of contents

Chapter R Prealgebra Review

 

R.1 Fractions and Mixed Numbers                                                                

R.2 Decimals                                                                                                              

R.3 Percents, Decimals, and Fractions                                                           

R.4 Reading Pictographs,  Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, and Circle Graphs                                          

 

Chapter 1   Real Numbers

 

1.1 Tips for Success in Mathematics                                                                          

1.2 Symbols and Sets of Numbers                                                                             

1.3 Exponents, Order of Operations, Variable Expressions, and Equations              

Integrated Review—Order of Operations

1.4 Operations on Real Numbers and Evaluating Square Roots                                

1.5 Properties of Real Numbers                                                                                 

 

Chapter 2 Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving

 

2.1 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions                                                                      

2.2 The Addition and Multiplication Properties of Equality                                       

2.3 Solving Linear Equations                                                                                     

Integrated Review—Solving Linear Equations

2.4 An Introduction to Problem Solving                                                                    

2.5 Percent and Finance Problem Solving                                                                  

2.6 Solving Linear Inequalities                                                                                   

 

Chapter 3 Graphing and Systems in Two Variables

3.1 Scatter Plots and Graphing Linear Equations                                                       

3.2 Intercepts, Slope and Rate of Change                                                                   

Integrated Review—Summary on Slope and Graphing Linear Equations

3.3 Equations of Lines                                                                                               

3.4 Functions and Regression Lines                                                                          

3.5 Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables                                                   

3.6 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables                                                                    

 

Chapter 4 Exponents and Polynomials

 

4.1 Exponents                                                                                                            

4.2 Polynomial Functions and Adding and Subtracting Polynomials            

4.3 Multiplying Polynomials                                                                                      

4.4 Special Products

Integrated Review—Exponents and Operations on Polynomials

4.4 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation                                                        

 

Chapter 5 Factoring Polynomials and Solving Quadratic Equations

 

5.1 The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping                                  

5.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Form x² + bx + c and  ax² + bx + c                                                                                      

5.3 Factoring Binomials                                                                                             

Integrated Review—Choosing a Factoring Strategy

5.4 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring                       

5.5Operations on Square Roots                                                                    

5.6  Solving Quadratic Equations by the Square Root Property and the

Quadratic Formula       

5.7 The Pythagorean Theorem, the Distance Formula, and Problem Solving                                                                                    

5.8 Extension –Graphing Quadratic Equations                                                           

 

Chapter 6 Geometry and Measurement                

 

6.1 Lines and Angles                                                                                                 

6.2 Perimeter, Area, and Volume                                                                               

Integrated Review—Geometry Concepts

6.3 Linear Measurement                                                                                             

6.4 Weight and Mass                                                                                                 

6.5 Capacity                                                                                                               

6.6 Temperature and Conversions between the US and Metric Systems                   

 

Chapter 7 Introduction to Counting and Probability

 

7.1 Counting and the Fundamental Counting Principle                                                          

7.2 Permutations                                                                    

7.3 Combinations

Integrated Review – Counting

7.4 Introduction to Probability

 

Chapter 8 Introduction to Statistics                                                                      

 

8.1 Measures of Central Tendency

8.2 Measures of Dispersion

8.3 The Normal Distribution

 

Appendices

 

A Tables

B  Inductive and Deductive Reasoning

C Ratios and Rates

D Proportion and Problem Solving

E Variation and Problem Solving

 

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