Prealgebra, 8th edition

  • Elayn Martin-Gay


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Table of contents

1. 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


2. 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

3. 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

4. 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 

5. 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 

6. Ratio, Proportion, and Triangle Applications 

6.1 Ratios and Rates 

6.2 Proportions 

Integrated Review–Ratio, Rate, and Proportion 

6.3 Proportions and Problem Solving 

6.4 Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem 

6.5 Congruent and Similar Triangles 

7. Percent

7.1 Percents, Decimals, and Fractions 

7.2 Solving Percent Problems with Equations 

7.3 Solving Percent Problems with Proportions 

Integrated Review–Percent and Percent Problems 

7.4 Applications of Percent 

7.5 Percent and Problem Solving: Sales Tax, Commission, and Discount 

7.6 Percent and Problem Solving: Interest 


8. Graphing and Introduction to Statistics and Probability 

8.1 Pictographs, Bar Graphs, Histograms, Line Graphs, and Introduction to Statistics 

8.2 Circle Graphs 

8.3 The Rectangular Coordinate System and Paired Data 

Integrated Review–Reading Graphs 

8.4 Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables 

8.5 Counting and Introduction to Probability 


9. Geometry and Measurement

9.1 Lines and Angles

9.2 Perimeter

9.3 Area, Volume, and Surface Area

Integrated Review–Geometry Concepts

9.4 Linear Measurement

9.5 Weight and Mass

9.6 Capacity

9.7 Temperature and Conversions Between the U.S. and Metric Systems

10. Exponents and Polynomials

10.1 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials

10.2 Multiplication Properties of Exponents

Integrated Review–Operations on Polynomials 

10.3 Multiplying Polynomials 

10.4 Introduction to Factoring Polynomials 


Appendix A: Tables 

A.1 Tables 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 

Appendix B: Quotient Rule and Negative Exponents 

Appendix C: Scientific Notation

Appendix D: Geometric Formulas 

Student Resources 

Study Skills Builders 

Bigger Picture–Study Guide Outline 

Practice Final Exam 

Published by Pearson (January 12th 2018) - Copyright © 2019