Basic Mathematics

by D. Franklin Wright

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Basic Mathematics helps students develop basic arithmetic skills, as well as reasoning and problem-solving skills. The material emphasizes the why and how of basic operations and procedures to give students greater meaning to their learning.

Textbooks

Basic College Mathematics, by D. Franklin Wright 8/E

Basic Mathematics, by Slavin and Crisonino, 2/E

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Product 13 Digit ISBN
Courseware + eBook* 978-1-944894-11-5
Courseware + eBook* + Soft Cover Textbook 978-1-944894-12-2
* Included eBook can only be accessed online through the courseware.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Whole Numbers
1.1 Reading and Writing Whole Numbers
1.2 Addition with Whole Numbers
1.3 Subtraction with Whole Numbers
1.4 Rounding and Estimating with Whole Numbers
1.5 Multiplication with Whole Numbers
1.6 Division with Whole Numbers
1.7 Problem Solving with Whole Numbers
1.8 Geometry: Perimeter and Area
  Chapter 1 Review and Test
Chapter 2: Exponents, Prime Numbers and LCM
2.1 Exponents
2.2 Order of Operations
2.3 Tests for Divisibility (2,3,5,6,9, and 10)
2.4 Prime Numbers and Composite Numbers
2.5 Prime Factorizations
2.6 Least Common Multiple (LCM) with Applications
  Chapter 2 Review and Test
Chapter 3: Fractions
3.1 Basic Multiplication and Changing to Higher Terms
3.2 Multiplication and Reducing with Fractions
3.3 Division with Fractions
3.4 Addition with Fractions
3.5 Subtraction with Fractions
3.6 Comparisons and Order of Operations with Fractions
  Chapter 3 Review and Test
Chapter 4: Mixed Numbers
4.1 Introduction to Mixed Numbers
4.2 Multiplication and Division with Mixed Numbers
4.3 Addition with Mixed Numbers
4.4 Subtraction with Mixed Numbers
4.5 Order of Operations with Mixed Numbers
4.6 Denominate Numbers
  Chapter 4 Review and Test
Chapter 5: Decimal Numbers
5.1 Introduction to Decimal Numbers
5.2 Addition and Subtraction with Decimal Numbers
5.3 Multiplication with Decimal Numbers
5.4 Division with Decimal Numbers
5.5 Decimals and Fractions
5.6 Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
5.7 Geometry: Circles and Volume
  Chapter 5 Review and Test
Chapter 6: Ratios and Proportions
6.1 Ratios and Price Per Unit
6.2 Proportions
6.3 Finding the Unknown Term in a Proportion
6.4 Problem Solving with Proportions
6.5 Geometry: Angles and Triangles
  Chapter 6 Review and Test
Chapter 7: Percent
7.1 Decimals and Percents
7.2 Fractions and Percents
7.3 Solving Percent Problems Using the Proportion P/100=A/B
7.4 Solving Percent Problems Using R x B= A
7.5 Applications with Percent: Discount, Sales Tax, and Tipping
7.6 Applications with Percent: Commission, Profit, and Others
  Chapter 7 Review and Test
Chapter 8: Consumer Applications
8.1 Simple Interest
8.2 Compound Interest
8.3 Balancing a Checking Account
8.4 Buying and Owning a Car
8.5 Buying and Owning a Home
8.6 Reading Graphs
  Chapter 8 Review and Test
Chapter 9: Introduction to Algebra
9.1 Introduction to Integers
9.2 Addition with Integers
9.3 Subtraction with Integers
9.4 Multiplication, Division, and Order of Operations with Integers
9.5 Combining Like Terms and Evaluating Algebraic Expressions
9.6 Translating English Phrases and Solving Equations
9.7 Problem Solving
  Chapter 9 Review and Test
Appendix I: Additional Topics in Algebra
I.1 Solving Equations ( a x + b = c)
I.2 Solving Word Problems
I.3 Working with Formulas
I.4 First-Degree Inequalities ( a x + b< c)
I.5 Graphing Ordered Pairs of Real Numbers
I.6 Graphing Linear Equation ( A x + B y = C)
I.7 Addition and Subtraction with Polynomials
I.8 Multiplication with Polynomials
Appendix II: Measurement and Other Applications
II.1 Scientific Notation
II.2 Estimating with Percent
II.3 Statistics (Mean, Median, Mode, and Range)
II.4 Metric System: Length and Area
II.5 Metric System: Weight and Volume
  U.S. Customary Measurements and Metric Equivalents