Developmental Mathematics:
Foundations of Math
by D. Franklin Wright
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Providing a smooth transition between arithmetic and algebra,
Developmental Mathematics emphasizes reasoning, problem solving, and connections between arithmetic and algebraic concepts. Each chapter is presented so students receive clear learning objectives, definitions, and examples of practical applications of the material.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Whole Numbers 
1.1 
Reading and Writing Whole Numbers 
1.2 
Addition and Subtraction with Whole Numbers 
1.3 
Multiplication with Whole Numbers 
1.4 
Division with Whole Numbers 
1.5 
Rounding and Estimating with Whole Numbers 
1.6 
Exponents and Order of Operations 
1.7 
Problem Solving with Whole Numbers 
1.8 
Tests for Divisibility (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, and 10) 
1.9 
Prime Numbers and Prime Factorizations 
Chapter 2: Fractions and Mixed Numbers 
2.1 
Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers 
2.2 
Multiplication and Division with Fractions and Mixed Numbers 
2.3 
Least Common Multiples (LCM) 
2.4 
Addition and Subtraction with Fractions 
2.5 
Addition and Subtraction with Mixed Numbers 
2.6 
Order of Operations with Fractions and Mixed Numbers 
Chapter 3: Decimal Numbers 
3.1 
Introduction to Decimal Numbers 
3.2 
Addition and Subtraction with Decimal Numbers 
3.3 
Multiplication with Decimal Numbers 
3.4 
Division with Decimal Numbers 
3.5 
Decimal Numbers and Fractions 
Chapter 4: Ratios and Proportions, Percent, and Applications 
4.1 
Ratios and Proportions 
4.2 
Solving Proportions 
4.3 
Decimals Numbers and Percents 
4.4 
Fractions and Percents 
4.5 
Solving Percent Problems by Using the Proportion: P/100=A/B 
4.6 
Solving Percent Problems by Using the Proportion: RB=A 
4.7 
Applications: Discount, Sales Tax, Commission, and Percent Increase/Decrease 
4.8 
Applications: Profit, Simple Interest, and Compound Interest 
Chapter 5: Geometry 
5.1 
Angles 
5.2 
Perimeter 
5.3 
Area 
5.4 
Circles 
5.5 
Volume and Surface Area 
5.6 
Triangles 
5.7 
Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem 
Chapter 6: Statistics, Graphs, and Probability 
6.1 
Statistics: Mean, Median, Mode, and Range 
6.2 
Reading Graphs 
6.3 
Constructing Graphs from Databases 
6.4 
Probability 
Chapter 7: Introduction to Algebra 
7.1a 
The Real Number Line 
7.1b 
Introduction to Absolute Value 
7.2 
Addition with Real Numbers 
7.3 
Subtraction with Real Numbers 
7.4 
Multiplication and Division with Real Numbers 
7.5 
Order of Operations with Real Numbers 
7.6 
Properties of Real Numbers 
7.7a 
Variable and Algebraic Expressions 
7.7b 
Simplifying Algebraic Expressions 
7.7c 
Evaluating Algebraic Expressions 
7.8 
Translating English Phrases and Algebraic Expressions 
Chapter 8: Solving Linear Equations and Inequalities 
8.1a 
Solving Linear Equations Using Additioin and Subtraction 
8.1b 
Solving Linear Equations Using Multiplication and Division 
8.2 
Solving Linear Equations: ax+b=c 
8.3 
Solving Linear Equations: ax+b=cx+d 
8.4 
Applications: Number Problems and Consecutive Integers 
8.5 
Working with Formulas 
8.6 
Applications: DistanceRateTime, Interest, Average 
8.7 
Solving Linear Inequalities 

Chapter 9: Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables 
9.1 
The Cartesian Coordinate System 
9.2 
Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables: Ax+By=C 
9.3 
The SlopeIntercept Form: y=mx+b 
9.4a 
Finding the Equation of a Line 
9.4b 
The PointSlope Form:
y
y^{1} +
m(
x 
x^{1}) 
9.5 
Introduction to Functions and Function Notation 
9.6 
Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables 
Chapter 10: Systems of Linear Equations 
10.1 
Systems of Equations: Solutions by Graphing 
10.2 
Systems of Equations: Solutions by Substitution 
10.3 
Systems of Equations: Solutions by Addition 
10.4 
Applications: DistanceRateTime, Number Problems, Amounts, & Costs 
10.5 
Applications: Interest and Mixture 
Chapter 11: Exponents and Polynomials 
11.1 
Exponents I 
11.2a 
Exponents II and Scientific Notation 
11.2b 
Scientific Notation 
11.3 
Introduction to Polynomials 
11.4 
Addition and Subtraction with Polynomials 
11.5 
Multiplication with Polynomials 
11.6a 
The FOIL Method 
11.6b 
Special Products of Binomials 
11.7a 
Division by a Monomial 
11.7b 
The Division Algorithm 
Chapter 12: Factoring Polynomials and Solving Quadratic Equations 
12.1a 
Greatest Common Factor of Two or More Terms 
12.1b 
Greatest Common Factor of a Polynomial 
12.1c 
Factoring Expressions by Grouping 
12.2 
Factoring Trinomials: x2+bx+c 
12.3 
Factoring Trinomials: ax2+bx+c 
12.4 
Special Factoring Techniques 
12.5 
Additional Factoring Practice 
12.6 
Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring 
12.7 
Applications of Quadratic Equations 
Chapter 13: Rational Expressions 
13.1a 
Defining Rational Expressions 
13.1b 
Multiplication and Division with Rational Expressions 
13.2 
Addition and Subtraction with Rational Expressions 
13.3 
Complex Fractions 
13.4 
Solving Equations with Rational Expressions 
13.5 
Applications 
13.6 
Variation 
Chapter 14: Radicals 
14.1 
Roots and Radicals 
14.2 
Simplifying Radicals 
14.3 
Addition, Subtraction, and Multiplication with Radicals 
14.4 
Rationalizing Denominators 
14.5 
Equations with Radicals 
14.6 
Rational Exponents 
14.7 
Functions with Radicals 
Chapter 15: Quadratic Equations 
15.1 
Quadratic Equations: The Square Root Method 
15.2 
Quadratic Equations: Completing the Square 
15.3 
Quadratic Equations: The Quadratic Formula 
15.4 
Applications 
15.5 
Quadratic Functions: y=ax2+bx+c 
Appendix 
A.1 
US Measurements 
A.2 
The Metric System 
A.3 
US to Metric Conversions 
A.4 
Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities 
A.5 
Synthetic Division and the Remainder Theorem 
A.6 
Graphing Systems of Linear Inequalities 
A.7 
Systems of Linear Equations: Three Variables 
A.8 
Introduction to Complex Numbers 
A.9 
Multiplication and Division with Complex Numbers 
