by D. Franklin Wright

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Throughout the text, Prealgebra develops and explains one of the most important topics in mathematics, solving equations. Examples are featured in increasingly difficult levels to ease students into learning while still providing challenging material. Elements of geometry are integrated throughout several sections. Topics also extend to working with polynomials, factoring, graphing in two dimensions, and constructing circle and bar graphs.


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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Whole Numbers
1.1 Whole Numbers and Rounding
1.2 Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers (Calculators Included)
1.3 Multiplication and Division of Whole Numbers (Calculators Included)
1.4 Applications: Number Problems, Consumer Items, Checking, Geometry, and Reading Graphs
1.5 Solving Equations with Whole Numbers ( x + b = c and a x = c)
1.6 Exponents and Order of Operations
1.7 Evaluating Polynomials
  Chapter 1 Review and Test
Chapter 2: Integers
2.1 Introduction to Integers
2.2 Addition with Integers
2.3 Subtraction with Integers
2.4 Multiplication, Division, and Order of
Operationswith Integers
2.5 Applications: Change in Value and Average
2.6 Introduction to Like Terms and Polynomials
2.7 Solving Equations with Integers ( x + b = c and a x = c)
  Chapter 2 Review and Test
Chapter 3: Prime Numbers and Fractions
3.1 Tests for Divisibility
3.2 Prime Numbers
3.3 Prime Factorization
3.4 Least Common Multiple (LCM)
3.5 Reducing and Multiplication with Fractions
3.6 Division with Fractions
3.7 Addition and Subtraction with Fractions
  Chapter 3 Review and Test
Chapter 4: Mixed Numbers, Ratios, and Proportions
4.1 Introduction to Mixed Numbers
4.2 Multiplication and Division with Mixed Numbers
4.3 Addition and Subtraction with Mixed Numbers
4.4 Complex Fractions and Order of Operations
4.5 Solving Equations with Fractions ( a x + b = c)
4.6 Solving Equations: Ratios and Proportions
  Chapter 4 Review and Test
Chapter 5: Decimal Numbers and Square Roots
5.1 Reading, Writing, and Rounding Decimal Numbers
5.2 Addition and Subtraction with Decimal Numbers
5.3 Multiplication and Division with Decimal Numbers
5.4 Applications in Statistics (Mean, Median, Mode, and Range)
5.5 Decimals, Fractions, and Scientific Notation
5.6 Solving Equations with Decimal Numbers and Circumference and Area of Circles
5.7 Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
5.8 Simplifying Square Roots
  Chapter 5 Review and Test
Chapter 6: Percent
6.1 Understanding Percent
6.2 Solving Percent Problems
6.3 Estimating with Percent
6.4 Applications with Percent: Discount, Sales Tax, Commission, Profit, and Tipping
6.5 Applications: Buying a Car and Buying a Home
6.6 Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  Chapter 6 Review and Test
Chapter 7: Algebraic Topics I
7.1 Translating English Phrases
7.2 Solving Equations I
7.3 Solving Equations II
7.4 Applications: Numbers and Consecutive Integers
7.5 Working with Formulas
7.6 Linear Inequalities ( a x + b < c)
  Chapter 7 Review and Test
Chapter 8: Algebraic Topics II
8.1 Integer Exponents
8.2 Addition and Subtraction with Polynomials
8.3 Multiplication with Polynomials I
8.4 Multiplication with Polynomials II
8.5 Factoring Polynomials II
8.6 Factoring Polynomials II
  Chapter 8 Review and Test
Chapter 9: Graphing in Two Dimensions
9.1 Graphing Ordered Pairs of Real Numbers
9.2 Graphing Linear Equations I: A x + B y = C
9.3 Graphing Linear Equations II: Horizontal and Vertical Lines, Calculators
9.4 Constructing Graphs from Databases
  Chapter 9 Review and Test
Chapter 10: Geometry and Measurement
10.1 Angles and Triangles
10.2a Length
10.2b Formulas for Perimeter
10.3a Metric Units of Area
10.3b Formulas for Area
10.4a Metric Units of Volume
10.4b Formulas for Volume
  Chapter 10 Review and Test
A.1 Reading Graphs: Bar Graphs, Circle Graphs, and Pictographs
A.2 Reading Graphs: Line Graphs, Histograms, and Frequency Polygons