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Prealgebra, 2nd Edition


Chapter 1:Whole Numbers


1.1 Study Tips
Group Activity: Becoming a Successful Student
1.2Introduction to Whole Numbers
1.3 Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers and Perimeter
1.4 Rounding and Estimating
1.5 Multiplication of Whole Numbers and Area 1.6 Division of Whole Numbers
Problem Recognition Exercises - Operations on Whole Numbers
1.7 Exponents, Algebraic Expressions, and the Order of Operations
1.8 Mixed Applications and Computing Mean

Chapter 2:  Integers and Algebraic Expressions


2.1 Integers, Absolute Value, and Opposite
2.2 Addition of Integers
2.3 Subtraction of Integers
2.4 Multiplication and Division of Integers
Problem Recognition Exercises - Operations on Integers
2.5 Order of Operations and Algebraic Expressions
Group Activity: Checking Weather Predictions

Chapter 3:  Solving Equations 


3.1 Simplifying Expressions and Combining Like Terms
3.2 Addition and Subtraction Properties of Equality  
  3.3 Multiplication and Division Properties of Equality
3.4 Solving Equations with Multiple Steps  
Problem Recognition Exercises - Comparing Expressions and Equations
3.5 Applications and Problem Solving
Group Activity: Constructing Linear Equations
 

Chapter 4:  Fractions and Mixed Numbers


4.1 Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers
4.2 Simplifying Fractions
4.3 Multiplication and Division of Fractions
4.4 Least Common Multiple and Equivalent Fractions
4.5 Addition and Subtraction of Fractions
4.6 Estimation and Operations on Mixed Numbers
Problem Recognition Exercises - Operations on Fractions and Mixed Numbers
4.7 Order of Operations and Complex Fractions
4.8 Solving Equations Containing Fractions
Problem Recognition Exercises - Comparing
Expressions and Equations
Group Activity: Card Games with Fractions

Chapter 5:  Decimals


5.1 Decimal Notation and Rounding
5.2 Addition and Subtraction of Decimals
5.3 Multiplication of Decimals and Applications with Circles
5.4 Division of Decimals
Problem Recognition Exercises - Operations on Decimals
5.5 Fractions, Decimals, and the Order of Operations
5.6 Solving Equations Containing Decimals
5.7 Mean, Median, and Mode
Group Activity: Purchasing from a Catalog

Chapter 6:  Ratio and Proportion


6.1 Ratios
6.2 Rates and Unit Cost
6.3 Proportions
Problem Recognition Exercises - Operations on Fractions versus Solving Proportions
6.4 Applications of Proportions and Similar Figures
Group Activity: Investigating Probability

Chapter 7: Percents


7.1 Percents, Fractions, and Decimals
7.2 Percent Proportions and Applications
7.3 Percent Equations and Applications
Problem Recognition Exercises - Percents
7.4 Applications of Sales Tax, Commission, Discount, Markup, and Percent Increase and Decrease
7.5 Simple and Compound Interest
Group Activity: Tracking Stocks

Chapter 8: Measurement and Geometry


8.1 US Customary Units of Measurement
8.2 Metric Units of Measurement
8.3 Converting Between US Customary and Metric Units Problem Recognition Exercises - US Customary and Metric Conversions
8.4 Medical Applications Involving Measurement
8.5 Lines and Angles
8.6 Triangles and the Pythagorean Theorem
8.7 Perimeter, Circumference, and Area
Problem Recognition Exercises - Area, Perimeter, and Circumference
8.8 Volume and Surface Area
Group Activity: Remodeling the Classroom

Chapter 9: Graphs and Statistics


9.1 Rectangular Coordinate System
9.2 Graphing Two - Variable Equations
9.3 Tables, Bar Graphs, Pictographs, and Line Graphs
9.4 Frequency Distributions and Histograms
9.5 Circle Graphs
9.6 Introduction to Probability
Group Activity: Creating a Statistical Report

Chapter 10: Exponents and Polynomials


10.1 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
10.2 Multiplication Properties of Exponents
10.3 Multiplication of Polynomials
Problem Recognition Exercises - Operations on Polynomials and Exponential Expressions
10.4 Introduction to Factoring
10.5 Negative Exponents and the Quotient Rule for Exponents
10.6 Scientific Notation
Group Activity: Evaluating and Interpreting a Polynomial Model