Prealgebra with P.O.W.E.R. Learning

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Prealgebra with P.O.W.E.R. Learning, 2nd Edition

Chapter 1: Operations with Integers

Study Strategies: An Introduction to the P.O.W.E.R. Framework

Section 1.1 Place Value and Rounding

Section 1.2 Introduction to Integers

Section 1.3 Adding Integers

Section 1.4 Subtracting Integers

Section 1.5 Estimating a Sum or Difference

Section 1.6 Multiplying Integers and Estimation

Section 1.7 Dividing Integers and Estimation

Putting It All Together

Section 1.8 Exponents, Roots, and Order of Operations

Group Activity

emPOWERme: Who's in Charge?

Chapter 1 Summary

Chapter 1 Review

Chapter 1 Test

Chapter 2: Expressions and Equations

Study Strategies: Strategies for Reading Math (and other) Textbooks

Section 2.1 Introduction to Algebra

Section 2.2 Simplifying Expressions

Section 2.3 Solving Linear Equations Part I

Section 2.4 Solving Linear Equations Part II

Section 2.5 Solving Linear Equations Part III

Section 2.6 Solve Applied Problems Involving One Unknown

Section 2.7 Solve Applied Problems Involving Two Unknowns

Group Activity

emPOWERme: Discover Your Reading Attention Span

Chapter Summary

Chapter 2 Review

Chapter 2 Test

Cumulative Review for Chapters 1-2

Chapter 3: Operations with Signed Fractions

Study Strategies: Time Management

Section 3.1 Introduction to Signed Fractions

Section 3.2 Writing Fractions in Lowest Terms

Section 3.3 Multiplying and Dividing Signed Fractions

Section 3.4 Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions and Finding a Least Common Denominator

Section 3.5 Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions

Section 3.6 Operations with Mixed Numbers

Putting It All Together

Section 3.7 Order Relations and Order of Operations

Section 3.8 Solving Equations Containing Fractions

Group Activity

emPOWERme: Find Your Procrastination Quotient

Chapter Summary

Chapter 3 Review

Chapter 3 Test

Cumulative Review for Chapters 1-3

Chapter 4: Basic Geometry Concepts and Algebra

Study Strategies: Taking Notes in Class

Section 4.1 Introduction to Geometry

Section 4.2 Rectangles, Squares, Parallelograms, and Trapezoids

Section 4.3 Triangles

Section 4.4 Volume and Surface Area

Putting It All Together

Section 4.5 Solving Geometry Applications Using Algebra

Group Activity

emPOWERme: Active Listening

Chapter Summary

Chapter 4 Review

Chapter 4 Test

Cumulative Review for Chapters 1-4

Chapter 5: Signed Decimals

Study Strategies: Taking Math Tests

Section 5.1 Reading and Writing Decimals

Section 5.2 Rounding Decimals

Section 5.3 Adding and Subtracting Signed Decimals

Section 5.4 Multiplying Signed Decimals

Section 5.5 Dividing Signed Decimals and Order of Operations

Putting It All Together

Section 5.6 Writing Fractions as Decimals

Section 5.7 Mean, Median, and Mode

Section 5.8 Solving Equations Containing Decimals

Section 5.9 Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem

Section 5.10 Circles, Spheres, Cylinders, and Cones

Group Activity

emPOWERme: Is Anxiety the Hardest Problem on the Test?

Chapter Summary

Chapter 5 Review

Chapter 5 Test

Cumulative Review for Chapters 1-5

Chapter 6: Ratios, Rates, and Proportions

Study Strategies: Doing Math Homework

Section 6.1 Ratios

Section 6.2 Rates

Section 6.3 Proportions

Section 6.4 Solve Proportions

Section 6.5 Solve Applied Problems Involving Proportions

Section 6.6 Angles

Section 6.7 Solve Applied Problems Involving Congruent and Similar Triangles

Group Activity

emPOWERme: The Right Approach for Homework

Chapter Summary

Chapter 6 Review

Chapter 6 Test

Cumulative Review for Chapters 1-6

Chapter 7: Measurement and Conversion

Study Strategies: Know Your School

Section 7.1 Using U.S. Customary Measurements

Section 7.2 The Metric System: Length

Section 7.3 The Metric System: Capacity and Weight (Mass)

Section 7.4 Solve Applied Problems Involving Metric Units

Section 7.5 Metric – U.S. Customary Conversions and Temperature

Group Activity

emPOWERme: My School

Chapter Summary

Chapter 7 Review

Chapter 7 Test

Cumulative Review for Chapters 1-7

Chapter 8: Percents

Study Strategies: Using the Internet to Supplement Your Learning

Section 8.1 Percents, Fractions, and Decimals

Section 8.2 Compute Basic Percents Mentally

Section 8.3 Use an Equation to Solve Percent Problems

Section 8.4 Solve Applications Involving Percents

Putting It All Together

Section 8.5 More Applications with Percents

Section 8.6 Simple and Compound Interest

Group Activity

emPOWERme: The Internet, Learning, and Me

Chapter Summary

Chapter 8 Review

Chapter 8 Test

Cumulative Review for Chapters 1-8

Chapter 9: Graphs and the Rectangular Coordinate System

Study Strategies: Beginning Financial Literacy

Section 9.1 Reading Tables, Pictographs, Bar Graphs, and Line Graphs

Section 9.2 Frequency Distributions and Histograms

Section 9.3 Using and Making Circle Graphs

Section 9.4 Introduction to Linear Equations in Two Variables

Section 9.5 Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables

Group Activity

emPOWERme: Discover Your Personal Financial Philosophy

Chapter Summary

Chapter 9 Review

Chapter 9 Test

Cumulative Review for Chapters 1-9

Chapter 10: The Rules of Exponents and Polynomials

Study Strategies: Improving Your Memory

Section 10.1 The Product Rule and Power Rules

Section 10.2 Integer Exponents and the Quotient Rule

Putting It All Together

Section 10.3 Scientific Notation

Section 10.4 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials

Section 10.5 Multiplying Polynomials

Group Activity

emPOWERme: What's Your Memory Style?

Chapter Summary

Chapter 10 Review

Chapter 10 Test

Cumulative Review for Chapters 1-10

Chapter 11 (Online): Transition to Algebra

Study Strategies: The Writing Process

Section 11.1 Sets of Numbers

Section 11.2 More on Solving Linear Equations

Section 11.3 Solve a Formula for a Specific Variable

Section 11.4 Solving Linear Inequalities in One Variable

Group Activity

emPOWERme: Writing Clearly

Appendix A: Whole Number Arithmetic

Section A.1 Adding Whole Numbers

Section A.2 Subtracting Whole Numbers

Section A.3 Multiplying Whole Numbers

Section A.4 Introduction to Division and Short Division

Section A.5 Long Division of Whole Numbers

Appendix B (Online)

Section B.1 Deriving the Area of a Parallelogram and the Area of a Triangle

Section B.2 Inductive and Deductive Reasoning