Math Skills: Arithmetic with Introductory Algebra and Geometry has been written for students who need to acquire a better understanding of and facility with arithmetic and need an introduction to algebra and geometry.
The text has enough explanations, real-life examples, solved problems, exercises, tests, and review material to meet the needs of both individualized (lab based) and lecture formats.
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Unit I Whole Numbers 1. Whole Numbers: Addition, Multiplication, Powers, and Square RootsBlast From the Past - Whole Numbers Pretest Reading Whole Numbers Rounding Off Numbers Addition Facts Adding Whole Numbers Multiplication Facts Multiplying by One Digit Numbers Multiplying by Numbers Having More Than One Digit Handling Zeros in Multiplying Whole Numbers Powers, Representing Numbers, Square Roots, Comparing Numbers Applications Involving Whole Numbers Summary Cross Number Review Practice Test A Practice Test B Supplementary Exercises Math Magic: Magic Squares2. Whole Numbers: Subtraction, Division, and the Order of Operations Blast From the Past - Whole Numbers Pretest Subtraction Facts Subtracting Whole Numbers Division Facts Remainders, Dividing by Zero Dividing by One Digit Numbers Dividing by Numbers Having More Than One Digit Zeros in the Quotient The Order of Operations Primes, Divisibility, and Factor-Trees More Applications Involving Whole Numbers Summary Cross Number Review Practice Test A Practice Test B Supplementary Exercises Math Magic: Magic CrossesUnit I Exam
Unit II Fractions and Decimals 3. Fractions Blast From the Past - Fractions Pretest What Are Fractions? Equivalent Fractions Mixed Numbers Multiplying Fractions Dividing Fractions Multiplying and Dividing Mixed Numbers Fractional Parts of Numbers Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions| Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions Finding the Least Common Denominator Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers Complex Fractions Comparing Fractions Applications Involving Fractions Summary Cross Number Review Practice Test A Practice Test B Supplementary Exercises Math Magic: Magic Polygons4. DecimalsBlast From the Past - Decimals Pretest Reading and Writing Decimals Rounding Off Decimals Adding Decimals Subtracting Decimals Multiplying Decimals Dividing Decimals Dividing Decimals¿Rounding Off Answers Multiplying and Dividing Numbers That End in Zeros Converting Fractions and Decimals Comparing Decimals Operating With Both Fractions and Decimals Applications Involving Decimals Summary Cross Number Review Practice Test A Practice Test B Supplementary ExercisesUnit II Exam
Unit III Ratio, Percent, Measurement, and Statistics 5. Ratio, Proportion, and Percent RatiosBlast From the Past - Percentages Pretest Ratios Proportions More on Solving Proportions Applications Involving Proportions Percents Converting Decimals and Fractions to Percents Percent of a Number Percentage Problems Applications Involving Percents Applications Involving Simple Interest Summary Cross Number Review Practice Test A Practice Test B Supplementary Exercises Math Magic: Magic Wheels6. Measurement and StatisticsReading Measuring Devices The U.S. Customary System of Measurement The Metric System Conversions within the Metric System Conversions between the Metric and U.S. Systems U.S. and Metric Temperatures Statistical Graphs The Mean and Median Applications Involving Statistics and Measurement Summary Math Magic: Magic Stars Cross Number Review Practice Test A Practice Test B Supplementary ExercisesUnit III Exam
Unit IV Introductory Algebra and Geometry 7. Introductory Algebra Blast From the Past - Algebra Pretest Variables and Formulas Signed Numbers Add