Prealgebra
Prealgebra is designed to meet scope and sequence requirements for a onesemester prealgebra course. The book’s organization makes it easy to adapt to a variety of course syllabi. The text introduces the fundamental concepts of algebra while addressing the needs of students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles. Each topic builds upon previously developed material to demonstrate the cohesiveness and structure of mathematics.
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 Preface

1. Whole Numbers
 Introduction
 Introduction to Whole Numbers
 1.1. Add Whole Numbers
 1.2. Subtract Whole Numbers
 1.3. Multiply Whole Numbers
 1.4. Divide Whole Numbers

2. The Language of Algebra
 Introduction to the Language of Algebra
 2.1. Use the Language of Algebra
 2.2. Evaluate, Simplify, and Translate Expressions
 2.3. Solving Equations Using the Subtraction and Addition Properties of Equality
 2.4. Find Multiples and Factors
 2.5. Prime Factorization and the Least Common Multiple

3. Integers
 Introduction to Integers
 3.1. Add Integers
 3.2. Subtract Integers
 3.3. Multiply and Divide Integers
 3.4. Solve Equations Using Integers; The Division Property of Equality

4. Fractions
 Introduction to Fractions
 4.1. Visualize Fractions
 4.2. Multiply and Divide Fractions
 4.3. Multiply and Divide Mixed Numbers and Complex Fractions
 4.4. Add and Subtract Fractions with Common Denominators
 4.5. Add and Subtract Fractions with Different Denominators
 4.6. Add and Subtract Mixed Numbers
 4.7. Solve Equations with Fractions

5. Decimals
 Introduction to Decimals
 5.1. Decimals
 5.2. Decimal Operations
 5.3. Decimals and Fractions
 5.4. Solve Equations with Decimals
 5.5. Averages and Probability
 5.6. Ratios and Rate
 5.7. Simplify and Use Square Roots

6. Percents
 Introduction to Percents
 6.1. Understand Percent
 6.2. Solve General Applications of Percent
 6.3. Solve Sales Tax, Commission, and Discount Applications
 6.4. Solve Simple Interest Applications
 6.5. Solve Proportions and their Applications

7. The Properties of Real Numbers
 Introduction to the Properties of Real Numbers
 7.1. Rational and Irrational Numbers
 7.2. Commutative and Associative Properties
 7.3. Distributive Property
 7.4. Properties of Identity, Inverses, and Zero
 7.5. Systems of Measurement

8. Solving Linear Equations
 Introduction to Solving Linear Equations
 8.1. Solve Equations Using the Subtraction and Addition Properties of Equality
 8.2. Solve Equations Using the Division and Multiplication Properties of Equality
 8.3. Solve Equations with Variables and Constants on Both Sides
 8.4. Solve Equations with Fraction or Decimal Coefficients

9. Math Models and Geometry
 Introduction
 9.1. Use a Problem Solving Strategy
 9.2. Solve Money Applications
 9.3. Use Properties of Angles, Triangles, and the Pythagorean Theorem
 9.4. Use Properties of Rectangles, Triangles, and Trapezoids
 9.5. Solve Geometry Applications: Circles and Irregular Figures
 9.6. Solve Geometry Applications: Volume and Surface Area
 9.7. Solve a Formula for a Specific Variable

10. Polynomials
 Introduction to Polynomials
 10.1. Add and Subtract Polynomials
 10.2. Use Multiplication Properties of Exponents
 10.3. Multiply Polynomials
 10.4. Divide Monomials
 10.5. Integer Exponents and Scientific Notation
 10.6. Introduction to Factoring Polynomials

11. Graphs
 11.1. Graphs
 11.2. Use the Rectangular Coordinate System
 11.3. Graphing Linear Equations
 11.4. Graphing with Intercepts
 11.5. Understand Slope of a Line
 Cumulative Review
 Powers and Roots Tables
 Geometric Formulas
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