Created through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process with over 120 students and faculty, PREALG is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. This paperback text offers a full suite of learning aids, including end-of-chapter review cards, downloadable flashcards and practice problems, online video tutorials, solutions to exercises and practice quizzes aimed at supplementing learning outside of the classroom. PREALG presents concepts in a visual and approachable way, ideal for combating the math anxiety often found in Developmental Math students. Also available is Cengage Learning's Enhanced WebAssign--a complete online homework management system for students and professors.
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Richard Aufmann is the lead author of two bestselling developmental math series and a bestselling college algebra and trigonometry series, as well as several derivative math texts. He received a BA in mathematics from the University of California, Irvine, and an MA in mathematics from California State University, Long Beach. Mr. Aufmann taught math, computer science, and physics at Palomar College in California, where he was on the faculty for 28 years. His textbooks are highly recognized and respected among college mathematics professors. Today, Mr. Aufmann's professional interests include quantitative literacy, the developmental math curriculum, and the impact of technology on curriculum development.
Joanne Lockwood received a BA in English Literature from St. Lawrence University and both an MBA and a BA in mathematics from Plymouth State University. Ms. Lockwood taught at Plymouth State University and Nashua Community College in New Hampshire, and has over 20 years' experience teaching mathematics at the high school and college level. Ms. Lockwood has co-authored two bestselling developmental math series, as well as numerous derivative math texts and ancillaries. Ms. Lockwood's primary interest today is helping developmental math students overcome their challenges in learning math.
1. WHOLE NUMBERS. Introduction to Whole Numbers. Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers. Multiplication and Division of Whole Numbers. Solving Equations with Whole Numbers. The Order of Operations Agreement. 2. INTEGERS. Introduction to Integers. Addition and Subtraction of Integers. Multiplication and Division of Integers. Solving Equations with Integers. The Order of Operations Agreement. 3. FRACTIONS. Least Common Multiple and Greatest Common Factor. Introduction to Fractions. Multiplication and Division of Fractions. Addition and Subtraction of Fractions. Solving Equations with Fractions. Exponents, Complex Fractions, and the Order of Operations Agreement. 4. DECIMALS AND REAL NUMBERS. Introduction to Decimals. Addition and Subtraction of Decimals. Multiplication and Division of Decimals. Solving Equations with Decimals. Radical Expressions. Real Numbers. 5. VARIABLE EXPRESSIONS. Properties of Real Numbers. Variable Expressions in Simplest Form. Addition and Subtractions of Polynomials. Multiplication of Monomials. Multiplication of Polynomials. Division of Monomials. Verbal Expressions and Variable Expressions. 6. FIRST-DEGREE EQUATIONS. Equations of the Form x + a = b and ax = b. Equations of the Form ax + b = c. General First-Degree Equations. Translating Sentences into Equations. The Rectangular Coordinate System. Graphs of Straight Lines. 7. MEASUREMENT and Proportion. The Metric System of Measurement. Ratios and Rates. The U.S. Customary System of Measurement. Proportion. Direct and Inverse Variation. 8. PERCENT. Percent. The Basic Percent Equation. Percent Increase and Percent Decrease. Markup and Discount. Simple Interest. 9. GEOMETRY. Introduction to Geometry. Plane Geometric Figures. Triangles. Solids. 10. STATISTICS AND Probability. Organizing Data. Statistical Measures. Introduction to Probability.
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