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More copies of this ISBNThis title in other editionsBasic College Mathematicsby Ignacio Bello
Synopses & ReviewsPublisher Comments:Basic College Mathematics, 4e will be a review of fundamental math concepts for some students and may break new ground for others. Nevertheless, students of all backgrounds will be delighted to find a refreshing book that appeals to all learning styles and reaches out to diverse demographics. Through downtoearth explanations, patient skillbuilding, and exceptionally interesting and realistic applications, this worktext will empower students to learn and master mathematics in the real world. Bello has written a textbook with mathanxious students in mind to combat the issue of student motivation, something that instructors face with each class. The addition of Green Math examples and applications expands Bello's reach into current, timely subjects.
About the AuthorIgnacio Bello attended the University of South Florida (USF), where he earned a B.A. and M.A. in Mathematics. He began teaching at USF in 1967, and in 1971 became a member of the Faculty at Hillsborough Community College (HCC) and Coordinator of the Math and Sciences Department. Professor Bello instituted the USF/HCC remedial program, a program that started with 17 students taking Intermediate Algebra and grew to more than 800 students with courses covering Developmental English, Reading, and Mathematics. Aside from the present series of books (Basic College Mathematics, Introductory Algebra, and Intermediate Algebra), Professor Bello is the author of more than 40 textbooks including Topics in Contemporary Mathematics (ninth edition), College Algebra, Algebra and Trigonometry, and Business Mathematics. Many of these textbooks have been translated into Spanish. With Professor Fran Hopf, Bello started the Algebra Hotline, the only live, collegelevel television help program in Florida. Professor Bello is featured in three television programs on the awardwinning Education Channel. He has helped for the Finite Math, College Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, and Introductory Algebra, and CLAST classes at USF. Professor Bello is a member of the MAA and AMATYC and has given many presentations regarding the teaching of mathematics at the local, state, and national levels.
Table of Contents1. WHOLE NUMBERS1.1 Standard Numerals1.2 Ordering and Rounding Whole Numbers1.3 Addition1.4 Subtraction1.5 Multiplication1.6 Division1.7 Primes, Factors, and Exponents1.8 Order of Operations and Grouping Symbols1.9 Equations and Problem Solving2. FRACTIONS AND MIXED NUMBERS2.1 Fractions and Mixed Numbers2.2 Equivalent Fractions: Building and Reducing2.3 Multiplication and Division of Fractions and Mixed Numbers2.4 The Lease Common Multiple (LCM)2.5 Addition and Subtraction of Mixed Numbers2.6 Order of Operations and Grouping Symbols2.7 Equations and Problem Solving3. DECIMALS3.1 Addition and Subtraction of Decimals3.2 Multiplication and Division of Decimals3.3 Fractions and Decimals3.4 Decimals, Fractions, and Order of Operations3.5 Equations and Problem Solving4. RATIO, RATE, AND PROPORTION4.1 Ratio4.2 Rates4.3 Proportion4.4 Problem Solving Involving Proportions5. PERCENT5.1 Percent Notation5.2 Percent Problems5.3 Solving Percent Problems Using Proportions5.4 Taxes, Interest, Commissions, and Discounts5.5 Applications: Percent of Increase or Decrease5.6 Consumer Credit6. STATISTICS AND GRAPHS6.1 Tables and Pictographs6.2 Bar and Line Graphs6.3 Circle Graphs (Pie Charts)6.4 Mean, Median, and Mode7. MEASUREMENT AND THE METRIC SYSTEM7.1 Length: U.S. System7.2 Length: The Metric System7.3 Length: U.S. to Metric and Metric to U.S. Conversions7.4 Area: U.S., Metric, and Conversions7.5 Volume (Capacity): U.S., Metric, and Conversions7.6 Weight and Temperature: U.S., Metric, and Conversions8. GEOMETRY8.1 Lines, Angles, and Triangles8.2 Finding Perimeters8.3 Finding Areas8.4 Volumes of Solids8.5 Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem9. THE REAL NUMBERS9.1 Addition and Subtraction of Integers9.2 Multiplication and Division of Integers9.3 The Rational Numbers9.4 Order of Operations10. INTRODUCTION TO ALGEBRA10.1 Introduction to Algebra10.2 The Algebra of Exponents10.3 Scientific Notation10.4 Solving Linear Equations10.5 Applications: Word Problems What Our Readers Are SayingBe the first to add a comment for a chance to win!Product Details
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