Synopses & Reviews
This text is designed for students in a broad range of career programs that require a solid understanding of basic math, elementary algebra, trigonometry, and geometry. The 2009 Update of this popular text continues a tradition of evolving to reflect today’s work environment and deliver math instruction using the best print and electronic teaching methods and delivery systems available.
Key Features of this Text:
- “Spiral Learning Approach” Topics are introduced and reinforced using a step-by-step spiral learning approach supported by numerous examples and applications.
- Math concepts applied to a wide range of career and technical programs Examples, applications, and exercises include: Allied Health, Nursing, Computer Technology, Aviation, the Industrial Trades and Technologies, Electronics, CAD, Drafting, Architecture, Agriculture, Telecommunication, Auto/Diesel, Criminal Justice, Fire Science, Business, Hospitality, and Culinary/Food Safety programs.
- Six-Step Approach to Problem Solving This tried-and-proven approach provides students with a systematic and logical framework for analyzing, comparing, estimating, and solving workplace applications.
New Online Support:
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Powered by CourseCompass^{TM} (Pearson’s online teaching and learning environment) and MathXL^{®} (our online homework, tutorial, and assessment system), MyMathLab provides a rich and flexible set of course materials, featuring free-response exercises that are algorithmically generated for unlimited practice and mastery. Students can use online tools, such as video lectures and a multimedia textbook to independently improve their understanding and performance. MyMathLab also includes student access to the Pearson Math Tutor Center. A MyMathLab access code is packaged with each new copy of this textbook. A new access code can also be purchased online at www.prenhall.com.
Synopsis
College Mathematics: 2009 Update with MyMathLab is back and in a brand new updated edition for 2009.Topics are introduced and reinforced using a step-by-step "spiral learning" approach supported by numerous examples and applications. Throughout the book, examples are presented in both symbolic and narrative form and all concepts are applied directly to careers and professions in Allied Health, Nursing, Computer Technology, Aviation, the Industrial Trades and Technologies, Electronics, CAD, Drafting, Architecture, Agriculture, Telecommunication, Auto/Diesel, Criminal Justice, Fire Science, Business, Hospitality, and Culinary/Food Safety programs. All concepts are applied directly to careers and professions in Allied Health, Nursing, Computer Technology, Aviation, the Industrial Trades and Technologies, Electronics, CAD, Drafting, Architecture, Agriculture, Telecommunication, Auto/Diesel, Criminal Justice, Fire Science, Business, Hospitality, and Culinary/Food Safety programs.
Synopsis
Student supplement for:
College Mathematics (with MyMathLab/MyStatLab Student Access Code Card), 1/e
- Cheryl Cleaves Ph.D., State Technical Institute at Memphis
- Margie Hobbs Ph.D., University of Mississippi
- ISBN-10: 0136065414
- ISBN-13: 9780136065418
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Review of Basic Concepts
Chapter 2 Review of Fractions
Chapter 3 Percents
Chapter 4 Measurement
Chapter 5 Signed Numbers and Powers of 10
Chapter 6 Statistics
Chapter 7 Linear Equations
Chapter 8 Ratio and Proportion
Chapter 9 Graphing Linear Equations
Chapter 10 Systems of Linear Equations
Chapter 11 Powers and Polynomials
Chapter 12 Roots and Radicals
Chapter 13 Factoring
Chapter 14 Rational Expressions and Equations
Chapter 15 Quadratic and Higher-Degree Equations
Chapter 16 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
Chapter 17 Inequalities and Absolute Values
Chapter 18 Geometry
Chapter 19 Triangles
Chapter 20 Right Triangle Trigonometry
Chapter 21 Trigonometry with Any Angle