Synopses & Reviews
Flex mental muscles with our unique math books targeted to struggling readers - Straightforward explanations and step-by-step instructions help struggling readers conquer math concepts
- Real-life examples encourage students to connect math to their own experiences
- Full scope of math curriculum in 16 books means students can work on specific areas for review
Every
Number Power book targets a particular set of math skills. Students can work on as many or as few concepts as they need. Diagnostic tests and performance-based prescriptions target problem areas. Short, manageable lessons and step-by-step examples assure success. Each book includes quick-reference pages for using calculators, mental math, formulas, measurements, and estimations.
Synopsis
Every Jamestown's Number Power book targets a particular set of math skills with straightforward explanations, easy-to-follow, step-by-step instruction, real-life examples, and extensive reinforcement exercises. Use these texts across the full scope of the basic mathematics curriculum, from whole numbers to pre-algebra and geometry.Skills-Correlated Number Power books cover basic computation to the fundamentals of algebra and geometry and other math skills needed for taking standardized tests. Books include evaluation and skills correlation charts to track progress in mastering math skills.
Table of Contents
To the Learner
Skills Inventory Pre-Test
Part A: Computation
Part B: Applied Mathematics
Correlation Tables
Decimals
Fractions
Algebraic Operations
Integers
Percent
Numeration
Number Theory
Data Interpretation
Algebra
Measurement
Geometry
Computation in Context
Estimation
Whole Numbers
Place Value
Review of Whole Number Addition
Review of Whole Number Subtraction
Review of Whole Number Multiplication
Review of Whole Number Division
Dividing by a Two-Digit Divisor
Solving Word Problems: The First Step
Solving Word Problems: The Next Steps
Estimating
Rounding
Rounding To Solve Word Problems
Whole Numbers Skills Practice
Decimals
Decimal Place Values
Comparing Decimal Numbers
Adding Decimals
Subtracting Decimals
Multiplying Decimals
Dividing a Decimal by a Whole Number
Dividing a Decimal by a Decimal
Adding Zeros at the Right of a Decimal
Solving Mixed Word Problems
Decimals Skills Practice
Fractions
Numerators and Denominators
Finding a Fraction of a Number
Reducing a Fraction to Simplest Terms
Fractions Equal to 1 and Fractions Greater Than 1
Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions
Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions
Multiplying Fractions
Canceling Before You Multiply
Dividing with Fractions
Solving Mixed Word Problems
Fractions Skills Practice
Signed Numbers
Positive and Negative Numbers
Adding Signed Numbers
Subtracting Signed Numbers
Multiplying and Dividing Signed Numbers
Solving Mixed Word Problems
Signed Numbers Skills Practice
Ratio and Percent
Writing Ratios
Writing Proportions
Percent
Finding a Percent of a Number
Finding What Percent One Number Is of Another
Finding the Total When a Percent Is Given
Mixed Practice with Percent
Ratio and Percent Skills Practice
Data Interpretation
Reading a Table
Reading a Bar Graph
Reading a Line Graph
Using Numbers in a Graph
Finding the Percent of Change
Finding the Mean, Median, and Mode
Trends and Predictions
Reading a Circle Graph
Reading a Complex Table or Graph
Data Interpretation Skills Practice
Exponents, Powers, and Roots
Products and Factors
Solving Problems with Powers
Simplifying Powers
Scientific Notation
Square Root
Exponents, Powers, and Roots Skills Practice
Algebra
Patterns
Completing Number Sentences
Inverse Operations
Writing Letters and Symbols for Words
Writing Longer Algebraic Expressions
Writing Algebraic Equations
Solving an Equation with an Addition or Subtraction Sign
Solving an Equation with a Multiplication or Division Sign
Combining Terms
Solving an Equation with Parentheses
When a Sum or Difference Appears in a Fraction
When a Variable Appears Twice in an Equation
Solving Inequalities
Using Formulas
Solving Word Problems Using Algebra
Algebra Skills Practice
Measurement
Reading a Scale
Standard Units of Measure
Using a Standard Ruler
Converting Within the Standard System
The Metric System
Using a Metric Ruler
Comparing Standard and Metric Units
Adding and Subtracting Mixed Measurements
Multiplying and Dividing Mixed Units
Finding Perimeter
Finding the Circumference of a Circle
Finding Area
Finding Volume
Changes in Time
Measurement Skills Practice
Geometry
Visualizing
Basic Concepts
Lines
Angles
Types of Angles
Related Angles
Polygons
Types of Triangles
Right Triangles
Congruent Figures and Similar Figures
Solving Problems with Similar Triangles
Geometry Skills Practice
Skills Inventory Post-Test
Part A: Computation
Part B: Applied Mathematics
Glossary of Common Terms
Index