# Basic College Mathematics, 7th Edition

Published Date: Sep 7, 2011

## Description

The Tobey/Slater/Blair/Crawford series builds essential skills one at a time by breaking the mathematics down into manageable pieces. This practical “building block” organization makes it easy for students to understand each topic and gain confidence as they move through each section. Students will find many opportunities to check and reinforce their understanding of concepts throughout the text. With this revision, the author team has added a new Math Coach feature that provides students with an office hour experience by helping them to avoid commonly made mistakes. With Tobey/Slater/Blair/Crawford, students have a tutor, a study companion, and now a coach, with them every step of the way.

1. Whole Numbers

1.1 Understanding Whole Numbers

1.2 Adding Whole Numbers

1.3 Subtracting Whole Numbers

1.4 Multiplying Whole Numbers

1.5 Dividing Whole Numbers

How Am I Doing? Sections 1.1-1.5

1.6 Exponents and the Order of Operations

1.7 Rounding and Estimating

1.8 Solving Applied Problems Involving Whole Numbers

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Chapter 1 Organizer

Chapter 1 Review Problems

How Am I Doing? Chapter 1 Test

MATH COACH

2. Fractions

2.1 Understanding Fractions

2.2 Simplifying Fractions

2.3 Converting Between Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers

2.4 Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers

2.5 Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers

How Am I Doing? Sections 2.1-2.5

2.6 The Least Common Denominator and Creating Equivalent Fractions

2.7 Adding and Subtracting Fractions

2.8 Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers and the Order of Operations

2.9 Solving Applied Problems Involving Fractions

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Chapter 2 Organizer

Chapter 2 Review Problems

How Am I Doing? Chapter 2 Test

MATH COACH

3. Decimals

3.1 Using Decimal Notation

3.2 Comparing, Ordering, and Rounding Decimals

3.3 Adding and Subtracting Decimals

3.4 Multiplying Decimals

How Am I Doing? Sections 3.1-3.4

3.5 Dividing Decimals

3.6 Converting Fractions to Decimals and the Order of Operations

3.7 Estimating and Solving Applied Problems Involving Decimals

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Chapter 3 Organizer

Chapter 3 Review Problems

How Am I Doing? Chapter 3 Test

MATH COACH

Cumulative Test for Chapters 1-3

4. Ratio and Proportion

4.1 Ratios and Rates

4.2 The Concept of Proportions

How Am I Doing? Sections 4.1-4.2

4.3 Solving Proportions

4.4 Solving Applied Problems Involving Proportions

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Chapter 4 Organizer

Chapter 4 Review Problems

How Am I Doing? Chapter 4 Test

MATH COACH

5. Percent

5.1 Understanding Percent

5.2 Changing Between Percents, Decimals, and Fractions

5.3A Solving Percent Problems Using Equations

5.3B Solving Percent Problems Using Proportions

How Am I Doing? Sections 5.1-5.3

5.4 Solving Applied Percent Problems

5.5 Solving Commission, Percent of Increase or Decrease, and Interest Problems

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Chapter 5 Organizer

Chapter 5 Review Problems

How Am I Doing? Chapter 5 Test

MATH COACH

6. Measurement

6.1 American Units

6.2 Metric Measurements: Length

6.3 Metric Measurements: Volume and Weight

How Am I Doing? Sections 6.1-6.3

6.4 Converting Units

6.5 Solving Applied Measurement Problems

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Chapter 6 Organizer

Chapter 6 Review Problems

How Am I Doing? Chapter 6 Test

Cumulative Test for Chapters 1-6

MATH COACH

7. Geometry

7.1 Angles

7.2 Rectangles and Squares

7.3 Parallelograms, Trapezoids, and Rhombuses

7.4 Triangles

7.5 Square Roots

How Am I Doing? Sections 7.1-7.5

7.6 The Pythagorean Theorem

7.7 Circles

7.8 Volume

7.9 Similar Geometric Figures

7.10 Solving Applied Problems Involving Geometry

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Chapter 7 Organizer

Chapter 7 Review Problems

How Am I Doing? Chapter 7 Test

MATH COACH

8. Statistics

8.1 Circle Graphs

8.2 Bar Graphs and Line Graphs

How Am I Doing? Sections 8.1-8.2

8.3 Histograms

8.4 Mean, Median, and Mode

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Chapter 8 Organizer

Chapter 8 Review Problems

How Am I Doing? Chapter 8 Test

MATH COACH

9. Signed Numbers

9.1 Adding Signed Numbers

9.2 Subtracting Signed Numbers

9.3 Multiplying and Dividing Signed Numbers

How Am I Doing? Sections 9.1-9.3

9.4 Order of Operations with Signed Numbers

9.5 Scientific Notation

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Chapter 9 Organizer

Chapter 9 Review Problems

How Am I Doing? Chapter 9 Test

MATH COACH

10. Introduction to Algebra

10.1 Variables and Like Terms

10.2 The Distributive Property

10.3 Solving Equations Using the Addition Property

10.4 Solving Equations Using the Division or Multiplication Property

10.5 Solving Equations Using Two Properties

How Am I Doing? Sections 10.1-10.5

10.6 Translating English to Algebra

10.7 Solving Applied Problems

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Chapter 10 Organizer

Chapter 10 Review Problems

How Am I Doing? Chapter 10 Test

MATH COACH

Practice Final Examination

Appendix A: Consumer Finance Applications

A.1 Balancing a Checking Account

A.2 Determining the Best Deal When Purchasing a Vehicle

Appendix B: Tables [available online]

Basic Multiplication Facts

Prime Factors

Square Roots

Appendix C: Scientific Calculators [available online]

Solutions to Practice Problems

Index of Applications [available on-line url?]

Subject Index

Glossary

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