## Description

**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.

## Table of Contents

Tobey Prealgebra

**1. Whole Numbers and Introduction to Algebra**

1.1 Understanding Whole Numbers

1.2 Adding Whole Number Expressions

1.3 Subtracting Whole Number Expressions

1.4 Multiplying Whole Number Expressions

1.5 Dividing Whole Number Expressions

1.6 Exponents and the Order of Operations

How Am I Doing? Sections 1.1-1.6

1.7 More on Algebraic Expressions

1.8 Introduction to Solving Linear Equations

1.9 Solving Applied Problems Using Several Operations

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Chapter 1 Organizer

Chapter 1 Review Problems

How Am I Doing? Chapter 1 Test

MATH COACH

**2. Integers**

2.1 Understanding Integers

2.2 Adding Integers

2.3 Subtracting Integers

How Am I Doing? Sections 2.1-2.3

2.4 Multiplying and Dividing Integers

2.5 The Order of Operations and Applications Involving Integers

2.6 Simplifying and Evaluating Algebraic Expressions

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Chapter 2 Organizer

Chapter 2 Review Problems

How Am I Doing? Chapter 2 Test

MATH COACH

**3. Introduction to Equations and Algebraic Expressions**

3.1 Solving Equations of the Form *x* + *a* = *c* and *x - a* = *c*

3.2 Solving Equations of the Form ax = c

How Am I Doing? Sections 3.1-3.2

3.3 Equations and Geometric Formulas

3.4 Performing Operations with Exponents

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Chapter 3 Organizer

Chapter 3 Review Problems

How Am I Doing? Chapter 3 Test

Cumulative Test for Chapters 1-3

MATH COACH

**4. Fractions, Ratio, and Proportion**

4.1 Factoring Whole Numbers

4.2 Understanding Fractions

4.3 Simplifying Fractional Expressions

How Am I Doing? Sections 4.1-4.3

4.4 Simplifying Fractional Expressions with Exponents

4.5 Ratios and Rates

4.6 Proportions and Applications

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Chapter 4 Organizer

Chapter 4 Review Problems

How Am I Doing? Chapter 4 Test

MATH COACH

**5. Operations on Fractional Expressions**

5.1 Multiplying and Dividing Fractional Expressions

5.2 Multiples and Least Common Multiples of Algebraic Expressions

5.3 Adding and Subtracting Fractional Expressions

5.4 Operations with Mixed Numbers

How Am I Doing? Sections 5.1-5.4

5.5 Order of Operations and Complex Fractions

5.6 Solving Applied Problems Involving Fractions

5.7 Solving Equations of the Form

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Chapter 5 Organizer

Chapter 5 Review Problems

How Am I Doing? Chapter 5 Test

MATH COACH

**6. Polynomials**

6.1 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials

6.2 Multiplying Polynomials

How Am I Doing? Sections 6.1-6.2

6.3 Translating from English to Algebra

6.4 Factoring Using the Greatest Common Factor

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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. Solving Equations**

7.1 Solving Equations Using One Principle of Equality

7.2 Solving Equations Using More Than One Principle of Equality

7.3 Solving Equations with Parentheses

How Am I Doing? Sections 7.1-7.3

7.4 Solving Equations with Fractions

7.5 Using Equations to Solve Applied Problems

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Chapter 7 Organizer

Chapter 7 Review Problems

How Am I Doing? Chapter 7 Test

MATH COACH

**8. Decimals and Percents**

8.1 Understanding Decimal Fractions

8.2 Adding and Subtracting Decimal Expressions

8.3 Multiplying and Dividing Decimal Expressions

8.4 Solving Equations and Applied Problems Involving Decimals

How Am I Doing? Sections 8.1-8.4

8.5 Estimating with Percents

8.6 Percents

8.7 Solving Percent Problems Using Equations

8.8 Solving Percent Problems Using Proportions

8.9 Solving Applied Problems Involving Percents

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Chapter 8 Organizer

Chapter 8 Review Problems

How Am I Doing? Chapter 8 Test

MATH COACH

**9. Graphing and Statistics**

9.1 Interpreting and Constructing Graphs

9.2 Mean, Median, and Mode

How Am I Doing? Sections 9.1-9.2

9.3 The Rectangular Coordinate System

9.4 Linear Equations in Two Variables

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Chapter 9 Organizer

Chapter 9 Review Problems

How Am I Doing? Chapter 9 Test

Cumulative Test for Chapters 1-9

MATH COACH

**10. Measurement and Geometric Figures**

10.1 Using Unit Fractions with U.S. and Metric Units

10.2 Converting Between the U.S. and Metric Systems

10.3 Angles

How Am I Doing? Sections 10.1-10.3

10.4 Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem

10.5 The Circle

10.6 Volume

10.7 Similar Geometric Figures

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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**

**Appendix B Introduction to U.S. and Metric Units of Measurement**

**Appendix C Scientific Calculators [Available in MyMathLab]**

**Appendix D Additional Arithmetic Practice**

**Appendix E Congruent Triangles**

Solutions to Practice Problems

Answers to Selected Exercises

Applications Index [Available in MyMathLab]

Index

Photo Credits

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