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The Resource The everything guide to pre-algebra : a helpful practice guide through the pre-algebra basics-- in plain English!, Jane Cassie, EdM

The everything guide to pre-algebra : a helpful practice guide through the pre-algebra basics-- in plain English!, Jane Cassie, EdM

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The everything guide to pre-algebra : a helpful practice guide through the pre-algebra basics-- in plain English!
Title
The everything guide to pre-algebra
Title remainder
a helpful practice guide through the pre-algebra basics-- in plain English!
Statement of responsibility
Jane Cassie, EdM
Title variation
Pre-algebra
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Not everyone is born a math wiz. This guide uses simple explanations, step-by-step examples, and lots of review exercises to cover all the pre-algebra basics, to help you master the building blocks of mathematics
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1982-
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Cassie, Jane
Dewey number
512.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QA107.2
LC item number
.C37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
An everything series book
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics
Label
The everything guide to pre-algebra : a helpful practice guide through the pre-algebra basics-- in plain English!, Jane Cassie, EdM
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Study strategies -- Don't call yourself "bad at math" -- Ask for help -- Explain it to someone else -- Take it one bite at a time -- Cement good habits -- Try it with numbers -- Write the test yourself -- Memorize or learn? -- Some things to memorize -- 2. Types of numbers -- Counting numbers -- Integers -- Rational numbers -- Positive, negative, and zero -- The number line -- Size versus magnitude -- Rational and irrational numbers (real numbers) -- 3. Factoring -- Multiplication tables -- Factors -- Divisibility -- Divisibility shortcuts -- Multiples -- Simplifying using common factors -- 4. Prime numbers -- What's a prime number? -- The factor tree -- Prime factorization -- Prime notation -- Greatest common factor -- Least common multiple -- 5. Fractions -- Introduction to fractions -- Altering fractions -- Finding a common denominator -- Adding and subtracting fractions -- Multiplying and dividing fractions -- Mixed numbers -- Converting mixed numbers to fractions -- Converting fractions to mixed numbers -- Ratios -- 6. Decimals and percent -- Introduction to percent -- Introduction to decimals -- Manipulating decimals -- Converting among decimals, fractions, and percent -- Common decimal-fraction-percent conversions to know -- Finding a portion of an integer -- 7. The four functions -- Adding integers -- Subtracting integers -- Adding and subtracting with non-integers -- Multiplying integers -- Dividing integers -- Multiplying and dividing with non-integers -- 8. Exponential powers -- Exponents -- Special rules to remember -- Negative exponents -- Perfect squares -- Roots -- Estimating roots -- Radical numbers -- 9. Manipulating exponential expressions -- Multiplying with exponents -- Multiplying with square roots -- Dividing with exponents and roots -- Simplifying radicals -- Raising exponents to exponents -- Adding and subtracting with exponents and roots -- 10. Base-ten system -- What is the base-ten system? -- Place value -- Rounding -- Expanded form -- Multiplying and dividing by powers of ten -- Density property of numbers
  • 11. Simplifying expressions and equations (without variables) -- What's an expression? -- Order of operations -- Commutative property -- Associative property -- Identity property -- Distributive property -- 12. Introduction to algebraic expressions -- What's a variable? -- How do variables work? -- Defining variables -- Expressions with variables : simplify, don't solve! -- Combining like terms -- Counting the terms in an expression -- 13. Manipulating expressions with variables -- Simplifying expressions with addition and subtraction -- Simplifying expressions with multiplication and division -- Simplifying expressions by adding and subtracting fractions -- Simplifying expressions by multiplying and dividing fractions -- Simplifying expressions with exponents and roots -- 14. Introduction to equations -- What's an equation? -- What's the point? Solve for the variable! -- Isolating the variable -- Solving equations with addition and subtraction -- Solving equations with multiplication and division -- Solving equations with exponents and roots -- 15. Number properties (with variables) -- Commutative property -- Identity property -- Associative property -- Distributive property -- Adding and subtracting polynomials -- Order of operations : in reverse! -- Equations with more than one step -- 16. Systems of equations -- More than one variable, more than one equations -- Substitution basics -- Substitution in practice -- Combining systems of equations -- Introduction to formulas -- Introduction to functions -- 17. Inequalities -- Symbols -- Back to the number line -- Inequalities without variables -- Manipulating inequalities with addition and subtraction -- Manipulating inequalities with multiplication -- Inequalities with variables -- 18. Absolute value -- Back to the number line -- Rules of absolute values -- Negatives and positive with variables -- Absolute value with rational numbers -- Absolute value with variables -- Solving absolute value equations -- 19. Plane figure geometry -- Two-dimensional shapes -- Polygons -- Measuring angles -- Sum of the angles of polynomial -- Classifying triangles and quadrilaterals -- Perimeter equations -- Area equations -- 20. Test taking strategies -- Pacing and timing -- How to stay relaxed -- Looking for clues -- Making a plan -- Watching your work -- Don't stop there
Control code
ocn849801173
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
302 pages
Isbn
9781440566400
Lccn
2013021389
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unmediated
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rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o849801173
  • (OCoLC)849801173
Label
The everything guide to pre-algebra : a helpful practice guide through the pre-algebra basics-- in plain English!, Jane Cassie, EdM
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Study strategies -- Don't call yourself "bad at math" -- Ask for help -- Explain it to someone else -- Take it one bite at a time -- Cement good habits -- Try it with numbers -- Write the test yourself -- Memorize or learn? -- Some things to memorize -- 2. Types of numbers -- Counting numbers -- Integers -- Rational numbers -- Positive, negative, and zero -- The number line -- Size versus magnitude -- Rational and irrational numbers (real numbers) -- 3. Factoring -- Multiplication tables -- Factors -- Divisibility -- Divisibility shortcuts -- Multiples -- Simplifying using common factors -- 4. Prime numbers -- What's a prime number? -- The factor tree -- Prime factorization -- Prime notation -- Greatest common factor -- Least common multiple -- 5. Fractions -- Introduction to fractions -- Altering fractions -- Finding a common denominator -- Adding and subtracting fractions -- Multiplying and dividing fractions -- Mixed numbers -- Converting mixed numbers to fractions -- Converting fractions to mixed numbers -- Ratios -- 6. Decimals and percent -- Introduction to percent -- Introduction to decimals -- Manipulating decimals -- Converting among decimals, fractions, and percent -- Common decimal-fraction-percent conversions to know -- Finding a portion of an integer -- 7. The four functions -- Adding integers -- Subtracting integers -- Adding and subtracting with non-integers -- Multiplying integers -- Dividing integers -- Multiplying and dividing with non-integers -- 8. Exponential powers -- Exponents -- Special rules to remember -- Negative exponents -- Perfect squares -- Roots -- Estimating roots -- Radical numbers -- 9. Manipulating exponential expressions -- Multiplying with exponents -- Multiplying with square roots -- Dividing with exponents and roots -- Simplifying radicals -- Raising exponents to exponents -- Adding and subtracting with exponents and roots -- 10. Base-ten system -- What is the base-ten system? -- Place value -- Rounding -- Expanded form -- Multiplying and dividing by powers of ten -- Density property of numbers
  • 11. Simplifying expressions and equations (without variables) -- What's an expression? -- Order of operations -- Commutative property -- Associative property -- Identity property -- Distributive property -- 12. Introduction to algebraic expressions -- What's a variable? -- How do variables work? -- Defining variables -- Expressions with variables : simplify, don't solve! -- Combining like terms -- Counting the terms in an expression -- 13. Manipulating expressions with variables -- Simplifying expressions with addition and subtraction -- Simplifying expressions with multiplication and division -- Simplifying expressions by adding and subtracting fractions -- Simplifying expressions by multiplying and dividing fractions -- Simplifying expressions with exponents and roots -- 14. Introduction to equations -- What's an equation? -- What's the point? Solve for the variable! -- Isolating the variable -- Solving equations with addition and subtraction -- Solving equations with multiplication and division -- Solving equations with exponents and roots -- 15. Number properties (with variables) -- Commutative property -- Identity property -- Associative property -- Distributive property -- Adding and subtracting polynomials -- Order of operations : in reverse! -- Equations with more than one step -- 16. Systems of equations -- More than one variable, more than one equations -- Substitution basics -- Substitution in practice -- Combining systems of equations -- Introduction to formulas -- Introduction to functions -- 17. Inequalities -- Symbols -- Back to the number line -- Inequalities without variables -- Manipulating inequalities with addition and subtraction -- Manipulating inequalities with multiplication -- Inequalities with variables -- 18. Absolute value -- Back to the number line -- Rules of absolute values -- Negatives and positive with variables -- Absolute value with rational numbers -- Absolute value with variables -- Solving absolute value equations -- 19. Plane figure geometry -- Two-dimensional shapes -- Polygons -- Measuring angles -- Sum of the angles of polynomial -- Classifying triangles and quadrilaterals -- Perimeter equations -- Area equations -- 20. Test taking strategies -- Pacing and timing -- How to stay relaxed -- Looking for clues -- Making a plan -- Watching your work -- Don't stop there
Control code
ocn849801173
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
302 pages
Isbn
9781440566400
Lccn
2013021389
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o849801173
  • (OCoLC)849801173

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