Beginning Algebra

Author: R. David Gustafson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111787165
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Genre: Mathematics

The new edition of BEGINNING ALGEBRA welcomes two new co-authors Rosemary Karr and Marilyn Massey who along with David Gustafson have developed a learning plan to help students succeed in Beginning Algebra and transition to the next level in their coursework. The new edition has been thoroughly updated with new pedagogical features and a new interior design that make the text both easier to read and easier to use. Based on their years of experience in developmental education, the new accessible approach builds upon the book's known clear writing and engaging style which teaches students to develop problem-solving skills and strategies that they can use in their everyday lives. The authors have developed an acute awareness of students' approach to homework and present a learning plan keyed to new Learning Objectives and supported by a comprehensive range of exercise sets that reinforces the material that students have learned setting the stage for their success. The new edition of BEGINNING ALGEBRA is an exciting and innovative revision that takes an already successful text and makes it more compelling for today's instructor and student. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Beginning Algebra A Guided Approach

Author: Rosemary Karr
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305147140
Release Date: 2013-12-31
Genre: Mathematics

The new edition of BEGINNING ALGEBRA is an exciting and innovative revision that takes an already successful text and makes it more compelling for today's instructor and student. The authors have developed a learning plan to help students succeed in Beginning Algebra and transition to the next level in their coursework. Based on their years of experience in developmental education, the accessible approach builds upon the book's known clear writing and engaging style which teaches students to develop problem-solving skills and strategies that they can use in their everyday lives. The authors have developed an acute awareness of students' approach to homework and present a learning plan keyed to Learning Objectives and supported by a comprehensive range of exercise sets that reinforces the material that students have learned setting the stage for their success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Beginning Algebra Connecting Concepts Through Applications

Author: Mark Clark
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133416470
Release Date: 2012-12-19
Genre: Mathematics

BEGINNING ALGEBRA: CONNECTING CONCEPTS THROUGH APPLICATIONS shows students how to apply traditional mathematical skills in real-world contexts. The emphasis on skill building and applications engages students as they master algebraic concepts, problem solving, and communication skills. Students learn how to solve problems generated from realistic applications, instead of learning techniques without conceptual understanding. The authors have developed several key ideas to make concepts real and vivid for students. First, they emphasize strong algebra skills. These skills support the applications and enhance student comprehension. Second, the authors integrate applications, drawing on realistic data to show students why they need to know and how to apply math. The applications help students develop the skills needed to explain the meaning of answers in the context of the application. Third, the authors develop key concepts as students progress through the course. For example, the distributive property is introduced in real numbers, covered when students are learning how to multiply a polynomial by a constant, and finally when students learn how to multiply a polynomial by a monomial. These concepts are reinforced through applications in the text. Last, the authors' approach prepares students for intermediate algebra by including an introduction to material such as functions and interval notation as well as the last chapter that covers linear and quadratic modeling. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Beginning and Intermediate Algebra An Integrated Approach

Author: R. Gustafson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780495831433
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Genre: Mathematics

The new edition of BEGINNING & INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA welcomes two new co-authors Rosemary Karr and Marilyn Massey who along with David Gustafson have developed a learning plan to help students succeed in Beginning Algebra and transition to the next level in their coursework. The new edition has been thoroughly updated with new pedagogical features and a new interior design that make the text both easier to read and easier to use. Based on their years of experience in developmental education, the new accessible approach builds upon the book’s known clear writing and engaging style which teaches students to develop problem-solving skills and strategies that they can use in their everyday lives. The authors have developed an acute awareness of students’ approach to homework and present a learning plan keyed to new Learning Objectives and supported by a comprehensive range of exercise sets that reinforces the material that students have learned setting the stage for their success. The new edition of BEGINNING & INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA is an exciting and innovative revision that takes an already successful text and makes it more compelling for today’s instructor and student. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Beginning Algebra

Author: Richard N. Aufmann
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111578701
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Genre: Mathematics

Intended for developmental math courses in beginning algebra, this text retains the hallmark features that have made the Aufmann texts market leaders: an interactive approach in an objective-based framework: a clear writing style, and an emphasis on problem-solving strategies. The acclaimed Aufmann Interactive Method, allows students to try a skill as it is introduced with matched-pair examples, offering students immediate feedback, reinforcing the concept, identifying problem areas, and, overall, promoting student success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Beginning Algebra

Author: K. Elayn Martin-Gay
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0130867780
Release Date: 1993-01-01
Genre: Mathematics

This book offers a sound mathematics presentation, useful pedagogy, and a superb problem-solving framework. The Second Edition features a greater incorporation of AMATYC and NCTM standards, reflected in an increased emphasis on visualization and graphing, carefully revised problems and exercises, and more data analysis. A six-step problem-solving approach is woven consistently throughout -- 1) Understand; 2) Assign; 3) Illustrate; 4) Translate into a model (or equation); 5) Complete; 6) Interpret a variety of realistic problems. Increased emphasis on data interpretation, with real data integrated throughout, beginning with an introduction to bar graphs in Section 1.1. With the emphasis on interpreting data via graphs, readers reinforce what they've learned visually and see math's tangibility. Graphing is introduced earlier and developed in-depth in more than one chapter in line with AMATYC and NCTM standards. An early introduction to graphing helps readers see the math in Chapter 3. An emphasis on visualization through graphing is carried throughout; by Chapter 7, readers are ready to master functions and equations of lines.

Beginning Algebra

Author: Paula McKenna
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
ISBN: 0321500105
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Mathematics

Key Message: McKenna & Kirk'sBeginning Algebra, Preliminary Edition, strives to teach math in a language that readers can understand, while focusing on problem solving, vocabulary, and how topics relate within the course and the world around them. McKenna & Kirk focus on building a strong foundation in algebra through the use of a friendly, conversational writing style, while helping readers improve their problem-solving skills, mathematical vocabulary, and mastery of mathematical concepts. To help readers relate to the material, the authors use real-world applications that are tied to the chapter theme. The authors carefully guide readers through an intuitive problem-solving approach called the 4 P's-Prepare, Plan, Process, and Ponder-that teaches readers to solve applied problems in a logical, step-by-step manner. Key Topics: Patterns and Review of Real Numbers; Equations and Inequalities in One Variable and Applications; Linear Equations, Slope, Inequalities, and Introduction to Functions; Exponents, Polynomials, and Applications; Factoring Polynomials; Rational Expressions; Systems of Equations; Roots and Radicals; Quadratic Equations Market: For all readers interested in Algebra.

Intermediate Algebra

Author: R. Gustafson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780495831426
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Genre: Mathematics

The new edition of INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA is an exciting and innovative revision that takes an already successful text and makes it more compelling for today’s instructor and student. The new edition has been thoroughly updated with a new interior design and other pedagogical features that make the text both easier to read and easier to use. Known for its clear writing and an engaging, accessible approach that makes algebra relevant, INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA helps students to develop problem-solving skills and strategies that they can use in their everyday lives. The new edition welcomes two new co-authors Rosemary Karr and Marilyn Massey who along with David Gustafson have developed a learning plan to help students succeed in Intermediate Algebra and transition to the next level in their coursework. The authors have developed an acute awareness of students’ approach to homework and present a learning plan keyed to new Learning Objectives and supported by a comprehensive range of exercise sets that reinforces the material that students have learned setting the stage for their success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.