Title:

Basic essentials of mathematics

Author:

Shea, James T.

Personal Author:

Publication Information:

Austin, Texas : Steck-Vaughn Co., [1991]

©1991

Physical Description:

2 volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm

Summary:

A basic math program that teaches whole number, fraction, and decimal skills in Book 1 and percent, measurement, formulas, equations, ratio, and proportion skills in Book 2, each concluding with a mastery test.

Language:

English

Subject Term:

ISBN:

9780811446686

9780811446693

Format :

Book

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### Summary

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Basic math skills and practice for high school and adult learners. Each book includes unit reviews, mastery tests, and answer keys. Book jacket.

### Table of Contents

To the Student | p. 4 |

Unit 1 Percent | |

The Meaning of Percent | p. 5 |

Interchanging Percent and Decimals | p. 6 |

Changing Fractions to Percent | p. 7 |

Fractions, Decimals, and Percents | p. 8 |

Writing Percents | p. 9 |

Percents Larger than 100% | p. 10 |

Percents Smaller than 1% | p. 11 |

Finding a Percent of a Number | p. 12 |

Problems Using Percents | p. 13 |

Finding a Percent of a Number Using Fractions | p. 14 |

The Meaning of Simple Interest | p. 15 |

More on Simple Interest | p. 16 |

The Meaning of Compound Interest | p. 17 |

Percent of Increase | p. 18 |

Percent of Decrease | p. 19 |

Finding Commissions and Net Amount | p. 20 |

Finding a Number When a Percent of It Is Known | p. 21 |

Finding a Number When a Fraction of It Is Known | p. 22 |

Finding the Original Price | p. 23 |

Using Fractions or Decimals to Find the Original Amount | p. 24 |

Finding What Percent One Number Is of Another | p. 25 |

Checking Up | p. 27 |

Problem-Solving Strategy: Multi-Step Problems | p. 28 |

Applying Your Skills | p. 29 |

Unit 1 Review | p. 30 |

Unit 2 Measurement and Formulas | |

Time | p. 31 |

Customary Length | p. 32 |

Customary Weight | p. 33 |

Customary Capacity | p. 34 |

Computing Measures | p. 35 |

Practice in Computing Measures | p. 36 |

Metric Length | p. 37 |

Metric Mass | p. 38 |

Metric Capacity | p. 39 |

Checking Up | p. 40 |

Using Measures | p. 41 |

Drawing to Scale | p. 42 |

Formula for Perimeter of a Rectangle | p. 43 |

Formula for Area of a Rectangle | p. 44 |

Formulas for Area and Perimeter of a Square | p. 45 |

Volumes | p. 46 |

Lines and Angles | p. 47 |

Triangles | p. 48 |

Formula for Perimeter of a Triangle | p. 49 |

Formula for the Area of a Triangle | p. 50 |

Right Triangles and Angles | p. 51 |

The Pythagorean Theorem | p. 52 |

Formula for Circumference of a Circle | p. 53 |

Formula for Area of a Circle | p. 54 |

Using Formulas with Circle Problems | p. 55 |

The Cylinder | p. 56 |

Using Mixed Units of Measurement to Find Perimeter | p. 57 |

Using Mixed Units of Measurement to Find Area | p. 58 |

Using Mixed Units of Measurement to Find Volume | p. 59 |

Finding the Missing Factors | p. 61 |

Finding the Missing Factor in the Interest Formula | p. 62 |

Finding the Missing Factors in the Area Formula | p. 63 |

Finding the Missing Factors in the Volume Formula | p. 64 |

Using the Distance Formula | p. 65 |

Finding the Interest Rate on Installment Purchases | p. 66 |

The Bar Graph | p. 67 |

The Line Graph | p. 68 |

The Circle Graph | p. 69 |

Reading Meters and Tables | p. 70 |

Checking Up | p. 71 |

Problem-Solving Strategy: Make a Diagram | p. 72 |

Applying Your Skills | p. 73 |

Unit 2 Review | p. 74 |

Unit 3 Simple Equations, Ratio, Proportion, Powers, and Roots | |

Variables, Terms, Coefficients, and Monomials | p. 75 |

Order of Operations | p. 76 |

Signed Numbers | p. 77 |

Algebraic Expressions and Equations | p. 78 |

Missing Addends and Missing Factors | p. 79 |

Combining Like Terms | p. 80 |

Solving Two-Step Equations | p. 81 |

Solving Equations with a Variable on Both Sides | p. 82 |

Solving Equations with Parentheses | p. 83 |

Using Equations | p. 84 |

Ordered Pairs | p. 85 |

Graphing Ordered Pairs | p. 86 |

Checking Up | p. 87 |

The Meaning of Ratio | p. 88 |

Equations Involving Ratio | p. 89 |

Probability | p. 90 |

Checking Up | p. 91 |

Using Ratio and Probability | p. 92 |

The Meaning of Proportion | p. 93 |

Proportions as Fractions | p. 94 |

Using Proportion | p. 95 |

Proportion in Area and Volume | p. 96 |

Similar Triangles | p. 97 |

Using Proportion in Similar Figures | p. 98 |

Checking Up | p. 99 |

Exponents | p. 100 |

Powers of Numbers | p. 101 |

Square Roots | p. 102 |

Problem-Solving Strategy: Identify Extra Information | p. 103 |

Applying Your Skills | p. 104 |

Unit 3 Review | p. 105 |

Unit 4 Review | |

Making Sure of Percent | p. 106 |

Making Sure of Interest | p. 107 |

Making Sure of Measurement | p. 108 |

Making Sure of Formulas | p. 109 |

Making Sure of Graphs | p. 110 |

Making Sure of Equations | p. 111 |

Making Sure of Ratio, Probability, and Proportion | p. 112 |

Mastery Test | p. 113 |

Answer Key | p. 119 |