Easy Way Series: E-Z Pre-Algebra

Editor/Author Lorandini, Caryl
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-43-800011-4
Category: Mathematics & Statistics - Mathematics
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

E-Z Pre-Algebra presents everything students need to prepare themselves for an algebra class. Separate chapters focus on fractions, integers, ratios, proportions, expressions, equations, inequalities, graphing, statistics and probability basics, word problems, and more.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • 1 Properties and Order of Operations
  • 1.1 Numbers and Sets
  • 1.2 Properties of Real Numbers
  • 1.3 Order of Operations
  • Chapter 1 Review
  • 2 Fractions
  • 2.1 Equivalent Fractions
  • 2.2 Adding Fractions
  • 2.3 Subtracting Fractions
  • 2.4 Multiplying Fractions
  • 2.5 Dividing Fractions
  • 2.6 Word Problems
  • Chapter 2 Review
  • 3 Decimals
  • 3.1 How Do We Read, Write, and Compare Decimals?
  • 3.2 How Do We Add and Subtract Decimals?
  • 3.3 How Do We Multiply Decimals?
  • 3.4 How Do We Divide Decimals?
  • Chapter 3 Review
  • 4 Integers
  • 4.1 What Are Integers?
  • 4.2 Adding Integers
  • 4.3 Subtracting Integers
  • 4.4 Multiplying and Dividing Integers
  • Chapter 4 Review
  • 5 Variables and Expressions
  • 5.1 Using Symbols
  • 5.2 Writing Expressions
  • 5.3 Simplifying Expressions
  • 5.4 Evaluating Expressions
  • Chapter 5 Review
  • 6 Ratios and Proportions
  • 6.1 What Is a Ratio?
  • 6.2 What Is a Rate?
  • 6.3 Comparing Unit Rates
  • 6.4 What Is a Proportion?
  • 6.5 Solving Proportions
  • 6.6 Similar Figures
  • 6.7 Scale Drawings
  • 6.8 Word Problems
  • Chapter 6 Review
  • 7 Percents and Percentages
  • 7.1 What Is a Percent?
  • 7.2 How Do We Calculate a Percent?
  • 7.3 How Do We Find the Whole, Given the Percent?
  • 7.4 How Do We Find the Percent?
  • 7.5 When Is Percent Used?
  • 7.6 What Is Percent Increase or Decrease?
  • 7.7 What Is Percent Error?
  • Chapter 7 Review
  • 8 Factors and Exponents
  • 8.1 What Are Factors, Factor Pairs, and Exponents?
  • 8.2 What Is Prime Factorization?
  • 8.3 What Are Common Factors and Multiples?
  • 8.4 What Are the Laws of Exponents?
  • 8.5 What Is Scientific Notation?
  • 8.6 How Can We Evaluate Expressions with Exponents?
  • Chapter 8 Review
  • 9 Solving Equations
  • 9.1 How Do We Solve a One-Step Equation?
  • 9.2 How Do We Solve a Two-Step Equation?
  • 9.3 How Can Combining Like Terms Help Us?
  • 9.4 How Can the Distributive Property Help Us?
  • 9.5 How Can We Solve Multi-Step Equations?
  • 9.6 How Can We Write an Equation to Solve Problems Algebraically?
  • Cumulative Review Chapters 1-9
  • 10 Solving Inequalities
  • 10.1 What Is an Inequality?
  • 10.2 How Do We Represent Solutions of Inequalities?
  • 10.3 How Do We Solve Inequalities?
  • 10.4 How Can We Use Inequalities to Solve Word Problems?
  • Chapter 10 Review
  • 11 Geometry
  • 11.1 What Are Angle Pair Relationships?
  • 11.2 What Are Vertical Angles?
  • 11.3 What Happens When Parallel Lines Are Cut by a Transversal?
  • 11.4 How Do We Classify Two-Dimensional Figures?
  • 11.5 What Is Area and Perimeter and How Do We Calculate Them?
  • 11.6 How Do We Classify Three-Dimensional Figures?
  • 11.7 What Is Surface Area and Volume and How Do We Calculate Them?
  • Chapter 11 Review
  • 12 Functions and Graphing
  • 12.1 What Is Coordinate Geometry?
  • 12.2 How Do We Graph a Line from a Table of Values?
  • 12.3 What Is Slope?
  • 12.4 How Do We Graph a Line Using Slope?
  • 12.5 What Is a Function?
  • 12.6 What Is the Rule of Four?
  • 12.7 How Can We Tell If It Is Linear or Non-linear?
  • Chapter 12 Review
  • 13 Transformational Geometry
  • 13.1 What Is Transformational Geometry?
  • 13.2 What Is a Reflection?
  • 13.3 What Is a Translation?
  • 13.4 What Is Rotation?
  • 13.5 What Is a Dilation?
  • 13.6 What Is Symmetry?
  • Chapter 13 Review
  • 14 System of Linear Equations
  • 14.1 What Are the Possibilities When Solving Simultaneous Linear Equations?
  • 14.2 How Do We Solve a System Graphically?
  • 14.3 How Do We Solve a System by Addition?
  • 14.4 How Do We Solve a System by Substitution?
  • 14.5 How Do We Solve Word Problems Leading to Two Linear Equations?
  • Chapter 14 Review
  • 15 The Pythagorean Theorem
  • 15.1 What Is the Pythagorean Theorem?
  • 15.2 What Is the Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem?
  • 15.3 How Can We Use the Pythagorean Theorem?
  • 15.4 How Can We Use the Pythagorean Theorem on the Coordinate Plane?
  • Chapter 15 Review
  • 16 Probability
  • 16.1 What Are Tree Diagrams and the Counting Principle?
  • 16.2 What Is Probability?
  • 16.3 How Do We Find the Probability of Simple Events?
  • 16.4 How Do We Find the Probability of Compound Events?
  • 16.5 What Is a Permutation?
  • 16.6 What Is a Combination?
  • Chapter 16 Review
  • 17 Statistics
  • 17.1 What Are Statistics?
  • 17.2 What Are Measures of Central Tendency?
  • 17.3 How Do We Interpret Data?
  • 17.4 How Do We Create Dot Plots?
  • 17.5 How Do We Create a Stem-Leaf Plot?
  • 17.6 How Do We Create a Box-Whisker?
  • 17.7 How Do We Create a Histogram?
  • 17.8 How Do We Create a Scatter Plot?
  • Chapter 17 Review
  • 18 Sequences
  • 18.1 What Are Patterns?
  • 18.2 What Are Arithmetic Sequences?
  • 18.3 What Are Geometric Sequences?
  • Chapter 18 Review
  • Cumulative Review Chapters 10-18
  • Answers to Chapter Reviews