Basic Mathematics for College Students by Alan S. Tussy, Diane Koenig

By Alan S. Tussy, Diane Koenig

Supplying a uniquely smooth, balanced strategy, Tussy/Gustafson/Koenig's uncomplicated arithmetic for college kids, Fourth version, integrates the simplest of conventional drill and perform with the simplest parts of the reform circulate. To many developmental math scholars, arithmetic is sort of a overseas language. they've got trouble translating the phrases, their meanings, and the way they practice to challenge fixing. Emphasizing the "language of mathematics," the text's absolutely built-in studying procedure is designed to extend scholars' reasoning talents and train them the way to learn, write, and imagine mathematically. It blends educational ways that come with vocabulary, perform, and well-defined pedagogy with an emphasis on reasoning, modeling, verbal exchange, and expertise abilities.

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1 An Introduction to the Whole Numbers The Language of Mathematics When we round a whole number, we are finding an approximation of the number. An approximation is close to, but not the same as, the exact value. To round a whole number, we follow an established set of rules. To round a number to the nearest ten, for example, we locate the rounding digit in the tens column. If the test digit to the right of that column (the digit in the ones column) is 5 or greater, we round up by increasing the tens digit by 1 and replacing the test digit with 0.

Com/math/tussy. Complete the information and keep it at the front of your notebook following your syllabus. com/Chr is Schmidt S-6 Study Skills Workshop A ttending class and taking notes are important, but the only way that you are really going to learn mathematics is by completing your homework. Sitting in class and listening to lectures will help you to place concepts in short-term memory, but in order to do well on tests and in future math classes, you want to put these concepts in long-term memory.

10,000 ft Write each number in standard notation. 87. 4 ten thousands + 2 tens + 5 ones 88. 7 millions + 7 tens + 7 ones 89. 200,000 + 2,000 + 30 + 6 90. 7,000,000,000 + 300 + 50 91. Twenty-seven thousand, five hundred ninety-eight 92. Seven million, four hundred fifty-two thousand, eight hundred sixty 93. Ten million, seven hundred thousand, five hundred six 94. Eighty-six thousand, four hundred twelve 68. 1,845 69. 32,439 70. 73,931 71. 65,981 72. 5,346,975 APPLIC ATIONS 95. 1 An Introduction to the Whole Numbers up for bid.

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