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Basic mathematics for college students by Alan S. Tussy, Diane Koenig

By Alan S. Tussy, Diane Koenig

Supplying a uniquely glossy, balanced procedure, Tussy/Gustafson/Koenig's easy collage arithmetic WITH EARLY INTEGERS, 5th version, integrates the easiest of conventional drill and perform with the simplest components of the reform flow. To many developmental math scholars, arithmetic is sort of a international 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 totally built-in studying strategy is designed to extend scholars' reasoning talents and train them the right way to learn, write, and imagine mathematically. It blends educational techniques that come with vocabulary, perform, and well-defined pedagogy with an emphasis on reasoning, modeling, verbal exchange, and know-how abilities.

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2 Adding Whole Numbers 2 3 1 0 9 8 7 8 7 9 0 1 2 3 2 3 1 0 9 8 7 8 7 9 0 1 40,000 ft 2 3 4 5 6 6 5 4 4 5 6 6 5 4 Thousands of kwh Hundreds of kwh Tens of kwh Units of kwh 35,000 ft 30,000 ft 25,000 ft 20,000 ft 15,000 ft 105. SPEED OF LIGHT The speed of light is 983,571,072 feet per second. 10,000 ft a. In what place value column is the 5? 5,000 ft 0 ft b. Round the speed of light to the nearest ten WRITING million. Give your answer in standard notation and in expanded notation. 107. Explain how you would round 687 to the nearest ten.

Because 7 is 5 or greater, we round up by adding 1 to 8 and replacing the test digit with 0. ᮡ 12,087 Add 1. ᮡ Rounding digit: tens column 12,087 ᮡ ᮡ Test digit: 7 is 5 or greater. Replace with 0. Thus, 12,087 rounded to the nearest ten is 12,090. A similar method is used to round numbers to the nearest hundred, the nearest thousand, the nearest ten thousand, and so on. Rounding a Whole Number 1. 2. 3. To round a number to a certain place value, locate the rounding digit in that place. Look at the test digit, which is directly to the right of the rounding digit.

Were there any homework problems in your assignment that didn’t have a worked example that was similar? ) 3. As suggested in this Objective, make a list of questions while completing your homework. Visit your tutor or your instructor with your list of questions and ask one of them to work through these problems with you. 4. com/math/tussy and read the Study and Memory Techniques handout. List the techniques that will be most helpful to you in your math course. com/djor dje zivaljevic 6 Do Your Homework S-7 Study Skills Workshop 7 Prepare for the Test T aking a test does not need to be an unpleasant experience.

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