Designed for a basic mathematics course, this text offers a detailed look at the core concepts and then some! It includes a chapter on statistics, two chapters on basic algebra, stresses developing number sense and English-to-math linkage, and covers pre-algebra and geometry topics. With enough material for two separate courses, this book contains several features that set it apart from other basic math texts. It covers ratio, rate, and equivalent rates extensively; focuses on how to solve applications; features a comfortable writing style that employs the discovery approach and contributes to better readability; giving special attention to troublesome areas. The second edition contains two new special featuresUsing the Calculator and Developing Number Sensewhich run throughout the text.Mary Kay Beavers is the author of 'Essential Mathematics (2nd Edition)', published 1997 under ISBN 9780060406028 and ISBN 006040602X.
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