FTCE Mathematics 6-12

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Research & Education Assoc., 2011 - Education - 348 pages
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REA’s FTCE Mathematics Grades 6-12 Test Prep with TestWare CD

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I did find this useful particularly the CD with sample tests. My biggest complaint was the price although I managed to save $10 on Overstock!The explanations are not as good as expected and I used other resources to supplement at times. Read full review

Contents

ChAptER 1
1
Answer Key
17
Linear Inequalities
34
Radical Expressions
48
Ratio Proportion and Variation
63
ChAptER 3
69
ChAptER 4
87
Circles
100
Application of Probability to Geometric Figures
206
Matrices
213
Knowledge of Calculus
219
Rate of Change
226
Rules for Finding Second Derivatives
235
Rules for Related Rates
245
ChAptER 11
253
ChAptER 13
267

ThreeDimensional Figures
113
Knowledge of Geometry from an Algebraic Perspective
127
Transformations in the Coordinate Plane
142
Graphing the Trigonometric Functions
155
ChAptER 8
191
Permutations and Combinations
200
ChAptER 15
281
Student Errors
295
pRACtiCE tEst
297
Answer Key
313
INSTALLING REAs TestWare
342
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About the author (2011)

Mel H. Friedman, M.S., is REA’s Lead Mathematics Editor. He has a diversified background in mathematics and has developed test items for Educational Testing Service. His teaching experience is at both the high school and college levels.



Catherine Capuzzi Feuerstein, M.A., earned a master’s degree in mathematics at Boston University before teaching high school mathematics for six years in Westfield, New Jersey. She co-authored the third edition of University of Chicago School Mathematics Project’s Transition Mathematics and Geometry textbooks. Working for the last three years as a freelance mathematics content developer, she developed effective curriculum and assessment materials for various companies across the nation, including Kaplan, Inc.

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