Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach, 10th Edition

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Wiley Global Education, Sep 6, 2013 - Education - 1088 pages
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Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach, 10th Edition makes readers motivated to learn mathematics. With new-found confidence, they are better able to appreciate the beauty and excitement of the mathematical world. The new edition of Musser, Burger, and Peterson's best-selling textbook focuses on one primary goal: helping students develop a true understanding of central concepts using solid mathematical content in an accessible and appealing format. The components in this complete learning program work in harmony to help achieve this goal. The Tenth Edition features the Common Core Standards to accompany the NCTM standards that are integrated throughout the text.
 

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Contents

A Note to Our Students
1
Chapter 1 Introduction to Problem Solving
2
Chapter 2 Sets Whole Numbers and Numeration
42
Operations and Properties
84
Chapter 4 WholeNumber ComputationMental Electronic and Written
128
Chapter 5 Number Theory
174
Chapter 6 Fractions
206
Chapter 7 Decimals Ratio Proportion and Percent
250
Chapter 12 Geometric Shapes
546
Chapter 13 Measurement
644
Chapter 14 Geometry Using Triangle Congruence and Similarity
716
Chapter 15 Geometry Using Coordinates
780
Chapter 16 Geometry Using Transformations
820
An Eclectic Approach to Geometry
877
Topic 1 Elementary Logic
881
A Mathematical System
891

Chapter 8 Integers
302
Chapter 9 Rational Numbers Real Numbers and Algebra
338
Chapter 10 Statistics
412
Chapter 11 Probability
484
Answers to ExerciseProblem Sets A and B Chapter Reviews Chapter Tests and Topics Section
1
Index
101
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