## Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach, 10th EditionMathematics 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

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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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ABCD addition additive inverse Algebraic Reasoning algorithm angles answer base bisector calculator Chapter Check for Understanding circle circumcenter coins Common Core compass and straightedge Compute congruent construct coordinates corresponding cube decimal determine diagonals diagram digits division Draw eManipulative activity equal equation example Exercise/Problem Set EXERCISES Explain Figure fractions function Geoboard geometric glide reflection Grade graph integers intersection isometry isosceles length line segment mathematics measure median method multiplication n-gon nABC NCTM Standard number line pairs parallelogram pattern perpendicular polygons prime factors probability problem Pythagorean theorem quadrilateral ratio rational numbers real numbers rectangle Reflection from Research represent rhombus right triangle rotation sample space scientific notation scores sequence shapes shown sides slope SOLUTION solve Standard All students strategies subtraction surface area symmetry tessellation theorem trapezoid Venn diagram vertex vertical whole numbers whole-number z-score