Lesson Previews

The following lessons were created as supplements for use with Holt's California Edition of  "Mathematics; Course 2: Pre-Algebra"  by Bennett, Burger, Chard, Jackson, Kennedy, Renfro, Roby, Scheer and Waits shown below.  This text is one of the few on California's state list of approved textbooks for middle and high schools.  Keep in mind that these previews are pictures of the actual PowerPoint slides and they show no animation.  Please download this free PowerPoint lesson as a comparison:  Lesson 1-7 .   (Click here to download free PowerPoint viewer.)

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Chapter 1: Principles of Algebra

1-1 Evaluating Algebraic Expressions;  1-2 Writing Algebraic Expressions;  1-3 Integers and Absolute Value;  1-4 Adding Integers;  1-5 Subtracting Integers;  1-6 Multiplying and Dividing Integers;  1-7 Solving Equations by Adding or Subtracting;  1-8 Solving Equations by Multiplying or Dividing;  1-9 Solving Two-Step Equations


Chapter 2: Rational Numbers

2-1 Rational Numbers;  2-2 Comparing and Ordering Rational Numbers;  2-3 Adding and Subtracting Rational Numbers;  2-4 Multiplying Rational Numbers;  2-5 Dividing Rational Numbers;  2-6 Adding and Subtracting with Unlike Denominators;  2-7 One-Step Equations with Rational Numbers;  2-8 Two-Step Equations with Rational Numbers


Chapter 3: Multi-Step Equations and Inequalities

3-1 Properties of Rational Numbers;  3-2 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions;  3-3 Solving Multi-Step Equations;  3-4 Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides;  3-5 Inequalities;  3-6 Solving Inequalities by Adding or Subtracting;  3-7 Solving Inequalities by Multiplying or Dividing;  3-8 Solving Two-Step Inequalities


Chapter 4: Exponents and Roots

4-1 Exponents;  4-2 Integer Exponents;  4-3 Properties of Exponents;  4-4 Multiplying and Dividing Monomials;  4-5 Scientific Notation; 4-6 Squares and Square Roots;  4-7 Estimating Square Roots;  4-8 The Real Numbers;  4-9 The Pythagorean Theorem


Chapter 5: Ratios, Proportions, and Similarity

5-1 Ratios;  5-2 Rates and Unit Rates;  5-3 Proportions;  5-4 Dimensional Analysis;  5-5 Similar Figures;  5-6 Indirect Measurement;  5-7 Scale Drawings and Scale Models


Chapter 6: Percents

6-1 Relating Fractions, Decimals, and Percents;  6-2 Estimating with Percents;  6-3 Finding Percents;  6-4 Finding a Number When the Percent is Known;  6-5 Applying Percent of Increase and Decrease;  6-6 Commission, Sales Tax, and Profit;  6-7a  Applying Simple Interest;  6-7b  Applying Compound Interest


Chapter 7: Graphs and Functions

7-1 The Coordinate Plane;  7-2 Functions;  7-3 Graphing Linear Functions;  7-4 Graphing Quadratic Functions;  7-5 Cubic Functions;  7-6 Rate of Change and Slope;  7-7a Finding Slope of a Line;  7-7b Graphing Lines Using Slope and y-intercept;  7-8 Interpreting Graphs;  7-9 Direct Variation


Chapter 8: Foundations of Geometry

8-1 Points, Lines, Planes, And Angles;  8-2 Geometric Relationships;  8-3 Angle Relationships;  8-4 Triangles;  8-5a Quadrilaterals and Polygons;   8-5b Coordiante Geometry;  8-6 Congruent Polygons;  8-7 Transformations;  8-8 Tessellations


Chapter 9: Two-Dimensional Geometry

9-1 Perimeter and Area of Parallelograms;  9-2 Perimeter and Area of Triangles and Trapezoids;  9-3 Circles;   9-4 Circumference and Area;  9-5 Area of Composite Figures;  9-6 Area of Irregular Figures


Chapter 10: Three-Dimensional Geometry

10-1 Three-Dimensional Figures;  10-2 Volume of Prisms and Cylinders;  10-3 Volume of Pyramids and Cones;  10-4 Surface Area of Prisms and Cylinders;  10-5 Surface Area of Pyramids and Cones;  10-6 Spheres;  10-7 Scaling Three-Dimensional Figures


Chapter 11: Data, Statistics, and Probability

11-1 Line Plots and Stem-Leaf Plots;  11-2 Mean, Median, Mode, and Range;  11-3 Box-and-Whisker Plots;  11-4 Scatter Plots;  11-5 Probability;  11-6 Experimental Probability;  11-7 Theoretical Probability;  11-8 Independent and Dependent Events


Chapter 12: Polynomials

12-1 Polynomials;  12-2 Simplifying Polynomials;  12-3 Adding Polynomials;  12-4 Subtracting Polynomials;  12-5 Multiplying Polynomials by Monomials;  12-6 Multiplying Binomials



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