Lesson Previews

The following lessons were created as supplements for use with Prentice Hall's "Pre-Algebra; California Edition" by Davison, Landau, McCracken, and Thompson 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 2-2. (Click here to download free PowerPoint viewer.)

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Chapter 1: Algebraic Expressions and Integers

1-1 Variables and Expressions;  1-2 Order of Operations;   1-3 Evaluating Expressions;   1-4 Integers and Absolute Value;   1-5 Adding Integers;   1-6 Subtracting Integers;   1-7 Inductive Reasoning;   1-8 Reasoning Strategy: Look for a Pattern;   1-9 Multiplying and Dividing Integers;  1-10 The Coordinate Plane

Chapter 2: Solving One-Step Equations and Inequalities

2-1 Properties of Numbers;  2-2 The Distributive Property;  2-3 Simplifying Variable Expressions;  2-4 Variables and Equations;  2-5 Solving Equations Using Addition or Subtraction;  2-6 Solving Equations Using Multiplication or Division;  2-7 Reasoning Strategy: Try, Test, Revise;   2-8 Inequalities and Their Graphs;  2-9 Solving One-Step Inequalities Using Addition or Subtraction;   2-10 Solving One-Step Inequalities Using Multiplication or Division

Chapter 3: Decimals and Equations

3-1 Rounding and Estimating;  3-2 Estimating Decimal Products and Quotients;  3-3 Mean, Median, and Mode;  3-4 Using Formulas;  3-5 Solving Equations by Adding or Subtracting Decimals;  3-6 Solving Equations by Multiplying or Dividing Decimals;  3-7 Using the Metric System;  3-8 Reasoning Strategy: Simplify a Problem

Chapter 4: Factors, Fractions, and Exponents

4-1 Divisibility and Factors;  4-2 Exponents;  4-3 Prime Factorization and Greatest Common Factor;  4-4 Simplifying Fractions;  4-5 Reasoning Strategy: Account for All Possibilities,   4-6 Rational Numbers;  4-7 Exponents and Multiplication;  4-8a Zero and Negative Exponents;   4-8b Exponents and Division;  4-9 Scientific Notation

Chapter 5: Operations with Fractions

5-1 Comparing and Ordering Fractions;  5-2 Fractions and Decimals;  5-3 Adding and Subtracting Fractions;  5-4 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions;  5-5 Using Customary Units of Measurement;  5-6 Reasoning Strategy: Work Backward;   5-7 Solving Equations by Adding or Subtracting Fractions;  5-8 Solving Equations by Multiplying Fractions;  5-9 Powers of Products and Quotients

 Chapter 6: Ratios, Proportions, and Percents

6-1 Ratios and Unit Rates;  6-2 Proportions;  6-3 Similar Figures and Scale Drawings;  6-4 Probability;  6-5 Fractions, Decimals, and Percents;  6-6 Proportions and Percents;  6-7 Percents and Equations;  6-8 Percent of Change;  6-9 Markup and Discount;   6-10 Reasoning Strategy: Make a Table

 Chapter 7: Solving Equations and Inequalities

7-1 Solving Two-Step Equations;  7-2 Solving Multi-Step Equations;  7-3 Multi-Step Equations with Fractions and Decimals;   7-4 Reasoning Strategy: Write an Equation;  7-5 Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides;    7-6 Solving Two-Step Inequalities;  7-7 Transforming Formulas;   7-8a Simple Interest;   7-8b Compound Interest

Chapter 8: Linear Functions and Graphing

8-1 Relations and Functions;  8-2a Finding Solutions to Linear Equations;  8-2b Graphing Linear Equations Using x-y Charts;   8-3a Finding the Slope of a Line;   8-3b Slope and y-intercept;   8-4 Writing Rules for Linear Functions;  8-5 Scatter Plots;  8-6 Reasoning Strategy: Solve by Graphing;   8-7 Solving Systems of Linear Equations;  8-8 Graphing Linear Inequalities

 Chapter 9: Spatial Thinking

9-1 Points, Lines, and Planes;  9-2 Angle Relationships and Parallel Lines;  9-3a Classifying Triangles;  9-3b Classifying Quadrilaterals;   9-3c Classifying Polygons;   9-4 Reasoning Strategy: Draw a Diagram;   9-5 Congruence;    9-6 Circles;  9-7 Constructions;   9-8 Translations;  9-9 Symmetry and Reflections;  9-10 Rotations

Chapter 10: Area and Volume

10-1 Area: Parallelograms;  10-2 Area: Triangles and Trapezoids;  10-3 Area: Circles;  10-4 Space Figures;  10-5 Surface Area: Prisms and Cylinders;  10-6 Surface Area: Pyramids, Cones, and Spheres;  10-7 Volume: Prisms and Cylinders;  10-8 Reasoning Strategy: Make a Model;   10-9 Volume: Pyramids, Cones, and Spheres

Chapter 11: Right Triangles in Algebra

11-1a Real Numebrs System;  11-1b Square Roots and Irrational Numbers;  11-2a The Pythagorean Theorem;  11-2b The Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem;  11-3a Distance Formula;  11-3b Midpoint Formula;  11-4 Reasoning Strategy: Write a Proportion;  11-5 Special Right Triangles;    11-6 Sine, Cosine, and Tangent Ratios;  11-7 Angles of Elevation and Depression

Chapter 12: Data Analysis and Probability

12-1 Frequency Tables and Line Plots;  12-2 Box-and-Whisker Plots;  12-3 Using Graphs to Persuade;  12-4 Counting Outcomes and Theoretical Probability;  12-5 Independent and Dependent Events;  12-6 Permutations and Combinations;  12-7 Experimental Probability;   12-8 Random Samples and Surveys;   12-9 Reasoning Strategy: Simulate a Problem

   Chapter 13: Nonlinear Functions and Polynomials

13-1 Patterns and Sequences;  13-2 Graphing Nonlinear Functions;  13-3 Growth and Decay;  13-4 Polynomials;  13-5 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials;  13-6 Multiplying a Polynomial by a Monomial;  13-7 Multiplying Binomials;   13-8 Reasoning Strategy: Use Multiple Strategies



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