Higher Education

Mathematics with Allied Health Applications, 1st Edition

  • Richard N. Aufmann Palomar College
  • Joanne S. Lockwood Nashua Community College
  • ISBN-10: 1111986746  |  ISBN-13: 9781111986742
  • 640 Pages
  • © 2013 | Published
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About

Overview

This book is intended for algebra courses for the allied health professional, usually at community colleges and career schools. This book will appeal to professors who are looking for a paperback where examples and exercises reflect the situations that allied health professionals will face in their daily challenges throughout their career.

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Features and Benefits

  • Examples and Exercises—contributed by Catherine W. Johnson of Alamance Community College—include real-life scenarios that allied health students will encounter in their allied health careers. The examples and exercises demonstrate how relevant mastering the skills of mathematics are in the working world. Other topics that students will encounter in their personal lives, such as finances and consumerism, are also featured in the Examples and Exercises.
  • The Aufmann Interactive Method (AIM) allows students to try each skill as it is presented. Each set of matched-pair examples is organized around an objective and includes a worked example and a You Try It example for students. Complete worked-out solutions are available in the appendix.
  • Each chapter begins with a set of learning objectives woven throughout the text in Exercises, Chapter Tests, and Cumulative Reviews. These elements connect the text to the print and multimedia ancillaries, resulting in a seamless, easy-to-navigate learning system.
  • To help students master and retain core concepts, exercises that follow the presentation of a new operation require students to connect verbal phrases and mathematical processes.
  • Mathematics with Allied Health Applications contains a wide variety of exercises that promote skill-building, skill maintenance, concept development, critical thinking and problem-solving.
  • Problem Solving sections at the end of each chapter introduce students to various problem-solving strategies. Students are encouraged to write their own strategies and draw diagrams in order to find solutions; several open-ended problems are also included.
  • Applying the Concepts exercise provide further exploration of topics, requiring analysis or incorporating concepts discussed earlier in the text.
  • Projects and Group activities are featured at the end of each chapter. They can be used for extra-credit or cooperative learning activities.
  • Mathematics with Allied Health Applications addresses students' broad range of study styles by offering a wide variety of tools for review.

Table of Contents

1. WHOLE NUMBERS. Prep Test. Introduction to Whole Numbers. Addition of Whole Numbers. Subtraction of Whole Numbers. Multiplication of Whole Numbers. Division of Whole Numbers. Exponential Notation and the Order of Operations Agreement. Prime Numbers and Factoring. Focus on Problem Solving. Projects and Group Activities. Chapter 1 Summary. Chapter 1 Concept Review. Chapter 1 Review Exercises. Chapter 1 Test.
2. FRACTIONS.
Prep Test. The Least Common Multiple and the Greatest Common Factor. Introduction to Fractions. Writing Equivalent Fractions. Addition of Fractions and Mixed Numbers. Subtraction of Fractions and Mixed Numbers. Multiplication of Fractions and Mixed Numbers. Division of Fractions and Mixed Numbers. Order, Exponents, and the Order of Operations Agreement. Focus on Problem Solving. Projects and Group Activities. Chapter 2 Summary. Chapter 2 Concept Review. Chapter 2 Review Exercises. Chapter 2 Test. Cumulative Review Exercises.
3. DECIMALS.
Prep Test. Introduction to Decimals. Addition of Decimals. Subtraction of Decimals. Multiplication of Decimals. Division of Decimals. Comparing and Converting Fractions and Decimals. Focus on Problem Solving. Projects and Group Activities. Chapter 3 Summary. Chapter 3 Concept Review. Chapter 3 Review Exercises. Chapter 3 Test. Cumulative Review Exercises.
4. RATIO AND PROPORTION.
Prep Test. Ratio. Rates. Proportions. Focus on Problem Solving. Projects and Group Activities. Chapter 4 Summary. Chapter 4 Concept Review. Chapter 4 Review Exercises. Chapter 4 Test. Cumulative Review Exercises.
5. PERCENTS.
Prep Test. Introduction to Percents. Percent Equations: Part I. Percent Equations: Part II. Percent Equations: Part III. Percent on Problems: Proportion Method. Focus on Problem Solving. Projects and Group Activities. Chapter 5 Summary. Chapter 5 Concept Review. Chapter 5 Review Exercises. Chapter 5 Test. Cumulative Review Exercises.
6. APPLICATIONS FOR BUSINESS AND CONSUMERS.
Prep Test. Applications to Purchasing. Percent Increase and Percent Decrease. Interest. Real Estate Expenses. Car Expenses. Wages. Bank Statements. Focus on Problem Solving. Projects and Group Activities. Chapter 6 Summary. Chapter 6 Concept Review. Chapter 6 Review Exercises. Chapter 6 Test. Cumulative Review Exercises.
7. STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY.
Prep Test. Pictographs and Circle Graphs. Bar Graphs and Broken-Line Graphs. Histograms and Frequency Polygons. Statistical Measures. Introduction to Probability. Focus on Problem Solving. Projects and Group Activities. Chapter 7 Summary. Chapter 7 Concept Review. Chapter 7 Review Exercises. Chapter 7 Test. Cumulative Review Exercises.
8. U.S. CUSTOMARY UNITS OF MEASURE.
Prep Test. Length. Weight. Capacity. Tome. Energy and Power. Focus on Problem Solving. Projects and Group Activities. Chapter 8 Summary. Chapter 8 Concept Review. Chapter 8 Review Exercises. Chapter 8 Test. Cumulative Review Exercises.
9. THE METRIC SYSTEM OF MEASUREMENT.
Prep Test. Length. Mass. Capacity. Energy. Conversion Between the U.S. Customary and the Metric Systems of Measurement. Focus on Problem Solving. Projects and Group Activities. Chapter 9 Summary. Chapter 9 Concept Review. Chapter 9 Review Exercises. Chapter 9 Test. Cumulative Review Exercises.
10. RATIONAL NUMBERS.
Prep Test. Introduction to Integers. Addition and Subtraction of Integers. Multiplication and Division of Integers. Operation with Rational Numbers. Scientific Notation and the Order of Operations Agreement. Focus on Problem Solving. Projects and Group Activities. Chapter 10 Summary. Chapter 10 Concept Review. Chapter 10 Review Exercises. Chapter 10 Test. Cumulative Review Exercises.
11. INTRODUCTION TO ALGEBRA.
Prep Test. Variable Expressions. Introduction to Equations. General Equations: Part I. General Equations: Part II. Translating Verbal Expressions into Mathematical Expressions. Translating Sentences into Equations and Solving. Focus on Problem Solving. Projects and Group Activities. Chapter 11 Summary. Chapter 11 Concept Review. Chapter 11 Review Exercises. Chapter 11 Test. Final Exam.

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Complete Solutions Manual  (ISBN-10: 1133112315 | ISBN-13: 9781133112310)

Contains fully worked-out solutions to all of the exercises in the text.

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Student Solutions Manual  (ISBN-10: 1133112307 | ISBN-13: 9781133112303)

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Student Solutions Manual  (ISBN-10: 1133112307 | ISBN-13: 9781133112303)

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Richard N. Aufmann

Richard Aufmann is the lead author of two bestselling developmental math series and a bestselling college algebra and trigonometry series, as well as several derivative math texts. He received a BA in mathematics from the University of California, Irvine, and an MA in mathematics from California State University, Long Beach. Mr. Aufmann taught math, computer science, and physics at Palomar College in California, where he was on the faculty for 28 years. His textbooks are highly recognized and respected among college mathematics professors. Today, Mr. Aufmann's professional interests include quantitative literacy, the developmental math curriculum, and the impact of technology on curriculum development.

Joanne S. Lockwood

Joanne Lockwood received a BA in English Literature from St. Lawrence University and both an MBA and a BA in mathematics from Plymouth State University. Ms. Lockwood taught at Plymouth State University and Nashua Community College in New Hampshire, and has over 20 years' experience teaching mathematics at the high school and college level. Ms. Lockwood has co-authored two bestselling developmental math series, as well as numerous derivative math texts and ancillaries. Ms. Lockwood's primary interest today is helping developmental math students overcome their challenges in learning math.