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Math 52 book, Elementary
Algebra, Norco Edition, by Robert H.
Prior
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Chapter
1 is entitled "Numbers
and Algebra"
Section 1.1 Definitions and
Properties
 Basic
operations
 Evaluating
an expression
 Commutative
and Associative Properties
 Identities
Section 1.2 Real Numbers
 Number
lines
 Absolute
value
 Definition
of a number
 Real
numbers (integers, rational
numbers, etc.)
 Repeating
decimals
Section 1.3 Adding Integers
 Adding
along a number line
 Adding
sums mentally
 Commutative
Property
 Rules
of adding integers
Section 1.4 Subtracting
Integers
 Three
meanings of the dash
 Double
negatives
 Subtraction
as addition
 The
Commutative Property
 Subtraction
and the double negative
 Applications
with adding and subtracting
integers
Section 1.5 Multiplying and
Dividing Integers
 Multiplying
integers
 The
fourth meaning of the dash (refer
to Sec. 1.4)
 The
Product Rule of Signs
 Division
of Signed numbers
Section 1.6 The Factor Game
 A
numbers game that prepares
students for factoring trinomials
(Sec. 7.3)
Section 1.7 The Order of
Operations
 Grouping
symbols
 The
Order of Operations
 Exponents
and negative numbers
 Square
roots and negative numbers
 The
Order of Operations and
negative numbers
 The
fraction bar
 Replacement
values
 Formulas
Section 1.8 Algebraic
Expressions: Like Terms
 Definitions
of algebra
 Replacement
values
 Combining
like terms
Section 1.9 Algebraic
Expressions: The Distributive Property
 Multiplying
a term by an integer
 The
Distributive Property
Section 1.10 Translating
Between English and Algebra
 The
Main Operation
 Translating
Between English and Algebra
 Translations
and the Main Operation
