Complete eTextbook Content:
Unit 1: Numbers and Patterns
Lesson 1-1: Where Does the Time Go?
Objective 1: Complete and analyze a weekly time chart
Objective 2: Compute percentages
Objective 3: Create and interpret pie charts using a spreadsheet and by hand
Lesson 1-2: It’s All About Style
Objective 1: Identify and understand your learning style
Objective 2: Create and interpret bar graphs using a spreadsheet and by hand
Lesson 1-3: What’s Your Type?
Objective 1: Consider the role your personality type plays in how you interact with others and how y
Objective 2: Create and interpret Venn diagrams
Lesson 1-4: Take a Guess!
Objective 1: Make educated guesses
Objective 2: Plot points on a number line
Objective 3: Compare numbers using inequality symbols
Objective 4: Approximate square roots
Lesson 1-5: Do You Have Anything to Add?
Objective 1: Identify when it’s appropriate to add quantities
Objective 2: Practice addition and subtraction
Objective 3: Interpret bank statements
Objective 4: Use Excel to compute sums
Objective 5: Calculate the perimeter of rectangles and triangles
Lesson 1-6: It’s About Accumulation
Objective 1: Consider areas of your life where many small events add up to one large event
Objective 2: Interpret multiplication as repeated addition
Objective 3: Refresh multiplication and division skills
Lesson 1-7: Avoiding Empty Pockets
Objective 1: Distinguish between simple interest and compound interest
Objective 2: Interpret exponents as repeated multiplication
Objective 3: Practice working with exponents and the order of operations
Lesson 1-8: Follow the Pattern
Objective 1: Recognize patterns and use them to make predictions
Objective 2: Distinguish between linear and exponential growth
Lesson 1-9: Survival Skills
Objective 1: Identify important skills for college students to have
Objective 2: Understand units for area and volume
Objective 3: Convert units by multiplying and dividing
Lesson 1-10: Did You Pass the Test?
Objective 1: Consider strategies for preparing for and taking math tests
Objective 2: Understand the impact of a single question, or a single exam
Objective 3: Calculate and interpret measures of average
Unit 2: Relationships and Reasoning
Lesson 2-1: What Are the Chances?
Objective 1: Compute and interpret basic probabilities
Objective 2: Express probability as a percent chance
Objective 3: Understand the impact of events not being equally likely
Lesson 2-2: Of Planes, Boats, Doll Houses, and Dr. Evil
Objective 1: Understand the meaning of scale in models and maps
Objective 2: Convert units using dimensional analysis
Objective 3: View percentages in terms of scale
Lesson 2-3: 88 Miles Per Hour!
Objective 1: Interpret and use rates of change
Objective 2: Convert units involving rates
Lesson 2-4: It’s All Relative
Objective 1: Compare difference to relative difference
Objective 2: Apply relative error
Objective 3: Find conversion factors for square and cubic units
Lesson 2-5: Ins and Outs
Objective 1: Use inductive reasoning to make a conjecture
Objective 2: Evaluate expressions and formulas
Objective 3: Write and interpret expressions
Lesson 2-6: Oh Yeah? Prove It!
Objective 1: Distinguish between inputs (independent variables) and outputs (dependent variables)
Objective 2: Disprove a conjecture by finding a counterexample
Objective 3: Use deductive reasoning
Lesson 2-7: What’s Your Problem?
Objective 1: Identify the four steps in Polya’s problem solving procedure
Objective 2: Solve problems using a diagram
Objective 3: Solve problems using trial-and-error
Objective 4: Solve problems requiring calculations
Lesson 2-8: Indecision May or May Not Be My Problem
Objective 1: Consider major life decisions that involve answering “Which is better?”
Objective 2: Decide if one option is better by looking at values in a table
Lesson 2-9: All Things Being Equal
Objective 1: Understand and explain the meaning of solving equations and inequalities
Objective 2: Develop and use procedures for solving basic equations and inequalities
Unit 3: Thinking Linearly
Lesson 3-1: A Coordinated Effort
Objective 1: Use a rectangular coordinate system
Objective 2: Connect data to graphs. Objective 3: Interpret graphs
Lesson 3-2: Cabbing It
Objective 1: Define slope as a constant rate of change
Objective 2: Define and interpret the intercepts of a line
Objective 3: Tell a story based on the graph of a line
Lesson 3-3: Planning a Pizza Bash
Objective 1: Connect tables and graphs to solving equations
Objective 2: Write equations of lines by recognizing slope and y intercept
Lesson 3-4: Big Mac Exchange Rates
Objective 1: Identify quantities that vary directly
Objective 2: Write and use variation equations
Lesson 3-5: The Effects of Alcohol
Objective 1: Write an equation of a line that models data from a description, table, or graph
Objective 2: Graph lines from a given equation
Lesson 3-6: The Great Tech Battle
Objective 1: Decide if two data sets are linearly related
Objective 2: Find the line of best fit for data using spreadsheets and calculators
Lesson 3-7: If You Got a Problem, Yo I’ll Solve It
Objective 1: Use equations to solve applied problems
Objective 2: Use systems of equations to solve applied problems
Objective 3: Illustrate problems with tables and graphs
Unit 4: Living in a Nonlinear World
Lesson 4-1: Is That Normal?
Objective 1: Compute and interpret standard deviation
Objective 2: Use a normal distribution to find probabilities
Objective 3: Recognize some common misuses of statistics
Lesson 4-2: A Road Map to Success
Objective 1: Understand and use the Pythagorean theorem
Objective 2: Read contour maps and calculate grade
Objective 3: Develop and use the distance formula
Lesson 4-3: Irate Ducks
Objective 1: Recognize when a graph is parabolic
Objective 2: Solve problems using the graph of a quadratic equation
Lesson 4-4: Sit Back and Watch Your Money Grow
Objective 1: Revisit exponential growth
Objective 2: Solve problems using graphs representing exponential growth and decay
Lesson 4-5: Where’s My Jetpack?
Objective 1: Recognize inverse variation
Objective 2: Solve problems involving direct and inverse variation
Lesson 4-6: Attraction and Melted Chocolate
Objective 1: Write large and small numbers in scientific notation
Objective 2: Use scientific notation
Lesson 4-7: Minding Your Business
Objective 1: Combine expressions using addition, subtraction, and multiplication
Objective 2: Apply multiplication techniques to genetics
Lesson 4-8: The F Word
Objective 1: Understand what factoring is and why it’s useful in algebra
Objective 2: Use function notation
Objective 3: Study the connection between zeros and x intercepts
Objective 4: Factor expressions
Lesson 4-9: Going…Going…GONE!
Objective 1: Solve equations using the quadratic formula
Objective 2: Find the vertex of a parabola
Objective 3: Study physical phenomena using quadratic functions
Lesson 4-10: Follow the Bouncing Golf Ball
Objective 1: Find an exponential curve of best fit for data
Objective 2: Study the decay rate for exponential decay
Name: Pathways to Math Literacy 1st Edition
Author: David Sobecki, Brian Mercer
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