**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: Goingâ€¦Goingâ€¦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

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