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By Alan S. Tussy, R. David Gustafson, Diane Koenig

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Providing a uniquely smooth, balanced process, Tussy/Gustafson/Koenig's DEVELOPMENTAL arithmetic for college kids, 3rd version, integrates the simplest of conventional drill and perform with the simplest components of the reform flow. To many developmental math scholars, algebra is sort of a overseas language. they've got hassle translating the phrases, their meanings, and the way they follow to challenge fixing. Emphasizing the "language of algebra," the text's totally built-in studying technique is designed to extend scholars' reasoning skills and educate them tips to learn, write, and imagine mathematically. It blends educational techniques that come with vocabulary, perform, and well-defined pedagogy with an emphasis on reasoning, modeling, conversation, and expertise abilities.

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Qxd 1/18/70 5:27 PM Page xxix A P P L I C AT I O N S I N D E X Examples that are applications are shown with boldface page numbers. Exercises that are applications are shown with lightface page numbers. Page numbers preceded by the letter A are in the appendices. Animals aquariums, 95 biology, 1282 birdbaths, A-197 birds, 52 birds in flight, 1128 birds of prey, 908 bulldogs, 38 cheetahs, A-97 dog kennels, 1127 dog shows, 635 dogs, 434, 510 dolphins, 955, 1054 elephants, 34, A-75 endangered eagles, 22 frogs, 53 hamster habitats, 704 hippos, A-75 horses, 34, 704 insects, 48 koalas, 53 lions, A-97 pet doors, 302 pets, 76, 747, 1017 sails, A-178 sharks, 21 speed of animals, 534 whales, 692, A-97 Architecture architecture, 800, 1151, A-182 blueprints, 433, 1141, 1202 classical Greek columns, 963 deck support, 175 dimensions of a house, 27 drafting, 378, 433, A-133 Greek architecture, 963 kitchen design, 227 reading blueprints, 39, 963 Business and Industry accounting, 497, 712 advertising, 49, 1140, 1302 aluminum, 332 appliance sales, 474 art galleries, 485 ATMs, 100, 537 auctions, 482, 708 auto care, 530 auto mechanics, 379, 963 auto painting, 395 automation, 818 Avon products, 703 bakery supplies, 349 baking, 76, 275, 429 bank takeovers, 202 bedding sales, 483 birthday parties, 781 blinds sale, 486 book sales, 483 bookbinding, 975 bottled water, 73 bottling, A-89 bouquets, 97 bowls of soup, 100 breakfast cereal, 266 bronze, 725 bubble wrap, 67 business performance, 432 business takeovers, 190 butcher shops, 364 buying paint, A-75 buying painting supplies, 897 candy, 28 candy stores, 915 car repairs, 1056 car shows, 530 carpentry, 387, 1241 carpeting, A-187 cash awards, 556 catering, 266, A-75 cement mixers, 266 CEO pay, 122 CEO salaries, 27 chair production, 581 child care, 467 cleaning highways, 1163 clothes shopping, 432 clubs, 482 code violations, 527 coffee, 14, A-89 coffee blends, 725 coffee sales, 899 collecting trash, 79 commercials, 477 commissions, 485, 519, 521 communications, 987 commuting miles, 543 computer logos, 708 computing a paycheck, 1140 construction, 1065 containers, A-89 cooking, 432, 1140 copiers, 848 copyediting, 14 cost analysis, 1282 counseling, 817 coupons, 546 crude oil, 52, 161 customer service, 1055 cutting budgets, 182 daily pay, 46 dance floors, 100 data analysis, 1113 data conversion, 713 daycare, 419 declining sales, 483 decorations, 712 deli shops, 290 delicatessens, 379 delivery trucks, 250 desserts, A-197 dining, 878 dining area improvements, 721 dining out, 480 dinnerware sales, 483 discount coupons, 878 discounts, 480, 493 dishwashers, A-95 door mats, 76 double coupons, 486 draining pools, 67 driving, 548 dump trucks, 67 earth moving, 485 eBay, 27 e-commerce, 350 economic forecasts, 447 economics, 869 embroidered caps, 123 employment agencies, 482 employment service, 809 endorsements, 915 entrepreneurs, 701 fax machines, 486 fire damage, 493 fire escapes, 266 fireplaces, 78 fleet mileage, 556 floor space, 129 flowers, 126 food preparation, 639 forestry, 379 freeze drying, 164 French bread, 360 fruit cakes, 360 full-time jobs, 414 furnace repair, 1129 furniture sales, 521 gasoline barrels, 251 gasoline leaks, 171 hardware, 237 holiday decorating, 1127 home sales, 518 Home Shopping Network, 337 hourly pay, 365 house cleaning, 1159 ice cream, 27 imports, 27 infomercials, 486 insurance, 530 Internet companies, 142 Internet sales, 419 inventories, 726, 828 jewelry sales, 474 job losses, 174 job training, 524 kitchen sinks, 331 ladder sales, 483 layoffs, 483 legal fees, 52 limo service, 804 logos, 447 long-distance calls, 104 lowering prices, 181 lumber, 466 machine shops, 299 making brownies, 434 making cologne, 433 making gutters, 1269 making jewelry, 298 making sporting goods, 828 making tires, 898 managing a soup kitchen, 63 manufacturing, 772, 892, 1269, 1298 markdowns, 182, 899 market research, 813 markup, 899 masonry, 282 maximizing revenue, 955 meeting payrolls, 503 men’s clothing sales, 483 metal fabrication, 1269 mileage claims, 349 milk, 746 mining, 197, 198 mixing candy, 725 mixing fuels, 1141 mixing nuts, 899 mixing perfumes, 433, 1140 mixtures, 746 new cars, 701 new homes, 349 newspapers, 887 night shift staffing, 543 no-shows, 493 occupational testing, 738 office furniture, 1026 office supplies sales, 483 offshore drilling, 335 olives, A-89 ordering furnace equipment, 909 ordering snacks, 67 xxix Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning.

Make Good Use of Your Instructor’s Office Hours. The purpose of your instructor’s office hours is to be available to help students with questions. Usually these hours are listed in your syllabus and no appointment is needed. When you visit your instructor, have a list of questions and try to pinpoint exactly where in the process you are getting stuck. This will help your instructor answer your questions efficiently. Use Your Campus Tutoring Services. Many colleges offer tutorial services for free.

Qxd S-4 1/18/70 5:28 PM Page S-4 Study Skills Workshop N ow that you understand the importance of attending class, how will you make time to study what you have learned while attending? Much like learning to play the piano, math skills are best learned by practicing a little every day. Make the Time. In general, 2 hours of independent study time is recommended for every hour in the classroom. If you are in class 3 hours per week, plan on 6 hours per week for reviewing your notes and completing your homework.

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