Book Title: Essential Math Skills, Preparation for High School Equivalency Tests
Publisher: Essential Education
Author: Teresa Perrin
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Learn how to solve any math problem on the the 2014 GED® test, TASC Test™, or HiSET® exam quickly and accurately by applying mathematical reasoning skills.
Students learn to connect new concepts to what they already know then learn strategies to find the answer quickly. Practice questions and answer key shows students how to check their work for accuracy.
Lessons in this book are aligned with Common Core and College and Career Readiness Standards, and cover polynomials, algebra with linear equations, integers, and geometry. Common mathematical problems used in science, social studies, and business are also included.
At 444 pages, this book is a complete test preparation course useful for self-study or to compliment online instruction. Subjects covered in this book: Approaching Math Problems:
The UnPAC Process, Concrete and Abstract Problem Solving, Estimation and Mental Math, Calculators and Technology, Reasoning in Math Practical Applications of Math:
Personal Finance and Money, Math in the Workplace, Applications of Ratios and Proportions, Using Units of Measure Thinking Algebraically:
Algebra in Practical Application, Reasoning with Algebraic Equations, Linear Equations with One Variable, Applications of Inequalities, Equation of a Line, Graphing Two-Variable equations, Systems of Equations, Functions, Introduction to Polynomials, Dividing Polynomials, Quadratic Equations Geometric Reasoning:
The Geometry of Lines and Angles, Thinking about Shape and Form, Applications of Two-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Geometry Data and Statistics:
Practical Applications of Statistics, Central Value, Charts and Graphs, Applications in Politics and Public Policy and Science, Probability