By Consortium for Foundation Mathematics

The 1st ebook of the maths in motion sequence, Prealgebra challenge fixing, Fourth version, illustrates how arithmetic arises evidently from daily occasions via up to date and revised real-life actions and the accompanying perform workouts. besides the actions and the workouts in the textual content, MathXL® and MyMathLab® were more desirable to create a greater total studying adventure for the reader. know-how built-in in the course of the textual content is helping readers interpret real-life information algebraically, numerically, symbolically, and graphically. The lively sort of this publication develops readers’ mathematical literacy and builds an outstanding origin for destiny learn in arithmetic and different disciplines.

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Multiply 10 times 24. Horizontally: 18 # 24 = 18 # 120 + 42 = 18 # 20 + 18 # 4 = 360 + 72 = 432 Distributive property To perform the same multiplication a different way using subtraction, you notice that 24 = 30 - 6. Horizontally, we can write. 18 # 24 = 18 # 130 - 62 = 18 # 30 - 18 # 6 = 540 - 108 = 432 Distributive property Rewriting 18 # 130 - 62 as 18 # 30 - 18 # 6 is an example of the distributive property of multiplication over subtraction. 3. a. Use the distributive property of multiplication over addition to find the number of ounces of cream cheese.

2. Subtract whole numbers by hand and mentally. Safe Again? 3. Estimate sums and differences using rounding. 4. Recognize the associative property and the commutative property for addition. Bald Eagles Revisited Bald Eagle Pairs In the Lower 48 States 1982 vs 2006 WA 137/848 OR 100/470 5. Translate a written statement into an arithmetic expression. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Addition of Whole Numbers Example 1 What was the total number of nesting bald eagle pairs in New York (NY) and Pennsylvania (PA) in 1982?

2. a. Estimate the number of nesting pairs in 1987. In 1991. In 1997. b. Explain how you estimated the numbers from the bar graph. c. To what place value did you estimate the number of nesting pairs in each case? d. Compare your estimates with the estimates of some of your classmates. Briefly describe the comparisons. Chapter 1 Whole Numbers 3. a. Estimate the number of nesting pairs in 1985. b. Explain how you determined your estimate from the graph. c. Estimate to the nearest thousand the number of nesting pairs in 1977.