Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers 7th edition

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Tom Bassarear and Meg Moss
Publisher: Cengage Learning

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  • Chapter 1: Foundations for Learning Mathematics
    • 1.1: What Is Mathematics? (15)
    • 1.2: Sets (16)
    • 1: Review Exercises (4)

  • Chapter 2: The Number System
    • 2.1: Whole Numbers (24)
    • 2.2: Fractions (27)
    • 2.3: Decimals, Integers, and Real Numbers (11)
    • 2: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 3: Understanding Addition and Subtraction
    • 3.1: Understanding Addition of Whole Numbers (23)
    • 3.2: Understanding Subtraction of Whole Numbers (18)
    • 3.3: Understanding Addition and Subtraction of Fractions (10)
    • 3.4: Understanding Addition and Subtraction of Decimals and Integers (9)
    • 3: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 4: Understanding Multiplication and Division
    • 4.1: Understanding Multiplication of Whole Numbers (31)
    • 4.2: Understanding Division of Whole Numbers (31)
    • 4.3: Understanding Multiplication and Division of Fractions (11)
    • 4.4: Understanding Multiplication and Division of Decimals and Integers (14)
    • 4: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 5: Proportional Reasoning
    • 5.1: Ratio and Proportion (29)
    • 5.2: Percents (27)
    • 5: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 6: Algebraic Thinking
    • 6.1: Understanding Patterns, Relations, and Functions (21)
    • 6.2: Representing and Analyzing Mathematical Situations and Structures Using Algebraic Symbols (8)
    • 6.3: Using Mathematical Models to Represent and Understand Quantitative Relationships (7)
    • 6.4: Analyzing Change in Various Contexts (4)
    • 6: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 7: Understanding Statistics and Probability
    • 7.1: Collecting, Organizing, and Displaying Data (5)
    • 7.2: Analyzing Data (14)
    • 7.3: Using Data to Make Predictions (15)
    • 7.4: Understanding Probability (28)
    • 7: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 8: Geometry as Shape
    • 8.1: Building Blocks (6)
    • 8.2: Two-Dimensional Figures (17)
    • 8.3: Three-Dimensional Figures (16)
    • 8: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 9: Geometry as Measurement
    • 9.1: Systems of Measurement (14)
    • 9.2: Perimeter and Area (28)
    • 9.3: Surface Area and Volume (10)
    • 9: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 10: Geometry as Transforming Shapes
    • 10.1: Congruence Transformations (17)
    • 10.2: Symmetry and Tessellations (11)
    • 10.3: Similarity (9)
    • 10: Review Exercises


Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers, 7th edition, offers an engaging, hands-on, exploratory experience to help future elementary school teachers develop conceptual and deep understanding of the math concepts they will be teaching, as well as to nurture their positive beliefs and attitudes about math. Intended for the one-, two-, three-, or four-semester mathematics course required of Elementary Education majors, the 7th edition demonstrates that there are many paths to solving a problem, and sometimes problems have more than one solution.

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Chapter 1: Foundations for Learning Mathematics
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Chapter 8: Geometry as Shape
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Chapter 9: Geometry as Measurement
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