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# Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach, 9th Edition

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When students truly understand the mathematical concepts, it's magic. Students who use this text are motivated to learn mathematics. They become more confident and are better able to appreciate the beauty and excitement of the mathematical world.

That's why the new Ninth Edition of Musser, Burger, and Peterson's best-selling textbook focuses on one primary goal: helping students develop a true understanding of central concepts using solid mathematical content in an accessible and appealing format. The components in this complete learning program—from the textbook, to the eManipulative activities, to the online problem-solving tools and the resource-rich website—work in harmony to help achieve this goal. This edition can also be accompanied with WileyPlus, an online teaching and learning environment that integrates the entire digital textbook with the most effective resources to fit every learning style.

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Preface.

1 Introduction to Problem Solving.

1.1 The Problem Solving Process and Strategies.

2 Sets, Whole Numbers, and Numeration.

2.1 Sets as a Basis for Whole Numbers.

2.2 Whole Numbers and Numeration.

2.3 The Hindu–Arabic System.

3 Whole Numbers: Operations and Properties.

3.2 Multiplication and Division.

3.3 Ordering and Exponents.

4 Whole Number Computation—Mental, Electronic, and Written.

4.1 Mental Math, Estimation, and Calculators.

4.2 Written Algorithms for Whole-Number Operations.

4.3 Algorithms in Other Bases.

5 Number Theory.

5.1 Primes, Composites, and Tests for Divisibility.

5.2 Counting Factors, Greatest Common Factor, and Least Common Multiple.

6 Fractions.

6.1 The Sets of Fractions.

6.3 Fractions: Multiplication and Division.

7 Decimals, Ratio, Proportion, and Percent.

7.1 Decimals.

7.2 Operations with Decimals.

7.3 Ratios and Proportion.

7.4 Percent.

8 Integers.

8.2 Multiplication, Division, and Order.

9 Rational Numbers, Real Numbers, and Algebra.

9.1 The Rational Numbers.

9.2 The Real Numbers.

9.3 Relations and Functions.

9.4 Functions and Their Graphs.

10 Statistics.

10.1 Organizing and Picturing Information.

10.3 Analyzing Data.

11 Probability.

11.1 Probability and Simple Experiments.

11.2 Probability and Complex Experiments.

11.4 Simulation, Expected Value, Odds, and Conditional Probability.

12 Geometric Shapes.

12.1 Recognizing Geometric Shapes.

12.2 Level Z- Relationships.

12.3 An Introduction to a Formal Approach to Geometry.

12.4 Regular Polygons, Tessellations, and Circles.

12.5 Describing Three-Dimensional Shapes.

13 Measurement.

13.1 Measurement with Nonstandard and Standard Units.

13.2 Length and Area.

13.3 Surface Area.

13.4 Volume.

14 Geometry Using Triangle Congruence and Similarity.

14.1 Congruence of Triangles.

14.2 Similarity of Triangles.

14.3 Basic Euclidean Constructions.

14.5 Geometric Problem Solving Using Triangle Congruence and Similarity.

15 Geometry Using Coordinates.

15.1 Distance and Slope in the Coordinate Plane.

15.2 Equations and Coordinates.

15.3 Geometric Problem Solving Using Coordinates.

16 Geometry Using Transformations.

16.1 Transformations.

16.2 Congruence and Similarity Using Transformations.

16.3 Geometric Problem Solving Using Transformations.

Epilogue: An Eclectic Approach to Geometry.

Topic 1. Elementary Logic.

Topic 2. Clock Arithmetic: A Mathematical System.

Answers to Exercise/Problem Sets—Part A, Chapter Tests, and Topics A1.

Photograph Credits.

Index.

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## New To This Edition

• Revised and Enriched Exercise Sets: This where necessary, to assure that they are closely aligned with and provide complete coverage to the section material. Exercises in Exercise/Problem Sets A and B are arranged in matched pairs, but problems are not. Answers are provided for all Set A exercises/problems. Answers are provided for all Set B exercises/problems in the Instructor Resource Manual.
• Section Rearranged: Section 2.4 from the 8th edition has been moved to Sec 9.3 in this edition to enrich the coverage of algebra.
• Chapter Revisions: Chapter 12 has been substantially revised. Sections 12.1 and 12.2 have been organized to more faithfully represent the first three van Hiele levels. In this way, students will be able to pass through the levels in a more meaningful fashion so that they will get a strong feeling about how their students will view geometry at various grade levels.
• Algebraic Reasoning: To further enrich the coverage of algebra, Algebraic Reasoning margins notes have been strategically placed throughout the book to help students see how what they are studying is connected to algebra.
• Check for Understanding: To help students be more active when learning the material, Check for Understanding callouts lead students to Part A exercises that are relevant to the subsection they just finished studying.
• Analyzing Student Thinking: Problems have been added to the end of the Part B problems. These problems pose questions that students may face when they teach. Many of the problems that were marked with fountain pen icons at the end of the Exercise/Problems sets have been incorporated into the Analyzing Student Thinking problems in this edition.
• Author Walk-Throughs: These are audio vignettes that precede each chapter and each section. These brief vignettes help students hear about points of major emphasis in each chapter/section so that their study can be more focused.
• Revised Children’s Literature & Reflections from Research: These margins have been revised and refreshed.
• Revised Website: Nearly all of the Problems for Writing/Discussion that preceded the Chapter Tests in the 8th edition now appear on our Website.
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• Problem-Solving Emphasis: Features the largest collection of problems (over 3,000!), worked examples, and problem-solving strategies in any text of its kind.
• Integrated Technology: Technology and content are integrated throughout the text in a meaningful way. The technology includes WileyPLUS, activities from the expanded eManipulative activities, spreadsheet activities, Geometer’s Sketchpad activities, and calculator activities using a graphics calculator and Math Explorer.
• Extensive Geometry Coverage: Comprehensive, five-chapter treatment of geometry based on the van Hiele model provides students with the necessary, and often neglected, background in geometry.
• Appropriate Topical Sequence: Moves from the concrete to the pictorial to the abstract, reflecting the way math is generally taught in elementary schools.
• NCTM Standards: These are referenced throughout in the margin and reviewed at the beginning of each chapter, giving future teachers a good idea of the standards they will be responsible for and the skills that their students will be tested on.
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Instructors Resources
Wiley Instructor Companion Site
Instructor's Resource Manual to accompany Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach, Ninth Edition
This manual contains chapter-by-chapter discussions of the text material, student “expectations” (objectives) for each chapter, answers for all Part B exercises and problems, and answers for all of the even-numbered problems in the Problem-Solving Guide. --Prepared by Blake E. Peterson, Brigham Young University.
Computerized Test Bank
The Computerized Test Bank includes a collection of 1,100 + open response, multiple-choice, true/false, and free-response questions, nearly 80% of which are algorithmic.
Printed Test Bank to accompany Musser 9th Edition
The Printed Test Bank includes a collection of 1,100 + open response, multiple-choice, true/false, and free-response questions, nearly 80% of which are algorithmic.
eManipulatives to accompany Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach, Eighth Edition
Illinois Correlation Guide Book to accompany Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach, Eighth Edition
In an attempt to help preservice teachers prepare for state licensing exams and to inform their future teaching, Wiley has updated seven completely unique state-specific correlation guidebooks. These 35-page pamphlets will provide a detailed correlation between the textbook and key supplements with state standards for the following states: CA, FL, IL, MI, NY, TX, VA. Each guidebook may be packaged with the text. Please contact your local Wiley representative for further information. --Prepared by Chris Awalt of the Princeton Review
Texas Correlation Guide Book to accompany Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach, Ninth Edition
In an attempt to help preservice teachers prepare for state licensing exams and to inform their future teaching, Wiley has updated seven completely unique state-specific correlation guidebooks. These 35-page pamphlets will provide a detailed correlation between the textbook and key supplements with state standards for the following states: CA, FL, IL, MI, NY, TX, VA. Each guidebook may be packaged with the text. Please contact your local Wiley representative for further information. --Prepared by Chris Awalt of the Princeton Review
California Correlation Guide Book to accompany Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach, Eighth Edition
In an attempt to help preservice teachers prepare for state licensing exams and to inform their future teaching, Wiley has updated seven completely unique state-specific correlation guidebooks. These 35-page pamphlets will provide a detailed correlation between the textbook and key supplements with state standards for the following states: CA, FL, IL, MI, NY, TX, VA. Each guidebook may be packaged with the text. Please contact your local Wiley representative for further information. --Prepared by Chris Awalt of the Princeton Review
Florida Correlation Guide Book to accompany Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach, Eighth Edition
In an attempt to help preservice teachers prepare for state licensing exams and to inform their future teaching, Wiley has updated seven completely unique state-specific correlation guidebooks. These 35-page pamphlets will provide a detailed correlation between the textbook and key supplements with state standards for the following states: CA, FL, IL, MI, NY, TX, VA. Each guidebook may be packaged with the text. Please contact your local Wiley representative for further information. --Prepared by Chris Awalt of the Princeton Review
Michigan Correlation Guide Book to accompany Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach, Eighth Edition
In an attempt to help preservice teachers prepare for state licensing exams and to inform their future teaching, Wiley has updated seven completely unique state-specific correlation guidebooks. These 35-page pamphlets will provide a detailed correlation between the textbook and key supplements with state standards for the following states: CA, FL, IL, MI, NY, TX, VA. Each guidebook may be packaged with the text. Please contact your local Wiley representative for further information. --Prepared by Chris Awalt of the Princeton Review
New York Correlation Guide Book to accompany Mathematics for Elementary Teachers, Ninth Edition
In an attempt to help preservice teachers prepare for state licensing exams and to inform their future teaching, Wiley has updated seven completely unique state-specific correlation guidebooks. These 35-page pamphlets will provide a detailed correlation between the textbook and key supplements with state standards for the following states: CA, FL, IL, MI, NY, TX, VA. Each guidebook may be packaged with the text. Please contact your local Wiley representative for further information. --Prepared by Chris Awalt of the Princeton Review
Virginia Correlation Guide Book to accompany Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach, Ninth Edition
In an attempt to help preservice teachers prepare for state licensing exams and to inform their future teaching, Wiley has updated seven completely unique state-specific correlation guidebooks. These 35-page pamphlets will provide a detailed correlation between the textbook and key supplements with state standards for the following states: CA, FL, IL, MI, NY, TX, VA. Each guidebook may be packaged with the text. Please contact your local Wiley representative for further information. --Prepared by Chris Awalt of the Princeton Review
Available Materials
by Gary L. Musser, Blake E. Peterson, William F. Burger
978-0-470-53139-6
ETA Cuisenaire® Physical Manipulative Kit A generous assortment of manipulatives (including blocks, tiles, geoboards, and so forth) has been created to accompany the text. It is available to be packaged with the text. Please contact your local Wiley representative for ordering information.
A research-based online environment for learning and assessment.
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Students Resources
Wiley Student Companion Site
eManipulatives to accompany Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach, Eighth Edition
Illinois Correlation Guide Book to accompany Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach, Eighth Edition
In an attempt to help preservice teachers prepare for state licensing exams and to inform their future teaching, Wiley has updated seven completely unique state-specific correlation guidebooks. These 35-page pamphlets will provide a detailed correlation between the textbook and key supplements with state standards for the following states: CA, FL, IL, MI, NY, TX, VA. Each guidebook may be packaged with the text. Please contact your local Wiley representative for further information. --Prepared by Chris Awalt of the Princeton Review
Texas Correlation Guide Book to accompany Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach, Ninth Edition
In an attempt to help preservice teachers prepare for state licensing exams and to inform their future teaching, Wiley has updated seven completely unique state-specific correlation guidebooks. These 35-page pamphlets will provide a detailed correlation between the textbook and key supplements with state standards for the following states: CA, FL, IL, MI, NY, TX, VA. Each guidebook may be packaged with the text. Please contact your local Wiley representative for further information. --Prepared by Chris Awalt of the Princeton Review
California Correlation Guide Book to accompany Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach, Eighth Edition
In an attempt to help preservice teachers prepare for state licensing exams and to inform their future teaching, Wiley has updated seven completely unique state-specific correlation guidebooks. These 35-page pamphlets will provide a detailed correlation between the textbook and key supplements with state standards for the following states: CA, FL, IL, MI, NY, TX, VA. Each guidebook may be packaged with the text. Please contact your local Wiley representative for further information. --Prepared by Chris Awalt of the Princeton Review
Florida Correlation Guide Book to accompany Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach, Eighth Edition
In an attempt to help preservice teachers prepare for state licensing exams and to inform their future teaching, Wiley has updated seven completely unique state-specific correlation guidebooks. These 35-page pamphlets will provide a detailed correlation between the textbook and key supplements with state standards for the following states: CA, FL, IL, MI, NY, TX, VA. Each guidebook may be packaged with the text. Please contact your local Wiley representative for further information. --Prepared by Chris Awalt of the Princeton Review
Michigan Correlation Guide Book to accompany Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach, Eighth Edition
In an attempt to help preservice teachers prepare for state licensing exams and to inform their future teaching, Wiley has updated seven completely unique state-specific correlation guidebooks. These 35-page pamphlets will provide a detailed correlation between the textbook and key supplements with state standards for the following states: CA, FL, IL, MI, NY, TX, VA. Each guidebook may be packaged with the text. Please contact your local Wiley representative for further information. --Prepared by Chris Awalt of the Princeton Review
New York Correlation Guide Book to accompany Mathematics for Elementary Teachers, Ninth Edition
In an attempt to help preservice teachers prepare for state licensing exams and to inform their future teaching, Wiley has updated seven completely unique state-specific correlation guidebooks. These 35-page pamphlets will provide a detailed correlation between the textbook and key supplements with state standards for the following states: CA, FL, IL, MI, NY, TX, VA. Each guidebook may be packaged with the text. Please contact your local Wiley representative for further information. --Prepared by Chris Awalt of the Princeton Review
Virginia Correlation Guide Book to accompany Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach, Ninth Edition
In an attempt to help preservice teachers prepare for state licensing exams and to inform their future teaching, Wiley has updated seven completely unique state-specific correlation guidebooks. These 35-page pamphlets will provide a detailed correlation between the textbook and key supplements with state standards for the following states: CA, FL, IL, MI, NY, TX, VA. Each guidebook may be packaged with the text. Please contact your local Wiley representative for further information. --Prepared by Chris Awalt of the Princeton Review
Available Materials
by Gary L. Musser, Blake E. Peterson, William F. Burger
978-0-470-53135-8
This manual contains hints and solutions to all of the Part A problems. It can be used to help students develop problem-solving proficiency in a self-study mode. The features include: Hints: Give students a start on all Part A problems in the text. Additional Hints: A second hint is provided for more challenging problems. Complete Solutions to Part A Problems: Carefully written-out solutions are provided to model one correct solution. --Developed by Lynn Trimpe, Vikki Maurer, and Roger Maurer of Linn-Benton Community College.
by Gary L. Musser, Blake E. Peterson, William F. Burger
978-0-470-53136-5
November 2010, ©2011, Paperback (E-book also available)
The activity manual is designed to enhance student learning as well as to begin to model effective classroom practices. Since many instructors are working with students to create a personalized journal, this edition of the manual is shrink-wrapped and three-hole punched for easy customization. This supplement is an extensive revision of the Student Resource Handbook that was authored by Karen Swenson and Marcia Swanson for the first six editions of this book. The Student Activity Manual has been developed so that it can optionally be used with the ETA Cuisenaire Physical Manipulatives Package.
by Gary L. Musser, Blake E. Peterson, William F. Burger
978-0-470-53139-6
ETA Cuisenaire® Physical Manipulative Kit A generous assortment of manipulatives (including blocks, tiles, geoboards, and so forth) has been created to accompany the text. It is available to be packaged with the text. Please contact your local Wiley representative for ordering information.
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