# Schaum's Outline of Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers

, by Mendelson, Elliott; Curcio, Frances**Note:**Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

- ISBN: 9780071600477 | 0071600477
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 1/20/2017

Tough Test Questions? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time?Fortunately for you, there's Schaum's.More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solvedproblems, and practice exercises to test your skills.This Schaum's Outline gives you 1,000 fully solved problems Complete review of all course fundamentalsFully compatible with your classroom text, Schaum's highlights all the important facts you need to know. Use Schaum's to shorten your study time--and get your best test scores!Topics include:Number Systems; The Earliest Mathematics;Additive Systems; The Egyptian Number System;Alphabetic Systems;Positional Systems on a Fixed Base;Historical Examples of Positional Systems with a Base Different from Ten; The Babylonian Number System; The Mayan Number System;Method for Translating Base Ten into Base Two;The Algebra of Sets;Set Theoretic Exponentiation;Cardinal Numbers;Theory of Numbers;Mathematical Induction;Complete Induction;Prime Numbers;The Division Theorem;Testing for Primality;The Greatest Common Divisor;Irrational Numbers;Factorization into Primes;The Least Common Multiple;The Euclidean Algorithm;Some Famous Unsolved Problems (Perfect numbers, Fermat primes, The Goldbach Conjecture);Linear Diophantine Equations;Fractions (How is a fraction represented in diagrams?How are fractions represented on a number line?What is the "unit"?What is the "shifting unit"?What is the multiplicative identity element for fractions?What is a proper fraction?What is an improper fraction?When is a fraction larger than one whole?What is a unit fraction?How are fractions "simplified" (or "reduced")?When is a fraction in "simplest form" (or "lowest terms")?How are mixed numbers changed to improper fractions?What are equivalent fractions?How can we determine when fractions are equivalent?How are fractions ordered from largest to smallest or from smallest to largest? How are fractions compared to find the largest or smallest value?How is the least common denominator (LCD) determined? How is the numerator determined once the LCD or common denominator is known?How are fractions added and subtracted?What are the properties of fraction addition? How are fractions multiplied?What are the properties of fraction multiplication? Why is the product of two proper fractions smaller in value than either fraction factor? What is the "multiplicative inverse," or "reciprocal" of a fraction?How are fractions divided?Why does the "invert-and-multiply" rule "work" when dividing fractions?What are complex fractions? How are complex fractions simplified?); Decimals, Ratios, Proportions, and Percents (What is a decimal fraction?What is a mixed decimal?What are the place values for decimals?How are decimals written in expanded form?What are terminating decimals? What are equivalent decimals?What are repeating (or recurring) nonterminating decimals?What are nonepeating, nonterminating decimals?How can common fractions be written as decimals?How can decimals be written as common fractions? How are mixed numbers written as decimals?How are decimals ordered and compared?How are decimals rounded? How are decimals added and subtracted?How are decimals multiplied?Why is the placement of the decimal point in the product of two decimals determined by counting the number of decimal places in the factors?How is decimal multiplication the same as whole number multiplication? How is decimal multiplication different from whole number multiplication