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Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test Pamela Windspirit, M.Ed.  All books by this author
This updated manual prepares students in Florida high schools to pass the required stateadministered test in math. It presents a diagnostic test and two fulllength practice tests modeled on the most recent FCAT math test. All questions are answered and explained. The author also presents an extensive math review that covers current Sunshine State Standards. They include: Real and Complex Number Systems, Relations and Functions, Linear Equations and Inequalities, Polynomials, Rational Expressions and Equations, Radical Expressions and Equations, Mathematical Reasoning and Problem Solving, and others.
Table of Contents:
 Chapter 1: Introduction to the FCAT
What Is the FCAT?
How to Use This Book
 Chapter 2: Diagnostic Test
 Chapter 3: Number Sense, Concepts, and Operations
 Section 1: The Real Number System—Naming, Ordering, and Writing
Real Numbers
Place Value
Rounding
Absolute Value
Powers
Scientific Notation
Square Roots
Nonintegral (Noninteger) Numbers
Percents
Irrational Numbers
Complex and Imaginary Numbers
 Section 2: Operations on Numbers
Properties of Real Numbers
Integers
Decimals
Fractions
Powers
Scientific Notation
Radicals
Order of Operations
Grouping Symbols
Estimation
Practice Problems
 Chapter 4: Measurement
 Section 1: Using Measurement for Perimeter, Circumference, and Area
Conversions
Perimeter and Circumference
The Pythagorean Theorem
Area and Volume
 Section 2: Using Measurement in ThreeDimensional Figures
Surface Area and Volume
 Section 3: Rate, Distance, Interest, Angles, and Time Measurements
Rate vs Ratio
Proportions
Interest
Angles
Arcs
Practice Problems
 Chapter 5: Geometry and Spatial Sense
 Section 1: Properties and Relationships
Points
Lines
Planes
Lines and Line Relationships
Angles
Triangles
Quadrilaterals
Proofs
 Section 2: Changing and Moving Shapes
Congruence
Similar Triangles
Transformations
Planar Cross Sections
 Section 3: Proportion, Scale, and Coordinate Geometry
Ratio and Proportion
Scale Drawings
Indirect Measurement Using Similar Figures
Coordinate Geometry
Nonlinear Graphs
Practice Problems
 Chapter 6: Algebraic Thinking
 Section 1: Relationships and Functions
Numerical Patterns
Visual and Word Patterns
Relationships
Functions
 Section 2: Expressions, Equations, Inequalities, and Their Graphs
Algebraic Expressions
Algebraic Equations
Tips for Solving Word Problems
Systems of Equations
Inequalities
Practice Problems
 Chapter 7: Data Analysis and Probability
 Section 1: Data Analysis and Measures of Central Tendency
Collecting and Analyzing Data in Tables, Charts, Plots, and Graphs
Graphs
Venn Diagrams
Measures of Central Tendency
BoxandWhiskers Plots
 Section 2: Probability, Analysis, and Limitations of Statistics
Probability and Odds
The Counting Principle and Tree Diagrams
Independent and Dependent Events
Analyzing Statistical Data
Practice Problems
 Chapter 8: Practice Tests
Practice Test 1
Practice Test 2
Index
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Paperback / 360 Pages / 8 3/8 x 10 7/8 / 2009
