COMAP, For All Practical Purposes, 9e

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LaunchPad contains resources for you and your students. In this tutorial, we'll take a detailed look at both types separately. Let's begin with student resources. Click here to go to the landing page of LaunchPad for For All Practical Purposes.

What resources are available for my students?

What resources are available for my students?

From your LaunchPad home page, click Resources, then Content by Type. You'll see a list of all the resources available to your students. We'll now take a closer look at each.

 

Chapters from Prior Editions of FAPP

Chapters from Prior Editions of FAPP

The Launchpad includes two chapters from previous editions of FAPP for your reference, Chapter 16: Theory of Moves: A Dynamic Approach to Games and Chapter 19: New Geometries for a New Universe.

 

e-Book

e-Book

LaunchPad’s e-Book offers the complete textbook with all of the interactive study tools specific to the book and the course linked in at point of use--plus easy customization and personalization for students and instructors. Students can search and highlight, making it easier to access key content and organize studying. Teachers can customize and rearrange chapters, add and share notes and discussions, and link to quizzes, activities, and other resources.

 

LearningCurve

LearningCurve

This game-like adaptive quizzing system puts the concept of “testing to learn” into action, motivating students to engage with their course. Easy-to-use reporting tools help teachers pinpoint areas to focus on in class.

 

Math Applets

Math Applets

A series of applets to help students master key mathematical concepts and work exercises from the text.

 

MathClips

MathClips

MathClips allow students to view animated lecture videos and whiteboard lessons that illustrate key mathematical concepts in the text by showing students step-by-step solutions to selected exercises.

 

Student Solutions Manual

Student Solutions Manual

Contains full, worked solutions to the odd-numbered problems in the text.

 

Student Study Guide

Student Study Guide

Offers study tips and tools to help students gain a better understanding of source material.

 

Sudoku Puzzles

Sudoku Puzzles

A series of Sudoku puzzles that uses lessons from the text to explain the concepts behind the popular Japanese pastime.

 

Suggested Websites

Suggested Websites

Recommended websites for each chapter that expand upon the concepts discussed and offer students more information outside of the text.

 

Vocabulary Flashcards

Vocabulary Flashcards

Virtual flashcards are available for every key term. Students can view these in stack mode, table mode, definitions shown, terms shown, or use quiz mode to test themselves. Students can utilize this resource to prepare for higher stakes assessments and to make sure they understand the language of the course.

 

Writing Projects

Writing Projects

Each chapter has accompanying essay questions that check students’ critical thinking abilities by testing their knowledge of the mathematical concepts presented in the chapter as they are applied to real-world situations.

 

What resources are available for instructors?

What resources are available for instructors?

From the same screen where you've been viewing student resources, you can scroll down to see those available to instructors. Let's now take a closer look at each.

 

Algebra Review Quizzes

Algebra Review Quizzes

Quizzes designed to test students’ algebra skills to ensure that they are keeping up with the book’s material.

 

iClicker Questions

iClicker Questions

PowerPoint slides for each chapter meant to be used with clicker technology in the classroom.

 

Image PowerPoint Slides

Image PowerPoint Slides

Editable slides of images, tables, and figures found in the text.

 

Instructor Solutions Manual

Instructor Solutions Manual

Includes teaching support for each chapter and full solutions for all problems in the text.

 

Lecture PowerPoint Slides

Lecture PowerPoint Slides

Customizable, detailed lecture presentations of mathematical concepts covered in each chapter.

 

SolutionMaster

SolutionMaster

An easy-to-use web-based version of the instructor’s solutions, allowing instructors to generate a solution file for any set of homework exercises.

 

Solutions to Algebra Review Quizzes

Solutions to Algebra Review Quizzes

Full solutions for all algebra review quizzes.

 

Sudoku Puzzle Solutions

Sudoku Puzzle Solutions

Full solutions for all supplementary Sudoku puzzles.

 

Teaching Guide for First-Time Instructors

Teaching Guide for First-Time Instructors

This guide for new instructors, adjuncts, and teaching assistants will help make planning your course and teaching with For All Practical Purposes easier and more effective. Ideas set forth in this guide also offer fresh perspective and ideas to experienced instructors.

 

Test Bank

Test Bank

The Test Bank offers over 75 multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank questions and 35 short-answer questions per chapter in a format that lets you add, edit, and resequence questions to suit your needs.

 

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