To the student preface | |

The Real Numbers | |

Sets | |

The Real Numbers | |

Operations on the Set of Real Numbers | |

Evaluating Expressions | |

Properties of the Real Numbers | |

Using the Properties | |

Wrap-Up • Summary • Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power • Review Exercises • | |

Test • Critical Thinking | |

Linear Equations and Inequalities in One Variable | |

Linear Equations in One Variable | |

Formulas and Functions | |

Applications | |

Inequalities | |

Compound Inequalities | |

Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities | |

Wrap-Up • Summary • Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power • Review Exercises • | |

Test • Making Connections | |

A review of Chapters 1-2 • Critical Thinking | |

Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables | |

Graphing Lines in the Coordinate Plane | |

Slope of a Line | |

Three Forms for the Equation of a Line | |

Linear Inequalities and Their Graphs | |

Functions and Relations | |

Wrap-Up • Summary • Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power • Review Exercises • | |

Test • Making Connections | |

a review of Chapters 1-3 • Critical Thinking | |

Systems of Linear Equations | |

Solving Systems by Graphing and Substitution | |

The Addition Method | |

Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables | |

Solving Linear Systems Using Matrices | |

Determinants and Cramer’s Rule | |

Linear Programming | |

Wrap-Up • Summary • Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power • Review Exercises • | |

Test • Making Connections | |

a review of Chapters 1-4 • Critical Thinking | |

Exponents and Polynomials | |

Integral Exponents and Scientific Notation | |

The Power Rules | |

Polynomials and Polynomial Functions | |

Multiplying Binomials | |

Factoring Polynomials | |

Factoring ax˛ + bx + c | |

Factoring Strategy | |

Solving Equations by Factoring | |

Wrap-Up • Summary • Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power • Review Exercises • | |

Test • Making Connections | |

a review of Chapters 1-5 • Critical Thinking | |

Rational Expressions and Functions | |

Properties of Rational Expressions and Functions | |

Multiplication and Division | |

Addition and Subtraction | |

Complex Fractions | |

Division of Polynomials | |

Solving Equations Involving Rational Expressions | |

Applications | |

Wrap-Up • Summary • Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power • Review Exercises • | |

Test • Making Connections | |

a review of Chapters 1-6 • Critical Thinking | |

Radicals and Rational Exponents | |

Radicals | |

Rational Exponents | |

Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Radicals | |

Quotients, Powers, and Rationalizing Denominators | |

Solving Equations with Radicals and Exponents | |

Complex Numbers | |

Wrap-Up • Summary • Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power • Review Exercises • | |

Test • Making Connections | |

a review of Chapters 1-7 • Critical Thinking | |

Quadratic Equations, Functions, and Inequalities | |

Factoring and Completing the Square | |

The Quadratic Formula | |

More on Quadratic Equations | |

Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs | |

Quadratic and Rational Inequalities | |

Wrap-Up • Summary • Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power • Review Exercises • | |

Test & | |

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