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Algebra : Form and Functionby William G. McCallum (University of Arizona); Eric Connally (Harvard University Extension ); Deborah Hughes-Hallett (University of Arizona); Philip Cheifetz (Nassau Community College); Ann Davidian (Gen. Douglas MacArthur HS); Patti Frazer Lock (St. L
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This book offers a fresh approach to algebra that focuses on teaching readers how to truly understand the principles, rather than viewing them merely as tools for other forms of mathematics. It relies on a storyline to form the backbone of the chapters and make the material more engaging. Conceptual exercise sets are included to show how the information is applied in the real world. Using symbolic notation as a framework, business professionals will come away with a vastly improved skill set.
Table of Contents
|The Key Concepts of Algebra|
|Rules for Expressions and the Reasons for Them|
|Rules for Equations and the Reasons for Them|
|Functions, Expressions, and Equations|
|Linear Functions, Expressions, and Equations|
|Rules for Exponents and the Reasons for Them|
|Power Functions, Expressions, and Equations|
|More on Functions|
|Quadratic Functions, Expressions, and Equations|
|Exponential Functions, Expressions, and Equations|
|Sequences and Series|
|Matrices and Vectors|
|Probability and Statistics|
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