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Note: Each chapter begins with a Prep Test and concludes with Focus on Problem Solving, Projects and Group Activities, a Chapter Summary, a Chapter Review, and a Chapter Test. Chapters 2–12 include a Cumulative Review | |
Real Numbers and Variable Expressions | |
Integers | |
Rational and Irrational Numbers | |
The Order of Operations Agreement | |
Variable Expressions | |
Sets | |
First-Degree Equations and Inequalities | |
Introduction to Equations | |
General Equations | |
Mixture, Investment, and Motion Problems | |
Inequalities in One Variable | |
Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities | |
Geometry | |
Introduction to Geometry | |
Plane Geometric Figures | |
Solids | |
Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables | |
The Rectangular Coordinate System | |
Introduction to Functions | |
Linear Equations in Two Variables | |
Slopes of Straight Lines | |
Finding Equations of Lines | |
Parallel and Perpendicular Lines | |
Graphing Linear Inequalities | |
Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities | |
Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing and by the Substitution Method | |
Solving Systems of Linear Equations by the Addition Method | |
Solving Systems of Equations by Using Determinants | |
Application Problems in Two Variables | |
Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities | |
Polynomials | |
Exponential Expressions | |
Introduction to Polynomials | |
Multiplication of Polynomials | |
Division of Polynomials | |
Factoring | |
Common Factors | |
Factoring Polynomials of the Form x2 + bx + c | |
Factoring Polynomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c | |
Special Factoring | |
Solving Equations | |
Rational Expressions | |
Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions | |
Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions | |
Complex Fractions | |
Rational Equations | |
Literal Equations | |
Work and Uniform Motion Problems | |
Variation | |
Rational Exponents and Radicals | |
Rational Exponents and Radical Expressions | |
Operations on Radical Expressions | |
Complex Numbers | |
Equations Containing Radical Expressions | |
Quadratic Equations | |
Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring or by Taking Square Roots | |
Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square | |
Solving Quadratic Equations by Using the Quadratic Formula | |
Solving Equations That Are Reducible to Quadratic Equations | |
Applications of Quadratic Equations | |
Quadratic Inequalities and Rational Inequalities | |
Functions and Relations | |
Linear Functions | |
Quadratic Functions | |
Graphs of Functions | |
Algebra of Functions | |
One-to-One and Inverse Functions | |
Conic Sections | |
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions | |
Exponential Functions | |
Introduction to Logarithms | |
Graphs of Logarithmic Functions | |
Solving Exponential and Logarithmic Equations | |
Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions | |
Final Exam Review of Introductory Algebra Topics | |
Variable Expressions | |
Equations and Inequalities | |
Linear Equations in Two Variables | |
Polynomials | |
Appendix: Calculator Guide for the TI-83 and TI83Plus | |
Proofs and Tables Solutions to You Try It | |
Answers to Selected Exercises | |
Glossary | |
Index | |
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