Note: Each chapter begins with a Prep Test and concludes with a Chapter Summary, Review Exercises, and a Chapter Test | |

Chapters 2-12 include Cumulative Review Exercises | |

AIM for Success | |

Prealgebra Review | |

Introduction to Integers | |

Addition and Subtraction of Integers | |

Multiplication and Division of Integers | |

Exponents and the Order of Operations Agreement | |

Factoring Numbers and Prime Factorization | |

Addition and Subtraction of Rational Numbers | |

Multiplication and Division of Rational Numbers | |

Concepts from Geometry Focus on Problem Solving: Inductive Reasoning Projects and Group Activities: The +/- Key on a Calculator | |

Variable Expressions | |

Evaluating Variable Expressions | |

Simplifying Variable Expressions | |

Translating Verbal Expressions into Variable Expressions Focus on Problem Solving: From Concrete to Abstract Projects and Group Activities: Prime and Composite Numbers | |

Solving Equations | |

Introduction to Equations | |

General Equations--Part I | |

General Equations--Part II | |

Translating Sentences into Equations | |

Geometry Problems | |

Mixture and Uniform Motion Problems Focus on Problem Solving: Trial-and Error Approach to Problem Solving Projects and Group Activities: Nielsen Ratings | |

Polynomials | |

Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials | |

Multiplication of Monomials | |

Multiplication of Polynomials | |

Integer Exponents and Scientific Notation | |

Division of Polynomials Focus on Problem Solving: Dimensional Analysis Projects and Group Activities: Diagramming the Square of a Bionomial | |

Factoring | |

Common Factors | |

Factoring Polynomials of the Form x2 + bx + c | |

Factoring Polynomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c | |

Special Factoring | |

Solving Equations Focus on Problem Solving: Making a Table Projects and Group Activities: Evaluating Polynomials Using a Graphing Calculator | |

Rational Expressions | |

Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions | |

Expressing Fractions in Terms of the Least Common Multiple (LCM) | |

Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions | |

Complex Fractions | |

Solving Equations Containing Fractions | |

Ratio and Proportion | |

Literal Equations | |

Application Problems Focus on Problem Solving: Negations and If...then Scentences Projects and Group Activities: Intensity of Illumination | |

Linear Equations in Two Variables | |

The Rectangular Coordinate System | |

Linear Equations in Two Variables | |

Intercepts and Slopes of Straight Lines | |

Equations of Straight Lines Focus on Problem Solving: Counterexamples Projects and Group Activities: Graphing Linear Equations with a Graphing Utility | |

Systems of Linear Equations | |

Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing | |

Solving Systems of Linear Equations by the Substitution Method | |

Solving Systems of Equations by the Addition Method | |

Application Problems in Two Variables Focus on Problem Solving: Using a Table and Searching for a Pattern Projects and Group Activities: Finding a Pattern | |

Inequalities | |

Sets | |

The Addition and Multiplication Properties of Inequalities | |

General Inequalities | |

Graphing Linear Inequalities Focus on Problem Solving: Graphing Data Projects and Group Activities: Mean and Standard Deviation | |

Radical Expressions | |

Introduction to Radical Expressions | |

Addition and Subtraction of Radical Expressions | |

Multiplication and Division of Radical Expressions | |

Solving Equations Containing Radical Expressions Focus on Problem Solving: Deductive Reasoning Projects and Group Activities: Distance to the Horizon | |

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 | |

Graphing Quadratic Equations in Two Variables | |

Application Problems Focus on Problem Solving: Algebraic Manipulation and Graphing Techniques Projects and Group Activities: Graphical Solutions of Quadratic Equations Final Exam | |

Appendix Keystroke Guide for the TI-83 and TI-83 Plus | |

Tables Solutions to You Try Its Answers to Selected Exercises | |

Glossary | |

Index | |

Index of Applications | |

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