9780495831419

Beginning Algebra

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    9780495831419

  • ISBN10:

    0495831417

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2010
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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The new edition of BEGINNING ALGEBRA is an exciting and innovative revision that takes an already successful book and makes it more compelling for today's users. The new edition has been thoroughly updated with a new interior design and other pedagogical features that make the book both easier to read and easier to use. Known for its clear writing and an engaging, accessible approach that makes algebra relevant, BEGINNING ALGEBRA helps users to develop problem-solving skills and strategies that they can use in their everyday lives. The new edition welcomes two new co-authors Rosemary Karr and Marilyn Massey who along with David Gustafson have developed a learning plan to help users succeed in Beginning Algebra and transition to the next level in their coursework.

Table of Contents

Real Numbers and Their Basic Properties
Real Numbers and Their Graphs
Fractions
Exponents and Order of Operations
Adding and Subtracting Real Numbers
Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers
Algebraic Expressions
Properties of Real Numbers
Projects
Chapter Review
Test
Equations and Inequalities
Solving Basic Linear Equations in One Variable
Solving More Linear Equations in One Variable
Simplifying Expressions to Solve Linear Equations in One Variable
Formulas
Introduction to Problem Solving
Motion and Mixture Problems
Solving Linear Inequalities in One Variable
Projects
Chapter Review
Test
Cumulative Review Exercises
Graphing
Writing Equations of Lines
Functions
Variation
The Rectangular Coordinate System
Graphing Linear Equations
Slope of a Line
Point-Slope Form
Slope-Intercept Form
Functions
Variation
Projects
Chapter Review
Test
Polynomials
Natural-Number Exponents
Zero and Negative-Integer Exponents
Scientific Notation
Polynomials
Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
Multiplying Polynomials
Dividing Polynomials by Monomials
Dividing Polynomials by Polynomials
Projects
Chapter Review
Test
Cumulative Review Exercises
Factoring Polynomials
Factoring Out the Greatest Common Factor
Factoring by Grouping
Factoring the Difference of Two Squares
Factoring Trinomials with a Leading Coefficient of
Factoring General Trinomials
Factoring the Sum and Difference of Two Cubes
Summary of Factoring Techniques
Solving Equations by Factoring
Problem Solving
Projects
Chapter Review
Test
Rational Expressions And Equations
Ratio and Proportion
Simplifying Rational Expressions
Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions
Simplifying Complex Fractions
Solving Equations That Contain Rational Expressions
Solving Applications of Equations That Contain Rational Expressions
Ratios
Proportions and Similar Triangles
Projects
Chapter Review
Test
Cumulative Review Exercises
Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities
Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution
Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Elimination (Addition)
Applications of Systems of Equations
Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities
Projects
Chapter Review
Test
Roots and Radical Expressions
Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem. nth Roots and Radicands That Contain Variables
Simplifying Radical Expressions
Adding and Subtracting Radical Expressions
Multiplying and Dividing Radical Expressions
Solving Equations Containing Radicals
the Distance Formula
Rational Exponents
Projects
Chapter Review
Test
Cumulative Review Exercises
Quadratic Equations and Graphing Quadratic Functions
Solving Quadratic Equations Using the Square-Root Property
Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula
Graphing Quadratic Functions
Complex Numbers
Projects
Chapter Review
Test
Glossary
Sample Final Examination
Powers and Roots
Answers to Selected Exercises
Index I-1
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