Preface 

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To the Student 

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2  (1) 


3  (14) 


17  (12) 

Exponents and the Order of Operations 


29  (6) 

Positive and Negative Integers 


35  (16) 


45  (2) 


47  (2) 


49  (2) 


51  (88) 


52  (1) 

From Arithmetic to Algebra 


53  (10) 

Properties of Signed Numbers 


63  (8) 

Adding and Subtracting Signed Numbers 


71  (18) 

Multiplying and Dividing Signed Numbers 


89  (14) 

Evaluating Algebraic Expressions 


103  (12) 

Adding and Subtracting Terms 


115  (8) 

Multiplying and Dividing Terms 


123  (16) 


131  (2) 


133  (4) 


137  (2) 

Equations and Inequalities 


139  (106) 


140  (1) 

Solving Equations by the Addition Property 


141  (14) 

Solving Equations by the Multiplication Property 


155  (10) 

Combining the Rules to Solve Equations 


165  (10) 

Formulas and Problem Solving 


175  (18) 

Applications of Linear Equations 


193  (14) 

Solving Percent Applications 


207  (14) 

InequalitiesAn Introduction 


221  (24) 


237  (2) 


239  (2) 


241  (2) 


243  (2) 


245  (76) 


246  (1) 

Exponents and Polynomials 


247  (14) 

Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation 


261  (10) 

Adding and Subtracting Polynomials 


271  (10) 


281  (12) 


293  (8) 


301  (20) 


311  (2) 


313  (4) 


317  (2) 


319  (2) 


321  (72) 


322  (1) 

An Introduction to Factoring 


323  (8) 

Factoring Trinomials of the Form x2 + bx + c 


331  (10) 

Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c 


341  (10) 

Difference of Squares and Perfect Square Trinomials 


351  (8) 


359  (4) 

Using the ac Method to Factor 


363  (14) 

Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring 


377  (16) 


385  (2) 


387  (2) 


389  (2) 


391  (2) 


393  (76) 


394  (1) 

Simplifying Algebraic Fractions 


395  (10) 

Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions 


405  (6) 

Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions 


411  (12) 

Multiplying and Dividing Algebraic Fractions 


423  (12) 

Equations Involving Fractions 


435  (12) 

Applications of Algebraic Fractions 


447  (22) 


459  (2) 


461  (4) 


465  (2) 


467  (2) 

An Introduction to Graphing 


469  (84) 


470  (1) 

Solutions of Equations in Two Variables 


471  (10) 

The Rectangular Coordinate System 


481  (14) 

Graphing Linear Equations 


495  (24) 


519  (14) 


533  (20) 


541  (2) 


543  (6) 


549  (2) 


551  (2) 

Graphing and Inequalities 


553  (66) 


554  (1) 


555  (12) 

Parallel and Perpendicular Lines 


567  (10) 


577  (8) 

Graphing Linear Inequalities 


585  (14) 

An Introduction to Functions 


599  (20) 


609  (2) 


611  (4) 


615  (2) 


617  (2) 

Systems of Linear Equations 


619  (74) 


620  (1) 

Systems of Linear Equations: Solving by Graphing 


621  (14) 

Systems of Linear Equations: Solving by Adding 


635  (22) 

Systems of Linear Equations: Solving by Substitution 


657  (14) 

Systems of Linear Inequalities 


671  (22) 


681  (2) 


683  (4) 


687  (2) 


689  (4) 


693  (58) 


694  (1) 


695  (12) 

Simplifying Radical Expressions 


707  (10) 

Adding and Subtracting Radicals 


717  (6) 

Multiplying and Dividing Radicals 


723  (8) 

Applications of the Pythagorean Theorem 


731  (20) 


743  (2) 


745  (2) 


747  (2) 


749  (2) 


751  (1) 


752  (1) 

More on Quadratic Equations 


753  (8) 


761  (6) 


767  (10) 

Graphing Quadratic Equations 


777  (14) 


791  (2) 


793  (4) 


797  (2) 


799  (4) 


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Answers to Pretests, selftests, and Cumulative tests 

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Index 

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