More New and Used

from Private Sellers

**Note:**Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

# Beginning and Intermediate Algebra

**by**Lial, Margaret L.; Hornsby, John; McGinnis, Terry

4th

### 9780321442338

0321442334

Hardcover

1/1/2008

Addison Wesley

## Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?

Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.

How do rental returns work?

Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!

What version or edition is this?

This is the 4th edition with a publication date of 1/1/2008.

What is included with this book?

- The
**Used**copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. - The
**Rental**copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

## Related Products

## Summary

TheLial serieshas helped thousands of readers succeed in developmental mathematics through its approachable writing style, relevant real-world examples, extensive exercise sets, and complete supplements package. The Real Number System; Linear Equations and Inequalities in One Variable: Applications; Linear Equations in Two Variables; Exponents and Polynomials; Factoring and Applications; Rational Expressions and Applications; Equations of Lines: Functions; Systems of Linear Equations; Inequalities and Absolute Value; Roots, Radicals, and Root Functions; Quadratic Equations, Inequalities, and Functions; Inverse, Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions; Nonlinear Functions, Conic Sections, and Nonlinear Systems; Sequences and Series For all readers interested in Beginning and Intermediate Algebra.

## Table of Contents

The Real Number System | |

Fractions | |

Exponents, Order of Operations, and Inequality | |

Variables, Expressions, and Equations | |

Real Numbers and the Number Line | |

Adding and Subtracting Real Numbers | |

Multiplying and Dividing Real Number? | |

Summary Exercises on Operation with Real Numbers | |

Properties of Real Numbers | |

Simplifying Expressions | |

Linear Equations and Inequalities in One Variable; Applications | |

The Addition Property of Equality | |

The Multiplication Property of Equality | |

More on Solving Linear Equation? | |

Summary Exercises on Solving Linear Equations | |

An Introduction to Applications of Linear Equations | |

Formulas and Applications from Geometry | |

Ratios and Proportions | |

More about Problem Solving | |

Solving Linear Inequalities | |

Linear Equations in Two Variables | |

Reading Graphs; Linear Equations in Two Variables | |

Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables | |

The Slope of a Line | |

Equations of a Line | |

Exponents and Polynomials | |

The Product Rule and Power Rules for Exponents | |

Integer Exponents and the Quotient Rul? | |

Summary Exercises on the Rules for Exponents | |

An Application of Exponents: Scientific Notation | |

Adding and Subtracting Polynomials; Graphing Simple Polynomials | |

Multiplying Polynomials | |

Special Products | |

Dividing Polynomials | |

Factoring and Applications | |

The Greatest Common Factor; Factoring by Grouping | |

Factoring Trinomials | |

More on Factoring Trinomials | |

Special Factoring Technique? | |

Summary Exercises on Factoring | |

Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring | |

Applications of Quadratic Equations | |

Rational Expressions and Applications | |

The Fundamental Property of Rational Expressions | |

Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions | |

Least Common Denominators | |

Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions | |

Complex Fractions | |

Solving Equations With Rational Expression? | |

Summary Exercises on Rational Expressions and Equations | |

Applications of Rational Expressions | |

Equations of Lines; Functions | |

Review of Graphs and Slopes of Lines | |

Review of Equations of Lines; Linear Models | |

Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved. |