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# Beginning and Intermediate Algebra

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

4th

### 9780321442338

0321442334

Hardcover

1/1/2008

Addison Wesley

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## 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 | |

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