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College Algebra,9780130878281

College Algebra

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ISBN10:
0130878286
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2001
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Summary

Applications, Accessibility and Great Problem Sets highlight this new edition of College Algebra. The usage of the graphing calculator remains optional, developed throughout the text in "Technology Boxes." Features a full range of Supplements including MathPak. New edition March 2003.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
To the Student xi
Applications Index xix
Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra
1(84)
Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions
2(11)
Exponents and Scientific Notation
13(10)
Radicals and Rational Exponents
23(12)
Polynomials
35(11)
Factoring Polynomials
46(8)
Rational Expressions
54(11)
Complex Numbers
65(6)
Graphs and Graphing Utilities
71(14)
Summary
81(1)
Review Exercises or Algebra Skills Diagnostic Test
82(2)
Chapter P Test
84(1)
Equations, Inequalities, and Mathematical Models
85(82)
Linear Equations
86(11)
Formulas and Applications
97(12)
Quadratic Equations
109(18)
Other Types of Equations
127(12)
Linear Inequalities
139(12)
Quadratic and Rational Inequalities
151(16)
Summary
162(1)
Review Exercises
163(2)
Chapter 1 Test
165(2)
Functions and Graphs
167(91)
Lines and Slope
168(12)
Parallel and Perpendicular Lines and Circles
180(10)
Introduction to Functions
190(13)
Graphs of Functions
203(18)
Transformations and Combinations of Functions
221(17)
Composite and Inverse Functions
238(20)
Summary
250(1)
Review Exercises
251(4)
Chapter 2 Test
255(1)
Cumulative Review Exercises
256(2)
Polynomial and Rational Functions
258(92)
Quadratic Functions
259(13)
Polynomial functions and Their Graphs
272(1)
Dividing Polynomials: Remainder and Factor Theorems
273(21)
Zeros of Polynomial Functions
294(10)
More on Zeros of Polynomial Functions
304(10)
Rational Functions and Their Graphs
314(18)
Modeling Using Variation
332(18)
Summary
344(1)
Review Exercises
345(3)
Chapter 3 Test
348(1)
Cumulative Review Exercises
349(1)
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
350(65)
Exponential Functions
351(11)
Logarithmic Functions
362(13)
Properties of Logarithms
375(9)
Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
384(11)
Modeling with Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
395(20)
Summary
408(1)
Review Exercises
409(4)
Chapter 4 Test
413(1)
Cumulative Review Exercises
414(1)
Systems of Equations and Inequalities
415(66)
Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
416(14)
Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables
430(9)
Partial Fractions
439(9)
Systems of Nonlinear Equations in Two Variables
448(9)
Systems of Inequalities
457(10)
Linear Programming
467(14)
Summary
476(1)
Review Exercises
477(3)
Chapter 5 Test
480(1)
Cumulative Review Exercises
480(1)
Matrices and Determinants
481(71)
Matrix Solutions to Linear Systems
482(14)
Inconsistent and Dependent Systems and Their Applications
496(9)
Matrix Operations and Their Applications
505(14)
Multiplicative Inverses of Matrices and Matrix Equations
519(15)
Determinants and Cramer's Rule
534(18)
Summary
547(1)
Review Exercises
548(2)
Chapter 6 Test
550(1)
Cumulative Review Exercises
551(1)
Conic Sections
552(47)
The Ellipse
553(13)
The Hyperbola
566(16)
The Parabola
582(17)
Summary
594(1)
Review Exercises
595(2)
Chapter 7 Test
597(1)
Cumulative Review Exercises
597(2)
Sequences, Induction, and Probability
599(1)
Sequences and Summation Notation
600(11)
Arithmetic Sequences
611(8)
Geometric Sequences
619(14)
Mathematical Induction
633(9)
The Binomial Theorem
642(8)
Counting Principles, Permutations, and Combinations
650(11)
Probability
661(13)
Summary
674(1)
Review Exercises
675(2)
Chapter 8 Test
677(1)
Cumulative Review Exercises
678
Appendix Where Did That Come From? Selected Proofs A1
Answers to Selected Exercises AA1
Subject Index I-1
Photo Credits P-1


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