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These authors have created a book to really help students visualize mathematics for better comprehension. By creating algebraic visual side-by-sides to solve various problems in the examples, the authors show students the relationship of the algebraic solution with the visual, often graphical, solution. In addition, the authors have added a variety of new tools to help students better use the book for maximum effectiveness to not only pass the course, but truly understand the material.
Table of Contents
|R. Basic Concepts of Algebra|
|The Real-Number System|
|Integer Exponents, Scientific Notation, and Order of Operations|
|Addition, Subtraction, and Multiplication of Polynomials|
|Radical Notation and Rational Exponents|
|Graphs, Functions, and Models|
|Introduction to Graphing|
|Functions and Graphs|
|Linear Functions, Slope, and Applications|
|Equations of Lines and Modeling|
|More on Functions|
|Symmetry and Transformations|
|Functions, Equations, and Inequalities|
|Linear Equations, Functions, and Models|
|The Complex Numbers|
|Quadratic Equations, Functions, and Models|
|Analyzing Graphs of Quadratic Equations|
|More Equation Solving|
|Solving Linear Inequalities|
|Polynomial and Rational Functions|
|Polynomial Functions and Models|
|Polynomial Division; The Remainder and Factor Theorems|
|Theorems about Zeros of Polynomial Functions|
|Polynomial and Rational Inequalities|
|Variation and Applications|
|Exponential and Logarithmic Functions|
|Composite and Inverse Functions|
|Exponential Functions and Graphs|
|Logarithmic Functions and Graphs|
|Properties of Logarithmic Functions|
|Solving Exponential and Logarithmic Equations|
|Applications and Models: Growth and Decay|
|Systems of Equations and Matrices|
|Systems of Equations in Two Variables|
|Systems of Equations in Three Variables|
|Matrices and Systems of Equations|
|Inverses of Matrices|
|Determinants and Cramer's Rule|
|Systems of Inequalities and Linear Programming|
|The Circle and the Ellipse|
|Nonlinear Systems of Equations|
|Sequences, Series, and Combinatorics|
|Sequences and Series|
|Arithmetic Sequences and Series|
|Geometric Sequences and Series|
|The Binomial Theorem|
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