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College Algebra

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9780534351595

ISBN10:
053435159X
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/9/1997
Publisher(s):
Brooks Cole

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This is the 6th edition with a publication date of 12/9/1997.
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Table of Contents

1 Basic Concepts
1(87)
1.1 Sets of Real Numbers
2(13)
1.2 Integer Exponents and Scientific Notation
15(12)
1.3 Fractional Exponents and Radicals
27(14)
1.4 Polynomials
41(13)
1.5 Factoring Polynomials
54(10)
1.6 Algebraic Fractions
64(12)
Problems and Projects
76(4)
Chapter Summary
80(6)
Chapter 1 Test
86(2)
2 Equations and Inequalities
88(94)
2.1 Linear Equations
89(9)
2.2 Applications of Linear Equations
98(11)
2.3 Quadratic Equations
109(13)
2.4 Applications of Quadratic Equations
122(6)
2.5 Complex Numbers
128(11)
2.6 Polynomial and Radical Equations
139(8)
2.7 Inequalities
147(14)
2.8 Absolute Value
161(9)
Problems and Projects
170(3)
Chapter Summary
173(5)
Chapter 2 Test
178(1)
Cumulative Review Exercises
179(3)
3 The Rectangular Coordinate System and Graphs of Equations
182(82)
3.1 The Rectangular Coordinate System
183(16)
3.2 The Slope of a Nonvertical Line
199(12)
3.3 Writing Equations of Lines
211(13)
3.4 Graphs of Equations
224(19)
3.5 Proportion and Variation
243(8)
Problems and Projects
251(3)
Chapter Summary
254(7)
Chapter 3 Test
261(3)
4 Functions
264(95)
4.1 Functions and Function Notation
265(14)
4.2 Quadratic Functions
279(9)
4.3 Polynomial and Other Functions
288(11)
4.4 Translating and Stretching Graphs
299(10)
4.5 Rational Functions
309(16)
4.6 Operations on Functions
325(11)
4.7 Inverse Functions
336(10)
Problems and Projects
346(3)
Chapter Summary
349(5)
Chapter 4 Test
354(2)
Cumulative Review Exercises
356(3)
5 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
359(73)
5.1 Exponential Functions
360(14)
5.2 Base-e Exponential Functions
374(9)
5.3 Logarithmic Functions
383(11)
5.4 Base-e Logarithms
394(8)
5.5 Properties of Logarithms
402(11)
5.6 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
413(8)
Problems and Projects
421(4)
Chapter Summary
425(5)
Chapter 5 Test
430(2)
6 Solving Polynomial Equations
432(44)
6.1 The Remainder and Factor Theorems; Synthetic Division
433(10)
6.2 Descartes' Rule of Signs and Bounds on Roots
443(9)
6.3 Rational Roots of Polynomial Equations
452(9)
6.4 Irrational Roots of Polynomial Equations
461(5)
Problems and Projects
466(3)
Chapter Summary
469(4)
Chapter 6 Test
473(1)
Cumulative Review Exercises
474(2)
7 Linear Systems
476(102)
7.1 Systems of Linear Equations
477(13)
7.2 Gaussian Elimination and Matrix Methods
490(12)
7.3 Matrix Algebra
502(15)
7.4 Matrix Inversion
517(9)
7.5 Determinants
526(14)
7.6 Partial Fractions
540(8)
7.7 Graphs of Linear Inequalities
548(9)
7.8 Linear Programming
557(10)
Problems and Projects
567(2)
Chapter Summary
569(6)
Chapter 7 Test
575(3)
8 Conic Sections and Quadratic Systems
578(58)
8.1 The Circle and the Parabola
579(16)
8.2 The Ellipse
595(10)
8.3 The Hyperbola
605(11)
8.4 Solving Simultaneous Second-Degree Equations
616(7)
Problems and Projects
623(3)
Chapter Summary
626(6)
Chapter 8 Test
632(1)
Cumulative Review Exercises
633(3)
9 Natural Number Functions and Probability
636(75)
9.1 The Binomial Theorem
637(7)
9.2 Sequences, Series, and Summation Notation
644(8)
9.3 Arithmetic Sequences
652(7)
9.4 Geometric Sequences
659(8)
9.5 Mathematical Induction
667(6)
9.6 Permutations and Combinations
673(11)
9.7 Probability
684(7)
9.8 Computation of Compound Probabilities
691(7)
9.9 Odds and Mathematical Expectation
698(3)
Problems and Projects
701(3)
Chapter Summary
704(5)
Chapter 9 Test
709(2)
10 The Mathematics of Finance
711
10.1 Compound Interest
712(10)
10.2 Annuities and Future Value
722(6)
10.3 Present Value of an Annuity; Amortization
728(7)
Problems and Projects
735(2)
Chapter Summary
737(3)
Chapter 10 Test
740(1)
Cumulative Review Exercises
740
APPENDIX I A PROOF OF THE BINOMIAL THEOREM A-1(2)
APPENDIX II TABLES A-3(3)
Table A Powers and Roots A-3(1)
Table B Base-10 Logarithms A-4(1)
Table C Base-e Logarithms A-5(1)
APPENDIX III ANSWERS TO SELECTED EXERCISES A-6
INDEX I-1


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