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College Algebra

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9780130914538

ISBN10:
0130914533
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2002
Publisher(s):
Pearson College Div

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Summary

The Eighth Edition of this highly dependable book retains its best features-accuracy, precision, depth, and abundant exercise sets-while substantially updating its content and pedagogy. Striving to teach mathematics as a way of life, Sullivan provides understandable, realistic applications that are consistent with the abilities of most readers. Chapter topics include Graphs; Polynomial and Rational Functions; Conics; Systems of Equations and Inequalities; Exponential and Logarithmic Functions; Counting and Probability; and more. For individuals with an interest in learning algebra as it applies to their everyday lives.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Instructor viii
Preface to the Student xiv
List of Applications
xxiv
Photo Credits xxviii
Review
1(82)
Real Numbers
2(14)
Algebra Review
16(6)
Geometry Review
22(6)
Integer Exponents
28(9)
Polynomials
37(10)
Factoring Polynomials
47(8)
Rational Expressions
55(12)
Square Roots; Radicals
67(7)
Rational Exponents
74(9)
Chapter Review
78(5)
Equations and Inequalities
83(62)
Equations
84(10)
Setting Up Equations: Applications
94(11)
Quadratic Equations
105(14)
Radical Equations; Equations Quadratic in Form
119(5)
Solving Inequalities
124(11)
Equations and Inequalities Involving Absolute Value
135(10)
Chapter Review
139(4)
Project at Motorola
143(2)
Graphs
145(58)
Rectangular Coordinates
146(7)
Graphs of Equations
153(10)
Lines
163(12)
Parallel and Perpendicular Lines; Circles
175(10)
Scatter Diagrams; Linear Curve Fitting
185(7)
Variation
192(11)
Chapter Review
198(4)
Project at Motorola
202(1)
Functions and Their Graphs
203(78)
Functions
204(20)
Properties of Functions
224(10)
Library of Functions; Piecewise-Defined Functions
234(8)
Graphing Techniques: Transformations
242(13)
Operations on Functions; Composite Functions
255(9)
Mathematical Models: Constructing Functions
264(17)
Chapter Review
273(6)
Project at Motorola
279(2)
Polynomial and Rational Functions
281(72)
Quadratic Functions and Models
282(18)
Polynomial Functions
300(18)
Rational Functions I
318(10)
Rational Functions II: Analyzing Graphs
328(14)
Polynomial and Rational Inequalities
342(11)
Chapter Review
348(4)
Project at Motorola
352(1)
The Zeros of a Polynomial Function
353(38)
Synthetic Division
354(4)
The Real Zeros of a Polynomial Function
358(14)
Complex Numbers; Quadratic Equations with a Negative Discriminant
372(9)
Complex Zeros; Fundamental Theorem of Algebra
381(10)
Chapter Review
387(3)
Project at Motorola
390(1)
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
391(84)
One-to-One Functions; Inverse Functions
392(12)
Exponential Functions
404(14)
Logarithmic Functions
418(11)
Properties of Logarithms; Exponential and Logarithmic Models
429(13)
Logarithmic and Exponential Equations
442(4)
Compound Interest
446(9)
Growth and Decay; Newton's Law; Logistic Models
455(8)
Logarithmic Scales
463(12)
Chapter Review
468(6)
Project at Motorola
474(1)
The Conics
475(40)
Preliminaries
476(1)
The Parabola
477(10)
The Ellipse
487(10)
The Hyperbola
497(18)
Chapter Review
511(2)
Project at Motorola
513(2)
Systems of Equations and Inequalities
515(100)
Systems of Linear Equations: Two Equations Containing Two Variables
516(11)
Systems of Linear Equations: Three Equations Containing Three Variables
527(6)
Systems of Linear Equations: Matrices
533(15)
Systems of Linear Equations: Determinants
548(11)
Matrix Algebra
559(16)
Partial Fraction Decomposition
575(7)
Systems of Nonlinear Equations
582(10)
Systems of Inequalities
592(8)
Linear Programming
600(15)
Chapter Review
607(6)
Project at Motorola
613(2)
Sequences; Induction; The Binomial Theorem
615(44)
Sequences
616(10)
Arithmetic Sequences
626(6)
Geometric Sequences; Geometric Series
632(11)
Mathematical Induction
643(4)
The Binomial Theorem
647(12)
Chapter Review
655(3)
Project at Motorola
658(1)
Counting and Probability
659(38)
Sets and Counting
660(6)
Permutations and Combinations
666(11)
Probability
677(20)
Chapter Review
691(4)
Project at Motorola
695(2)
Appendix Graphing Utilities 697
1 The Viewing Rectangle
697(2)
2 Using a Graphing Utility to Graph Equations
699(4)
3 Using a Graphing Utility to Locate Intercepts and Check for Symmetry
703(2)
4 Using a Graphing Utility to Solve Equations
705(3)
5 Square Screens
708(1)
6 Using a Graphing Utility to Graph Inequalities
709(1)
7 Using a Graphing Utility to Solve Systems of Linear Equations
710
Answers 1(1)
Index 1


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