A Word from the Authors (Preface) 

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Highlights of Features 

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Fundamental Concepts of Algebra 



Real Numbers: Order and Absolute Value 


2  (8) 

The Basic Rules of Algebra 


10  (10) 


20  (9) 

Radicals and Rational Exponents 


29  (11) 


39  (1) 

Polynomials and Special Products 


40  (8) 


48  (7) 


55  (15) 

Make a Decision Project: Musical Notes and Frequencies 


62  (1) 


63  (1) 


64  (3) 


67  (3) 

Equations and Inequalities 




70  (9) 


79  (14) 


93  (11) 


104  (11) 


114  (1) 


115  (11) 


126  (12) 

Other Types of Inequalities 


138  

Make a Decision Project: Salaries in Professional Baseball 


148  (1) 


149  (1) 


150  (4) 


154  (1) 

Cumulative Test: Chapters R1R2 


155  




2  (14) 


16  (12) 

Linear Modeling and Direct Variation 


28  (12) 


40  (14) 


53  (1) 


54  (11) 

Transformations of Functions 


65  (9) 


74  (10) 


84  (20) 

Make a Decision Project: Demographics 


94  (1) 


95  (1) 


96  (5) 


101  (3) 

Polynomial and Rational Functions 



Quadratic Functions and Models 


104  (12) 

Polynomial Functions of Higher Degree 


116  (10) 


126  (10) 

Real Zeros of Polynomial Functions 


136  (15) 


150  (1) 


151  (10) 

The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra 


161  (8) 


169  (21) 

Make a Decision Project: Renewable Energy 


181  (1) 


182  (1) 


183  (4) 


187  (3) 

Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 




190  (12) 


202  (10) 


212  (9) 


220  (1) 

Solving Exponential and Logarithmic Equations 


221  (10) 

Exponential and Logarithmic Models 


231  (23) 

Make a Decision Project: Newton's Law of Cooling 


244  (1) 


245  (1) 


246  (4) 


250  (1) 

Cumulative Test: Chapters 13 


251  (3) 

Systems of Equations and Inequalities 



Solving Systems Using Substitution 


254  (10) 

Solving Systems Using Elimination 


264  (12) 

Linear Systems in Three or More Variables 


276  (14) 


289  (1) 


290  (10) 


300  (20) 

Make a Decision Project: Newspapers 


310  (1) 


311  (1) 


312  (5) 


317  (3) 

Matrices and Determinants 



Matrices and Linear Systems 


320  (14) 


334  (15) 

The Inverse of a Square Matrix 


349  (11) 


359  (1) 

The Determinant of a Square Matrix 


360  (10) 

Applications of Matrices and Determinants 


370  (18) 

Make a Decision Project: Market Share 


379  (1) 


380  (1) 


381  (4) 


385  (3) 

Sequences, Series, and Probability 



Sequences and Summation Notation 


388  (10) 

Arithmetic Sequences and Partial Sums 


398  (9) 

Geometric Sequences and Series 


407  (10) 


417  (8) 


424  (1) 


425  (10) 


435  (12) 


447  

Make a Decision Project: The Multiplier Effect 


458  (1) 


459  (1) 


460  (4) 


464  (1) 

Cumulative Test: Chapters 46 


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Appendix A An Introduction to Graphing Utilities 


1  (7) 

Appendix B Conic Sections 




8  (12) 

Conic Sections and Translations 


20  (9) 

Appendix C Further Concepts in Statistics (available on the web/CD only) 





Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion 


Answers to Warm Ups, OddNumbered Exercises, Quizzes, and Tests 

29  (70) 
Index of Applications 

99  (5) 
Index 

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