9780023437519

College Algebra: Enhanced with Graphing Utilities

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    9780023437519

  • ISBN10:

    0023437510

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/1995
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
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Summary

This series combines the successful writing style of the authors with cutting edge technology. Professors and students alike will find that these texts present the material at the correct pace--with an appropriate emphasis on the technology as a tool and mathematics as the subject.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Instructor ix
Preface to the Student xvii
Graphs
1(84)
Rectangular Coordinates; Graphing Utilities
2(12)
Graphs of Equations
14(21)
The Straight Line
35(16)
Parallel and Perpendicular Lines; Circles
51(13)
Linear Curve Fitting
64(7)
Variation
71(14)
Chapter Review
78(7)
Functions and Their Graphs
85(88)
Functions
86(16)
More about Functions
102(21)
Graphing Techniques
123(12)
Operations on Functions; Composite Functions
135(9)
One-to-One Functions; Inverse Functions
144(11)
Mathematical Models: Constructing Functions
155(18)
Chapter Review
168(5)
Equations and Inequalities
173(82)
Solving Equations Using a Graphing Utility
174(5)
Linear and Quadratic Equations
179(15)
Setting Up Equations: Applications
194(12)
Complex Numbers; Quadratic Equations with a Negative Discriminant
206(9)
Other Types of Equations
215(7)
Inequalities
222(12)
Other Inequalities
234(9)
Equations and Inequalities Involving Absolute Value
243(12)
Chapter Review
250(5)
Polynomial And Rational Functions
255(72)
Quadratic Functions
256(18)
Polynomial Functions
274(11)
Rational Functions
285(17)
The Zeros of a Polynomial Function
302(16)
Complex Polynomials; Fundamental Theorem of Algebra
318(9)
Chapter Review
322(5)
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
327(80)
Exponential Functions
328(13)
Logarithmic Functions
341(10)
Properties of Logarithms
351(7)
Logarithmic and Exponential Equations
358(8)
Compound Interest
366(10)
Growth and Decay
376(6)
Nonlinear Curve Fitting
382(15)
Logarithmic Scales
397(10)
Chapter Review
401(6)
The Conics; Vectors
407(62)
Preliminaries
408(1)
The Parabola
409(13)
The Ellipse
422(15)
The Hyperbola
437(17)
Vectors
454(15)
Chapter Review
465(4)
Systems of Equations and Inequalities
469(108)
Systems of Linear Equations: Substitution; Elimination
470(13)
Systems of Linear Equations; Matrices
483(18)
Systems of Linear Equations: Determinants
501(12)
Matrix Algebra
513(19)
Partial Fraction Decomposition
532(7)
Systems of Nonlinear Equations
539(13)
Systems of Inequalities
552(10)
Linear Programming
562(15)
Chapter Review
569(8)
Sequences; Induction; Counting; Probability
577(70)
Sequences
578(10)
Arithmetic Sequences
588(5)
Geometric Sequences; Geometric Series
593(10)
Mathematical Induction
603(4)
The Binomial Theorem
607(8)
Sets and Counting
615(6)
Permutations and Combinations
621(9)
Probability
630(17)
Chapter Review
640(7)
APPENDIX REVIEW 647
1. Topics From Algebra and Geometry
647
2. Polynomial and Rational Expressions
659
3. Radicals; Rational Exponents
673
4. Solving Equations
679
5. Completing the Square
683
6. Synthetic Division
686
Answers AN1
Index l1

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