College Algebra, Hybrid (with Enhanced WebAssign with eBook)

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-01-01
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Designed for the college algebra course in which all homework is assigned online, COLLEGE ALGEBRA HYBRID, First Edition, provides the content needed for the traditional, lecture-based course while offering the convenience of a smaller, less expensive text.

Table of Contents

P. Prerequisites
Modeling the Real World with Algebra
Real Numbers and Their Properties
The Real Number Line and Order
Integer Exponents
Rational Exponents and Radicals
Algebraic Expressions
Discovery Project Visualizing a Formula
Rational Expressions
Chapter P Review
Chapter P Test Focus on Problem Solving General Principles
Equations and Inequaliities
Basic Equations
Modeling with Equations
Discovery Project Equations Through the Ages
Quadratic Equations
Complex Numbers
Other Types of Equations
Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
Test Focus on Modeling Making the Best Decisions
Coordinates and Graphs
The Coordinate Plane
Discovery Project Visualizing Data
Graphs of Equations in Two Variables
Graphing Calculators: Solving Equations and Inequalities Graphically
Making Models Using Variation
Test Cumulative Review Test: Chapters 1 and
Focus on Modeling Fitting Lines to Data
What is a Function?
Graphs of Functions
Discovery Project Relations and Functions
Getting Information from the Graph of a Function
Average Rate of Change of a Function
Transformations of Functions
Combining Functions
Discovery Project Iteration and Chaos
One-to-One Functions and Their Inverses
Test Focus on Modeling with Functions
Polynomials and Rational Functions
Quadratic Functions and Models
Polynomial Functions and Their Graphs
Dividing Polynomials
Real Zeros of Polynomials
Discovery Project Zeroing in on a Zero
Complex Zeros and the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra
Rational Functions
Test Focus on Modeling Fitting Polynomial Curves to Data
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Exponential Functions
Discovery Project Exponential Explosion
Logarithmic Functions
Laws of Logarithms
Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
Modeling with Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Test Cumulative Review Test: Chapters 3, 4, and
Focus on Modeling Fitting Exponential and Power Curves to Data
Systems of Equations and Inequalities
Systems of Equations
Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
Systems of Linear Equations in Several Variables
Discovery Project Best Fit Versus Exact Fit
Partial Fractions
Systems of Inequalities
Test Focus on Modeling Linear Programming
Matrices and Determinants
Matrices and Systems of Linear Equations
The Algebra of Matrices
Discovery Project Will the Species Survive?
Inverses of Matrices and Matrix Equations
Determinants and Cramer's Rule
Test Focus on Modeling Computer Graphics
Conic Sections
Discovery Project Rolling Down a Ramp
Shifted Conics
Test Cumulative Review Test: Chapters 6, 7, and
Focus on Modeling Conics in Architecture
Sequences and Series
Sequences and Summation Notation
Arithmetic Sequences
Geometric Sequences
Discovery Project Finding Patterns
Mathematics of Finance
Mathematical Induction
The Binomial Theorem
Test Focus on Modeling with Recursive Sequences
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