# College Algebra, Hybrid (with Enhanced WebAssign with eBook)

**by**Stewart, James; Redlin, Lothar; Watson, Saleem

1st

### 9780538740296

0538740299

Paperback

1/1/2010

Brooks Cole

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## Summary

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 | |

Factoring | |

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 | |

Inequalities | |

Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities | |

Review | |

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 | |

Lines | |

Making Models Using Variation | |

Review | |

Test Cumulative Review Test: Chapters 1 and | |

Focus on Modeling Fitting Lines to Data | |

Functions | |

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 | |

Review | |

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 | |

Review | |

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 | |

Review | |

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 | |

Review | |

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 | |

Review | |

Test Focus on Modeling Computer Graphics | |

Conic Sections | |

Parabolas | |

Discovery Project Rolling Down a Ramp | |

Ellipses | |

Hyperbolas | |

Shifted Conics | |

Review | |

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 | |

Review | |

Test Focus on Modeling with Recursive Sequences | |

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