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College Mathematics, Ninth Edition, is designed for students in a broad range of career programs requiring a solid understanding of basic math, elementary algebra, trigonometry, and geometry. The authors introduce topics using a step-by-step “spiral” learning approach and reinforce them with numerous examples and applications. Throughout the text, examples are presented in both symbolic and narrative form, and all concepts are applied to careers and professions.0321924320 / 9780321924322 College Mathematics Plus MyMathLab -- Access Card Package
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1. Review of Basic Concepts
1–1 Basic Operations with Whole Numbers and Decimals
1–2 Exponents, Roots, and Powers of 10
1–3 Order of Operations and Problem Solving
2. Review of Fractions
2–1 Multiples and Factors
2–2 Equivalent Fractions and Decimals
2–3 Adding and Subtracting Fractions and Mixed Numbers
2–4 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers
3. Percents
3–1 Percent and Number Equivalents
3–2 Percentage Problems
3–3 Increase and Decrease
Chapters 1–3 Cumulative Practice Test
4. Measurement
4–1 The U.S. Customary System of Measurement
4–2 Introduction to the Metric System
4–3 Time, Temperature, and Other Measures
4–4 Metric–U.S. Customary Comparisons
4–5 Accuracy, Precision, Error, and Measuring Instruments
5. Signed Numbers and Powers of 10
5–1 Adding Signed Numbers
5–2 Subtracting Signed Numbers
5–3 Multiplying and Dividing Signed Numbers
5–4 Signed Rational Numbers
5–5 Powers of 10
5–6 Scientific Notation
6. Statistics
6–1 Reading Circle, Bar, and Line Graphs
6–2 Measures of Central Tendency
6–3 Measures of Dispersion
6–4 Counting Techniques and Simple Probabilities
Chapters 4–6 Cumulative Practice Test
7. Linear Equations and Inequalities
7–1 Variable Notation
7–2 Solving Linear Equations
7–3 Solving Linear Equations with Fractions and Decimals by Clearing the Denominators
7–4 Inequalities and Sets
7–5 Solving Linear Inequalities
7–6 Solving Compound Inequalities
8. Formulas, Proportion, and Variation
8–1 Formulas
8–2 Proportion
8–3 Direct and Joint Variation
8–4 Inverse and Combined Variation
Linear Equations, Functions, and Inequalities in Two Variables
9. Linear Equations, Functions, and Inequalities in Two Variables
9–1 Graphical Representation of Linear Equations and Functions
9–2 Graphing Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables Using Alternative Methods
9–3 Slope
9–4 Linear Equation of a Line
10. Systems of Linear Equations
10–1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities Graphically
10–2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations Using the Addition Method
10–3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations Using the Substitution Method
10–4 Problem Solving Using Systems of Linear Equations
Chapters 7–10 Cumulative Practice Test
11. Powers and Polynomials
11–1 Laws of Exponents
11–2 Polynomials
11–3 Basic Operations with Polynomials
12. Roots and Radicals
12–1 Irrational Numbers and Real Numbers
12–2 Simplifying Irrational Expressions 528
12–3 Basic Operations with Square-Root Radicals
12–4 Complex and Imaginary Numbers
13. Factoring
13–1 The Distributive Property and Common Factors 554
13–2 Factoring Special Products 557
13–3 Factoring General Trinomials 562
14. Rational Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities
14–1 Simplifying Rational Expressions
14–2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
14–3 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions
14–4 Solving Equations and Inequalities with Rational Expressions
15. Quadratic and Other Nonlinear Equations and Inequalities
15–1 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Square-Root Method
15–2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
15–3 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square or Using the Formula
15–4 Graphing Quadratic Functions
15–5 Solving Higher-Degree Equations by Factoring
15–6 Solving Quadratic Inequalities
15–7 Solving Equations and Inequalities Containing One Absolute-Value Term
Chapters 11–15 Cumulative Practice Test
16. Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
16–1 Exponential Expressions, Equations, and Formulas
16–2 Logarithmic Expressions, Equations, and Formulas
17. Geometry
17–1 Lines and Angles
17–2 Polygons
17–3 Circles and Radians
17–4 Volume and Surface Area
18. Triangles
18–1 Special Triangle Relationships
18–2 Pythagorean Theorem
18–3 Inscribed and Circumscribed Regular Polygons and Circles
18–4 Distance and Midpoints
Chapters 16–18 Cumulative Practice Test
19. Right-Triangle Trigonometry
19–1 Trigonometric Functions
19–2 Solving Right Triangles Using the Sine, Cosine, and Tangent Functions
20. Trigonometry with Any Angle
20–1 Vectors
20–2 Trigonometric Functions for Any Angle
20–3 Period and Phase Shift
20–4 Law of Sines
20–5 Law of Cosines
Chapters 19–20 Cumulative Practice Test
Selected Answers to Student Exercise Material
Glossary and Index