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ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA

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Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780534948603

ISBN10:
053494860X
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/10/1996
Publisher(s):
Brooks Cole

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This is the 5th edition with a publication date of 9/10/1996.
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Table of Contents

1 Some Basic Concepts of Arithmetic and Algebra
2(40)
1.1 Numerical and Algebraic Expressions
4(6)
1.2 Prime and Composite Numbers
10(6)
1.3 Integers: Addition and Subtraction
16(9)
1.4 Integers: Multiplication and Division
25(5)
1.5 Use of Properties
30(8)
Summary
38(2)
Chapter 1 Review Problem Set
40(1)
Chapter 1 Test
41(1)
2 Real Numbers
42(46)
2.1 Rational Numbers: Multiplication and Division
44(7)
2.2 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Numbers
51(8)
2.3 Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions
59(10)
2.4 Exponents
69(6)
2.5 Translating from English to Algebra
75(7)
Summary
82(1)
Chapter 2 Review Problem Set
83(2)
Chapter 2 Test
85(1)
Cumulative Review Problem Set
86(2)
3 First Degree Equations and Inequalities of One Variable
88(48)
3.1 Solving First-Degree Equations
90(6)
3.2 Equations and Problem Solving
96(6)
3.3 More on Solving Equations and Problem Solving
102(7)
3.4 Equations Involving Parentheses and Fractional Forms
109(9)
3.5 Inequalities
118(7)
3.6 Inequalities, Compound Inequalities, and Problem Solving
125(6)
Summary
131(2)
Chapter 3 Review Problem Set
133(2)
Chapter 3 Test
135(1)
4 Formulas and Problem Solving
136(46)
4.1 Ratio, Proportion, and Percent
138(8)
4.2 More on Percents and Problem Solving
146(8)
4.3 Formulas
154(10)
4.4 Problem Solving
164(6)
4.5 More about Problem Solving
170(5)
Summary
175(1)
Chapter 4 Review Problem Set
176(2)
Chapter 4 Test
178(1)
Cumulative Review Problem Set
179(3)
5 Exponents and Polynomials
182(42)
5.1 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
184(6)
5.2 Multiplying Monomials
190(7)
5.3 Multiplying Polynomials
197(8)
5.4 Dividing by Monomials
205(3)
5.5 Dividing by Binomials
208(5)
5.6 Zero and Negative Integers as Exponents
213(7)
Summary
220(1)
Chapter 5 Review Problem Set
221(2)
Chapter 5 Test
223(1)
6 Factoring and Solving Equations
224(46)
6.1 Factoring by Using the Distributive Property
226(7)
6.2 Factoring the Difference of Two Squares
233(5)
6.3 Factoring Trinomials of the Form x^2 + bx + c
238(9)
6.4 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax^2 + bx + c
247(7)
6.5 Factoring, Solving Equations, and Problem Solving
254(9)
Summary
263(1)
Chapter 6 Review Problem Set
264(2)
Chapter 6 Test
266(1)
Cumulative Review Problem Set
267(3)
7 Algebraic Fractions
270(46)
7.1 Simplifying Algebraic Fractions
272(4)
7.2 Multiplying and Dividing Algebraic Fractions
276(4)
7.3 Adding and Subtracting Algebraic Fractions
280(7)
7.4 More on Addition and Subtraction of Algebraic Fractions
287(7)
7.5 Fractional Equations and Problem Solving
294(7)
7.6 More Fractional Equations and Problem Solving
301(10)
Summary
311(1)
Chapter 7 Review Problem Set
311(2)
Chapter 7 Test
313(1)
Cumulative Review Problem Set
314(2)
8 Coordinate Geometry and Linear Systems
316(58)
8.1 Cartesian Coordinate System
318(6)
8.2 Linear Equations in Two Variables
324(6)
8.3 Slope of a Line
330(7)
8.4 Writing Equations of Lines
337(7)
8.5 Solving Linear Systems by Graphing
344(6)
8.6 Elimination-by-Addition Method
350(8)
8.7 Substitution Method
358(11)
Summary
369(1)
Chapter 8 Review Problem Set
370(2)
Chapter 8 Test
372(2)
9 Square Roots and Radicals
374(34)
9.1 Square Roots and Radicals
376(5)
9.2 Simplifying Radicals
381(5)
9.3 More on Simplifying Radicals
386(6)
9.4 Products and Quotients Involving Radicals
392(5)
9.5 Solving Radical Equations
397(6)
Summary
403(1)
Chapter 9 Review Problem Set
404(2)
Chapter 9 Test
406(2)
10 Quadratic Equations
408(40)
10.1 Quadratic Equations
410(9)
10.2 Completing the Square
419(5)
10.3 Quadratic Formula
424(5)
10.4 Solving Quadratic Equations--Which Method?
429(5)
10.5 Solving Problems Using Quadratic Equations
434(7)
Summary
441(1)
Chapter 10 Review Problem Set
441(2)
Chapter 10 Test
443(1)
Cumulative Review Problem Set
444(4)
11 Additional Topics
448
11.1 Equations and Inequalities Involving Absolute Value
450(4)
11.2 Graphing Linear Inequalities
454(6)
11.3 Relations and Functions
460(4)
11.4 Special Functions
464(7)
11.5 Fractional Exponents
471(7)
11.6 Complex Numbers
478(4)
11.7 Quadratic Equations: Complex Solutions
482(3)
Summary
485(2)
Chapter 11 Review Problem Set
487(2)
Chapter 11 Test
489
Appendix A-1(4)
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems and All Chapter Test, Chapter Review, and Cumulative Review Problems A-5
Index I-1


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