1. SOME BASIC CONCEPTS OF ARITHMETIC AND ALGEBRA 

Numerical and Algebraic Expressions 

Prime and Composite Numbers 

Integers: Addition and Subtraction 

Integers: Multiplication and Division 

Use of Properties 

Summary 

Review Problem Set 

Test 

2. REAL NUMBERS 

Rational Numbers: Multiplication and Division 

Addition and Subtraction of Rational Numbers 

Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions 

Exponents 

Translating from English to Algebra 

Summary 

Review Problem Set 

Test 

Cumulative Review Problem Set (Chapters 12) 

3. FIRSTDEGREE EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES OF ONE VARIABLE 

Solving FirstDegree Equations 

Equations and Problem Solving 

More on Solving Equations and Problem Solving 

Equations Involving Parentheses and Fractional Forms 

Inequalities 

Inequalities, Compound Inequalities, and Problem Solving 

Summary 

Review Problem Set 

Test 

4. FORMULAS AND PROBLEM SOLVING 

Ratio, Proportion, and Percent 

More on Percents and Problem Solving 

Formulas 

Problem Solving 

More About Problem Solving 

Summary 

Review Problem Set 

Test 

Cumulative Review Problem Set (Chapters 14) 

5. EXPONENTS AND POLYNOMIALS 

Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials 

Multiplying Monomials 

Multiplying Polynomials 

Dividing by Monomials 

Dividing by Binomials 

Zero and Negative Integers as Exponents 

Summary 

Review Problem Set 

Test 

Cumulative Review Problem Set (Chapters 15) 

6. FACTORING AND SOLVING EQUATIONS 

Factoring by Using the Distributive Property 

Factoring the Difference of Two Squares 

Factoring Trinomials of the Form x2 + bx + c 

Factoring, Solving Equations, and Problem Solving 

Summary 

Review Problem Set 

Test 

7. ALGEBRAIC FRACTIONS 

Simplifying Algebraic Fractions 

Multiplying and Dividing Algebraic Fractions 

Adding and Subtracting Algebraic Fractions 

More on Addition and Subtraction of Algebraic Fractions 

Fractional Equations and Problem Solving 

More Fractional Equations and Problem Solving 

Summary 

Review Problem Set 

Test 

Cumulative Review Problem Set (Chapter 17) 

8. COORDINATE GEOMETRY AND LINEAR SYSTEMS 

Cartesian Coordinate System 

Graphing Linear Equations and Inequalities 

Slope of a Line 

Writing Equations of Lines 

Solving Linear Systems by Graphing 

EliminationbyAddition Method 

Substitution Method 

Summary 

Review Problem Set 

Test 

9. ROOTS AND RADICALS 

Roots and Radicals 

Simplifying Radicals 

More on Simplifying Radicals 

Products and Quotients Involving Radicals 

Solving Radical Equations 

Summary 

Review Problem Set 

Test 

Cumulative Review Problem Set (Chapters 19) 

10. QUADRATIC EQUATIONS 

Quadratic Equations 

Completing the Square 

Quadratic Formula 

Solving Quadratic EquationsWhich Method? 

Solving Problems Using Quadratic Equations 

Summary 

Review Problem Set 

Test 

11. ADDITIONAL TOPICS 

Equations and Inequalities Involving Absolute Value 

3x3 Systems of Equations 

Fractional Exponents 

Complex Numbers 

Quadratic Equations: Complex Solutions 

Pie, Bar, and Line Graphs 

Relations and Functions 

Applications of Functions 

Summary 

Review Problem Set 

Test 

Appendixes: A 

Table of Squares and Approximate Square Roots 

B 

Extra Word Problems 

Answers to OddNumbered Problems and All Chapter Review, Chapter Test, Cumulative Review, and Appendix B Problems 

Index 
