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Preface | p. vii |
To the Student | p. xvii |
Learning Styles Inventory | p. xxiii |
Foundations of Algebra | p. 1 |
Number Sets and the Structure of Algebra | p. 2 |
Fractions | p. 11 |
Adding and Subtracting Real Numbers; Properties of Real Numbers | p. 24 |
Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers; Properties of Real Numbers | p. 41 |
Exponents, Roots, and Order of Operations | p. 56 |
Translating Word Phrases to Expressions | p. 70 |
Evaluating and Rewriting Expressions | p. 78 |
Summary | p. 89 |
Review Exercises | p. 95 |
Practice Test | p. 99 |
Solving Linear Equations and Inequalities | p. 101 |
Equations, Formulas, and the Problem-Solving Process | p. 102 |
The Addition Principle | p. 118 |
The Multiplication Principle | p. 132 |
Applying the Principles to Formulas | p. 147 |
Translating Word Sentences to Equations | p. 153 |
Solving Linear Inequalities | p. 164 |
Summary | p. 177 |
Review Exercises | p. 182 |
Practice Test | p. 186 |
Problem Solving | p. 189 |
Ratios and Proportions | p. 190 |
Percents | p. 205 |
Problems with Two or More Unknowns | p. 221 |
Rates | p. 236 |
Investment and Mixture | p. 244 |
Summary | p. 252 |
Review Exercises | p. 257 |
Practice Test | p. 262 |
Chapters 1-3 Cumulative Review Exercises | p. 264 |
Graphing Linear Equations and Inequalities | p. 267 |
The Rectangular Coordinate System | p. 268 |
Graphing Linear Equations | p. 277 |
Graphing Using Intercepts | p. 289 |
Slope-Intercept Form | p. 299 |
Point-Slope Form | p. 313 |
Graphing Linear Inequalities | p. 327 |
Introduction to Functions and Function Notation | p. 337 |
Summary | p. 355 |
Review Exercises | p. 363 |
Practice Test | p. 370 |
Polynomials | p. 373 |
Exponents and Scientific Notation | p. 374 |
Introduction to Polynomials | p. 387 |
Adding and Subtracting Polynomials | p. 400 |
Exponent Rules and Multiplying Monomials | p. 411 |
Multiplying Polynomials; Special Products | p. 423 |
Exponent Rules and Dividing Polynomials | p. 435 |
Summary | p. 451 |
Review Exercises | p. 454 |
Practice Test | p. 458 |
Factoring | p. 459 |
Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping | p. 460 |
Factoring Trinomials of the Form x[superscript 2] + bx + c | p. 471 |
Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax[superscript 2] + bx + c, where a [not equal] 1 | p. 478 |
Factoring Special Products | p. 487 |
Strategies for Factoring | p. 496 |
Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring | p. 502 |
Graphs of Quadratic Equations and Functions | p. 515 |
Summary | p. 525 |
Review Exercises | p. 530 |
Practice Test | p. 533 |
Chapters 1-6 Cumulative Review Exercises | p. 534 |
Rational Expressions and Equations | p. 537 |
Simplifying Rational Expressions | p. 538 |
Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions | p. 552 |
Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with the Same Denominator | p. 563 |
Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with Different Denominators | p. 570 |
Complex Rational Expressions | p. 582 |
Solving Equations Containing Rational Expressions | p. 591 |
Applications with Rational Expressions | p. 601 |
Summary | p. 615 |
Review Exercises | p. 622 |
Practice Test | p. 626 |
Systems of Equations | p. 629 |
Solving Systems of Linear Equations Graphically | p. 630 |
Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution | p. 641 |
Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Elimination | p. 652 |
More Applications with Systems of Equations | p. 664 |
Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities | p. 678 |
Summary | p. 688 |
Review Exercises | p. 693 |
Practice Test | p. 697 |
Roots and Radicals | p. 699 |
Square Roots and Radical Expressions | p. 700 |
Multiplying and Simplifying Square Roots | p. 710 |
Dividing and Simplifying Square Roots | p. 716 |
Adding and Subtracting Square Roots | p. 727 |
Solving Radical Equations | p. 738 |
Higher Roots and Rational Exponents | p. 748 |
Summary | p. 760 |
Review Exercises | p. 764 |
Practice Test | p. 769 |
Chapters 1-9 Cumulative Review Exercises | p. 770 |
Quadratic Equations | p. 773 |
The Square Root Principle | p. 774 |
Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square | p. 785 |
Solving Quadratic Equations Using the Quadratic Formula | p. 794 |
Complex Numbers | p. 806 |
Graphing Quadratic Equations | p. 815 |
Summary | p. 830 |
Review Exercises | p. 835 |
Practice Test | p. 839 |
Chapters 1-10 Cumulative Review Exercises | p. 841 |
Answers (Student edition only) | p. 1 |
Glossary | p. 1 |
Index | p. 1 |
Applications Index | p. 1 |
Photograph Credits | p. 1 |
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