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# Elementary Algebra for College Students

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

ISBN10:
0131400231
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2004
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall

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## Summary

For freshman-level, one- or two- semester courses in Developmental Algebra. The Angel Series continues to offer proven pedagogy sound exercise sets and superior student support. An emphasis on the practical applications of algebra motivates students and encourages them to see algebra as an important part of their daily lives. The student-friendly writing style uses short, clear sentences and easy-to-understand language, and the outstanding pedagogical program makes the material easy to follow and comprehend. The new editions continue to place a strong emphasis on problem solving, incorporating it as a theme throughout the texts. Angel's solid exercise sets are recognized by reviewers as of the highest standard providing a large number of problems, paired exercises, and a broad and increasing range of difficulty.

Preface ix
To the Student xxii
 Real Numbers
1(96)
 Study Skills for Success in Mathematics
2(6)
 Problem Solving
8(12)
 Fractions
20(11)
 The Real Number System
31(6)
 Inequalities
37(5)
42(10)
 Subtraction of Real Numbers
52(10)
 Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers
62(9)
 Exponents, Parentheses, and the Order of Operations
71(12)
 Properties of the Real Number System
83(14)
 Chapter Summary
91(1)
 Chapter Review Exercises
92(3)
 Chapter Practice Test
95(2)
 Solving Linear Equations and Inequalities
97(73)
 Combining Like Terms
98(9)
107(9)
 The Multiplication Property of Equality
116(7)
 Solving Linear Equations with a Variable on Only One Side of the Equation
123(10)
 Solving Linear Equations with the Variable on Both Sides of the Equation
133(10)
 Ratios and Proportions
143(15)
 Inequalities in One Variable
158(12)
 Chapter Summary
165(1)
 Chapter Review Exercises
166(2)
 Chapter Practice Test
168(1)
 Cumulative Review Test
169(1)
 Formulas and Applications of Algebra
170(71)
 Formulas
171(14)
 Changing Application Problems into Equations
185(14)
 Solving Application Problems
199(13)
 Geometric Problems
212(6)
 Motion, Money, and Mixture Problems
218(23)
 Chapter Summary
234(1)
 Chapter Review Exercises
235(3)
 Chapter Practice Test
238(1)
 Cumulative Review Test
239(2)
 Exponents and Polynomials
241(61)
 Exponents
242(10)
 Negative Exponents
252(8)
 Scientific Notation
260(12)
272(8)
 Multiplication of Polynomials
280(10)
 Division of Polynomials
290(12)
 Chapter Summary
297(1)
 Chapter Review Exercises
298(2)
 Chapter Practice Test
300(1)
 Cumulative Review Test
300(2)
 Factoring
302(64)
 Factoring a Monomial from a Polynomial
303(7)
 Factoring by Grouping
310(6)
 Factoring Trinomials of the form ax2 + bx + c, a = 1
316(9)
 Factoring Trinomials of the form ax2 + bx + c, a ≠ 1
325(13)
 Special Factoring Formulas and a General Review of Factoring
338(8)
346(6)
352(14)
 Chapter Summary
361(1)
 Chapter Review Exercises
362(2)
 Chapter Practice Test
364(1)
 Cumulative Review Test
364(2)
 Rational Expressions and Equations
366(73)
 Simplifying Rational Expressions
367(8)
 Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions
375(7)
 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions with a Common Denominator and Finding the Least Common Denominator
382(8)
 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions
390(9)
 Complex Fractions
399(5)
 Solving Rational Equations
404(9)
 Rational Equations: Applications and Problem Solving
413(13)
 Variation
426(13)
 Chapter Summary
433(1)
 Chapter Review Exercises
434(2)
 Chapter Practice Test
436(1)
 Cumulative Review Test
437(2)
 Graphing Linear Equations
439(69)
 The Cartesian Coordinate System and Linear Equations in Two Variables
440(10)
 Graphing Linear Equations
450(12)
 Slope of a Line
462(12)
 Slope-Intercept and Point-Slope Forms of a Linear Equation
474(13)
 Graphing Linear Inequalities
487(3)
 Functions
490(18)
 Chapter Summary
501(1)
 Chapter Review Exercises
502(3)
 Chapter Practice Test
505(1)
 Cumulative Review Test
506(2)
 Systems of Linear Equations
508(48)
 Solving Systems of Equations Graphically
509(11)
 Solving Systems of Equations by Substitution
520(6)
 Solving Systems of Equations by the Addition Method
526(9)
 Systems of Equations: Applications and Problem Solving
535(13)
 Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities
548(8)
 Chapter Summary
551(1)
 Chapter Review Exercises
551(2)
 Chapter Practice Test
553(1)
 Cumulative Review Test
554(2)
556(58)
 Evaluating Square Roots
557(8)
 Simplifying Square Roots
565(6)
 Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Square Roots
571(6)
 Dividing Square Roots
577(9)
586(7)
593(8)
 Higher Roots and Rational Exponents
601(13)
 Chapter Summary
609(1)
 Chapter Review Exercises
609(3)
 Chapter Practice Test
612(1)
 Cumulative Review Test
612(2)
614(1)
 The Square Root Property
615(5)
 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
620(7)
627(12)
639(10)
 Complex Numbers
649(9)
 Chapter Summary
653(1)
 Chapter Review Exercises
654(2)
 Chapter Practice Test
656(1)
 Cumulative Review Test
656(2)
 Appendices
 A Review of Decimals and Percents
658(3)
 B Finding the Greatest Common Factor and Least Common Denominator
661(2)
 C Geometry
663