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# Elementary Algebra for College Students

**by**Angel, Allen R.

8th

### 9780131994577

0131994573

Hardcover

1/1/2011

Prentice Hall

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## Summary

This dynamic new edition of this proven series adds cutting edge print and media resources. An emphasis on the practical applications of algebra motivates learners and encourages them to see algebra as an important part of their daily lives. The reader-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.KEY TOPICSChapter topics cover real numbers, solving linear equations and inequalities, formulas and applications of algebra, exponents and polynomials, factoring, rational expressions and equations, graphing linear equations, systems of linear equations, roots and radicals, and quadratic equations.For the study of Algebra.

## Table of Contents

Note: Each chapter concludes with Chapter Summary, Chapter Review Exercises, and Chapter Practice Test and after Chapter 1, Cumulative Review Test | |

Preface To the Student | |

Real Numbers | |

Study Skills for Success in Mathematics | |

Problem Solving | |

Fractions | |

The Real Number System | |

Inequalities Mid-Chapter Test: Sections | |

Addition of Real Numbers | |

Subtraction of Real Numbers | |

Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers | |

Exponents, Parentheses, and the Order of Operations | |

Properties of the Real Number System | |

Solving Linear Equations and Inequalities | |

Combining Like Terms | |

The Addition Property of Equality | |

The Multiplication Property of Equality | |

Solving Linear Equations with a Variable on Only One Side of the Equation Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 2.1-2.4 | |

Solving Linear Equations with the Variable on Both Sides of the Equation | |

Formulas | |

Ratios and Proportions | |

Inequalities in One Variable | |

Applications of Algebra | |

Changing Application Problems into Equations | |

Solving Application Problems Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 3.1-3.2 | |

Geometric Problems | |

Motion, Money, and Mixture Problems | |

Exponents and Polynomials | |

Exponents | |

Negative Exponents | |

Scientific Notation Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 4.1-4.3 | |

Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials | |

Multiplication of Polynomials | |

Division of Polynomials | |

Factoring | |

Factoring a Monomial from a Polynomial | |

Factoring by Grouping | |

Factoring Trinomials of the form axsup2; + bx + c, a = 1 | |

Factoring Trinomials of the form axsup2; + bx + c, a G+á 1 Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 5.1-5.4 | |

Special Factoring Formulas and a General Review of Factoring | |

Solving Quadratic Equations Using Factoring | |

Applications of Quadratic Equations | |

Rational Expressions and Equations | |

Simplifying Rational Expressions | |

Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions | |

Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions with a Common Denominator and Finding the Least Common Denominator | |

Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 6.1-6.4 | |

Complex Fractions | |

Solving Rational Equations | |

Rational Eq | |

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