9780534368821

Elementary Algebra (Hardcover)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534368821

  • ISBN10:

    0534368824

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-10-28
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Table of Contents

An Introduction to Algebra
1(80)
Describing Numerical Relationships
2(10)
The Real Numbers
12(13)
Exponents and Order of Operations
25(11)
Algebraic Expressions
36(12)
Solving Equations
48(13)
Problem Solving
61(20)
Key Concept: Variables
71(1)
Accent on Teamwork
72(1)
Chapter Review
73(6)
Chapter Test
79(2)
Real Numbers, Equations, and Inequalities
81(106)
Adding and Subtracting Real Numbers
82(11)
Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers
93(12)
Order of Operations and Evaluating Algebraic Expressions
105(10)
Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
115(10)
Solving Equations
125(12)
Formulas
137(13)
Problem Solving
150(12)
Inequalities
162(25)
Key Concept: Simplify and Solve
175(1)
Accent on Teamwork
176(1)
Chapter Review
177(6)
Chapter Test
183(1)
Cumulative Review Exercises
184(3)
Graphs, Linear Equations, and Functions
187(91)
Graphing Using the Rectangular Coordinate System
188(9)
Equations Containing Two Variables
197(13)
Graphing Linear Equations
210(14)
Rate of Change and the Slope of a Line
224(12)
Describing Linear Relationships
236(13)
Writing Linear Equations
249(8)
Functions
257(21)
Key Concept: Describing Linear Relationships
269(1)
Accent on Teamwork
270(1)
Chapter Review
271(5)
Chapter Test
276(2)
Exponents and Polynomials
278(76)
Natural-Number Exponents
279(8)
Zero and Negative Integer Exponents
287(8)
Scientific Notation
295(7)
Polynomials and Polynomial Functions
302(11)
Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
313(7)
Multiplying Polynomials
320(10)
Dividing Polynomials by Monomials
330(7)
Dividing Polynomials by Polynomials
337(17)
Key Concept: Polynomials
344(1)
Accent on Teamwork
345(1)
Chapter Review
346(4)
Chapter Test
350(1)
Cumulative Review Exercises
351(3)
Roots and Radicals
354(71)
Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
355(11)
nth Roots and Radicands That Contain Variables
366(7)
Solving Equations Containing Radicals; the Distance Formula
373(11)
Simplifying Radical Expressions
384(10)
Adding and Subtracting Radical Expressions
394(6)
Multiplying and Dividing Radical Expressions
400(10)
Rational Exponents
410(15)
Key Concept: Inverse Operations
417(1)
Accent on Teamwork
418(1)
Chapter Review
419(4)
Chapter Test
423(2)
Factoring and Quadratic Equations
425(98)
Factoring Out the Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping
426(10)
Factoring Trinomials of the Form x2 + bx + c
436(9)
Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c
445(10)
Special Factorizations and a Factoring Strategy
455(10)
Quadratic Equations
465(11)
Completing the Square
476(9)
The Quadratic Formula
485(12)
Graphing Quadratic Functions
497(26)
Key Concept: Quadratic Equations
511(1)
Accent on Teamwork
512(1)
Chapter Review
513(5)
Chapter Test
518(1)
Cumulative Review Exercises
519(4)
Proportion and Rational Expressions
523(75)
Ratios
524(8)
Proportions and Similar Triangles
532(10)
Rational Expressions and Rational Functions
542(10)
Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
552(8)
Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions
560(10)
Complex Fractions
570(6)
Solving Equations That Contain Rational Expressions; Inverse Variation
576(8)
Applications of Equations That Contain Rational Expressions
584(14)
Key Concept: The Language of Algebra
590(1)
Accent on Teamwork
591(1)
Chapter Review
592(4)
Chapter Test
596(2)
Solving Systems of Equations and Inequalities
598(1)
Solving Systems of Equations by Graphing
599(11)
Solving Systems of Equations by Substitution
610(7)
Solving Systems of Equations by Addition
617(7)
Applications of Systems of Equations
624(11)
Graphing Linear Inequalities
635(9)
Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities
644(10)
Key Concept: Systems of Equations and Inequalities
654(1)
Accent on Teamwork
655(1)
Chapter Review
656(4)
Chapter Test
660(2)
Cumulative Review Exercises
662
Appendix I Arithmetic Fractions A-1
Appendix II Statistics A-14
Appendix III Roots and Powers A-18
Appendix IV Answers to Selected Exercises A-19
Index I-1

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