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# Elementary and Intermediate Algebra

**by**Woodbury, George

2nd

### 9780321500069

0321500067

Hardcover

1/1/2009

Addison Wesley

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## Summary

KEY MESSAGE:George Woodbury's Algebra Seriesempowers students for future success in college-level math courses through its early-and-often approach to functions and graphing, integrated study strategies, and quality exercise sets that encourage true conceptual understanding. By writing this text from the ground up as a single textbook, George has reduced the amount of overlap typically found in these courses and focused instead on providing more exercises and applications. Review of Real Numbers, Linear Equations, Graphing Linear Equations, Systems of Equations, Exponents and Polynomials, Factoring and Quadratic Equations, Rational Expressions and Equations, Transition, Radical Expressions and Equations, Quadratic Equations, Functions, Logarithmic and Exponential Functions, Conic Sections, Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem MARKET: For all readers interested in Algebra.

## Table of Contents

Review of Real Numbers | |

Integers, Opposites, and Absolute Values | |

Operations with Integers | |

Fractions | |

Operations with Fractions | |

Decimals and Percents | |

Representing Data Graphically | |

Exponents and Order of Operations | |

Introduction to Algebra | |

Linear Equations | |

Introduction to Linear Equations | |

Solving Linear Equations: A General Strategy | |

Problem Solving; Applications of Linear Equations | |

Applications Involving Percentages; Ratio and Proportion | |

Linear Inequalities | |

Graphing Linear Equations | |

The Rectangular Coordinate System; Equations in Two Variables | |

Graphing Linear Equations and Their Intercepts | |

Slope of a Line | |

Linear Functions | |

Parallel and Perpendicular Lines | |

Equations of Lines | |

Linear Inequalities | |

Systems of Equations | |

Systems of Linear Equations; Solving Systems by Graphing | |

Solving Systems of Equations by Using the Substitution Method | |

Solving Systems of Equations by Using the Addition Method | |

Applications of Systems of Equations | |

Systems of Linear Inequalities | |

Exponents and Polynomials | |

Exponents | |

Negative Exponents; Scientific Notation | |

Polynomials; Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials | |

Multiplying Polynomials | |

Dividing of Polynomials | |

Factoring and Quadratic Equations | |

An Introduction to Factoring; The Greatest Common Factor; Factoring by Grouping | |

Factoring Trinomials of the Form | |

Factoring Trinomials of the Form x 2 + bx + c, where a G+a 1 | |

Factoring Special Binomials | |

Factoring Polynomials: A General Strategy | |

Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring | |

Quadratic Functions | |

Applications of Quadratic Equations and Quadratic Functions | |

Rational Expressions and Equations | |

Rational Expressions and Functions | |

Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions | |

Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions That Have the Same Denominator | |

Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions That Have Different Denominators | |

Complex Fractions | |

Rational Equations | |

Applications of Rational Equations | |

Transition | |

Linear Equations and Absolute Value Equations | |

Linear Inequalities and Absolute Value Inequalities | |

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