An Introduction to Algebra | |

The Language of Algebra | |

Fractions | |

The Real Numbers | |

Adding Real Numbers | |

Subtracting Real Numbers | |

Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers | |

Exponents and Order of Operations | |

Algebraic Expressions | |

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Key Concept | |

Chapter Review | |

Chapter Test | |

Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving | |

Solving Equations | |

Problem Solving | |

Simplifying Algebraic Expressions | |

More about Solving Equations | |

Formulas | |

More about Problem Solving | |

Solving Inequalities | |

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Key Concept | |

Chapter Review | |

Chapter Test | |

Cumulative Review Exercises | |

Linear Equations and Inequalities in two Variables | |

Graphing Using the Rectangular Coordinate System | |

Graphing Linear Equations | |

More about Graphing Linear Equations | |

The Slope of a Line | |

Slope? | |

Intercept Form | |

Point? | |

Slope Form | |

Graphing Linear Inequalities | |

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Key Concept | |

Chapter Review | |

Chapter Test | |

Exponents and Polynomials | |

Rules for Exponents | |

Zero and Negative Exponents | |

Scientific Notation | |

Polynomials | |

Adding and Subtracting Polynomials | |

Multiplying Polynomials | |

Special Products | |

Division of Polynomials | |

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Key Concept | |

Chapter Review | |

Chapter Test | |

Cumulative Review Exercises | |

Factoring and Quadratic Equations | |

The Greatest Common Factor | |

Factoring by Grouping | |

Factoring Trinomials of the Form x^2+bx+c | |

Factoring Trinomials of the form ax^2+bx+c | |

Factoring Perfect Square Trinomials and the Differences of Two Squares | |

Factoring the Sum and Difference of Two Cubes | |

A Factoring Strategy | |

Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring | |

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Key Concept | |

Chapter Review | |

Chapter Test | |

Rational Expressions and Equations | |

Simplifying Rational Expressions | |

Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions | |

Addition and Subtraction with Like Denominators | |

Least Common Denominators | |

Simplifying Complex Fractions | |

Solving Rational Equations | |

Problem Solving Using Rational Equations | |

Proportions and Similar Triangles | |

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Key Concept | |

Chapter Review | |

Chapter Test | |

Cumulative Review Exercises | |

Solving Systems of Equations and Inequalitites | |

Solving Systems of Equations by Graphing | |

Solving Systems of Equations by Substitution | |

Solving Systems of Equations by Elimination | |

Problem Solving Using Systems of Equations | |

Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities | |

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Key Concept | |

Chapter Review | |

Chapter Test | |

More Equations, Inequalities, and Factoring | |

Review of Equations and Inequalities | |

Solving Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities | |

A Review of Factoring | |

Review of Rational Expressions | |

Review of Graphing and Introduction to Functions | |

Graphing Other Functions | |

Variation | |

Synthetic Division | |

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Key Concept | |

Chapter Review | |

Chapter Test | |

Cumulative Review Exercises | |

Radicals and Rational Exponents | |

Radical Expressions and Radical Functions | |

Rational Exponents | |

Simplifying and Combining Radical Expressions | |

Multiplying and Dividing Radical Expressions | |

Radical Equations | |

Geometric Applications of Radicals | |

Complex Numbers | |

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Key Concept | |

Chapter Review | |

Chapter Test | |

Quadratic Equations, Functions, and Inequalities | |

Completing the Square | |

The Quadratic Formula | |

The Discriminant and Equations That Can Be Written in Quadratic Form | |

Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs | |

Quadratic and Other Nonlinear Inequalities | |

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Key Concept | |

Chapter Review | |

Chapter Test | |

Cumulative Review Exercises | |

Exponential and Logarithmic Functions | |

Algebra and Composition of Functions | |

Inverses of Functions | |

Exponential Functions | |

Base-E Exponential Functions | |

Logarithmic Functions | |

Base-E Logarithms | |

Properties of Logarithms | |

Exponential and Logarithmic Equations | |

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Key Concept | |

Chapter Review | |

Chapter Test | |

More on Systems of Equations | |

Solving Systems with Two Variables | |

Solving Systems with Three Variables | |

Solving Systems Using Matrices | |

Solving Systems Using Determinants | |

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Key Concep | |

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