9780132337229

Elementary and Intermediate Algebra for College Students

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    9780132337229

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    0132337223

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2011
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

TheAngel Seriescontinues to offer proven pedagogy, sound exercise sets and superior user support. An emphasis on the practical applications of algebra motivates readers and encourages them to see algebra as an important part of their daily lives. The user 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.Real Numbers; Solving Linear Equations; Formulas and Applications of Algebra; Graphing Linear Equations; Exponents and Polynomials; Factoring; Rational Expressions and Equations; Functions and Their Graphs; Systems of Linear Equations; Inequities in One and Two Variables; Roots, Radicals, and Complex Numbers; Quadratic Functions; Exponential and Logarithmic Functions; Conic Sections; and Sequence, Series, and the Binominal Theorem.For any professional needing to apply algebra to their work.

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 1.1-1.5
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
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
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
Graphing Linear Equations
The Cartesian Coordinate System and Linear Equations in Two Variables
Graphing Linear Equations
Slope of a Line Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 4.1-4.3
Slope-Intercept and Point-Slope Forms of a Linear Equation
Exponents and Polynomials
Exponents
Negative Exponents
Scientific Notation Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 5.1-5.3
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+ 1 Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 6.1-6.4
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 o<$$$>
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