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# Elementary and Intermediate Algebra : Concepts and Applications

**by**Bittinger, Marvin L.; Ellenbogen, David J.; Johnson, Barbara L.

5th

### 9780321559449

0321559444

Hardcover

1/23/2009

Pearson

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KEY BENEFIT: TheBittinger Concepts and Applications Seriesextends proven pedagogy to a new generation of students, with updates throughout to help todayrs"s students learn. Bittinger transitions students from skills-based math to the concepts-oriented math required for college courses, and supports students with quality applications and exercises to help them apply and retain their knowledge. New features such as Translating for Success and Visualizing the Graph unlock the way students think, making math accessible to them. KEY TOPICS: Introduction to Algebraic Expressions; Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving; Introduction to Graphing; Polynomials; Polynomials and Factoring; Rational Expressions and Equations; Functions and Graphs; Systems of Equations and Problem Solving; Inequalities and Problem Solving; Exponents and Radicals; Quadratic Functions and Equations; Exponential and Logarithmic Functions; Conic Sections; Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem; Elementary Algebra Review MARKET: For all readers interested in algebra.

## Table of Contents

Introduction to Algebraic Expressions Introduction to Algebra The Commutative, Associative, and Distributive Laws Fraction Notation Positive and Negative Real Numbers Addition of Real Numbers Subtraction of Real Numbers Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers Exponential Notation and Order of Operations | |

Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving Solving Equations Using the Principles Together Formulas Applications with Percent Problem Solving Solving Inequalities Solving Applications with Inequalities | |

Introduction to Graphing Reading Graphs, Plotting Points, and Scaling Graphs Graphing Linear Equations Graphing and Intercepts Rates Slope Slope-Intercept Form Point-Slope Form | |

Polynomials Exponents and Their Properties Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation Polynomials Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials Multiplication of Polynomials Special Products Polynomials in Several Variables Division of Polynomials | |

Polynomials and Factoring Introduction to Factoring Factoring Trinomials of the Typex 2 +bx+c Factoring Trinomials of the Typeax 2 +bx+c Factoring Perfect-Square Trinomials and Differences of Squares Factoring Sums or Differences of Cubes Factoring: A General Strategy Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring Solving Applications | |

Rational Expressions and Equations Rational Expressions Multiplication and Division Addition, Subtraction, and Least Common Denominators Addition and Subtraction with Unlike Denominators Complex Rational Expressions Solving Rational Equations Applications Using Rational Equations and Proportions Formulas and Equations | |

Functions and Graphs Introduction to Functions Domain and Range Graphs of Functions (including brief review of graphing) The Algebra of Functions Variation and Problem Solving | |

Systems of Equations and Problem Solving Systems of Equations in Two Variables Solving by Substitution or Elimination Solving Applications: Systems of Two Equations Systems of Equations in Three Variables Solv | |

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