Note: every chapter concludes with a Chapter Summary and Review and a Chapter Test. Chapters 3, 6, 9, 12, and 14 also have a Cumulative Review | |

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 and Functions | |

Reading Graphs, Plotting Points, and Scaling Graphs | |

Graphing Equations | |

Linear Equations and Intercepts | |

Rates | |

Slope | |

Slope-Intercept Form | |

Point-Slope Form; Introduction to Curve Fitting | |

Functions | |

Systems of Equations in Two Variables | |

Systems of Equations and Graphing | |

Systems of Equations and Substitution | |

Systems of Equations and Elimination | |

More Applications Using Systems | |

Solving Equations by Graphing | |

Polynomials | |

Exponents and Their Properties | |

Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation | |

Polynomials and Polynomial Functions | |

Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials | |

Multiplication of Polynomials | |

Special Products | |

Polynomials in Several Variables | |

Division of Polynomials | |

The Algebra of Functions | |

Polynomial Factorizations and Equations | |

Introduction to Polynomial Factorizations and Equations | |

Equations Containing Trinomials of the Type x2 + bx + c | |

Equations Containing Trinomials of the Type ax2 + bx + c | |

Equations Containing Perfect-Square Trinomials and Differences of Squares | |

Equations Containing Sums or Differences of Cubes | |

Factoring: A General Strategy | |

Applications of Polynomial Equations | |

Rational Expressions, Equations, and Functions | |

Rational Expressions and Functions | |

Multiplication and Division | |

Addition, Subtraction, and Least Common Denominators | |

Addition and Subtraction with Unlike Denominators | |

Complex Rational Expressions | |

Rational Equations | |

Applications Using Rational Equations and Proportions | |

Formulas, Applications, and Variation | |

Inequalities | |

Graphical Solutions and Compound Inequalities | |

Absolute-Value Equations and Inequalities | |

Inequalities in Two Variables | |

Polynomial and Rational Inequalities | |

More on Systems | |

Systems of Equations in Three Variables | |

Solving Applications: Systems of Three Equations | |

Elimination Using Matrices | |

Determinants and Cramers Rule | |

Business and Economics Applications | |

Exponents and Radical Functions | |

Radical Expressions, Functions, and Models | |

Rational Numbers as Exponents | |

Multiplying Radical Expressions | |

Dividing Radical Expressions | |

Expressions Containing Several Radical Terms | |

Solving Radical Equations | |

Geometric Applications | |

The Complex Numbers | |

Quadratic Functions and Equations | |

Quadratic Equations | |

The Quadratic Formula | |

Applications Involving Quadratic Equations | |

Studying Solutio | |

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