Note: Each chapter concludes with Key Concepts, Exploration, Review Exercises, and a Chapter Test | |
Geometry and Numbers | |
Positive and Negative Numbers | |
Rates and Ratios | |
Exponents and Radicals | |
Perimeter and Area | |
Algebraic Expressions | |
Grouping and the Order of Operations | |
Expressions and Formulas | |
The Coordinate Plane | |
Representing Functions | |
Linear Equations | |
Solving Simple Equations | |
Simplifying Expressions to Solve Equations | |
The Problem-Solving Process | |
Arithmetic Sequences | |
Systems of Linear Equations | |
Slope and Rate of Change | |
Forms for Linear Equations | |
Graphical Solution of Systems of Equations | |
Algebraic Solution of Systems of Equations | |
Relationships Between Lines | |
More Applications of Linear Equations | |
Proportions | |
Percent and Percent Change | |
Mixtures and Investments | |
Systems of Three Equations | |
Exponents and Factoring | |
The Laws of Exponents | |
Products and Factors | |
Factoring by Grouping | |
Factoring Quadratic Trinomials | |
Factoring the Sum and Difference of Two Cubes | |
Quadratic Equations and Graphs | |
Solving Quadratic Equations | |
Parabolas | |
Algebraic Techniques for Solving Quadratic Equations | |
Applications That Lead to Quadratic Equations | |
Complex Numbers | |
Functions | |
What Is a Function | |
Graphs of Functions | |
Important Functions | |
Modifying Basic Functions | |
Powers and Roots | |
Rational Exponents and Radicals | |
Power Functions and Their Graphs | |
Direct Variation | |
Regression | |
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions | |
Exponential Growth | |
Exponential Decay | |
Logarithms | |
Logarithmic Scales | |
The Number e and the Natural Logarithm | |
Rational Expressions and Functions | |
Rational Expressions | |
Rational Functions and Their Graphs | |
Solving Rational Equations | |
Indirect Variation | |
Division of Polynomials | |
Inequalities | |
Inequalities and the Number Line | |
Solving Nonlinear Inequalities by Graphing | |
Inequalities in Two Variables; Systems | |
Transition to Intermediate Algebra | |
Friendly Windows for Graphing Calculators | |
Answers to Exercises | |
Index | |
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