Hutchison's Beginning Algebra

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/10/2009
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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From learning the language of algebra to graphing quadratic equations, "Hutchison's Beginning Algebra" presents all the information that students need to know.

Table of Contents

The Language of Algebra
Properties of Real Numbers
Adding and Subtracting Real Numbers
Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers
From Arithmetic to Algebra
Evaluating Algebraic Expressions
Adding and Subtracting Terms
Multiplying and Dividing Terms
Equations and Inequalities
Solving Equations by the Addition Property
Solving Equations by the Multiplication Property
Combining the Rules to Solve Equations
Formulas and Problem Solving
Applications of Linear Equations
Inequalities--An Introduction
Exponents and Polynomials
Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation
Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
Multiplying Polynomials
Dividing Polynomials
An Introduction to Factoring
Factoring Trinomials of the Form x2 + bx + c
Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c
Difference of Squares and Perfect Square Trinomials
Strategies in Factoring
Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
Rational Expressions
Simplifying Rational Expressions
Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
Adding and Subtracting Like Rational Expressions
Adding and Subtracting Unlike Rational Expressions
Complex Rational Expressions
Equations Involving Rational Expressions
Applications of Rational Expressions
An Introduction to Graphing
Solutions of Equations in Two Variables
The Rectangular Coordinate System
Graphing Linear Equations
The Slope of a Line
Reading Graphs
Graphing and Inequalities
The Slope-Intercept Form
Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
The Point-Slope Form
Graphing Linear Inequalities
An Introduction to Functions
Systems of Linear Equations
Systems of Linear Equations: Solving by Graphing
Systems of Linear Equations: Solving by the Addition Method
Systems of Linear Equations: Solving by Substitution
Systems of Linear Inequalities
Exponents and Radicals
Roots and Radicals
Simplifying Radical Expressions
Adding and Subtracting Radicals
Multiplying and Dividing Radicals
Solve Radical Equations
Applications of the Pythagorean Theorem
Quadratic Equations
More on Quadratic Equations
Completing the Square
The Quadratic Formula
Graphing Quadratic Equations
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