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Intermediate Algebra

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Edition:
3rd
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9780130166319

ISBN10:
0130166316
Media:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2001
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Summary

Intermediate Algebra is 1-semester gateway course to other college-level mathematics courses. The goal of the Intermediate Algebra course is to provide students with the mathematical skills that are prerequisites for courses such as College Algebra, Elementary Statistics, Liberal-Arts Math and Mathematics for Teachers.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions
2(44)
Tips for Success in Mathematics
4(4)
Algebraic Expressions and Sets of Numbers
8(11)
Operations on Real Numbers
19(11)
Properties of Real Numbers
30(16)
Project: Analyzing Newspaper Circulation
39(1)
Vocabulary Check
40(1)
Highlights
41(2)
Review
43(1)
Test
44(2)
Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving
46(70)
Linear Equations in One Variable
48(8)
An Introduction to Problem Solving
56(11)
Formulas and Problem Solving
67(8)
Linear Inequalities and Problem Solving
75(11)
Compound Inequalities
86(7)
Absolute Value Equations
93(5)
Absolute Value Inequalities
98(18)
Project: Analyzing Municipal Budgets
104(2)
Vocabulary Check
106(1)
Highlights
106(5)
Review
111(2)
Test
113(1)
Cumulative Review
114(2)
Graphs and Functions
116(74)
Graphing Equations
118(10)
Introduction to Function
128(14)
Graphing Linear Functions
142(7)
The Slope of a Line
149(13)
Equations of Lines
162(10)
Graphing Linear Inequalities
172(18)
Project: Modeling Real Data
177(1)
Vocabulary Checks
178(1)
Highlights
179(5)
Review
184(3)
Test
187(1)
Cumulative Review
188(2)
Systems of Equations
190(52)
Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
192(12)
Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables
204(5)
Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving
209(10)
Solving Systems of Equations by Matrices
219(6)
Solving Systems of Equations by Determinants
225(17)
Project: Locating Lightning Strikes
232(1)
Vocabulary Check
233(1)
Highlights
234(5)
Review
239(1)
Test
240(1)
Cumulative Review
241(1)
Exponents, Polynomials, and Polynomial Functions
242(86)
Exponents and Scientific Notation
244(8)
More Work with Exponents and Scientific Notation
252(6)
Polynomials and Polynomial Functions
258(10)
Multiplying Polynomials
268(8)
The Great Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping
276(6)
Factoring Trinomials
282(7)
Factoring by Special Products and Factoring Strategies
289(8)
Solving Equations by Factoring and Problem Solving
297(12)
An Introduction to Graphing Polynomial Functions
309(19)
Project: Investigating Earth's Water
317(1)
Vocabulary Check
318(1)
Highlights
319(3)
Review
322(3)
Test
325(1)
Cumulative Review
326(2)
Rational Expressions
328(76)
Rational Functions and Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
330(11)
Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions
341(7)
Simplifying Complex Fractions
348(6)
Dividing Polynomials
354(6)
Synthetic Division and the Remainder Theorem
360(4)
Solving Equations Containing Rational Expressions
364(8)
Rational Equations and Problem Solving
372(10)
Variation and Problem Solving
382(22)
Project: Modeling Electricity Production
390(2)
Vocabulary Check
392(1)
Highlights
393(4)
Review
397(3)
Test
400(2)
Cumulative Review
402(2)
Rational Exponents, Radicals, and Complex Numbers
404(58)
Radicals and Radical Functions
406(7)
Rational Exponents
413(7)
Simplifying Radical Expressions
420(6)
Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Radical Expressions
426(4)
Rationalizing Denominators and Numerators of Radical Expressions
430(6)
Radical Equations and Problem Solving
436(9)
Complex Numbers
445(17)
Project: Calculating the Length and Period of a Pendulum
452(1)
Vocabulary Checks
453(1)
Highlights
454(3)
Review
457(2)
Test
459(1)
Cumulative Review
460(2)
Quadratic Equations and Functions
462(62)
Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
464(10)
Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula
474(9)
Solving Equations by Using Quadratic Methods
483(9)
Nonlinear Inequalities in One Variable
492(7)
Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs
499(8)
Further Graphing of Quadratic Functions
507(17)
Project: Fitting a Quadratic Model to Data
515(1)
Vocabulary Check
516(1)
Highlights
516(3)
Review
519(2)
Test
521(1)
Cumulative Review
522(2)
Conic Sections
524(40)
The Parabola and the Circle
526(9)
The Ellipse and the Hyperbola
535(9)
Solving Nonlinear Systems of Equations
544(6)
Nonlinear Inequalities and Systems of Inequalities
550(14)
Project: Modeling Conic Sections
554(1)
Vocabulary Checks
555(1)
Highlights
556(2)
Review
558(2)
Test
560(1)
Cumulative Review
561(3)
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
564(64)
The Algebra of Functions; Composite Functions
566(5)
Inverse Functions
571(11)
Exponential Functions
582(8)
Logarithmic Functions
590(7)
Properties of Logarithms
597(6)
Common Logarithms, Natural Logarithms, and Change of Base
603(5)
Exponential and Logarithmic Equations and Applications
608(20)
Project: Modeling Temperature
615(2)
Vocabulary Checks
617(1)
Highlights
617(3)
Review
620(4)
Test
624(1)
Cumulative Review
625(3)
Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem
628(37)
Sequences
630(4)
Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
634(7)
Series
641(5)
Partial Sums of Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
646(7)
The Binomial Theorem
653(12)
Project: Modeling College Tuition
658(1)
Vocabulary Checks
659(1)
Highlights
659(2)
Review
661(2)
Test
663(1)
Cumulative Review
664(1)
APPENDICES 665
A. Review of Angles, Lines, and Special Triangles
665(8)
B. Review of Geometric Figures
673(4)
C. Review of Volume and Surface Area
677(6)
D. An Introduction to Using a Graphing Utility
683
Answers to Selected Exercises A-1(1)
Index I-1(1)
Photo Credits P-1


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