A Review of Basic Algebra | p. 1 |

The Real Numbers | |

The Language of Algebra | p. 4 |

The Real Number System | p. 11 |

Operations with Real Numbers | p. 22 |

Simplifying Algebraic Expressions | p. 36 |

Solving Linear Equations and Formulas | p. 47 |

Using Equations to Solve Problems | p. 60 |

More Problem Solving | p. 71 |

Key Concept: Let x = | p. 87 |

Accent on Teamwork | p. 88 |

Chapter Review | p. 89 |

Chapter Test | p. 95 |

Graphs, Equations of Lines, and Functions | p. 97 |

The Rectangular Coordinate System | |

Rate of Change and the Slope of a Line | |

Function Notation | |

The Rectangular Coordinate System | p. 100 |

Graphing Linear Equations | p. 112 |

Rate of Change and the Slope of a Line | p. 124 |

Writing Equations of Lines | p. 137 |

Introduction to Functions | p. 149 |

Graphs of Functions | p. 162 |

Key Concept: Functions | p. 174 |

Accent on Teamwork | p. 175 |

Chapter Review | p. 176 |

Chapter Test | p. 181 |

Cumulative Review Exercises | p. 183 |

Systems of Equations | p. 185 |

Solving Systems of Equations by Graphing | |

Solving Systems by Graphing | p. 188 |

Solving Systems Algebraically | p. 197 |

Systems of Three Equations | p. 211 |

Solving Systems Using Matrices | p. 223 |

Solving Systems Using Determinants | p. 232 |

Key Concept: Systems of Equations | p. 242 |

Accent on Teamwork | p. 243 |

Chapter Review | p. 244 |

Chapter Test | p. 249 |

Cumulative Review Exercises | p. 251 |

Inequalities | p. 253 |

Absolute Value Equations | |

Solving Linear Inequalities | p. 256 |

Solving Compound Inequalities | p. 268 |

Solving Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities | p. 278 |

Linear Inequalities in Two Variables | p. 288 |

Systems of Linear Inequalities | p. 297 |

Key Concept: Inequalities | p. 306 |

Accent on Teamwork | p. 307 |

Chapter Review | p. 308 |

Chapter Test | p. 313 |

Cumulative Review Exercises | p. 315 |

Exponents, Polynomials, and Polynomial Functions | p. 317 |

The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping | |

Factoring Trinomials and the Difference of Squares | |

Exponents | p. 320 |

Scientific Notation | p. 329 |

Polynomials and Polynomial Functions | p. 336 |

Multiplying Polynomials | p. 348 |

The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping | p. 358 |

The Difference of Two Squares; the Sum and Difference of Two Cubes | p. 365 |

Factoring Trinomials | p. 372 |

Summary of Factoring Techniques | p. 381 |

Solving Equations by Factoring | p. 384 |

Key Concept: Polynomials | p. 394 |

Accent on Teamwork | p. 395 |

Chapter Review | p. 396 |

Chapter Test | p. 401 |

Cumulative Review Exercises | p. 403 |

Rational Expressions, Equations, and Functions | p. 405 |

Solving Rational Equations | |

Rational Functions and Simplifying Rational Expressions | p. 408 |

Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions | p. 419 |

Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions | p. 428 |

Complex Fractions | p. 436 |

Equations Containing Rational Expressions | p. 445 |

Dividing Polynomials | p. 458 |

Proportion and Variation | p. 469 |

Key Concept: Expressions and Equations | p. 483 |

Accent on Teamwork | p. 484 |

Chapter Review | p. 485 |

Chapter Test | p. 491 |

Cumulative Review Exercises | p. 493 |

Radical Expressions, Equations, and Functions | p. 496 |

Simplifying Radical Expressions | |

Radical Equations | |

Radical Expressions and Radical Functions | p. 499 |

Simplifying and Combining Radical Expressions | p. 510 |

Multiplying and Dividing Radical Expressions | p. 519 |

Radical Equations | p. 528 |

Rational Exponents | p. 536 |

Geometric Applications of Radicals | p. 547 |

Key Concept: Radicals | p. 557 |

Accent on Teamwork | p. 558 |

Chapter Review | p. 559 |

Chapter Test | p. 565 |

Cumulative Review Exercises | p. 567 |

Quadratic Equations, Functions, and Inequalities | p. 569 |

The Quadratic Formula | |

Completing the Square | p. 572 |

The Quadratic Formula | p. 582 |

Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs | p. 591 |

Complex Numbers | p. 606 |

The Discriminant and Equations That Can Be Written in Quadratic Form | p. 616 |

Quadratic and Other Nonlinear Inequalities | p. 623 |

Key Concept: Solving Quadratic Equations | p. 631 |

Accent on Teamwork | p. 632 |

Chapter Review | p. 633 |

Chapter Test | p. 639 |

Cumulative Review Exercises | p. 641 |

Exponential and Logarithmic Functions | p. 644 |

Exponential Functions | |

Properties of Logarithms | |

Algebra and Composition of Functions | p. 647 |

Inverses of Functions | p. 654 |

Exponential Functions | p. 664 |

Base-e Exponential Functions | p. 676 |

Logarithmic Functions | p. 684 |

Base-e Logarithms | p. 695 |

Properties of Logarithms | p. 700 |

Exponential and Logarithmic Equations | p. 709 |

Key Concept: Inverse Functions | p. 721 |

Accent on Teamwork | p. 722 |

Chapter Review | p. 723 |

Chapter Test | p. 729 |

Cumulative Review Exercises | p. 731 |

Conic Sections; More Graphing | p. 733 |

Introduction to Conic Sections | |

The Circle and the Parabola | p. 736 |

The Ellipse | p. 747 |

The Hyperbola | p. 756 |

Solving Simultaneous Second-Degree Equations | p. 764 |

Key Concept: Conic Sections | p. 770 |

Accent on Teamwork | p. 771 |

Chapter Review | p. 772 |

Chapter Test | p. 775 |

Cumulative Review Exercises | p. 777 |

Fractions and Decimals | p. 1 |

Cumulative Review of Graphing | p. 13 |

Answers to Selected Exercises (Appears in the Student Edition only) | p. 15 |

Index | p. 1 |

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