Intermediate Algebra

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover w/CD
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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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

Real Numbers And Algebraic Expressions
Tips for Success in Mathematics
Algebraic Expressions and Sets of Numbers
Operations on Real Numbers
Properties of Real Numbers
Equations, Inequalities, And Problem Solving
Linear Equations in One Variable
An Introduction to Problem Solving
Formulas and Problem Solving
Linear Inequalities and Problem Solving
Compound Inequalities
Absolute Value Equations
Absolute Value
Graphs and Functions
Graphing Equations
Introduction to Functions
Graphing Linear Functions
The Slope of a Line
Equations of Lines
Graphing Linear
Systems of Equations
Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables
Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving
Solving Systems of Equations by Matrices
Solving Systems of Equations by Determinants
Exponents, Polynomials, and Polynomial Functions
Exponents and Scientific Notation
More Work with Exponents and Scientific Notation
Polynomials and Polynomial Functions
Multiplying Polynomials
The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping
Factoring Trinomials
Factoring by Special Products
Solving Equations by Factoring and Problem Solving
Rational Expressions
Rational Functions and Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions
Simplifying Complex Fractions
Dividing Polynomials
Synthetic Division and the Remainder Theorem
Solving Equations Containing Rational Expressions
Rational Equations and Problem Solving
Variation and Problem Solving
Rational Exponents, Radicals, and Complex Numbers
Radicals and Radical Functions
Rational Exponents
Simplifying Radical Expressions
Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Radical Expressions
Rationalizing Denominators and Numerators of Radical Expressions
Radical equations and Problem Solving
Complex Numbers
Quadratic Equations and Functions
Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula
Solving equations by Using Quadratic Methods
Nonlinear Inequalities in One Variable
Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs
Further Graphing of Quadratic Functions
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
The Algebra of Functions
Composite Functions
Inverse Functions
Exponential Functions
Logarithmic Functions
Properties of Logarithms
Common Logarithms, Natural Logarithms, and Change of Base
Exponential and Logarithmic Equations and Applications
Conic Sections
The Parabola and the Circle
The Ellipse and the Hyperbola
Solving Nonlinear Systems of Equations
Nonlinear Inequalities and Systems of Inequalities
Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem
Sequences. Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
Series. Partial Sums of Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
The Binomial Theorem
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