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Intermediate Algebra

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Edition:
8th
ISBN13:

9780201959604

ISBN10:
0201959607
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/1999
Publisher(s):
Addison Wesley
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Summary

Building on its reputation for accurate content and a unified system of instruction, the tenth edition of Bittinger's Intermediate Algebra integrates success-building study tools, innovative pedagogy, and a comprehensive student-support package. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Review of Basic Algebra
1(68)
Pretest
2(1)
Operations
The Set of Real Numbers
3(10)
Improving Your Math Study Skills: Tips for Using This Textbook
10(3)
Operations with Real Numbers
13(10)
Exponential Notation and Order of Operations
23(10)
Improving Your Math Study Skills: Forming Math Study Groups
28(5)
Manipulations
Introduction to Algebraic Expressions
33(6)
Equivalent Algebraic Expressions
39(8)
Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
47(8)
Improving Your Math Study Skills: Getting Started in a Math Class
50(5)
Properties of Exponents and Scientific Notation
55(14)
Summary and Review Exercises
65(2)
Test
67(2)
Solving Linear Equations and Inequalities
69(78)
Pretest
70(1)
Solving Equations
71(12)
Formulas and Applications
83(8)
Applications and Problem Solving
91(16)
Improving Your Math Study Skills: Extra Tips on Problem Solving
100(7)
Sets, Interval Notation, and Inequalities
107(14)
Intersections, Unions, and Compound Inequalities
121(12)
Improving Your Math Study Skills: Learning Resources and Time Management
128(5)
Absolute-Value Equations and Inequalities
133(14)
Summary and Review Exercises
143(2)
Test
145(2)
Graphs, Functions, and Applications
147(80)
Pretest
148(1)
Graphs of Equations
149(16)
Functions and Graphs
165(14)
Finding Domain and Range
179(6)
Linear Functions: Graphs and Slope
185(8)
More on Graphing Linear Equations
193(10)
Finding Equations of Lines
203(6)
Mathematical Modeling with Linear Functions
209(18)
Improving Your Math Study Skills: Better Test Taking
214(5)
Summary and Review Exercises
219(2)
Test
221(4)
Cumulative Review: Chapters R-2
225(2)
Systems of Equations
227(72)
Pretest
228(1)
Systems of Equations in Two Variables
229(8)
Solving by Substitution or Elimination
237(14)
Improving Your Math Study Skills: Studying for Tests and Making the Most of Tutoring Sessions
246(5)
Solving Applied Problems: Systems of Two Equations
251(12)
Systems of Equations in Three Variables
263(6)
Solving Applied Problems: Systems of Three Equations
269(6)
Systems of Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
275(12)
Business and Economics Applications
287(12)
Summary and Review Exercises
293(2)
Test
295(2)
Cumulative Review: Chapters R-3
297(2)
Polynomials and Polynomial Functions
299(74)
Pretest
300(1)
Introduction to Polynomials and Polynomial Functions
301(12)
Multiplication of Polynomials
313(10)
Improving Your Math Study Skills: A Checklist of Your Study Skills
318(5)
Introduction to Factoring
323(10)
Factoring Trinomials ax2 + bx + c, a ≠ 1
333(8)
Special Factoring
341(10)
Factoring: A General Strategy
351(4)
Applications of Polynomial Equations and Functions
355(18)
Summary and Review Exercises
367(2)
Test
369(2)
Cumulative Review: Chapters R-4
371(2)
Rational Expressions, Equations, and Functions
373(78)
Pretest
374(1)
Rational Expressions and Functions: Multiplying, Dividing, and Simplifying
375(12)
LCMs, LCDs, Addition, and Subtraction
387(10)
Division of Polynomials
397(8)
Complex Rational Expressions
405(6)
Solving Rational Equations
411(8)
Improving Your Math Study Skills: Are You Calculating or Solving?
416(3)
Applications and Problem Solving
419(12)
Formulas and Applications
431(4)
Variation and Applications
435(16)
Summary and Review Exercises
445(2)
Test
447(2)
Cumulative Review: Chapters R-5
449(2)
Radical Expressions, Equations, and Functions
451(70)
Pretest
452(1)
Radical Expressions and Functions
453(10)
Rational Numbers as Exponents
463(6)
Simplifying Radical Expressions
469(8)
Addition, Subtraction, and More Multiplication
477(6)
More on Division of Radical Expressions
483(6)
Improving Your Math Study Skills: Classwork During and After Class
486(3)
Solving Radical Equations
489(10)
Applications Involving Powers and Roots
499(6)
The Complex Numbers
505(16)
Summary and Review Exercises
515(2)
Test
517(2)
Cumulative Review: Chapters R-6
519(2)
Quadratic Equations and Functions
521(82)
Pretest
522(1)
The Basics of Solving Quadratic Equations
523(14)
The Quadratic Formula
537(6)
Applications Involving Quadratic Equations
543(10)
More on Quadratic Equations
553(10)
Improving Your Math Study Skills: How Many Women Have Won the Ultimate Math Contest?
558(5)
Graphs of Quadratic Functions of the Type f(x) = a(x - h)2 + k
563(8)
Graphs of Quadratic Functions of the Type f(x) = ax2 + bx + c
571(6)
Mathematical Modeling with Quadratic Functions
577(12)
Polynomial and Rational Inequalities
589(14)
Summary and Review Exercises
597(2)
Test
599(2)
Cumulative Review: Chapters R-7
601(2)
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
603(78)
Pretest
604(1)
Exponential Functions
605(12)
Inverse and Composite Functions
617(16)
Logarithmic Functions
633(10)
Properties of Logarithmic Functions
643(6)
Natural Logarithmic Functions
649(6)
Solving Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
655(6)
Mathematical Modeling with Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
661(20)
Improving Your Math Study Skills: Preparing for a Final Exam
670(5)
Summary and Review Exercises
675(2)
Test
677(2)
Cumulative Review: Chapters R-8
679(2)
Conic Sections
681(46)
Pretest
682(1)
Conic Sections: Parabolas and Circles
683(12)
Conic Sections: Ellipses
695(8)
Improving Your Math Study Skills: Study Tips for Trouble Spots
700(3)
Conic Sections: Hyperbolas
703(6)
Nonlinear Systems of Equations
709(18)
Summary and Review Exercises
719(2)
Test
721(2)
Cumulative Review: Chapters R-9
723(4)
Final Examination 727
Appendixes
A Handling Dimension Symbols
731
B Determinants and Cramer's Rule
734
C Elimination Using Matrices
739
D The Algebra of Functions
744
Answers A-1
Index I-1


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