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Intermediate Algebra

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Edition:
8th
ISBN13:

9780321036469

ISBN10:
0321036468
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2000
Publisher(s):
Addison Wesley

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Summary

Key Message: The Lial series has helped thousands of readers succeed in developmental mathematics through its approachable writing style, relevant real-world examples, extensive exercise sets, and complete supplements package. Key Topics: Review of the Real Number System; Linear Equations, Inequalities, and Applications; Graphs, Linear Equations, and Functions; Systems of Linear Equations; Exponents, Polynomials, and Polynomial Functions; Factoring; Rational Expressions and Functions; Roots, Radicals, and Root Functions; Quadratic Equations, Inequalities, and Functions; Inverse, Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions; Nonlinear Functions, Conic Sections, and Nonlinear Systems; Sequences and Series Market: For all readers interested in Intermediate Algebra.

Table of Contents

Preface xi(8)
An Introduction to Calculators xix
CHAPTER 1 Review of the Real Number System
1(44)
1.1 Basic Terms
2(13)
1.2 Operations on Real Numbers
15(12)
1.3 Properties of Real Numbers
27(8)
Chapter 1 Group Activity
35(2)
Chapter 1 Summary
37(3)
Chapter 1 Review Exercises
40(3)
Chapter 1 Test
43(2)
CHAPTER 2 Linear Equations and Inequalities
45(80)
2.1 Linear Equations in One Variable
46(8)
2.2 Formulas
54(8)
2.3 Applications of Linear Equations
62(13)
2.4 More Applications of Linear Equations
75(9)
2.5 Linear Inequalities in One Variable
84(10)
2.6 Set Operations and Compound Inequalities
94(8)
2.7 Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
102(8)
Summary: Exercises on Solving Linear and Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
110(1)
Chapter 2 Group Activity
111(1)
Chapter 2 Summary
112(4)
Chapter 2 Review Exercises
116(4)
Chapter 2 Test
120(2)
Cumulative Review Exercises Chapters 1-2
122(3)
CHAPTER 3 Graphs, Linear Equations, and Functions
125(82)
3.1 The Rectangular Coordinate System
126(11)
3.2 The Slope of a Line
137(14)
3.3 Linear Equations in Two Variables
151(14)
3.4 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
165(7)
3.5 Introduction to Functions
172(14)
3.6 Variation
186(9)
Chapter 3 Group Activity
195(1)
Chapter 3 Summary
196(3)
Chapter 3 Review Exercises
199(4)
Chapter 3 Test
203(2)
Cumulative Review Exercises Chapters 1-3
205(2)
CHAPTER 4 Systems of Linear Equations
207(71)
4.1 Linear Systems of Equations in Two Variables
208(12)
4.2 Linear Systems of Equations in Three Variables
220(7)
4.3 Applications of Linear Systems of Equations
227(15)
4.4 Solving Linear Systems of Equations by Matrix Methods
242(10)
4.5 Determinants and Cramer's Rule
252(12)
Chapter 4 Group Activity
264(1)
Chapter 4 Summary
265(5)
Chapter 4 Review Exercises
270(4)
Chapter 4 Test
274(2)
Cumulative Review Exercises Chapters 1-4
276(2)
CHAPTER 5 Exponents and Polynomials
278(83)
5.1 Integer Exponents and Scientific Notation
279(14)
5.2 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
293(6)
5.3 Polynomial Functions
299(8)
5.4 Multiplication of Polynomials
307(8)
5.5 Greatest Common Factors; Factoring by Grouping
315(7)
5.6 Factoring Trinomials
322(7)
5.7 Special Factoring
329(6)
5.8 General Methods of Factoring
335(4)
5.9 Solving Equations by Factoring
339(10)
Chapter 5 Group Activity
349(1)
Chapter 5 Summary
350(3)
Chapter 5 Review Exercises
353(5)
Chapter 5 Test
358(1)
Cumulative Review Exercises Chapters 1-5
359(2)
CHAPTER 6 Rational Expressions
361(71)
6.1 Rational Expressions and Functions; Multiplication and Division
362(10)
6.2 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions
372(8)
6.3 Complex Fractions
380(5)
6.4 Division of Polynomials
385(7)
6.5 Synthetic Division
392(5)
6.6 Graphs and Equations with Rational Expressions
397(8)
Summary: Exercises on Operations and Equations with Rational Expressions
405(1)
6.7 Applications of Rational Expressions
406(12)
Chapter 6 Group Activity
418(1)
Chapter 6 Summary
419(4)
Chapter 6 Review Exercises
423(4)
Chapter 6 Test
427(2)
Cumulative Review Exercises Chapters 1-6
429(3)
CHAPTER 7 Roots and Radicals
432(67)
7.1 Rational Exponents and Radicals
433(10)
7.2 Simplifying Radical Expressions
443(11)
7.3 Addition and Subtraction of Radical Expressions
454(6)
7.4 Multiplication and Division of Radical Expressions
460(8)
7.5 Graphs and Equations with Radical Expressions
468(11)
7.6 Complex Numbers
479(8)
Chapter 7 Group Activity
487(1)
Chapter 7 Summary
488(4)
Chapter 7 Review Exercises
492(4)
Chapter 7 Test
496(1)
Cumulative Review Exercises Chapters 1-7
497(2)
CHAPTER 8 Quadratic Equations and Inequalities
499(82)
8.1 Completing the Square
500(8)
8.2 The Quadratic Formula
508(11)
8.3 Equations Quadratic in Form
519(9)
8.4 Formulas and Applications
528(10)
8.5 Graphs of Quadratic Functions
538(10)
8.6 More about Parabolas; Applications
548(12)
8.7 Nonlinear Inequalities
560(7)
Chapter 8 Group Activity
567(1)
Chapter 8 Summary
568(4)
Chapter 8 Review Exercises
572(5)
Chapter 8 Test
577(1)
Cumulative Review Exercises Chapters 1-8
578(3)
CHAPTER 9 Inverse, Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions
581(68)
9.1 Inverse Functions
582(10)
9.2 Exponential Functions
592(10)
9.3 Logarithmic Functions
602(8)
9.4 Properties of Logarithms
610(8)
9.5 Evaluating Logarithms
618(10)
9.6 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations; Applications
628(8)
Chapter 9 Group Activity
636(1)
Chapter 9 Summary
637(4)
Chapter 9 Review Exercises
641(4)
Chapter 9 Test
645(2)
Cumulative Review Exercises Chapters 1-9
647(2)
CHAPTER 10 Conic Sections
649(47)
10.1 The Circle and the Ellipse
650(8)
10.2 The Hyperbola; More on Square Root Functions
658(11)
10.3 Nonlinear Systems of Equations
669(9)
10.4 Second-Degree Inequalities; Systems of Inequalities
678(7)
Chapter 10 Group Activity
685(1)
Chapter 10 Summary
686(4)
Chapter 10 Review Exercises
690(2)
Chapter 10 Test
692(1)
Cumulative Review Exercises Chapters 1-10
693(3)
CHAPTER 11 Sequences and Series
696
11.1 Sequences and Series
697(8)
11.2 Arithmetic Sequences
705(7)
11.3 Geometric Sequences
712(11)
11.4 The Binomial Theorem
723(7)
Chapter 11 Group Activity
730(1)
Chapter 11 Summary
731(2)
Chapter 11 Review Exercises
733(3)
Chapter 11 Test
736(1)
Cumulative Review Exercises Chapters 1-11
737
Answers to Selected Exercises A-1
Index I-1
Index of Applications I-9


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