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# Intermediate Algebra for College Students: Instructor's Edition

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

### 9780132751810

ISBN10:
013275181X
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
8/1/1997
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

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## Summary

4-color hardback text w/complete text-specific instructor and student print/enhanced media supplement package AMATYC/NCTM Standards of content and Pedagogy integrated in current, researched, real-world Applications, Discover For Yourself Boxes and extensively revised Exercise Sets. Graphing calculator content is featured in Technology Boxes, applications and exercises Early introduction and heavy emphasis on modeling demonstrates and utilizes the concepts of introductory algebra to help students solve problems as well as develop critical thinking skills One-page Chapter Projects (which may be assigned as collaborative projects or extended applications) conclude each chapter and include references to related Web sites for further student exploration The influence of mathematics in fine art and their relationships are explored in applications and chapter openers to help students visualize mathematical concepts and recognize the beauty in math

Preface ix
To the Student xxiii
 Algebra and Problem Solving
1(128)
 The Real Numbers and the Number Line
2(15)
 Operations with the Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions
17(12)
 Graphing Equations
29(15)
 Properties of Integral Exponents
44(13)
 Scientific Notation
57(8)
 Soving Linear Equations
65(12)
 Mathematical Models
77(12)
 Strategies for Soving Problems
89(40)
 Chapter Project
113(2)
 Summary
115(2)
 Review Problems
117(8)
 Chapter Test
125(4)
 Functions, Linear Functions, and Inequalities
129(94)
 Introduction to Functions
130(15)
 Linear Functions and Slope
145(19)
 The Point-Slope Equation of a Line
164(11)
 Solving Linear Inequalities
175(9)
 Compound Inequalities
184(11)
 Equations and Inequalities Involving Absolute Value
195(8)
 Linear Inequalities Containing Two Variables
203(20)
 Chapter Project
210(2)
 Summary
212(2)
 Review Problems
214(5)
 Chapter Test
219(4)
 Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities
223(92)
 Linear Systems of Equations in Two Variables
224(16)
 Problem Solving and Modeling Using Systems of Equations
240(15)
 Linear Systems of Equations in Three Variables
255(14)
 Matrix Solutions to Linear Systems
269(12)
 Solving Linear Systems of Equations Using Determinants and Cramer's Rule
281(10)
 Systems of Linear Inequalities and Linear Programming
291(24)
 Chapter Project
303(2)
 Summary
305(2)
 Review Problems
307(3)
 Chapter Test
310(2)
 Cumulative Review Problems (Chapters 1--3)
312(3)
 Polynomials, Polynomial Functions, and Factoring
315(96)
 Introduction to Polynomials and Polynomial Functions
316(15)
 Multiplication of Polynomials
331(15)
 Greatest Common Factors and Factoing by Grouping
346(7)
 Factoring Trinomials
353(14)
 Factoring Special Forms
367(9)
 A General Factoring Strategy
376(7)
 Polynomial Equations, Modeling, and Problem Solving
383(28)
 Chapter Project
401(2)
 Summary
403(1)
 Review Problems
404(3)
 Chapter Test
407(1)
 Cumulative Review Problems (Chapters 1--4)
408(3)
 Rational Expressions, Functions, and Equations
411(90)
 Rational Expressions and Functions: Multiplying and Dividing
412(21)
433(14)
 Dividing Polynomials
447(12)
 Rational Equations, Modeling, and Problem Solving
459(19)
 Modeling Using Variation
478(23)
 Chapter Project
491(1)
 Summary
492(2)
 Review Problems
494(3)
 Chapter Test
497(1)
 Cumulative Review Problems (Chapters 1--5)
498(3)
501(90)
502(14)
 Inverse Properties of nth Powers and nth Roots; Rational Exponents
516(12)
528(7)
535(10)
545(11)
556(10)
 Imaginary and Complex Numbers
566(25)
 Chapter Project
581(1)
 Summary
582(2)
 Review Problems
584(3)
 Chapter Test
587(1)
 Cumulative Review Problems (Chapters 1--6)
588(3)
591(82)
 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Square Root Method
592(16)
 Completing the Square and Graphs of Quadatic Functions
608(12)
620(17)
 Problem Solving and Equations That Are Quadratic in Form
637(13)
650(23)
 Chapter Project
662(1)
 Summary
663(2)
 Review Problems
665(3)
 Chapter Test
668(2)
 Cumulative Review Problems (Chapters 1--7)
670(3)
 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
673(88)
 Exponential Functions
674(14)
 Composite and Inverse Functions
688(12)
 Logarithmic Functions
700(13)
 Properties of Logarithmic Functions
713(11)
 Solving Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
724(14)
 Modeling with Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
738(23)
 Chapter Project
749(2)
 Summary
751(1)
 Review Problems
752(5)
 Chapter Test
757(1)
 Cumulative Review Problems (Chapters 1--8)
758(3)
 Conic Sections and Nonlinear Systems of Equations
761(50)
 Conic Sections: Circles and Parabolas
762(10)
 Conic Sections: Ellipses and Hyperbolas
772(17)
 Nonlinear Systems of Equations
789(22)
 Chapter Project
804(2)
 Summary
806(1)
 Review Problems
807(2)
 Chapter Test
809(1)
 Cumulative Review Prolems (Chapters 1--9)
809(2)
 Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem
811
 Sequences and Series
812(14)
 Arithmetic Sequences and Series
826(11)
 Geometric Sequences and Series
837(17)
 The Binomial Theorem
854
 Chapter Project
862(2)
 Summary
864(1)
 Review Problems
865(4)
 Chapter Test
869
 Review Problems Covering the Entire Book
A1(1)