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# Intermediate Algebra : Concepts and Applications

**by**Bittinger, Marvin L.; Ellenbogen, David J.

8th

### 9780321557186

0321557182

Hardcover

1/21/2009

Pearson

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Normal 0 false false false KEY BENEFIT: TheBittinger Concepts and Applications Seriesbrings proven pedagogy to a new generation of students, with updates throughout to help todayrs"s students learn. Bittinger transitions students from skills-based math to the concepts-oriented math required for college courses, and supports students with quality applications and exercises to help them apply and retain their knowledge. New features such as Translating for Success and Visualizing for Success unlock the way students think, making math accessible to them. KEY TOPICS: Algebraic and Problem Solving; Graphs, Functions, and Linear Equations; Introduction to Graphing; Inequalities and Problem Solving; Polynomials and Polynomial Functions; Rational Expressions, Equations, and Functions; Exponents and Radicals; Quadratic Functions and Equations; Exponential and Logarithmic Functions; Conic Sections; Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem MARKET: For all readers interested in algebra.

## Table of Contents

Algebraic and Problem Solving | |

Some Basics of Algebra | |

Operations and Properties of Real Numbers | |

Solving Equations | |

Introduction to Problem Solving | |

Formulas, Models, and Geometry | |

Properties of Exponents | |

Scientific Notation | |

Graphs, Functions, and Linear | |

Equations | |

Graphs | |

Functions | |

Linear Functions: Slope, Graphs, and Models | |

Another Look at Linear Graphs | |

Other Equations of Lines | |

The Algebra of Functions | |

Introduction to Graphing | |

Systems of Equations in Two Variables | |

Solving by Substitution or Elimination | |

Solving Applications: Systems of Two Equations | |

Systems of Equations in Three Variables | |

Solving Applications: Systems of Three Variables | |

Elimination Using Matrices | |

Determinants and Cramer's Rule | |

Business and Economics Applications | |

Inequalities and Problem Solving | |

Inequalities and Applications | |

Intersections, Unions, and Compound Inequalities | |

Absolute-Value Equations and Inequalities | |

Inequalities in Two Variables | |

Applications Using Linear Programming | |

Polynomials and Polynomial Functions | |

Introduction to Polynomials and Polynomial Functions | |

Multiplication of Polynomials | |

Common Factors and Factoring by Grouping | |

Factoring Trinomials | |

Factoring Perfect-Square Trinomials and Differences of Squares | |

Factoring Sums or Differences of Cubes | |

Factoring: A General Strategy | |

Applications of Polynomial Equations | |

Rational Expressions, Equations, and Functions | |

Rational Expressions and Functions: Multiplying and Dividing | |

Rational Expressions and Functions: Adding and Subtracting | |

Complex Rational Expressions | |

Rational Equations | |

Solving Applications Using Rational Equations | |

Division of Polynomials | |

Synthetic Division | |

Formulas, Applications, and Variation | |

Exponents and Radicals | |

Radical Expressions and Functions | |

Rational Numbers as Exponents | |

Multiplying Radical Expressions | |

Dividing Radical Expressions | |

Expressions Containing Several Radical Terms | |

Solving Radical Equations | |

The Distance and Midpoint Formulas and Other Applications | |

The Complex Numbers | |

Quadratic Functions and Equations | |

Quadratic Equations | |

The Quadratic Formula | |

Studying Solutions of Quadratic Equations | |

Applications Involving Quadratic Equations | |

Equations Reducible to Quadratic | |

Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs | |

More About Graphing Quadratic Functions | |

Problem Solving and Quadratic Functions | |

Polynomial and Rational Inequalities | |

Exponential and Logarithmic Functions | |

Composite and Inverse Functions | |

Exponential Functions | |

Logarithmic Functions | |

Properties of Logarithmic Functions | |

Common and Natural Logarithms | |

Solving Exponential and Logarithmic Functions | |

Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions | |

Conic Sections | |

Conic Sections: Parabolas and Circles | |

Conic Sections: Ellipses | |

Conic Sections: Hyperbolas | |

Nonlinear Systems of Equations | |

Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem | |

Sequences and Series | |

Arithmetic Sequences and Series | |

Geometric Sequences and Series | |

The Binomial Theorem | |

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