9780534436735

Intermediate Course in Algebra : An Interactive Approach

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534436735

  • ISBN10:

    0534436730

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-06-16
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Summary

This book was written to address the challenge of the NCTM and AMATYC Standards and technology integration in the classroom. The authors address the standards using a variety of methods, including Numerical, Graphical, and Algebraic Models; Guided Discovery Activities; Problem Solving; Technology; Collaborative Learning.

Table of Contents

0. AN INTRODUCTION TO LEARNING MATHEMATICS, PROBLEM SOLVING, AND TEAMWORK
1. FUNCTIONS AND MODELING
Tables, Graphs, and Equations
Introduction to Functions
Summary
2. LINEAR FUNCTIONS
Slope
Graphs of Linear Functions
Equations of Linear Functions
Systems of Linear Equations
Summary
3. INTEGER EXPONENTS AND PROBABILITY
Integer Exponents
Probability and Counting Techniques
Summary
Chapter 1-3 Review
4. LINEAR FUNCTIONS EXTENDED
Linear Inequalities
Compound Inequalities
Absolute Value Functions - Graphically
Absolute Value Functions - Analytically
Statistics
Summary
5. EXPONENTS
Reciprocal of Integer Exponents
Solving Power Equations
Rational Exponents
Summary
6. EXPONENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Exponential Functions From A Numerical Perspective
graphing Exponential Functions
Summary
Chapter 4-6 Review
7. QUADRATIC FUNCTIONS
Graphs of Quadratic Functions
Solving Quadratic Equations
Factors, Solutions, and The Discriminant
Literal Quadratics
Nonlinear Systems and Inequalities
Solving Quadratic Equations By Factoring
Summary
8. GEOMETRY AND TRIGONOMETRY
Similar Triangles
Scale Drawings
Right Triangle Trigonometry
Inverse Trigonometry
Summary
9. FUNCTIONS Functions and Notation
Inverse Functions
Summary
10. LOGARITHMIC FUNCTIONS AND EQUATIONS
Logarithmic Functions
Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
Summary
Chapter 7-10 Review
APPENDIX A: THE REAL NUMBER SYSTEM
APPENDIX B: THE LANGUAGE OF MATHEMATICS
APPENDIX C: THE CARTESIAN COORDINATE SYSTEM APPENDIX D: GRAPHING EQUATIONS
APPENDIX E: SOLVING LINEAR AND RATIONAL EQUATIONS
APPENDIX F: LITERAL EQUATIONS AND FORMULAS
APPENDIX G: UNIT CONVERSION
GEOMETRY REFERENCE
CONVERSION TABLES
ANSWERS TO SELECTED PROBLEMS
INDEX
INDEX OF STRATEGIES

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