9780321269478

Introductory Algebra

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    9780321269478

  • ISBN10:

    0321269470

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2007
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley
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Summary

The Bittinger System for Success-Make It Work For You! Building on its reputation for accurate content and a unified system of instruction, the Tenth Edition of the Bittinger paperback series integrates success-building study tools, innovative pedagogy, and a comprehensive instructional support package with time-tested teaching techniques.

Table of Contents

Index of Applications xiii
Index of Study Tips xvii
Preface xix
Prealgebra Review
Factoring and LCMs
2(6)
Fraction Notation
8(11)
Decimal Notation
19(8)
Percent Notation
27(6)
Exponential Notation and Order of Operations
33(6)
Geometry
39(19)
Summary and Review
51(4)
Test
55(3)
Introduction to Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions
Introduction to Algebra
58(8)
The Real Numbers
66(12)
Addition of Real Numbers
78(8)
Subtraction of Real Numbers
86(7)
Multiplication of Real Numbers
93(7)
Division of Real Numbers
100(9)
Properties of Real Numbers
109(13)
Simplifying Expressions; Order of Operations
122(16)
Summary and Review
132(3)
Test
135(3)
Solving Equations and Inequalities
Solving Equations: The Addition Principle
138(6)
Solving Equations: The Multiplication Principle
144(6)
Using the Principles Together
150(12)
Formulas
162(8)
Applications of Percent
170(8)
Applications and Problem Solving
178(17)
Translating for Success
189(6)
Solving Inequalities
195(12)
Applications and Problem Solving with Inequalities
207(17)
Summary and Review
215(3)
Test
218(2)
Cumulative Review: Chapters 1--2
220(4)
Graphs of Linear Equations
Graphs and Applications of Linear Equations
224(19)
More with Graphing and Intercepts
243(12)
Visualizing for Success
248(7)
Slope and Applications
255(12)
Equations of Lines
267(6)
Graphing Using the Slope and the y-Intercept
273(7)
Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
280(5)
Graphing Inequalities in Two Variables
285(19)
Visualizing for Success
290(3)
Summary and Review
293(6)
Test
299(5)
Polynomials: Operations
Integers as Exponents
304(10)
Exponents and Scientific Notation
314(13)
Introduction to Polynomials
327(14)
Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
341(8)
Multiplication of Polynomials
349(7)
Special Products
356(11)
Visualizing for Success
362(5)
Operations with Polynomials in Several Variables
367(9)
Division of Polynomials
376(16)
Summary and Review
383(3)
Test
386(2)
Cumulative Review: Chapters 1--4
388(4)
Polynomials: Factoring
Introduction to Factoring
392(9)
Factoring Trinomials of the Type x2 + bx + c
401(10)
Factoring ax2 + bx + c, a ≠ 1: The FOIL Method
411(9)
Factoring ax2 + bx + c, a ≠ 1: The ac-Method
420(6)
Factoring Trinomial Squares and Differences of Squares
426(10)
Factoring: A General Strategy
436(8)
Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
444(9)
Applications of Quadratic Equations
453(19)
Translating for Success
459(7)
Summary and Review
466(3)
Test
469(3)
Rational Expressions and Equations
Multiplying and Simplifying Rational Expressions
472(11)
Division and Reciprocals
483(5)
Least Common Multiples and Denominators
488(4)
Adding Rational Expressions
492(8)
Subtracting Rational Expressions
500(8)
Solving Rational Equations
508(10)
Applications Using Rational Equations and Proportions
518(16)
Translating for Success
526(8)
Complex Rational Expressions
534(6)
Direct and Inverse Variation
540(20)
Summary and Review
551(3)
Test
554(2)
Cumulative Review: Chapters 1--6
556(4)
Systems of Equations
Systems of Equations in Two Variables
560(7)
The Substitution Method
567(7)
The Elimination Method
574(10)
Applications and Problem Solving
584(13)
Applications with Motion
597(13)
Translating for Success
601(3)
Summary and Review
604(3)
Test
607(3)
Radical Expressions and Equations
Introduction to Radical Expressions
610(8)
Multiplying and Simplifying with Radical Expressions
618(8)
Quotients Involving Radical Expressions
626(8)
Addition, Subtraction, and More Multiplication
634(8)
Radical Equations
642(9)
Applications with Right Triangles
651(15)
Translating for Success
654(3)
Summary and Review
657(3)
Test
660(2)
Cumulative Review: Chapters 1--8
662(4)
Quadratic Equations
Introduction to Quadratic Equations
666(9)
Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
675(9)
The Quadratic Formula
684(7)
Formulas
691(6)
Applications and Problem Solving
697(8)
Translating for Success
700(5)
Graphs of Quadratic Equations
705(8)
Visualizing for Success
709(4)
Functions
713(23)
Summary and Review
724(3)
Test
727(2)
Cumulative Review/Final Examination: Chapters 1--9
729(7)
APPENDIXES
A. Factoring Sums or Differences of Cubes
736(4)
B. Finding Equations of Lines: Point-Slope Equation
740(4)
C. Higher Roots
744(4)
D. Sets
748(4)
E. Mean, Median, and Mode
752
Answers (Student Edition only) 1(47)
Photo Credits 48
Glossary 1(1)
Index 1

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