More New and Used

from Private Sellers

# Introductory Algebra

**by**Bello, Ignacio

3rd

### 9780077224783

0077224787

Nonspecific Binding

1/22/2008

McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math

## Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?

Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.

How do rental returns work?

Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!

What version or edition is this?

This is the 3rd edition with a publication date of 1/22/2008.

What is included with this book?

- The
**Used**copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. - The
**Rental**copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

## Related Products

## Summary

Introductory Algebra prepares students for Intermediate Algebra by covering fundamental algebra concepts and key concepts needed for further study. Students of all backgrounds will be delighted to find a refreshing book that appeals to every learning style and reaches out to diverse demographics. Through down-to-earth explanations, patient skill-building, and exceptionally interesting and realistic applications, this worktext will empower students to learn and master algebra in the real world.

## Table of Contents

Introductory Algebra Chapter R | |

Prealgebra Review R.1 Fractions | |

Building and Reducing R.2 Operations with Fractions and Mixed Numbers R.3 Decimals and Percents | |

Real Numbers and Their Properties | |

Introduction to Algebra | |

The Real Numbers | |

Adding and Subtracting Real Numbers | |

Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers | |

Order of Operations | |

Properties of the Real Numbers | |

Simplifying Expressions | |

Equations, Problem Solving, and Inequalities | |

The Addition and Subtraction Properties of Equality | |

The Multiplication and Division Properties of Equality | |

Linear Equations | |

Problem Solving | |

Integer, General, and Geometry Problems | |

Problem Solving | |

Motion, Mixture, and Investment Problems | |

Formulas and Geometry Applications | |

Properties of Inequalities | |

Graphs of Linear Equations, Inequalities, and Applications | |

Line, Bar Graphs and Applications | |

Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables | |

Graphing Lines Using Intercepts | |

Horizontal and Vertical Lines | |

The Slope of a Line | |

Parallel and Perpendicular Lines | |

Graphing Lines Using Points and Slopes | |

Applications of Equations of Lines | |

Graphing Inequalities in Two Variables | |

Exponents and Polynomials | |

The Product, Quotient, and Power Rules for Exponents | |

Integer Exponents | |

Application of Exponents | |

Scientific Notation | |

Polynomials | |

An Introduction | |

Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials | |

Multiplication of Polynomials | |

Special Products of Polynomials | |

Division of Polynomials | |

Factoring | |

Common Factors and Grouping | |

Factoring x^2+bx+c | |

Factoring ax^2+bx+c, aiquest;1 | |

Factoring Squares of Binomials | |

A General Factoring Strategy | |

Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring | |

Applications of Quadratics | |

Rational Expressions | |

Building and Reducing Rational Expressions | |

Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions | |

Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions | |

Complex Fractions | |

Solving Equations Containing Rational Expressions | |

Ratio, Proportion, and Applications | |

Direct and Inverse Variation | |

Solving Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities | |

Solving Systems of Equations by Graphing | |

Solving Systems of Equations by Substitution | |

Solving Systems of Equations by Elimination | |

Coin, General Motion, and Investment Problems | |

Systems of Linear Inequalities | |

Roots and Radicals | |

Finding Roots | |

Multiplication and Division of Radicals | |

Addition and Subtraction of Radicals | |

Simplifying Radicals | |

Applications | |

Quadratic Equations | |

Solving Quadratic Equations by the Square Root Property | |

Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square | |

Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula | |

Graphing Quadratic Equations | |

The Pythagorean Theorem and Other Applications | |

Functions | |

Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved. |