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# Introductory Algebra 4e

**by**Kaseberg,Alice

4th

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0618918787

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2/21/2007

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## Summary

Alice Kaseberg's respected Introductory Algebra: Everyday Explorations, Fourth Edition, helps students build confidence in algebra. This text's popularity is attributable to the author's use of guided discovery, explorations, and problem solving, all of which help students learn new concepts and strengthen their skill retention. Known for an informal, interactive style that makes algebra more accessible to students while maintaining a high level of mathematical accuracy, Intermediate Algebra includes a host of teaching and learning tools that work together for maximum flexibility and a high student success rate. With the Fourth Edition, instructors have access to an Instructor's Annotated Edition that provides additional examples, as well as a robust Instructor's Resource Manual, algorithmic computerized testing, and an extensive online homework system.

## Table of Contents

Algebraic Representations | |

Problem-Solving Steps and Strategies | |

Numeric Representations | |

Verbal Representations | |

Symbolic Representations | |

Visual Representations: Rectangular Coordinate Graphs | |

Operations with Real Numbers and Expressions | |

Addition and Subtraction with Integers | |

Multiplication and Division with Positive and Negative Numbers | |

Properties of Real Numbers Applied to Simplifying Algebraic Fractions and Adding Like Terms | |

Exponents and Order of Operations | |

Unit Analysis and Formulas | |

Inequalities, Intervals, and Line Graphs | |

Solving Equations and Inequalities in One Variable | |

Linear Equations in One and Two Variables | |

Solving Equations with Algebraic Notation | |

Solving Equations with Tables, Graphs, and Algebraic Notation | |

Solving Linear Equations with Variables on Both Sides of the Equation | |

Solving Linear Inequalities in One Variable | |

Formulas, Functions, Linear Equations, and Inequalities in Two Variables | |

Solving Formulas | |

Functions and Graphs | |

Linear Functions: Slope and Rate of Change | |

Linear Functions: Intercepts and Slope | |

Linear Equations | |

Inequalities in Two Variables | |

Ratios, Rates, and Proportional Reasoning | |

Ratios, Rates, and Percents | |

Proportions and Proportional Reasoning | |

Proportions in Similar Figures and Similar Triangles | |

Averages | |

Writing Equations from Word Problems with Quantity-Rate Tables | |

Systems of Equations and Inequalities | |

Solving Systems of Equations with Graphs | |

Setting Up Systems of Equations | |

Solving Systems of Equations by Substitution | |

Solving Systems of Equations by Elimination | |

Solving Systems of Equations in Three Variables | |

Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities by Graphing | |

Polynomial Expressions and Integer Exponents | |

Operations on Polynomials | |

Multiplication of Binomials and Special Products | |

Factoring Trinomials | |

Factoring Special Products and Greatest Common Factors | |

Exponents | |

Scientific Notation | |

Squares and Square Roots: Expressions and Equations | |

Pythagorean Theorem | |

Square Root Expressions and Properties and the Distance Formula | |

Solving Square Root Equations and Simplifying Expressions | |

Graphing and Solving Quadratic Equations | |

Solving Quadratic Equations by Taking the Square Root or by Factoring | |

Solving Quadratic Equations with the Quadratic Formula | |

Range, Box and Whisker Plots, and Standard Deviation | |

Rational Expressions and Equations | |

Rational Functions: Graphs and Applications | |

Simplifying Rational Expressions | |

Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions | |

Finding the Common Denominator and Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions | |

Solving Rational Equations | |

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