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Introductory and Intermediate Algebra

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9780321319098

ISBN10:
0321319095
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2011
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Addison Wesley
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Summary

Building on its reputation for accurate content and a unified system of instruction, 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 xi
Index of Study Tips xvii
Preface xix
Introduction to Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions
Introduction to Algebra
2(8)
The Real Numbers
10(12)
Addition of Real Numbers
22(8)
Subtraction of Real Numbers
30(7)
Multiplication of Real Numbers
37(7)
Division of Real Numbers
44(9)
Properties of Real Numbers
53(13)
Simplifying Expressions: Order of Operations
66(16)
Summary and Review
76(3)
Test
79(3)
Solving Equations and Inequalities
Solving Equations: The Addition Principle
82(6)
Solving Equations: The Multiplication Principle
88(6)
Using the Principles Together
94(12)
Formulas
106(8)
Applications of Percent
114(8)
Applications and Problem Solving
122(17)
Translating for Success
133(6)
Solving Inequalities
139(12)
Applications and Problem Solving with Inequalities
151(15)
Summary and Review
160(3)
Test
163(3)
Graphs of Linear Equations
Introduction to Graphing
166(7)
Graphing Linear Equations
173(13)
More with Graphing and Intercepts
186(12)
Visualizing for Success
191(7)
Slope and Applications
198(24)
Summary and Review
210(4)
Test
214(3)
Cumulative Review: Chapters 1--3
217(5)
Polynomials: Operations
Integers as Exponents
222(10)
Exponents and Scientific Notation
232(13)
Introduction to Polynomials
245(14)
Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
259(8)
Multiplication of Polynomials
267(7)
Special Products
274(12)
Visualizing for Success
280(6)
Operations with Polynomials in Several Variables
286(9)
Division of Polynomials
295(13)
Summary and Review
302(3)
Test
305(3)
Polynomials: Factoring
Introduction to Factoring
308(9)
Factoring Trinomials of the Type x2 + bx + c
317(10)
Factoring ax2 + bx + c, a ≠ 1: The Foil Method
327(9)
Factoring ax2 + bx + c, a ≠ 1: The ac-Method
336(6)
Factoring Trinomial Squares and Differences of Squares
342(10)
Factoring Sums or Differences of Cubes
352(5)
Factoring: A General Strategy
357(9)
Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
366(9)
Applications of Quadratic Equations
375(19)
Translating for Success
381(7)
Summary and Review
388(3)
Test
391(3)
Rational Expressions and Equations
Multiplying and Simplifying Rational Expressions
394(11)
Division and Reciprocals
405(5)
Least Common Multiples and Denominators
410(4)
Adding Rational Expressions
414(8)
Subtracting Rational Expressions
422(8)
Complex Rational Expressions
430(6)
Solving Rational Equations
436(10)
Applications Using Rational Equations and Proportions
446(16)
Translating for Success
454(8)
Variation and Applications
462(20)
Summary and Review
473(3)
Test
476(2)
Cumulative Review: Chapters 1--6
478(4)
Graphs, Functions, and Applications
Functions and Graphs
482(15)
Finding Domain and Range
497(5)
Linear Functions: Graphs and Slope
502(11)
More on Graphing Linear Equations
513(13)
Visualizing for Success
521(5)
Finding Equations of Lines: Applications
526(22)
Summary and Review
540(3)
Test
543(5)
Systems of Equations
Systems of Equations in Two Variables
548(9)
Solving by Substitution
557(6)
Solving by Elimination
563(10)
Solving Applied Problems: Two Equations
573(14)
Translating for Success
582(5)
Systems of Equations in Three Variables
587(7)
Solving Applied Problems: Three Equations
594(8)
Business and Economics Applications
602(12)
Summary and Review
608(3)
Test
611(3)
More on Inequalities
Sets, Inequalities, and Interval Notation
614(16)
Translating for Success
623(7)
Intersections, Unions, and Compound Inequalities
630(12)
Absolute-Value Equations and Inequalities
642(11)
Systems of Inequalities in Two Variables
653(25)
Visualizing for Success
663(3)
Summary and Review
666(6)
Test
672(2)
Cumulative Review: Chapters 1--9
674(4)
Radical Expressions, Equations, and Functions
Radical Expressions and Functions
678(12)
Rational Numbers as Exponents
690(7)
Simplifying Radical Expressions
697(9)
Addition, Subtraction, and More Multiplication
706(6)
More on Division of Radical Expressions
712(5)
Solving Radical Equations
717(12)
Applications Involving Powers and Roots
729(7)
Translating for Success
731(5)
The Complex Numbers
736(18)
Summary and Review
748(3)
Test
751(3)
Quadratic Equations and Functions
The Basics of Solving Quadratic Equations
754(14)
The Quadratic Formula
768(8)
Applications Involving Quadratic Equations
776(12)
Translating for Success
782(6)
More on Quadratic Equations
788(9)
Graphing f(x) = a(x - h)2 + k
797(11)
Graphing f(x) = ax2 + bx + c
808(10)
Visualizing for Success
813(5)
Mathematical Modeling with Quadratic Functions
818(14)
Polynomial and Rational Inequalities
832(14)
Summary and Review
840(3)
Test
843(3)
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Exponential Functions
846(14)
Inverse and Composite Functions
860(18)
Logarithmic Functions
878(11)
Properties of Logarithmic Functions
889(6)
Natural Logarithmic Functions
895(9)
Visualizing for Success
900(4)
Solving Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
904(7)
Mathematical Modeling with Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
911(29)
Translating for Success
920(6)
Summary and Review
926(4)
Test
930(3)
Cumulative Review/Final Examination: Chapters 1--12
933(7)
APPENDIXES
A. Factoring and LCMs
940(5)
B. Fraction Notation
945(9)
C. Exponential Notation and Order of Operations
954(5)
D. Review of Factoring Polynomials
959(9)
E. Introductory Algebra Review
968(2)
F. Handling Dimension Symbols
970(3)
G. Mean, Median, and Mode
973(3)
H. Synthetic Division
976(3)
I. Determinants and Cramer's Rule
979(5)
J. Elimination Using Matrices
984(5)
K. The Algebra of Functions
989(3)
L. Distance, Midpoints, and Circles
992(6)
Photo Credits 998
Answers (Student Edition only) 1(1)
Glossary 1(1)
Index 1


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