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# Just-In-Time Algebra for Students of Calculus in the Management and Life Sciences

**by**Brent, Ronald I.; Mueller, Guntram

2nd

### 9780201746112

0201746115

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7/2/2001

Pearson

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## Summary

Strong algebra skills are crucial to success in applied calculus. This text is designed to bolster these skills while students study applied calculus. As students make their way through the calculus course, this supplemental text shows them the relevant algebra topics and points out potential problem spots. the table of contents is organized so that the algebra topics are arranged in the order in which they are needed for applied calculus.

## Table of Contents

Numbers and Their Disguises | |

Fractions, decimals, percent, powers, roots, scientific notation, calculators, rounding, intervals | |

Solving Equations | |

Equations of degree 1 and 2, the zero-factor property | |

Introducing Functions and Graphs | |

Various types of graphs, functions, domain and range, equations of lines, power functions, shifting, intersection of curves | |

Changing the Form of a Function | |

Factoring, canceling, rationalizing, extracting a factor from under a root | |

Simplifying Algebraic Expressions | |

Working with difference quotients and rational functions, canceling common factors, rationalizing expressions | |

Composition and Decomposition of Functions | |

Composite functions, inner, outer, and outermost functions, decomposing composite functions | |

Equations of Degree 1 Revisited | |

Solving linear equations involving derivatives | |

Word Problems | |

The geometry of rectangles, triangles, and circles, expressing one quantity as a function of one or more other quantities | |

Exponential and Logarithmic Functions | |

Working with graphs, expressions and equations of exponential functions, inverse functions, and logarithmic functions | |

Appendices | |

Completing the Square and Deriving the Quadratic Formula | |

Factorials | |

The Binomial Theorem | |

Answers to Exercises | |

Index | |

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