9780534424046

Intermediate Algebra

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534424046

  • ISBN10:

    053442404X

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-01-29
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

Pat McKeague's passion and dedication to teaching mathematics and his ongoing participation in mathematical organizations provides the most current and reliable textbook for both instructors and students. Pat McKeague's main goal is to write a textbook that is user-friendly. Students are able to develop a thorough understanding of the concepts essential to their success in mathematics because of his attention to detail, exceptional writing style, and organization of mathematical concepts. The Fifth Edition of Intermediate Algebra: Concepts and Graphs is another extraordinary textbook with exceptional clarity and accessibility.

Table of Contents

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Basic Properties And Definitions
Fundamental Definitions and Notation
Properties of Real Numbers
Arithmetic with Real Numbers
Exponents and Scientific Notation
Polynomials, Sums, Differences, and Products
Factoring
Special Factoring
Recognizing Patterns
Summary
Review
Test
Projects
Equations and Inequalities IN ONE VARIABLE
Linear and Quadratic Equations in One Variable
Formulas
Applications
Linear Equalities in One Variable
Equations with Absolute Value
Inequalities Involving Absolute Value
Summary
Review
Test
Cumulative Review
Projects
Equations and Inequalities IN TWO VARIABLES
Paired Data and the Rectangular Coordinate System
The Slope of a Line
The Equation of a Line
Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
Introduction to Functions
Function Notation
Algebra with Functions
Variation
Summary
Review
Test
Cumulative Review
Projects
Systems Of Linear Equations And Inequalities
Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables
Introduction to Determinants
Cramer's Rule
Applications
Systems of Linear Inequalities
Summary
Review
Test
Cumulative Review
Projects
Rational Expressions And Rational Functions
Basic Properties and Reducing to Lower Terms
Division of Polynomials
Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions
Complex Fractions
Equations Involving Rational Expressions
Applications
Summary
Review
Test
Cumulative Review
Projects
Rational Exponents And Roots
Rational Exponents
More Expressions Involving Rational Exponents
Simplified Form for Radicals
Addition and Subtraction of Radical Expressions
Multiplication and Division of Radical Expressions
Equations with Radicals
Complex Numbers
Summary
Review
Test
Cumulative Review
Projects
Quadratic Functions
Completing the Square
The Quadratic Formula
Additional Items Involving Solutions to Equations
Equations in Quadratic Form
Graphing Parabolas
Quadratic Inequalities
Summary
Review
Test
Cumulative Review
Projects
Exponential And Logarithmic Functions
Exponential Functions
The Inverse of a Function
Logarithms Are Exponents
Properties of Logarithms
Common Logarithms and Natural Logarithms
Exponential Equations and Change of Base
Summary
Review
Test
Cumulative Review
Projects
Sequences AND SERIES
Sequences
Series
Arithmetic Sequences
Geometric Sequences
The Binomial Expansion
Summary
Review
Test
Cumulative Review
Projects
Conic Sections
The Circle
Ellipses and Hyperbolas
Second-Degree Inequalities and Nonlinear Systems
Summary
Review
Test
Cumulative Review
Projects
Appendices
Synthetic Division
Matrix Solutions to Linear Systems
Conditional Statements
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems, Chapter Reviews, Chapter Tests, and Cumulative Reviews
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