9780134758992

Intermediate Algebra For College Students

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    9780134758992

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  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2018-01-17
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

For courses in Intermediate Algebra.


Making math clear

The Angel/Runde author team has developed a text and MyLab™ program that uses short, concise sentences and clearly laid-out examples to ensure that all students develop a true understanding of algebra. In this revision, the authors retain this hallmark clarity of language to build the foundation of understanding algebra, while revamping exercise sets and creating new MyLab Math resources to give students a comprehensive learning and practice environment.


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Author Biography

Allen Angel received his BS and MS in mathematics from SUNY at New Paltz. He completed additional graduate work at Rutgers University. He taught at Sullivan County Community College and Monroe Community College, where he served as chairperson of the Mathematics Department. He served as Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation at Rutgers University for the summers of 1967 - 1970. He was President of The New York State Mathematics Association of Two Year Colleges (NYSMATYC). He also served as Northeast Vice President of the American Mathematics Association of Two Year Colleges (AMATYC). Allen lives in Palm Harbor, Florida but spends his summers in Penfield, New York. He enjoys playing tennis and watching sports. He also enjoys traveling with his wife Kathy.


Dennis Runde received his BS and MS in mathematics from the University of Wisconsin–Platteville and Milwaukee, respectively. He has a PhD in Mathematics Education from the University of South Florida. He has been teaching for twenty-seven years at State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota. His interests include reading, history, fishing, trivia contests, and cooking. He and his wife Kristin are the proud parents of their three sons - Alex, Nick, and Max.


Table of Contents

1. Basic Concepts

1.1 Study Skills for Success in Mathematics, and Using a Calculator

1.2 Sets and Other Basic Concepts

1.3 Properties of and Operations with Real Numbers

1.4 Order of Operations

Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 1.1—1.4

1.5 Exponents

1.6 Scientific Notation

2. Equations and Inequalities

2.1 Solving Linear Equations

2.2 Problem Solving and Using Formulas

2.3 Applications of Algebra

Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 2.1—2.3

2.4 Additional Application Problems

2.5 Solving Linear Inequalities

2.6 Solving Equations and Inequalities Containing Absolute Values

3. Graphs and Functions

3.1 Graphs

3.2 Functions

3.3 Linear Functions: Graphs and Applications

3.4 The Slope-Intercept Form of a Linear Equation

Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 3.1—3.4

3.5 The Point-Slope Form of a Linear Equation

3.6 The Algebra of Functions

3.7 Graphing Linear Inequalities

4. Systems of Equations and Inequalities

4.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables

4.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables

4.3 Systems of Linear Equations: Applications and Problem Solving

Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 4.1—4.3

4.4 Solving Systems of Equations Using Matrices

4.5 Solving Systems of Equations Using Determinants and Cramer’s Rule

4.6 Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities

5. Polynomials and Polynomial Functions

5.1 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials

5.2 Multiplication of Polynomials

5.3 Division of Polynomials and Synthetic Division

5.4 Factoring a Monomial from a Polynomial and Factoring by Grouping

Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 5.1—5.4

5.5 Factoring Trinomials

5.6 Special Factoring Formulas

5.7 A General Review of Factoring

5.8 Polynomial Equations

6. Rational Expressions and Equations

6.1 The Domains of Rational Functions and Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions

6.2 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions

6.3 Complex Fractions

6.4 Solving Rational Equations

Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 6.1—6.4

6.5 Rational Equations: Applications and Problem Solving

6.6 Variation

7. Roots, Radicals, and Complex Numbers

7.1 Roots and Radicals

7.2 Rational Exponents

7.3 Simplifying Radicals

7.4 Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Radicals

Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 7.1—7.4

7.5 Dividing Radicals

7.6 Solving Radical Equations

7.7 Complex Numbers

8. Quadratic Functions

8.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square

8.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula

8.3 Quadratic Equations: Applications and Problem Solving

Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 8.1—8.3

8.4 Writing Equations in Quadratic Form

8.5 Graphing Quadratic Functions

8.6 Quadratic and Other Inequalities in One Variable

9. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

9.1 Composite and Inverse Functions

9.2 Exponential Functions

9.3 Logarithmic Functions

9.4 Properties of Logarithms

Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 9.1—9.4

9.5 Common Logarithms

9.6 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations

9.7 Natural Exponential and Natural Logarithmic Functions

10. Conic Sections

10.1 The Parabola and the Circle

10.2 The Ellipse

Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 10.1—10.2

10.3 The Hyperbola

10.4 Nonlinear Systems of Equations and Their Applications

11. Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem

11.1 Sequences and Series

11.2 Arithmetic Sequences and Series

11.3 Geometric Sequences and Series

Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 11.1—11.3

11.4 The Binomial Theorem

Appendix: Geometric Formulas

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