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Table of Contents
Intermediate Algebra with P.O.W.E.R. Learning, 2nd Edition
Chapter 1: Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions
Study Strategies: An Introduction to the P.O.W.E.R. Framework
Study Strategies: Using P.O.W.E.R. to Succeed in Your Course
Section 1.1Set of Numbers
Section 1.2Operations on Real Numbers
Section 1.3Exponents, Roots, and Order of Operations
Section 1.4Algebraic Expressions and Properties of Real Numbers
Group Activity
emPOWERme: Why Am I Going to College?
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review
Chapter Test
Chapter 2: Linear Equations in One Variable
Study Strategies: How to Read Math (and Other) Textbooks
Section 2.1Linear Equations in One Variable
Section 2.2 Applications of Linear Equations
Section 2.3Geometry Applications and Solving Formulas
Section 2.4 More Applications of Linear Equations
Group Activity
emPOWERme: Organize Your Memory
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review
Chapter Test
Cumulative Review for Chapters 1 and 2
Chapter 3: Linear Inequalities and Absolute Value
Study Strategies: Time Management
Section 3.1Linear Inequalities in One Variable
Section 3.2Compound Inequalities in One Variable
Section 3.3Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
Group Activity
emPOWERme: Identify the Black Holes of Time Management
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review
Chapter Test
Cumulative Review for Chapters 1 – 3
Chapter 4: Linear Equations in Two Variables and Functions
Study Strategies: Taking Notes in Class
Section 4.1Introduction to Linear Equations in Two Variables
Section 4.2Slope of a Line and Slope-Intercept Form
Section 4.3Writing an Equation of a Line
Section 4.4Linear and Compound Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
Section 4.5Introduction to Functions
Group Activity
emPOWERme: Checklist for Effective Notes
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review
Chapter Test
Cumulative Review for Chapters 1 – 4
Chapter 5: Solving Systems of Linear Equations
Study Strategies: Taking Math Tests
Section 5.1Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
Section 5.2Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables
Section 5.3Applications of Systems of Linear Equations
Section 5.4Solving Systems of Linear Equations Using Matrices
Group Activity
emPOWERme: What is My Test-Taking Style?
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review
Chapter Test
Cumulative Review for Chapters 1 – 5
Chapter 6: Polynomials and Polynomial Functions
Study Strategies: Doing Math Homework
Section 6.1The Rules of Exponents
Section 6.2More on Exponents and Scientific Notation
Section 6.3Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials and Polynomial
Functions
Section 6.4Multiplication of Polynomials and Polynomial Functions
Section 6.5Division of Polynomialsand Polynomial Functions
Group Activity
emPOWERme: The Right Time and Place for Homework
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review
Chapter Test
Cumulative Review for Chapters 1 – 6
Chapter 7: Factoring Polynomials
Study Strategies: Working with a Study Group
Section 7.1The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping
Section 7.2Factoring Trinomials
Section 7.3Special Factoring Techniques
Putting It All Together
Section 7.4Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
Section 7.5 Applications of Quadratic Equations
Group Activity
emPOWERme: What is My Studying Style?
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review
Chapter Test
Cumulative Review for Chapters 1 – 7
Chapter 8: Rational Expressions, Equations, and Functions
Study Strategies: The Writing Process
Section 8.1Simplifying, Multiplying, and Dividing Rational Expressions and Functions
Section 8.2Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions