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Beginning and intermediate algebra

Author: Margaret L Lial; John Hornsby; Terry McGinnis
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Pearson, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret L Lial; John Hornsby; Terry McGinnis
ISBN: 0321442334 9780321442338 0321441052 9780321441058
OCLC Number: 74492290
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxvii, 1042, A67, [21] pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Note: every chapter concludes with a group activity, chapter summary, review exercises, and chapter test. Every chapter (beginning with chapter 2) also has cumulative review exercises.Chapter 1: The Real Number System1.1 Fractions1.2 Exponents, Order of Operations, and Inequality1.3 Variables, Expressions, and Equations1.4 Real Numbers and the Number Line1.5 Adding and Subtracting Real Numbers1.6 Multiplying and Dividing Real NumbersSummary Exercises on Operation with Real Numbers1.7 Properties of Real Numbers1.8 Simplifying Expressions Chapter 2: Linear Equations and Inequalities in One Variable2.1 The Addition Property of Equality2.2 The Multiplication Property of Equality2.3 More on Solving Linear EquationsSummary Exercises on Solving Linear Equations 2.4 An Introduction to Applications of Linear Equations2.5 Formulas and Applications from Geometry2.6 Ratios and Proportions2.7 Further Applications of Linear Equations2.8 Solving Linear Inequalities Chapter 3: Linear Equations in Two Variables; Functions3.1 Reading Graphs; Linear Equations in Two Variables3.2 Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables3.3 The Slope of a Line3.4 Equations of a Line Chapter 4: Exponents and Polynomials4.1 The Product Rule and Power Rules for Exponents4.2 Integer Exponents and the Quotient RuleSummary Exercises on the Rules for Exponents4.3 An Application of Exponents: Scientific Notation4.4 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials; Graphing Simple Polynomials4.5 Multiplying Polynomials4.6 Special Products4.7 Dividing Polynomials Chapter 5: Factoring and Applications5.1 The Greatest Common Factor; Factoring by Grouping5.2 Factoring Trinomials5.3 More on Factoring Trinomials5.4 Special Factoring TechniquesSummary Exercises on Factoring5.5 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring5.6 Applications of Quadratic Equations Chapter 6: Rational Expressions and Applications6.1 The Fundamental Property of Rational Expressions6.2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions6.3 Least Common Denominators6.4 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions6.5 Complex Fractions6.6 Solving Equations With Rational ExpressionsSummary Exercises on Rational Expressions and Equations6.7 Applications of Rational Expressions Chapter 7: Equations of Lines; Functions7.1 Review of Graphs and Slopes of Lines7.2 Review of Equations of Lines; Linear ModelsSummary Exercises on Slope and Equations of Lines7.3 Functions7.4 Operations on Functions and Composition7.5 VariationChapter 8: Systems of Linear Equations8.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing8.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution8.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by EliminationSummary Exercises on Solving Systems of Linear Equations8.4 Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables8.5 Applications of Systems of Linear Equations8.6 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Matrix Methods Chapter 9: Inequalities and Absolute Value9.1 Set Operations and Compound Inequalities9.2 Absolute Value Equations and InequalitiesSummary Exercises on Solving Linear and Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities9.3 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables Chapter 10: Roots, Radicals, and Root Functions10.1 Radical Expressions and Graphs10.2 Rational Exponents10.3 Simplifying Radical Expressions 10.4 Adding and Subtracting Radical Expressions10.5 Multiplying and Dividing Radical ExpressionsSummary Exercises on Operations with Radicals and Rational Exponents10.6 Solving Equations with Radicals10.7 Complex Numbers Chapter 11: Quadratic Equations, Inequalities, and Functions11.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Square Root Property11.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square11.3 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula11.4 Equations Quadratic in FormSummary Exercises on Solving Quadratic Equations11.5 Formulas and Further Applications11.6 Graphs of Quadratic Functions11.7 More about Parabolas and Their Applications11.8 Quadratic and Rational Inequalities Chapter 12: Inverse, Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions12.1 Inverse Functions12.2 Exponential Functions12.3 Logarithmic Functions12.4 Properties of Logarithms12.5 Common and Natural Logarithms12.6 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations; Further Applications Chapter 13: Nonlinear Functions, Conic Sections, and Nonlinear Systems13.1 Additional Graphs of Functions13.2 The Circle and the Ellipse13.3 The Hyperbola and Functions Defined by Radicals13.4 Nonlinear Systems of Equations13.5 Second-Degree Inequalities and Systems of Inequalities Chapter 14: Sequences and Series14.1 Sequences and Series14.2 Arithmetic Sequences14.3 Geometric Sequences14.4 The Binomial Theorem AppendixesA. An Introduction to CalculatorsB. Review of Decimals and PercentsC. SetsD. Mean, Median, and ModeE. The Metric System and ConversionsF. Review of Exponents, Polynomials, and FactoringG. Synthetic DivisionH. Determinants and Cramer's Rule
Responsibility: Margaret L. Lial, John Hornsby, Terry McGinnis.


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