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Intermediate algebra : functions & authentic applications

Author: Jay Lehmann
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jay Lehmann
ISBN: 0131953338 9780131953338
OCLC Number: 73501826
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xvi, 694, I-10 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Note: Each chapter concludes with Chapter Summary, Key Points of the Chapter, Chapter Review Exercises, and Chapter Practice Tests. Chapter 1: Linear Equations and Linear Functions 1.1 Using Qualitative Graphs to Describe Situations 1.2 Graphing Linear Equations 1.3 Slope of a Line 1.4 Meaning of Slope for Equations, Graphs, and Tables 1.5 Finding Linear Equations 1.6 Functions Chapter 2: Modeling with Linear Functions 2.1 Using Lines to Model Data 2.2 Finding Equations of Linear Models 2.3 Function Notation and Making Predictions 2.4 Slope Is a Rate of Change Chapter 3: Systems of Linear Equations 3.1 Using Graphs and Tables to Solve Systems 3.2 Using Substitution and Elimination to Solve Systems 3.3 Using Systems to Model Data 3.4 Value, Interest, and Mixture Problems 3.5 Using Linear Inequalities in One Variable to Make Predictions Chapter 4: Exponential Functions 4.1 Properties of Exponents 4.2 Rational Exponents 4.3 Graphing Exponential Functions 4.4 Finding Equations of Exponential Functions 4.5 Using Exponential Functions to Model Data Chapter 5: Logarithmic Functions 5.1 Inverse Functions 5.2 Logarithmic Functions 5.3 Properties of Logarithms 5.4 Using the Power Property with Exponential Models to Make Predictions 5.5 More Properties of Logarithms 5.6 Natural Logarithms Chapter 6: Polynomial Functions 6.1 Adding and Subtracting Polynomial Expressions and Functions 6.2 Multiplying Polynomial Expressions and Functions 6.3 Factoring Trinomials of the Form x2 + bx + c; Factoring Out the GCF 6.4 Factoring Polynomials 6.5 Factoring Special Binomials; A Factoring Strategy 6.6 Using Factoring to Solve Polynomial Equations Chapter 7: Quadratic Functions 7.1 Graphing Quadratic Functions in Vertex Form 7.2 Graphing Quadratic Functions in Standard Form 7.3 Using the Square Root Property to Solve Quadratic Equations 7.4 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square 7.5 Using the Quadratic Formula to Solve Quadratic Equations 7.6 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables; Finding Quadratic Functions 7.7 Finding Quadratic Models 7.8 Modeling with Quadratic Functions Chapter 8: Rational Functions 8.1 Finding the Domains of Rational Functions and Simplifying Rational Expressions 8.2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions 8.3 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions 8.4 Simplifying Complex Rational Expressions 8.5 Solving Rational Equations 8.6 Modeling with Rational Functions 8.7 Variation Chapter 9: Radical Functions 9.1 Simplifying Radical Expressions 9.2 Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Radical Expressions 9.3 Rationalizing Denominators and Simplifying Quotients of Radical Expressions 9.4 Graphing and Combining Square Root Functions 9.5 Solving Radical Equations 9.6 Modeling with Square Root Functions Chapter 10: Sequences and Series 10.1 Arithmetic Sequences 10.2 Geometric Sequences10.3 Arithmetic Series10.4 Geometric Series Chapter 11: Additional Topics 11.1 Absolute Value: Equations and Inequalities 11.2 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables; Systems of Linear Inequalities11.3 Performing Operations with Complex Numbers 11.4 Pythagorean Theorem, Distance Formula, and Circles11.5 Ellipses and Parabolas11.6 Solving Nonlinear Systems of Equations Appendix A: Reviewing Prerequisite Material A.1 Plotting Points A.2 Identifying Types of Numbers A.3 Absolute Value A.4 Performing Operations with Real Numbers A.5 Exponents A.6 Order of Operations A.7 Constants, Variables, Expressions, and Equations A.8 Distributive Law A.9 Combining Like Terms A.10 Solving Linear Equations in One Variable A.11 Solving Equations in Two or More Variables A.12 Equivalent Expressions and Equivalent Equations Appendix B: Using a TI-83 or TI-84 Graphing Calculator B.1 Turning a Graphing Calculator On or Off B.2 Making the Screen Lighter or Darker B.3 Entering an Equation B.4 Graphing an Equation B.5 Tracing a Curve without a Scattergram B.6 Zooming B.7 Setting the Window Format B.8 Plotting Points in a Scattergram B.9 Tracing a Scattergram B.10 Graphing Equations with a Scattergram B.11 Tracing a Curve with a Scattergram B.12 Turning a Plotter On or Off B.13 Creating a Table B.14 Creating a Table for Two Equations B.15 Using "Ask" in a Table B.16 Finding the Regression Curve for Some Data B.17 Plotting Points in Two Scattergrams B.18 Finding the Intersection Point(s) of Two Curves B.19 Finding the Minimum or Maximum of a Curve B.20 Storing a Value B.21 Finding Any x-Intercepts of a Curve B.22 Turning an Equation On or Off B.23 Finding Coordinates of Points B.24 Graphing Equations with Axes "Turned Off" B.25 Entering an Equation by Using Yn References B.26 Responding to Error Messages Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises
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