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Intermediate algebra

Author: K Elayn Martin-Gay
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats

Intermediate Algebra is 1-semester gateway course to other college-level mathematics courses. The goal of the Intermediate Algebra course is to provide students with the mathematical skills that are  Read more...


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All Authors / Contributors: K Elayn Martin-Gay
ISBN: 9780131868304 0131868306 9780131868458 0131868454 0131868292 9780131868298
OCLC Number: 62408861
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Details: System requirements: Pentium II 300 HMz processor or PowerPC G3 233 MHz or better; 64-128 MB RAM, 4.3-19 MB hard drive space; Windows 98, NT, 2000, ME, or XP or Mac OS 9.x or 10.x; QuickTime 6.x; 800 x 600 resolution, 8x or faster CD-ROM drive, sound card.
Contents: Chapter 1 Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions 1.1 Tips for Success in Mathematics 1.2 Algebraic Expressions and Sets of Numbers 1.3 Properties of Real Numbers 1.4 Operations on Real Numbers Integrated Review--Real Numbers 1.5 Order of Operations and Algebraic Expressions 1.6 Exponents and Scientific Notation 1.7 More Work with Exponents and Scientific Notation Chapter 2 Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving 2.1 Linear Equations in One Variable 2.2 An Introduction to Problem Solving 2.3 Formulas and Problem Solving 2.4 Linear Inequalities and Problem Solving Integrated Review--Linear Equations and Inequalities 2.5 Sets and Compound Inequalities 2.6 Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities Chapter 3 Graphs and Functions 3.1 Graphing Linear Equations 3.2 The Slope of a Line 3.3 The Slope-Intercept Form 3.4 More Equations of Lines Integrated Review--Linear Equations in Two Variables 3.5 Graphing Linear Inequalities 3.6 Introduction to Functions 3.7 Finding Domain and Range from Graphs and Graphing Piecewise Functions 3.8 Shifting, Reflecting, and Sketching Functions Chapter 4 Systems of Equations and Inequalities 4.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables 4.2 Solve a System of three linear equations in three variables 4.3 Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving Integrated Review---Systems of Linear Equations 4.4 Solving Systems of Equations Using Matrices 4.5 Systems of Linear Inequalities Chapter 5 Polynomials and Polynomial Functions 5.1 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials 5.2 Multiplying Polynomials 5.3 Dividing Polynomials and Synthetic Division 5.4 The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping 5.5 Factoring Trinomials 5.6 Factoring by Special Products Integrated Review--Operations on Polynomials and Factoring Strategies 5.7 Solving Equations by Factoring and Solving Problems Chapter 6 Rational Expressions 6.1 Rational Functions and Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions 6.2 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions 6.3 Simplifying Complex Fractions 6.4 Solving Equations Containing Rational Expressions Integrated Review--Expressions and Equations Containing Rational Expressions 6.5 Rational Equations and Problem Solving 6.6 Variation and Problem Solving Chapter 7 Rational Exponents, Radicals, and Complex Numbers 7.1 Radical Expressions 7.2 Rational Exponents 7.3 Simplifying Radical Expressions 7.4 Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Radical Expressions 7.5 Rationalizing Numerators and Denominators of Radical Expressions Integrated Review--Radicals and Rational Exponents 7.6 Radical Equations and Problem Solving 7.7 Complex Numbers Chapter 8 Quadratic equations and Functions 8.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square 8.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Using the Quadratic Formula 8.3 Solving Equations by Using Quadratic Methods Integrated Review--Summary on Solving Quadratic Equations 8.4 Nonlinear Inequalities in One Variable 8.5 Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs 8.6 Further Graphing of Quadratic Functions Chapter 9 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 9.1 The Algebra of Functions 9.2 Inverse Functions 9.3 Exponential Functions 9.4 Logarithmic Functions 9.5 Properties of Logarithms Integrated Review--Functions and Properties of Logarithms 9.6 Common Logarithms, Natural Logarithms, and Change of Base 9.7 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations and Problem Solving Chapter 10 Conic Sections 10.1 The Parabola and the Circle 10.2 The Ellipse and the Hyperbola Integrated Review--Graphing Conic Sections 10.3 Solving Non-linear Systems of Equations 10.4 Nonlinear Inequalities and Systems of Inequalities Appendices Appendix A Fractions Appendix B Solving Systems of Equations Using Determinants Appendix C The Bigger Picture Appendix D An Introduction to Using a Graphing Utility Answers to Selected Exercises Solutions to Selected Exercises
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