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Introductory algebra

Author: K Elayn Martin-Gay
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Real life applications, based on real data from a variety of fields, highlight the relevance of maths to various careers and life outside of class.

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: K Elayn Martin-Gay
ISBN: 0131868438 9780131868434 0131868411 9780131868410
OCLC Number: 62408862
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 35, 690, 88, 5 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Chapter R Prealgebra Review R.1 Factors and the Least Common Multiple R.2 Fractions R.3 Decimals and Percents Chapter 1 Real Numbers and Introduction to Algebra 1.1 Tips for Success in Mathematics 1.2 Symbols and Sets of Numbers 1.3 Exponents, Order of Operations, and Variable Expressions 1.4 Adding Real Numbers 1.5 Subtracting Real Numbers Integrated Review--Operations on Real Numbers 1.6 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers 1.7 Properties of Real Numbers 1.8 Simplifying Expressions Chapter 2 Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving 2.1 The Addition Property of Equality 2.2 The Multiplication Property of Equality 2.3 Further Solving Linear Equations Integrated Review--Solving Linear Equations 2.4 An Introduction to Problem Solving 2.5 Formulas and Problem Solving 2.6 Percent and Mixture Problem Solving 2.7 Solving Linear Inequalities Chapter 3 Exponents and Polynomials 3.1 Exponents 3.2 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation 3.3 Introduction to Polynomials 3.4 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials 3.5 Multiplying Polynomials 3.6 Special Products Integrated Review--Exponents and Operations on Polynomials 3.7 Dividing Polynomials Chapter 4 Factoring Polynomials 4.1 The Greatest Common Factor 4.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Form x^2 + bx + c 4.3 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax^2 + bx + c 4.4 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax^2 + bx + c, by Grouping 4.5 Factoring Perfect Square Trinomials and the Difference of Two Squares Integrated Review--Choosing a Factoring Strategy 4.6 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring 4.7 Quadratic Equations and Problem Solving Chapter 5 Rational Expressions 5.1 Simplifying Rational Expressions 5.2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions 5.3 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with the Same Denominator and least Common Denominator 5.4 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with Different Denominators 5.5 Solving Equations Containing Rational Expressions Integrated Review--Summary on Rational Expressions 5.6 Proportion and Problem Solving 5.7 Simplifying Complex Fractions Chapter 6 Graphing Equations and Inequalities 6.1 Reading Graphs and the Rectangular Coordinate System 6.2 Graphing Linear Equations 6.3 Intercepts 6.4 Slope and Rate of change 6.5 Equations of Lines Integrated Review--Summary on Linear Equations 6.6 Introduction to Functions 6.7 Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables 6.8 Direct and Inverse Variation Chapter 7 Systems of Equations 7.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing 7.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution 7.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Addition Integrated Review--Summary on Solving Systems of Equations 7.4 Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving Chapter 8 Roots and Radicals 8.1 Introduction to Radicals 8.2 Simplifying Radicals 8.3 Adding and Subtracting Radicals 8.4 Multiplying and Dividing Radicals Integrated Review--Simplifying Radicals 8.5 Solving Equations Containing Radicals 8.6 Radical Equations and Problem Solving Chapter 9 Quadratic Equations 9.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Square Root Property 9.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square 9.3 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula Integrated Review--Summary on Quadratic Equations 9.4 Graphing Quadratic Equations in Two Variables Appendices A The Bigger Picture B Factoring Sums and Differences of Cubes C Mean, Median, Mode D Sets E Review of Angles, Lines, and special Triangles F Tables Answers To Selected Exercises Solutions to Selected Exercises
Responsibility: Elayn Martin-Gay.

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