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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 : CD for computer   Computer File : 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, Computer File
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 ReviewR.1 Factors and the Least Common MultipleR.2 FractionsR.3 Decimals and Percents Chapter 1 Real Numbers and Introduction to Algebra1.1 Tips for Success in Mathematics1.2 Symbols and Sets of Numbers1.3 Exponents, Order of Operations, and Variable Expressions1.4 Adding Real Numbers1.5 Subtracting Real NumbersIntegrated Review-Operations on Real Numbers1.6 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers1.7 Properties of Real Numbers1.8 Simplifying Expressions Chapter 2 Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving2.1 The Addition Property of Equality2.2 The Multiplication Property of Equality2.3 Further Solving Linear EquationsIntegrated Review-Solving Linear Equations2.4 An Introduction to Problem Solving2.5 Formulas and Problem Solving2.6 Percent and Mixture Problem Solving2.7 Solving Linear Inequalities Chapter 3 Exponents and Polynomials3.1 Exponents3.2 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation3.3 Introduction to Polynomials3.4 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials3.5 Multiplying Polynomials3.6 Special ProductsIntegrated Review-Exponents and Operations on Polynomials3.7 Dividing Polynomials Chapter 4 Factoring Polynomials4.1 The Greatest Common Factor4.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Form x(2) + bx + c4.3 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax(2) + bx + c4.4 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax(2) + bx + c, by Grouping4.5 Factoring Perfect Square Trinomials and the Difference of Two SquaresIntegrated Review-Choosing a Factoring Strategy4.6 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring4.7 Quadratic Equations and Problem Solving Chapter 5 Rational Expressions5.1 Simplifying Rational Expressions5.2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions5.3 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with the Same Denominator and least Common Denominator5.4 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with Different Denominators5.5 Solving Equations Containing Rational ExpressionsIntegrated Review-Summary on Rational Expressions5.6 Proportion and Problem Solving5.7 Simplifying Complex Fractions Chapter 6 Graphing Equations and Inequalities6.1 Reading Graphs and the Rectangular Coordinate System6.2 Graphing Linear Equations6.3 Intercepts6.4 Slope and Rate of change6.5 Equations of LinesIntegrated Review-Summary on Linear Equations6.6 Introduction to Functions6.7 Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables6.8 Direct and Inverse Variation Chapter 7 Systems of Equations7.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing7.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution7.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by AdditionIntegrated Review-Summary on Solving Systems of Equations7.4 Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving Chapter 8 Roots and Radicals8.1 Introduction to Radicals8.2 Simplifying Radicals8.3 Adding and Subtracting Radicals8.4 Multiplying and Dividing RadicalsIntegrated Review-Simplifying Radicals8.5 Solving Equations Containing Radicals8.6 Radical Equations and Problem Solving Chapter 9 Quadratic Equations9.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Square Root Property9.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square9.3 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic FormulaIntegrated Review-Summary on Quadratic Equations9.4 Graphing Quadratic Equations in Two Variables AppendicesA The Bigger PictureB Factoring Sums and Differences of CubesC Mean, Median, ModeD SetsE Review of Angles, Lines, and special TrianglesF Tables Answers To Selected ExercisesSolutions to Selected Exercises
Responsibility: Elayn Martin-Gay.

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