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Algebra for college students

Author: Allen R Angel
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, 2006, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd ed. ; Student edView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allen R Angel
ISBN: 0136129080 9780136129080
OCLC Number: 123228924
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 831, 57, 12, 2 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm + 1 computer optical disc
Contents: Note: Each chapter concludes with Chapter Summary, Chapter Review Exercises, andChapter Practice Test and after Chapter 1, Cumulative Review Test. PrefaceTo the StudentCHAPTER 1: Basic Concepts 1.1 Study Skills for Success in Mathematics, and Using a Calculator1.2 Sets and Other Basic Concepts1.3 Properties of and Operations with Real Numbers1.4 Order of OperationsMid-Chapter Test: Sections 1.1-1.41.5 Exponents1.6 Scientific Notation CHAPTER 2: Equations and Inequalities 2.1 Solving Linear Equations2.2 Problem Solving and Using Formulas2.3 Applications of AlgebraMid-Chapter Test: Sections 2.1-2.32.4 Additional Application Problems2.5 Solving Linear Inequalities2.6 Solving Equations and Inequalities Containing Absolute Values CHAPTER 3: Graphs and Functions 3.1 Graphs3.2 Functions3.3 Linear Functions: Graphs and Applications3.4 The Slope-Intercept Form of a Linear EquationMid-Chapter Test: Sections 3.1-3.43.5 The Point-Slope Form of a Linear Equation3.6 The Algebra of Functions3.7 Graphing Linear Inequalities CHAPTER 4: Systems of Equations and Inequalities 4.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables4.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables4.3 Systems of Linear Equations: Applications and Problem Solving Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 4.1-4.34.4 Solving Systems of Equations Using Matrices4.5 Solving Systems of Equations Using Determinants and Cramer's Rule4.6 Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities CHAPTER 5: Polynomials and Polynomial Functions 5.1 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials5.2 Multiplication of Polynomials5.3 Division of Polynomials and Synthetic Division5.4 Factoring a Monomial from a Polynomial and Factoring by GroupingMid-Chapter Test: Sections 5.1-5.45.5 Factoring Trinomials5.6 Special Factoring Formulas5.7 A General Review of Factoring5.8 Polynomial Equations CHAPTER 6: Rational Expressions and Equations 6.1 The Domains of Rational Functions and Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions6.2 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions6.3 Complex Fractions 6.4 Solving Rational EquationsMid-Chapter Test: Sections 6.1-6.46.5 Rational Equations: Applications and Problem Solving6.6 VariationCHAPTER 7: Roots, Radicals, and Complex Numbers7.1 Roots and Radicals7.2 Rational Exponents7.3 Simplifying Radicals7.4 Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying RadicalsMid-Chapter Test: Sections 7.1-7.47.5 Dividing Radicals7.6 Solving Radical Equations7.7 Complex Numbers CHAPTER 8: Quadratic Functions8.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square8.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula8.3 Quadratic Equations: Applications and Problem SolvingMid-Chapter Test: Sections 8.1-8.38.4 Writing Equations in Quadratic Form8.5 Graphing Quadratic Functions8.6 Quadratic and Other Inequalities in One Variable CHAPTER 9: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions9.1 Composite and Inverse Functions9.2 Exponential Functions9.3 Logarithmic Functions9.4 Properties of LogarithmsMid-Chapter Test: Sections 9.1-9.49.5 Common Logarithms9.6 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations9.7 Natural Exponential and Natural Logarithmic Functions CHAPTER 10: Characteristics of Functions and Their Graphs10.1 Continuous and Discontinuous Functions10.2 Characteristics of Graphs of Polynomial FunctionsMid-Chapter Test: Sections 10.1-10.210.3 Finding the Rational Zeros of a Polynomial Function10.4 Finding the Real Zeros of a Polynomial Function10.5 Characteristics of Graphs of Rational Functions CHAPTER 11: Conic Sections11.1 T he Parabola and the Circle11.2 The EllipseMid-Chapter Test: Sections 11.1-11.211.3 The Hyperbola11.4 Nonlinear Systems of Equations and Their Applications11.5 Nonlinear Systems of Inequalities CHAPTER 12: Sequences, Series, and Probability12.1 Sequences and Series12.2 Arithmetic Sequences and Series12.3 Geometric Sequences and SeriesMid-Chapter Test: Sections 12.1-12.312.4 Mathematical Induction12.5 The Binomial Theorem12.6 The Counting Principle, Permutations, and Combinations12.7 Probability APPENDIX Geometric Formulas AnswersGraphing Answer Section *found only in the Annotated Instructor's EditionApplications IndexIndexPhoto Credits
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