# Elementary Algebra for College Students,10th edition

• Allen R. Angel Monroe Community College
• Dennis Runde State College of Florida
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Elementary Algebra for College Students makes the math clear, offering superior content written by respected author-educators. Brief sentences and clearly laid-out examples help you develop a true understanding of algebra. A clear, visual presentation provides content in a readable, easy-to-understand format. Examples use color to highlight the variables and important notation to clearly illustrate the solution process. Applications help you make connections between abstract math concepts and the real world. The 10th Edition retains its hallmark clear language while revamping exercise sets and creating innovative resources to give you a comprehensive learning and practice environment. More than any other, the Angel/Runde series of texts fosters the clarity, motivation and understanding needed to master algebra.

### 1. Real Numbers

• 1.1 Study Skills for Success in Mathematics
• 1.2 Problem Solving
• 1.3 Fractions
• 1.4 The Real Number System
• 1.5 Inequalities and Absolute Value
• Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 1.1-1.5
• 1.6 Addition of Real Numbers
• 1.7 Subtraction of Real Numbers
• 1.8 Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers
• 1.9 Exponents, Parentheses, and the Order of Operations
• 1.10 Properties of the Real Number System

### 2. Solving Linear Equations and Inequalities

• 2.1 Combining Like Terms
• 2.2 The Addition Property of Equality
• 2.3 The Multiplication Property of Equality
• 2.4 Solving Linear Equations with a Variable on Only One Side of the Equation
• Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 2.1-2.4
• 2.5 Solving Linear Equations with the Variable on Both Sides of the Equation
• 2.6 Formulas
• 2.7 Ratios and Proportions
• 2.8 Inequalities in One Variable

### 3. Applications of Algebra

• 3.1 Changing Application Problems into Equations
• 3.2 Solving Application Problems
• Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 3.1-3.2
• 3.3 Geometric Problems
• 3.4 Motion, Money, and Mixture Problems

### 4. Exponents and Polynomials

• 4.1 Exponents
• 4.2 Negative Exponents
• 4.3 Scientific Notation
• Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 4.1-4.3
• 4.4 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
• 4.5 Multiplication of Polynomials
• 4.6 Division of Polynomials

### 5. Factoring

• 5.1 Factoring a Monomial from a Polynomial
• 5.2 Factoring by Grouping
• 5.3 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c, a = 1
• 5.4 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c, a ≠ 1
• Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 5.1-5.4
• 5.5 Special Factoring Formulas and a General Review of Factoring
• 5.6 Solving Quadratic Equations Using Factoring
• 5.7 Applications of Quadratic Equations

### 6. Rational Expressions and Equations

• 6.1 Simplifying Rational Expressions
• 6.2 Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions
• 6.3 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions with a Common Denominator and Finding the Least Common Denominator
• 6.4 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions
• Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 6.1-6.4
• 6.5 Complex Fractions
• 6.6 Solving Rational Equations
• 6.7 Rational Equations: Applications and Problem Solving
• 6.8 Variation

### 7. Graphing Linear Equations

• 7.1 The Cartesian Coordinate System and Linear Equations in Two Variables
• 7.2 Graphing Linear Equations
• 7.3 Slope of a Line
• Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 7.1-7.3
• 7.4 Slope-Intercept and Point-Slope Forms of a Linear Equation
• 7.5 Graphing Linear Inequalities
• 7.6 Functions

### 8. Systems of Linear Equations

• 8.1 Solving Systems of Equations Graphically
• 8.2 Solving Systems of Equations by Substitution
• 8.3 Solving Systems of Equations by the Addition Method
• Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 8.1-8.3
• 8.4 Systems of Equations: Applications and Problem Solving
• 8.5 Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities

• 9.1 Evaluating Square Roots
• 9.2 Simplifying Square Roots
• 9.3 Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Square Roots
• 9.4 Dividing Square Roots
• Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 9.1-9.4
• 9.6 Radicals: Applications and Problem Solving
• 9.7 Higher Roots and Rational Exponents

• 10.1 The Square Root Property
• 10.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square