College Algebra, 11th edition

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College Algebra uses a cycle of continuous preparation and retention, along with quality exercises, to reinforce what you know.

Published by Pearson (July 15th 2020) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780136872719

Subject: Precalculus, College Algebra & Trigonometry

Category: College Algebra

Table of contents

Table of Contents

  1. Review
    • R.1 Real Numbers
    • R.2 Algebra Essentials
    • R.3 Geometry Essentials
    • R.4 Polynomials
    • R.5 Factoring Polynomials
    • R.6 Synthetic Division
    • R.7 Rational Expressions
    • R.8 nth Roots; Rational Exponents
  1. Equations and Inequalities
    • 1.1 Linear Equations
    • 1.2 Quadratic Equations
    • 1.3 Complex Numbers; Quadratic Equations in the Complex Number System
    • 1.4 Radical Equations; Equations Quadratic in Form; Factorable Equations
    • 1.5 Solving Inequalities
    • 1.6 Equations and Inequalities Involving Absolute Value
    • 1.7 Problem Solving: Interest, Mixture, Uniform Motion, Constant Rate Job Applications
    • Chapter 1 Review, Test, and Projects
  2. Graphs
    • 2.1 The Distance and Midpoint Formulas
    • 2.2 Graphs of Equations in Two Variables; Intercepts; Symmetry
    • 2.3 Lines
    • 2.4 Circles
    • 2.5 Variation
    • Chapter 2 Review, Test, and Projects
  3. Functions and Their Graphs
    • 3.1 Functions
    • 3.2 The Graph of a Function
    • 3.3 Properties of Functions
    • 3.4 Library of Functions; Piecewise-defined Functions
    • 3.5 Graphing Techniques: Transformations
    • 3.6 Mathematical Models: Building Functions
    • Chapter 3 Review, Test, and Projects
  4. Linear and Quadratic Functions
    • 4.1 Properties of Linear Functions and Linear Models
    • 4.2 Building Linear Models from Data
    • 4.3 Quadratic Functions and Their Properties
    • 4.4 Build Quadratic Models from Verbal Descriptions and from Data
    • 4.5 Inequalities Involving Quadratic Functions
    • Chapter 4 Review, Test, and Projects
  5. Polynomial and Rational Functions
    • 5.1 Polynomial Functions
    • 5.2 Graphing Polynomials Functions; Models
    • 5.3 Properties of Rational Functions
    • 5.4 The Graph of a Rational Function
    • 5.5 Polynomial and Rational Inequalities
    • 5.6 The Real Zeros of a Polynomial Function
    • Chapter 5 Review, Test, and Projects
  6. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
    • 6.1 Composite Functions
    • 6.2 One-to-One Functions; Inverse Functions
    • 6.3 Exponential Functions
    • 6.4 Logarithmic Functions
    • 6.5 Properties of Logarithms
    • 6.6 Logarithmic and Exponential Equations
    • 6.7 Financial Models
    • 6.8 Exponential Growth and Decay Models; Newton’s Law; Logistic Growth and Decay Models
    • 6.9 Building Exponential, Logarithmic, and Logistic Models from Data
    • Chapter 6 Review, Test, and Projects
  7. Analytic Geometry
    • 7.1 Conics
    • 7.2 The Parabola
    • 7.3 The Ellipse
    • 7.4 The Hyperbola
    • Chapter 7 Review, Test, and Projects
  8. Systems of Equations and Inequalities
    • 8.1 Systems of Linear Equations: Substitution and Elimination
    • 8.2 Systems of Linear Equations: Matrices
    • 8.3 Systems of Linear Equations: Determinants
    • 8.4 Matrix Algebra
    • 8.5 Partial Fraction Decomposition
    • 8.6 Systems of Nonlinear Equations
    • 8.7 Systems of Inequalities
    • 8.8 Linear Programming
    • Chapter 8 Review, Test, and Projects
  9. Sequences; Induction; the Binomial Theorem
    • 9.1 Sequences
    • 9.2 Arithmetic Sequences
    • 9.3 Geometric Sequences; Geometric Series
    • 9.4 Mathematical Induction
    • 9.5 The Binomial Theorem
    • Chapter 9 Review, Test, and Projects
  10. Counting and Probability
    • 10.1 Counting
    • 10.2 Permutations and Combinations
    • 10.3 Probability
    • Chapter 10 Review, Test, and Projects

Appendix: Graphing Utilities

  • A.1 The Viewing Rectangle
  • A.2 Using a Graphing Utility to Graph Equations
  • A.3 Using a Graphing Utility to Locate Intercepts and Check for Symmetry
  • A.4 Using a Graphing Utility to Solve Equations
  • A.5 Square Screens
  • A.6 Using a Graphing Utility to Graph Inequalities
  • A.7 Using a Graphing Utility to Solve Systems of Linear Equations




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