College Algebra: Enhanced with Graphing Utilities, 8th edition
Choose the option that's right for you
$9.99 / mo
4month term, pay monthly or pay $39.96
Enjoy these features
 Up to 2 devices
 Discounted tutor access
 Exclusive offers
 Videos and study resources
$14.99 / mo
4month term, pay monthly or pay $59.96
Enjoy these features
 Up to 2 devices
 Discounted tutor access
 Exclusive offers
 Videos and study resources
Learn more, spend less

Watch and learn
Videos & animations bring concepts to life

Listen on the go
Learn how you like with full eTextbook audio

Learn anytime, anywhere
Get the app to access your eTextbook whenever you need it

Make it your own
Your notes. Your highlights. Your eTextbook

Channels
Learn complex concepts using short videos and practice
Overview
College Algebra Enhanced with Graphing Utilities takes a practical approach to integrating graphing tools and techniques into an exploration of advanced math concepts.
Published by Pearson (September 1st 2020)  Copyright © 2021
ISBN13: 9780136872801
Subject: Precalculus, College Algebra & Trigonometry
Category: College Algebra
Table of contents
Table of Contents
 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
 Graphs, Equations, and Inequalities
 1.1 Graphing Utilities; Introduction to Graphing Equations
 1.2 Solving Equations Using a Graphing Utility; Linear and Rational Equations
 1.3 Quadratic Equations
 1.4 Complex Numbers; Quadratic Equations in the Complex Number System
 1.5 Radical Equations; Equations Quadratic in Form; Absolute Value Equations Factorable Equations
 1.6 Problem Solving: Interest, Mixture, Uniform Motion, Constant Rate Jobs
 1.7 Solving Inequalities
 Chapter Review
 Chapter Test
 Cumulative Review
 Chapter Projects
 Graphs
 2.1 The Distance and Midpoint Formulas
 2.2 Intercepts; Symmetry; Graphing Key Equations
 2.3 Lines
 2.4 Circles
 2.5 Variation
 Chapter Review
 Chapter Test
 Cumulative Review
 Chapter Projects
 Functions and their Graphs
 3.1 Functions
 3.2 The Graph of a Function
 3.3 Properties of Functions
 3.4 Library of Functions; Piecewisedefined Functions
 3.5 Graphing Techniques: Transformations
 3.6 Mathematical Models: Building Functions
 Chapter Review
 Chapter Test
 Cumulative Review
 Chapter Projects
 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 Data
 4.5 Inequalities Involving Quadratic Functions
 Chapter Review
 Chapter Test
 Cumulative Review
 Chapter Projects
 Polynomial and Rational Functions
 5.1 Polynomial Functions
 5.2 The Graph of a Polynomial Function and Models
 5.3 The Real Zeros of a Polynomial Function
 5.4 Complex Zeros; Fundamental Theorem of Algebra
 5.5 Properties of Rational Functions
 5.6 The Graph of a Rational Function
 5.7 Polynomial and Rational Inequalities
 Chapter Review
 Chapter Test
 Cumulative Review
 Chapter Projects
 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
 6.1 Composite Functions
 6.2 OnetoOne 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 Review
 Chapter Test
 Cumulative Review
 Chapter Projects
 Analytic Geometry
 7.1 Conics
 7.2 The Parabola
 7.3 The Ellipse
 7.4 The Hyperbola
 Chapter Review
 Chapter Test
 Cumulative Review
 Chapter Projects
 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 Review
 Chapter Test
 Cumulative Review
 Chapter Projects
 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 Review
 Chapter Test
 Cumulative Review
 Chapter Projects
 Counting and Probability
 10.1 Counting
 10.2 Permutations and Combinations
 10.3 Probability
 Chapter Review
 Chapter Test
 Cumulative Review
 Chapter Projects
Answers
Credits
Index
Your questions answered
Introducing Pearson+. Reimagined learning, designed for you. Choose from one eTextbook or over 1,500 eTextbooks and study tools, all in one place, for one low monthly subscription. A new way to buy books that fits your budget. Make the most of your study time with offline access, enhanced search, notes and flashcards — to get organized, get the work done quicker and get results. Plus, with the app, put textbooks in your pocket and learn wherever. It's time to upgrade the textbook and simplify learning, so you can have time to live too.
Pearson eTextbook is an easytouse digital textbook available from Pearson+. Make it your own by adding notes and highlights. Download the Pearson+ mobile app to learn on the go, even offline. Listen on the go with our new audiobook feature, available for most titles.
When you choose a plan, you're signing up for a 4month 'term'. You can opt to make a onetime payment for the initial 4month term or pay monthly. If you opt for monthly payments, we will charge your payment method each month until your 4month term has ended. You can turn on autorenew in My account at any time to continue your subscription before your 4month term has ended.
When you purchase a Pearson+ subscription, it will last 4 months. Before your initial 4month term ends, you can extend your subscription by turning autorenew on in My account.
If you turn autorenew on, we’ll automatically renew your subscription and charge you every month until you turn off autorenew. If you made a onetime payment for your initial 4month term, you’ll now pay monthly.
To avoid the next payment charge, make sure you turn auto renewal off 1 day before the auto renewal date. You can subscribe again after autorenew has been turned off by purchasing another Pearson+ subscription. We use your credit card to renew your subscription automatically. To make sure your learning is uninterrupted, please check your card details before your first monthly payment.
With a Multi Pearson+ subscription plan, you can download up to 10 titles on the Pearson+ app from My list on each of your authorized devices every month.
When you're using your Multi Pearson+ subscription plan in a browser, you can select and read from as many titles as you like.