Introductory and Intermediate Algebra for College Students, 6th edition
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Overview
Introductory & Intermediate Algebra for College Students shows you how math applies to daily life and culture. Bob Blitzer uses realistic, interesting applications like the earnings of college graduates, the size of the national debt, and comparing our global population growth to our global food supply to demonstrate mathematical concepts in our world. These applications also are apparent in his readerfriendly examples, unique writing style and thoughtprovoking learning aids. Features like explanatory Voice Balloons and Great Question! study tips help you understand concepts more effectively. The 6th Edition updates Blitzer's hallmark applications, with more topics from pop culture, the news, and everyday life, offers abundant resources to help lessprepared students get up to speed, and much more.
Published by Pearson (March 17th 2021)  Copyright © 2021
ISBN13: 9780136880462
Subject: Developmental Math
Category: Beginning & Intermediate Algebra Combined
Overview
 Variables, Real Numbers, and Mathematical Models
 1.1 Introduction to Algebra: Variables and Mathematical Models
 1.2 Fractions in Algebra
 1.3 The Real Numbers
 1.4 Basic Rules of Algebra
 MidChapter Check Point
 1.5 Addition of Real Numbers
 1.6 Subtraction of Real Numbers
 1.7 Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers
 1.8 Exponents and Order of Operations
 Linear Equations and Inequalities in One Variable
 2.1 The Addition Property of Equality
 2.2 The Multiplication Property of Equality
 2.3 Solving Linear Equations
 2.4 Formulas and Percents
 MidChapter Check Point
 2.5 An Introduction to Problem Solving
 2.6 Problem Solving in Geometry
 2.7 Solving Linear Inequalities
 Linear Equations in Two Variables
 3.1 Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables
 3.2 Graphing Linear Equations Using Intercepts
 3.3 Slope
 3.4 The SlopeIntercept Form of the Equation of a Line
 MidChapter Check Point
 3.5 The PointSlope Form of the Equation of a Line
 Systems of Linear Equations
 4.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
 4.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by the Substitution Method
 4.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by the Addition Method
 MidChapter Check Point
 4.4 Problem Solving Using Systems of Equations
 4.5 Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables
 Exponents and Polynomials
 5.1 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
 5.2 Multiplying Polynomials
 5.3 Special Products
 5.4 Polynomials in Several Variables
 MidChapter Check Point
 5.5 Dividing Polynomials
 5.6 Long Division of Polynomials; Synthetic Division
 5.7 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation
 Factoring Polynomials
 6.1 The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping
 6.2 Factoring Trinomials Whose Leading Coefficient is 1
 6.3 Factoring Trinomials Whose Leading Coefficient is Not 1
 MidChapter Check Point
 6.4 Factoring Special Forms
 6.5 A General Factoring Strategy
 6.6 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
 Rational Expressions
 7.1 Rational Expressions and Their Simplification
 7.2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
 7.3 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with the Same Denominator
 7.4 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with Different Denominators
 MidChapter Check Point
 7.5 Complex Rational Expressions
 7.6 Solving Rational Equations
 7.7 Applications Using Rational Equations and Proportions
 7.8 Modeling Using Variation
 Basics of Functions
 8.1 Introduction to Functions
 8.2 Graphs of Functions
 8.3 The Algebra of Functions
 MidChapter Check Point
 8.4 Composite and Inverse Functions
 Inequalities and Problem Solving
 9.1 Reviewing Linear Inequalities and Using Inequalities in Business Applications
 9.2 Compound Inequalities
 9.3 Equations and Inequalities Involving Absolute Value
 MidChapter Check Point
 9.4 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
 Radicals, Radical Functions, and Rational Exponents
 10.1 Radical Expressions and Functions
 10.2 Rational Exponents
 10.3 Multiplying and Simplifying Radical Expressions
 10.4 Adding, Subtracting, and Dividing Radical Expressions
 MidChapter Check Point
 10.5 Multiplying with More Than One Term and Rationalizing Denominators
 10.6 Radical Equations
 10.7 Complex Numbers
 Quadratic Equations and Functions
 11.1 The Square Root Property and Completing the Square; Distance and Midpoint Formula
 11.2 The Quadratic Formula
 11.3 Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs
 MidChapter Check Point
 11.4 Equations Quadratic in Form
 11.5 Polynomial and Rational Inequalities
 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
 12.1 Exponential Functions
 12.2 Logarithmic Functions
 12.3 Properties of Logarithms
 MidChapter Check Point
 12.4 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
 12.5 Exponential Growth and Decay; Modeling Data
 Conic Sections and Systems of Nonlinear Equations
 13.1 The Circle
 13.2 The Ellipse
 13.3 The Hyperbola
 MidChapter Check Point
 13.4 The Parabola; Identifying Conic Sections
 13.5 Systems of Nonlinear Equations in Two Variables
 Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem
 14.1 Sequences and Summation Notation
 14.2 Arithmetic Sequences
 14.3 Geometric Sequences
 MidChapter Check Point
 14.4 The Binomial Theorem
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