College Algebra in Context with Applications for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences, 6th edition
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College Algebra in Context with Applications for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences emphasizes problem solving with modeling, applications, and real data problems.
Published by Pearson (September 1st 2020)  Copyright © 2021
ISBN13: 9780136880899
Subject: Precalculus, College Algebra & Trigonometry
Category: College Algebra
Table of contents
 Functions, Graphs, and Models; Linear Functions
 Algebra Toolbox
 11 Functions and Models
 12 Graphs of Functions
 13 Linear Functions
 14 Equations of Lines
 Preparing for Calculus
 Summary
 Key Concepts and Formulas
 Chapter 1 Skills Check
 Chapter 1 Review
 Group Activities/Extended Applications
 Linear Models, Equations, and Inequalities
 Algebra Toolbox
 21 Algebraic and Graphical Solution of Linear Equations
 22 Fitting Lines to Data Points: Modeling Linear Functions
 23 Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
 24 Solutions of Linear Inequalities
 Preparing for Calculus
 Summary
 Key Concepts and Formulas
 Chapter 2 Skills Check
 Chapter 2 Review
 Group Activities/Extended Applications
 Quadratic, PiecewiseDefined, and Power Functions
 Algebra Toolbox
 31 Quadratic Functions; Parabolas
 32 Solving Quadratic Equations
 33 Power and Root Functions
 34 PiecewiseDefined Functions and Power Functions
 35 Quadratic and Power Models
 Preparing for Calculus
 Summary
 Key Concepts and Formulas
 Chapter 3 Skills Check
 Chapter 3 Review
 Group Activities/Extended Applications
 Additional Topics with Functions
 Algebra Toolbox
 41 Transformations of Graphs and Symmetry
 42 Combining Functions; Composite Functions
 43 OnetoOne and Inverse Functions
 44 Additional Equations and Inequalities
 Preparing for Calculus
 Summary
 Key Concepts and Formulas
 Chapter 4 Skills Check
 Chapter 4 Review
 Group Activities/Extended Applications
 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
 Algebra Toolbox
 51 Exponential Functions
 52 Logarithmic Functions; Properties of Logarithms
 >53 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
 54 Exponential and Logarithmic Models
 55 Exponential Functions and Investing
 56 Annuities; Loan Repayment
 57 Logistic and Gompertz Functions
 Preparing for Calculus
 Summary
 Key Concepts and Formulas
 Chapter 5 Skills Check
 Chapter 5 Review
 Group Activities/Extended Applications
 HigherDegree Polynomial and Rational Functions
 Algebra Toolbox
 61 HigherDegree Polynomial Functions
 62 Modeling with Cubic and Quartic Functions
 63 Solution of Polynomial Equations
 64 Polynomial Equations Continued; Fundamental Theorem of Algebra
 65 Rational Functions and Rational Equations
 66 Polynomial and Rational Inequalities
 Preparing for Calculus
 Summary
 Key Concepts and Formulas
 Chapter 6 Review
 Group Activities/Extended Applications
 Systems of Equations and Matrices
 Algebra Toolbox
 71 Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables <
 72 Matrix Solution of Systems of Linear Equations
 73 Matrix Operations
 74 Inverse Matrices; Matrix Equations
 75 Determinants and Cramer’s Rule
 76 Systems of Nonlinear Equations
 Summary
 Key Concepts and Formulas
 Chapter 7 Skills Check
 Chapter 7 Review
 Group Activities/Extended Applications
 Special Topics in Algebra
 81 Systems of Inequalities
 82 Linear Programming: Graphical Methods
 83 Sequences and Discrete Functions
 84 Series
 85 The Binomial Theorem
 86 Conic Sections: Circles and Parabolas
 87 Conic Sections: Ellipses and Hyperbolas
 Summary
 Key Concepts and Formulas
 Chapter 8 Skills Check
 Chapter 8 Review
 Group Activity/Extended Applications
Appendices
 A. Basic Graphing Calculator Guide
 B. Basic Guide to Excel 2010 and Excel 2013
Credits
Answers to Selected Exercises
Index
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