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Overview
Beginning Algebra provides the perfect balance of skills and concepts for a studentfriendly approach to developmental math.
Published by Pearson (July 15th 2020)  Copyright © 2020
ISBN13: 9780136881025
Subject: Developmental Math
Category: Beginning Algebra
Table of contents
Table of Contents
 Study Skill 1: Using Your Math Text
 Study Skill 2: Reading Your Math Text
 Study Skill 3: Taking Lecture Notes
 Study Skill 4: Completing Your Homework
 Study Skill 5: Using Study Cards
 Study Skill 6: Managing Your Time
 Study Skill 7: Reviewing a Chapter
 Study Skill 8: Taking Math Tests
 Study Skill 9: Analyzing Your Test Results
 Study Skill 10: Preparing for Your Math Final
 Prealgebra Review
 R.1 Fractions
 R.2 Decimals and Percents
 The Real Number System
 1.1 Exponents, Order of Operations, and Inequality
 1.2 Variables, Expressions, and Equations
 1.3 Real Numbers and the Number Line
 1.4 Adding and Subtracting Real Numbers
 1.5 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers
 Summary Exercises: Performing Operations with Real Numbers
 1.6 Properties of Real Numbers
 1.7 Simplifying Expressions
 Chapter 1 Summary
 Chapter 1 Review Exercises
 Chapter 1 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 1 Test
 Chapters R and 1 Cumulative Review Exercises
 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 Using Both Properties of Equality
 2.4 Clearing Fractions and Decimals When Solving Linear Equations
 Summary Exercises: Applying Methods for Solving Linear Equations
 2.5 Applications of Linear Equations
 2.6 Formulas and Additional Applications from Geometry
 2.7 Ratio, Proportion, and Percent
 2.8 Further Applications of Linear Equations
 2.9 Solving Linear Inequalities
 Chapter 2 Summary
 Chapter 2 Review Exercises
 Chapter 2 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 2 Test
 Chapters R—2 Cumulative Review Exercises
 Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables; Functions
 3.1 Linear Equations and Rectangular Coordinates
 3.2 Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables
 3.3 The Slope of a Line
 3.4 SlopeIntercept Form of a Linear Equation
 3.5 PointSlope Form of a Linear Equation and Modeling
 Summary Exercises: Applying Graphing and EquationWriting Techniques for Lines
 3.6 Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
 3.7 Introduction to Functions
 Chapter 3 Summary
 Chapter 3 Review Exercises
 Chapter 3 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 3 Test
 Chapters R—3 Cumulative Review Exercises
 Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities
 4.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
 4.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution
 4.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Elimination
 Summary Exercises: Applying Techniques for Solving Systems of Linear Equations
 4.4 Applications of Linear Systems
 4.5 Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities
 Chapter 4 Summary
 Chapter 4 Review Exercises
 Chapter 4 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 4 Test
 Chapters R—4 Cumulative Review Exercises
 Exponents and Polynomials
 5.1 The Product Rule and Power Rules for Exponents
 5.2 Integer Exponents and the Quotient Rule
 5.3 Scientific Notation
 5.4 Adding, Subtracting, and Graphing Polynomials
 5.5 Multiplying Polynomials
 5.6 Special Products
 5.7 Dividing Polynomials
 Chapter 5 Summary
 Chapter 5 Review Exercises
 Chapter 5 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 5 Test
 Chapters R—5 Cumulative Review Exercises
 Factoring and Applications
 6.1 The Greatest Common Factors; Factoring by Grouping
 6.2 Factoring Trinomials
 6.3 More on Factoring Trinomials
 6.4 Special Factoring Techniques
 Summary Exercises: Recognizing and Applying Factoring Strategies
 6.5 Solving Quadratic Equations Using the ZeroFactor Property
 6.6 Applications of Quadratic Equations
 Chapter 6 Summary
 Chapter 6 Review Exercises
 Chapter 6 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 6 Test
 Chapters R—6 Cumulative Review Exercises
 Rational Expressions and Applications
 7.1 The Fundamental Property of Rational Expressions
 7.2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
 7.3 Least Common Denominators
 7.4 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions
 7.5 Complex Fractions
 7.6 Solving Equations with Rational Expressions
 Summary Exercises: Simplifying Rational Expressions vs. Solving Rational Equations
 7.7 Applications of Rational Expressions
 7.8 Variation
 Chapter 7 Summary
 Chapter 7 Review Exercises
 Chapter 7 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 7 Test
 Chapters R—7 Cumulative Review Exercises
 Roots and Radicals
 8.1 Evaluating Roots
 8.2 Multiplying, Dividing, and Simplifying Radicals
 8.3 Adding and Subtracting Radicals
 8.4 Rationalizing the Denominator
 8.5 More Simplifying and Operations with Radicals
 Summary Exercises: Applying Operations with Radicals
 8.6 Solving Equations with Radicals
 Chapter 8 Summary
 Chapter 8 Review Exercises
 Chapter 8 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 8 Test
 Chapters R—8 Cumulative Review Exercises
 Quadratic Equations
 9.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Square Root Property
 9.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
 9.3 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula
 Summary Exercises: Applying Methods for Solving Quadratic Equations
 9.4 Graphing Quadratic Equations
 Chapter 9 Summary
 Chapter 9 Review Exercises
 Chapter 9 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 9 Test
 Chapters R—9 Cumulative Review Exercises
Answers to Selected Exercises
Index
Additional topics available in MyLab™ Math: Using Rational Numbers as Exponents; Complex Numbers; Sets; Introduction to Calculators
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