Beginning Algebra, 13th edition
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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
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
R. Prealgebra Review
R.1 Fractions
R.2 Decimals and Percents
1. 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
2. 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 R2 Cumulative Review Exercises
3. 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 R3 Cumulative Review Exercises
4. 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 R4 Cumulative Review Exercises
5. 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 R5 Cumulative Review Exercises
6. 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 R6 Cumulative Review Exercises
7. 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 R7 Cumulative Review Exercises
8. 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 R8 Cumulative Review Exercises
9. 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 R9 Cumulative Review Exercises
Answers to Selected Exercises
Index
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