Beginning Algebra, 13th edition
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Overview
Part of the Lial Developmental Algebra Series, Beginning Algebra, 13th Edition uses a teacherly writing style and a careful blend of skills development and conceptual questions to meet the unique needs of every student. The author team takes advantage of experiences in the classroom and an editing eye to offer one of the most wellrounded series available. In this revision, the team retains their hallmark writing style, and provides new features and resources to optimize student preparedness and conceptual understanding. The Lial program provides students with the perfect balance of skills and concepts for a studentfriendly approach to math. It offers a wealth of resources to support any classroom along with many resources to support underprepared students.
Published by Pearson (July 15th 2020)  Copyright © 2020
ISBN13: 9780136881025
Subject: Developmental Math
Category: Beginning Algebra
Overview
 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
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
Additional topics available in MyLab® Math: Using Rational Numbers as Exponents; Complex Numbers; Sets; Introduction to Calculators
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