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Overview
Part of the Lial Developmental Algebra Series, Intermediate 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: 9780136881070
Subject: Developmental Math
Category: Intermediate Algebra
Overview
Study Skills
 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. Review of the Real Number System
 R.1 Fractions, Decimals, and Percents
 R.2 Basic Concepts from Algebra
 R.3 Operations on Real Numbers
 R.3 Exponents, Roots, and Order of Operations
 R.4 Properties of Real Numbers
 Chapter R Summary
 Chapter R Test
1. Linear Equations, Inequalities, and Applications
 1.1 Linear Equations in One Variable
 1.2 Formulas and Percent
 1.3 Applications of Linear Equations
 1.4 Further Applications of Linear Equations
 Summary Exercises: Applying ProblemSolving Techniques
 1.5 Linear Inequalities in One Variable
 1.6 Set Operations and Compound Inequalities
 1.7 Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
 Summary Exercises: Solving Linear and Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
 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, Graphs, and Functions
 2.1 Linear Equations in Two Variables
 Study Skills: Managing Your Time
 2.2 The Slope of a Line
 2.3 Writing Equations of Lines
 Summary Exercises: Finding Slopes and Equations of Lines
 2.4 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
 2.5 Introduction to Relations and Functions
 2.6 Function Notation and Linear Functions
 Chapter 2 Summary
 Chapter 2 Review Exercises
 Chapter 2 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 2 Test
 Chapters R  2 Cumulative Review Exercises
3. Systems of Linear Equations
 3.1 Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
 3.2 Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables
 3.3 Applications of Systems of Linear Equations
 Chapter 3 Summary
 Chapter 3 Review Exercises
 Chapter 3 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 3 Test
 Chapters R  3 Cumulative Review Exercises
4. Exponents, Polynomials, and Polynomial Functions
 4.1 Integer Exponents
 4.2 Scientific Notation
 4.3 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
 4.4 Polynomial Functions, Graphs, and Composition
 4.5 Multiplying Polynomials
 4.6 Dividing Polynomials
 Chapter 4 Summary
 Chapter 4 Review Exercises
 Chapter 4 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 4 Test
 Chapters R  4 Cumulative Review Exercises
5. Factoring
 5.1 Greatest Common Factors and Factoring by Grouping
 5.2 Factoring Trinomials
 5.3 Special Factoring
 5.4 A General Approach to Factoring
 5.5 Solving Equations by the ZeroFactor Property
 Chapter 5 Summary
 Chapter 5 Review Exercises
 Chapter 5 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 5 Test
 Chapters R  5 Cumulative Review Exercises
6. Rational Expressions and Functions
 6.1 Rational Expressions and Functions; Multiplying and Dividing
 6.2 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions
 6.3 Complex Fractions
 6.4 Equations with Rational Expressions and Graphs
 Summary Exercises: Simplifying Rational Expressions vs. Solving Rational Equations
 6.5 Applications of Rational Expressions
 6.6 Variation
 Chapter 6 Summary
 Chapter 6 Review Exercises
 Chapter 6 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 6 Test
 Chapters R  6 Cumulative Review Exercises
7. Roots, Radicals, and Root Functions
 7.1 Radical Expressions and Graphs
 7.2 Rational Exponents
 7.3 Simplifying Radicals, the Distance Formula, and Circles
 7.4 Adding and Subtracting Radical Expressions
 7.5 Multiplying and Dividing Radical Expressions
 Summary Exercises: Performing Operations with Radicals and Rational Exponents
 7.6 Solving Equations with Radicals
 7.7 Complex Numbers
 Chapter 7 Summary
 Chapter 7 Review Exercises
 Chapter 7 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 7 Test
 Chapters R  7 Cumulative Review Exercises
8. Quadratic Equations, Inequalities, and Functions
 8.1 The Square Root Property and Completing the Square
 8.2 The Quadratic Formula
 8.3 Equations That Lead to Quadratic Methods
 Summary Exercises: Applying Methods for Solving Quadratic Equations
 8.4 Formulas and Further Applications
 8.5 Graphs of Quadratic Functions
 8.6 More about Parabolas and Their Applications
 8.7 Polynomial and Rational Inequalities
 Chapter 8 Summary
 Chapter 8 Review Exercises
 Chapter 8 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 8 Test
 Chapters R–8 Cumulative Review Exercises
9. Inverse, Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions
 9.1 Inverse Functions
 9.2 Exponential Functions
 9.3 Logarithmic Functions
 9.4 Properties of Logarithms
 9.5 Common and Natural Logarithms
 9.6 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations; Further Applications
 Chapter 9 Summary
 Chapter 9 Review Exercises
 Chapter 9 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 9 Test
 Chapters R  9 Cumulative Review Exercises
10. Nonlinear Functions, Conic Sections, and Nonlinear Systems
 10.1 Additional Graphs of Functions
 10.2 Circles Revisited and Ellipses
 10.3 Hyperbolas and Functions Defined by Radicals
 10.4 Nonlinear Systems of Equations
 10.5 SecondDegree Inequalities and Systems of Inequalities
 Chapter 10 Summary
 Chapter 10 Review Exercises
 Chapter 10 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 10 Test
 Chapters R  10 Cumulative Review Exercises
11. Further Topics in Algebra
 11.1 Sequences and Series
 11.2 Arithmetic Sequences
 11.3 Geometric Sequences
 11.4 The Binomial Theorem
 Chapter 11 Summary
 Chapter 11 Review Exercises
 Chapter 11 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 11 Test
 Chapters R  11 Cumulative Review Exercises
Appendices
 Appendix A: Synthetic Division
 Answers to Selected Exercises
Credits
Index
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