Beginning & Intermediate Algebra, 7th edition
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Overview
Part of the Lial Developmental Algebra Series, Beginning & Intermediate Algebra, 7th 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: 9780136881155
Subject: Developmental Math
Category: Beginning & Intermediate Algebra Combined
Overview
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 in Two Variables
 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
 Chapter 3 Summary
 Chapter 3 Review Exercises
 Chapter 3 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 3 Test
 Chapters R–3 Cumulative Review Exercises
 Exponents and Polynomials
 4.1 The Product Rule and Power Rules for Exponents
 4.2 Integer Exponents and the Quotient Rule
 Summary Exercises: Applying the Rules for Exponents
 4.3 Scientific Notation
 4.4 Adding, Subtracting, and Graphing Polynomials
 4.5 Multiplying Polynomials
 4.6 Special Products
 4.7 Dividing Polynomials
 Chapter 4 Summary
 Chapter 4 Review Exercises
 Chapter 4 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 4 Test
 Chapters R–4 Cumulative Review Exercises
 Factoring and Applications
 5.1 Greatest Common Factor; Factoring by Grouping
 5.2 Factoring Trinomials
 5.3 More on Factoring Trinomials
 5.4 Special Factoring Techniques
 Summary Exercises: Recognizing and Applying Factoring Strategies
 5.5 Solving Quadratic Equations Using the ZeroFactor Property
 5.6 Applications of Quadratic Equations
 Chapter 5 Summary
 Chapter 5 Review Exercises
 Chapter 5 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 5 Test
 Chapters R–5 Cumulative Review Exercises
 Rational Expressions and Applications
 6.1 The Fundamental Property of Rational Expressions
 6.2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
 6.3 Least Common Denominators
 6.4 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions
 6.5 Complex Fractions
 6.6 Solving Equations with Rational Expressions
 Summary Exercises: Simplifying Rational Expressions vs. Solving Rational Equations
 6.7 Applications of Rational Expressions
 Chapter 6 Summary
 Chapter 6 Review Exercises
 Chapter 6 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 6 Test
 Chapters R–6 Cumulative Review Exercises
 Linear Equations, Graphs, and Systems
 7.1 Review of Graphs and Slopes of Lines
 7.2 Review of Equations of Lines; Linear Models
 7.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
 7.4 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution
 7.5 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Elimination
 Summary Exercises: Applying Techniques for Solving Systems of Linear Equations
 7.6 Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables
 7.7 Applications of Systems of Linear Equations
 Chapter 7 Summary
 Chapter 7 Review Exercises
 Chapter 7 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 7 Test
 Chapters R–7 Cumulative Review Exercises
 Inequalities and Absolute Value
 8.1 Review of Linear Inequalities in One Variable
 8.2 Set Operations and Compound Inequalities
 8.3 Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
 Summary Exercises: Solving Linear and Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
 8.4 Linear Inequalities and Systems in Two Variables
 Chapter 8 Summary
 Chapter 8 Review Exercises
 Chapter 8 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 8 Test
 Chapters R–8 Cumulative Review Exercises
 Relations and Functions
 9.1 Introduction to Relations and Functions
 9.2 Function Notation and Linear Functions
 9.3 Polynomial Functions, Operations, and Composition
 9.4 Variation
 Chapter 9 Summary
 Chapter 9 Review Exercises
 Chapter 9 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 9 Test
 Chapters R–9 Cumulative Review Exercises
 Roots, Radicals, and Root Functions
 10.1 Radical Expressions and Graphs
 10.2 Rational Exponents
 10.3 Simplifying Radicals, the Distance Formula, and Circles
 10.4 Adding and Subtracting Radical Expressions
 10.5 Multiplying and Dividing Radical Expressions
 Summary Exercises: Performing Operations with Radicals and Rational Exponents
 10.6 Solving Equations with Radicals
 10.7 Complex Numbers
 Chapter 10 Summary
 Chapter 10 Review Exercises
 Chapter 10 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 10 Test
 Chapters R–10 Cumulative Review Exercises
 Quadratic Equations, Inequalities, and Functions
 11.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Square Root Property
 11.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
 11.3 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula
 11.4 Equations That Lead to Quadratic Methods
 Summary Exercises: Applying Methods for Solving Quadratic Equations
 11.5 Formulas and Further Applications
 11.6 Graphs of Quadratic Functions
 11.7 More about Parabolas and Their Applications
 11.8 Polynomial and Rational Inequalities
 Chapter 11 Summary
 Chapter 11 Review Exercises
 Chapter 11 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 11 Test
 Chapters R–11 Cumulative Review Exercises
 Inverse, Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions
 12.1 Inverse Functions
 12.2 Exponential Functions
 12.3 Logarithmic Functions
 12.4 Properties of Logarithms
 12.5 Common and Natural Logarithms
 12.6 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations; Further Applications
 Chapter 12 Summary
 Chapter 12 Review Exercises
 Chapter 12 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 12 Test
 Chapters R–12 Cumulative Review Exercises
 Nonlinear Functions, Conic Sections, and Nonlinear Systems
 13.1 Additional Graphs of Functions
 13.2 Circles Revisited and Ellipses
 13.3 Hyperbolas and Functions Defined by Radicals
 13.4 Nonlinear Systems of Equations
 13.5 SecondDegree Inequalities and Systems of Inequalities
 Chapter 13 Summary
 Chapter 13 Review Exercises
 Chapter 13 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 13 Test
 Chapters R—13 Cumulative Review Exercises
 Further Topics in Algebra
 14.1 Sequences and Series
 14.2 Arithmetic Sequences
 14.3 Geometric Sequences
 14.4 The Binomial Theorem
 Chapter 14 Summary
 Chapter 14 Review Exercises
 Chapter 14 Mixed Review Exercises
 Chapter 14 Test
 Chapters R—14 Cumulative Review Exercises
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