Algebra: A Combined Approach, 6th edition
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Overview
Elayn MartinGay is known for her accessible writing style with builtin support, including an emphasis on study skills. In Algebra: A Combined Approach, Elayn supports student success through her accessible writing style and tools to increase study skills. Features in the text and other learning resources help you reinforce concepts and tie skills together. Endofchapter support helps you when preparing for a test. The 6th Edition updates exercise sets and applications throughout, adds new Getting Ready for the Test exercises, offers a new Key Concept and Activity Lab Workbook, and much more.
Published by Pearson (July 15th 2020)  Copyright © 2020
ISBN13: 9780136881186
Subject: Developmental Math
Category: Beginning & Intermediate Algebra Combined
Overview
R. Prealgebra Review
 R.1 Factors and the Least Common Multiple
 R.2 Fractions
 R.3 Decimals and Percents
 Group Activity
 Vocabulary Check
 Chapter Highlights
 Chapter Review
 Chapter Test
1. Real Numbers and Introduction to Algebra
 1.1 Study Skills Tips for Sucess in Mathematics
 1.2 Symbols and Sets of Numbers
 1.3 Expnents, Order of Operations, and Variable Expressions
 1.4 Adding Real Numbers
 1.5 Subtracting Real Numbers
 Integrated Review  Operations on Real Numbers
 1.6 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers
 1.7 Properties of Real Numbers
 1.8 Simplifying Expressions
 Group Activity
 Vocabulary Check
 Chapter Highlights
 Chapter Review
 Chapter Test
2. Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving
 2.1 The Addition Property of Equality
 2.2 The Multiplication Property of Equality
 2.3 Further Solving Linear Equations
 Integrated Review  Solving Linear Equations
 2.4 An Introduction to Problem Solving
 2.5 Formulas and Problem Solving
 2.6 Percent and Mixture Problem Solving
 2.7 Linear Inequalities and Problem Solving
 Group Activity
 Vocabulary Check
 Chapter Highlights
 Chapter Review
 Chapter Test
 Cumulative Review
3. Graphing Equations and Inequalities
 3.1 Reading Graphs and the Rectangular Coordinate System
 3.2 Graphing Linear Equations
 3.3 Intercepts
 3.4 Slope and Rate of Change
 Integrated Review  Summary on Solving Linear Equations
 3.5 Equations of Lines
 3.6 Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
 Group Activity
 Vocabulary Check
 Chapter Highlights
 Chapter Review
 Chapter Test
 Cumulative Review
4. Systems of Equations
 4.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
 4.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution
 Integrated Review  Summary on Solving Systems of Equations
 4.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Addtion
 4.4 Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving
 Group Activity
 Vocabulary Check
 Chapter Highlights
 Chapter Review
 Chapter Test
 Cumulative Review
5. Exponents and Polynomials
 5.1 Exponents
 5.2 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation
 5.3 Introduction to Polynomials
 5.5 Multiplying Polynomials
 5.6 Special Products
 Integrated Review  Exponents and Operations on Polynomials
 5.7 Dividing Polynomials
 Group Activity
 Vocabulary Check
 Chapter Highlights
 Chapter Review
 Chapter Test
 Cumulative Review
6. Factoring Polynomials
 6.1 The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping
 6.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Form x^{2} + bx + c
 6.3 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax^{2} + bx + c
 6.4 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax^{2} + bx + c by Grouping
 6.5 Factoring by Special Products
 Integrated Review  Choosing a Factoring Strategy
 6.6 Solving Quadratic Equations and Problem Solving
 Group Activity
 Vocabulary Check
 Chapter Highlights
 Chapter Review
 Chapter Test
 Cumulative Review
7. Rational Expressions
 7.1 Simplifying Rational Expressions
 7.2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
 7.3 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with the Same Denominator and Least Common Denominator
 7.4 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with Different Denominators
 7.5 Solving Equations Containing Rational Expressions
 Integrated Review  Summary on Rational Expressions
 7.6 Proportions and Problem Solving with Rational Equations
 7.7 Simplifying Complex Fractions
 Group Activity
 Vocabulary Check
 Chapter Highlights
 Chapter Review
 Chapter Test
 Cumulative Review
8. Graphs and Functions
 8.1 Review of Equations of Lines and Writing Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
 8.2 Introduction to Functions
 8.3 Polynomial and Rational Functions
 Integrated Review  Linear Equations in Two Variables and Functions
 8.4 Interval Notation, Finding Domains and Ranges from Graphs, and Graphing PiecewiseDefined Functions
 8.5 Shifting and Reflecting Graphs of Functions
 Group Activity
 Vocabulary Check
 Chapter Highlights
 Chapter Review
 Chapter Test
 Cumulative Review
9. Systems of Equations and Inequalities and Variation
 9.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables and Problem Solving
 9.2 Solving Systems of Equations Using Matrices
 Integrated Review  Systems of Linear Equations
 9.3 Systems of Linear Inequalities
 9.4 Variation and Problem Solving
 Group Activity
 Vocabulary Check
 Chapter Highlights
 Chapter Review
 Chapter Test
 Cumulative Review
10. Rational Exponents, Radicals, and Complex Numbers
 10.1 Radical Expressions and Radical Functions
 10.2 Rational Exponents
 10.3 Simplifying Radical Expressions
 10.4 Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Radical Expressions
 10.5 Rationalizing Numerators and Denominators of Radical Expressions
 Integrated Review  Radicals and Rational Exponents
 10.6 Radical Equations and Problem Solving
 10.7 Complex Numbers
 Group Activity
 Vocabulary Check
 Chapter Highlights
 Chapter Review
 Chapter Test
 Cumulative Review
11. Quadratic Equations and Functions
 11.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
 11.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Using the Quadratic Formula
 11.3 Solving Equations by Using Quadratic Methods
 Integrated Review  Summary on Solving Quadratic Equations
 11.4 Nonlinear Inequalities in One Variable
 11.5 Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs
 11.6 Further Graphing of Quadratic Functions
 Group Activity
 Vocabulary Check
 Chapter Highlights
 Chapter Review
 Chapter Test
 Cumulative Review
12. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
 12.1 The Algebra of Functions
 12.2 Inverse Functions
 12.3 Exponential Functions
 12.4 Exponential Functions
 12.5 Logarithmic Functions
 12.6 Properties of Logarithms
 Integrated Review  Functions and Properties of Logarithms
 12.7 Common Logarithms, Natural Logarithms, and Change of Base
 12.8 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations and Problem Solving
 Group Activity
 Vocabulary Check
 Chapter Highlights
 Chapter Review
 Chapter Test
 Cumulative Review
13. Conic Sections
 13.1 The Parabola and the Circle
 13.2 The Ellipse and the Hyperbola
 Integrated Review  Graphing Conic Sections
 13.3 Solving Nonlinear Systems of Equations
 13.4 Nonlinear Inequalities and Systems of Inequalities
 Group Activity
 Vocabulary Check
 Chapter Highlights
 Chapter Review
 Chapter Test
 Cumulative Review
Appendices
 A. Transition Review: Exponents, Polynomials, and Factoring Strategies
 B. Transition Review: Solving Linear and Quadratic Equations
 C. Sets and Compound Inequalities
 D. Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
 E. Determinants and Cramer’s Rule
 F. Review of Angles, Lines, and Special Triangles
 G. Stretching and Compressing Graphs of Absolute Value Functions
 H. An Introduction to Using a Graphing Utility
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