Introductory Algebra, 6th edition

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Introductory Algebra offers trusted content by esteemed author Elayn Martin-Gay. Chapter Test Prep videos and a Video Organizer note-taking guide help support your success.

Published by Pearson (July 15th 2020) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780136881261

Subject: Developmental Math

Category: Beginning Algebra

Table of contents

Table of Contents

  • Chapter R. Prealgebra Review
    • R.1 Factors and the Least Common Multiple
    • R.2 Fractions
    • R.3 Decimals and Percents
    • R.4 Reading Pictographs and Bar, Line, and Circle Graphs
  • Chapter 1. Real Numbers and Introduction to Algebra
    • 1.1 Tips for Success in Mathematics
    • 1.2 Symbols and Sets of Numbers
    • 1.3 Exponents, 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
  • Chapter 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 Solving Linear Inequalities and Problem Solving
  • Chapter 3. Exponents and Polynomials
    • 3.1 Exponents
    • 3.2 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation
    • 3.3 Introduction to Polynomials
    • 3.4 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
    • 3.5 Multiplying Polynomials
    • 3.6 Special Products
      • Integrated Review – Exponents and Operations on Polynomials
    • 3.7 Dividing Polynomials
  • Chapter 4. Factoring Polynomials
    • 4.1 The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping
    • 4.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Form x2 bx + c
    • 4.3 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c
    • 4.4 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c by Grouping
    • 4.5 Factoring Perfect Square Trinomials and the Difference of Two Squares
      • Integrated Review – Choosing a Factoring Strategy
    • 4.6 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
    • 4.7 Quadratic Equations and Problem Solving
  • Chapter 5. Rational Expressions
    • 5.1 Simplifying Rational Expressions
    • 5.2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
    • 5.3 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with the Same Denominator and Least Common Denominator
    • 5.4 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with Different Denominators
    • 5.5 Solving Equations Containing Rational Expressions
      • Integrated Review – Summary on Rational Expressions
    • 5.6 Proportions and Problem Solving with Rational Equations
    • 5.7 Simplifying Complex Fractions
  • Chapter 6. Graphing Equations and Inequalities
    • 6.1 The Rectangular Coordinate System
    • 6.2 Graphing Linear Equations
    • 6.3 Intercepts
    • 6.4 Slope and Rate of Change
    • 6.5 Equations of Lines
      • Integrated Review – Summary on Linear Equations
    • 6.6 Introduction to Functions
    • 6.7. Graphing Linear Inequalities in two Variables
  • Chapter 7. Systems of Equations
    • 7.1 Solving systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
    • 7.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution
    • 7.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Addition
      • Integrated Review – Systems of Linear Equations
    • 7.4 Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving
  • Chapter 8. Roots and Radicals
    • 8.1 Introduction to Radicals
    • 8.2 Simplifying Radicals
    • 8.3 Adding and Subtracting Radicals
    • 8.4 Multiplying and Dividing Radicals
      • Integrated Review – Simplifying Radicals
    • 8.5 Solving Equations Containing Radicals
    • 8.6 Radical Equations and Problem Solving
    • 8.7 Direct and Inverse Variation Including Radical Applications
  • Chapter 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
      • Integrated Review – Summary of Solving Quadratic Equations
    • 9.4 Graphing Quadratic Equations in Two Variables


  • Appendix A. Tables
  • Appendix B. Factoring Sums and Differences of Cubes
  • Appendix C. Mean, Median, Mode, Range, and Intro to Statistics
  • Appendix D. Sets
  • Appendix E. Review of Angles, Lines, and Special Triangles
  • Appendix F. Interval Notation and Finding Domains and Ranges from Graphs

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