College Algebra, 8th edition
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Overview
College Algebra is your guide to making algebra work for you. The text is designed to make math accessible. It applies algebra to a variety of relatable topics, thereby making the subject more engaging and useful in your everyday life.
Published by Pearson (October 6th 2021)  Copyright © 2022
ISBN13: 9780136970514
Subject: Precalculus, College Algebra & Trigonometry
Category: College Algebra
Table of contents
P. Fundamental Concepts of Algebra
 P.1 Algebraic Expressions, Mathematical Models, and Real Numbers
 P.2 Exponents and Scientific Notation
 P.3 Radicals and Rational Exponents
 P.4 Polynomials
 MidChapter Check Point
 P.5 Factoring Polynomials
 P.6 Rational Expressions
 Summary, Review, and Test
 Review Exercises
 Chapter P Test
1. Equations and Inequalities
 1.1 Graphs and Graphing Utilities
 1.2 Linear Equations and Rational Equations
 1.3 Models and Applications
 1.4 Complex Numbers
 1.5 Quadratic Equations
 MidChapter Check Point
 1.6 Other Types of Equations
 1.7 Linear Inequalities and Absolute Value Inequalities
 Summary, Review, and Test
 Review Exercises
 Chapter 1 Test
2. Functions and Graphs
 2.1 Basics of Functions and Their Graphs
 2.2 More on Functions and Their Graphs
 2.3 Linear Functions and Slope
 2.4 More on Slope
 MidChapter Check Point
 2.5 Transformations of Functions
 2.6 Combinations of Functions; Composite Functions
 2.7 Inverse Functions
 2.8 Distance and Midpoint Formulas; Circles
 Summary, Review, and Test
 Review Exercises
 Chapter 2 Test
 Cumulative Review Exercises Chapters 1  2
3. Polynomial and Rational Functions
 3.1 Quadratic Functions
 3.2 Polynomial Functions and Their Graphs
 3.3 Dividing Polynomials; Remainder and Factor Theorems
 3.4 Zeros of Polynomial Functions
 MidChapter Check Point
 3.5 Rational Functions and Their Graphs
 3.6 Polynomial and Rational Inequalities
 3.7 Modeling Using Variation
 Summary, Review, and Test
 Review Exercises
 Chapter 3 Test
 Cumulative Review Exercises Chapters 1  3
4. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
 4.1 Exponential Functions
 4.2 Logarithmic Functions
 4.3 Properties of Logarithms
 MidChapter Check Point
 4.4 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
 4.5 Exponential Growth and Decay; Modeling Data
 Summary, Review, and Test
 Review Exercises
 Chapter 4 Test
 Cumulative Review Exercises Chapters 1  4
5. Systems of Equations and Inequalities
 5.1 Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
 5.2 Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables
 5.3 Partial Fractions
 5.4 Systems of Nonlinear Equations in Two Variables
 MidChapter Check Point
 5.5 Systems of Inequalities
 5.6 Linear Programming
 Summary, Review, and Test
 Review Exercises
 Chapter 5 Test
 Cumulative Review Chapters 1  5
6. Matrices and Determinants
 6.1 Matrix Solutions to Linear Systems
 6.2 Inconsistent and Dependent Systems and Their Applications
 6.3 Matrix Operations and Their Applications
 MidChapter Check Point
 6.4 Multiplicative Inverses of Matrices and Matrix Equations
 6.5 Determinants and Cramer's Rule
 Summary, Review, and Test
 Review Exercises
 Chapter 6 Test
 Cumulative Review Chapters 1  6
7. Conic Sections
 7.1 The Ellipse
 7.2 The Hyperbola
 MidChapter Check Point
 7.3 The Parabola
 Summary, Review, and Test
 Review Exercises
 Chapter 7 Test
 Cumulative Review Chapters 1  7
8. Sequences, Induction, and Probability
 8.1 Sequences and Summation Notation
 8.2 Arithmetic Sequences
 8.3 Geometric Sequences and Series
 MidChapter Check Point
 8.4 Mathematical Induction
 8.5 The Binomial Theorem
 8.6 Counting Principles, Permutations, and Combinations
 8.7 Probability
 Summary, Review, and Test
 Review Exercises
 Chapter 8 Test
 Cumulative Review Chapters 18
Appendix: Where Did That Come From? Selected Proofs
Answers to Selected Exercises (Selected answers in Student Edition. In Annotated Instructor's Edition, the longer answers that don't fit next to exercises appear here.)
Subject Index
Credits
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