College Algebra, 5th edition

  • Judith A. Beecher, 
  • Judith A. Penna, 
  • Marvin L. Bittinger

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Prepare. Visualize. Succeed. College Algebra is known for helping you "see the math" through a focus on visualization and early introduction to functions. The authors have expanded instruction on review topics that may be needed for corequisite courses or by students who simply want extra practice.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2016

ISBN-13: 9780137477975

Subject: Precalculus, College Algebra & Trigonometry

Category: College Algebra

Table of contents

Table of Contents

  1. Graphs, Functions, and Models
    • 1.1 Introduction to Graphing
    • 1.2 Functions and Graphs
    • 1.3 Linear Functions, Slope, and Applications
    • 1.4 Equations of Lines and Modeling
    • 1.5 Linear Equations, Functions, Zeros, and Applications
    • 1.6 Solving Linear Inequalities
  2. More on Functions
    • 2.1 Increasing, Decreasing, and Piecewise Functions; Applications
    • 2.2 The Algebra of Functions
    • 2.3 The Composition of Functions
    • 2.4 Symmetry
    • 2.5 Transformations
    • 2.6 Variation and Applications
  3. Quadratic Functions and Equations; Inequalities
    • 3.1 The Complex Numbers
    • 3.2 Quadratic Equations, Functions, Zeros, and Models
    • 3.3 Analyzing Graphs of Quadratic Functions
    • 3.4 Solving Rational Equations and Radical Equations
    • 3.5 Solving Equations and Inequalities with Absolute Value
  4. Polynomial Functions and Rational Functions
    • 4.1 Polynomial Functions and Models
    • 4.2 Graphing Polynomial Functions
    • 4.3 Polynomial Division; The Remainder Theorem and the Factor Theorem
    • 4.4 Theorems about Zeros of Polynomial Functions
    • 4.5 Rational Functions
    • 4.6 Polynomial Inequalities and Rational Inequalities
  5. Exponential Functions and Logarithmic Functions
    • 5.1 Inverse Functions
    • 5.2 Exponential Functions and Graphs
    • 5.3 Logarithmic Functions and Graphs
    • 5.4 Properties of Logarithmic Functions
    • 5.5 Solving Exponential Equations and Logarithmic Equations
    • 5.6 Applications and Models: Growth and Decay; Compound Interest
  6. Systems of Equations and Matrices
    • 6.1 Systems of Equations in Two Variables
    • 6.2 Systems of Equations in Three Variables
    • 6.3 Matrices and Systems of Equations
    • 6.4 Matrix Operations
    • 6.5 Inverses of Matrices
    • 6.6 Determinants and Cramer's Rule
    • 6.7 Systems of Inequalities and Linear Programming
    • 6.8 Partial Fractions
  7. Conic Sections
    • 7.1 The Parabola
    • 7.2 The Circle and the Ellipse
    • 7.3 The Hyperbola
    • 7.4 Nonlinear Systems of Equations and Inequalities
  8. Sequences, Series, and Combinatorics
    • 8.1 Sequences and Series
    • 8.2 Arithmetic Sequences and Series
    • 8.3 Geometric Sequences and Series
    • 8.4 Mathematical Induction
    • 8.5 Combinatorics: Permutations
    • 8.6 Combinatorics: Combinations
    • 8.7 The Binomial Theorem
    • 8.8 Probability

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