Elementary & Intermediate Algebra, 4th edition
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Overview
Elementary & Intermediate Algebra in the Sullivan Elementary & Intermediate Developmental Math Series introduces you to the logic, and the precision and rigor of mathematics, while building a foundation for your success in future math courses.
Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021)  Copyright © 2018
ISBN13: 9780137506101
Subject: Developmental Math
Category: Beginning & Intermediate Algebra Combined
Table of contents
Table of Contents
 Operations on Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions
 1.1. Success in Mathematics
 1.2. Fractions, Decimals, and Percents
 1.3. The Number Systems and the Real Number Line
 1.4. Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying, and Dividing Integers
 1.5. Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying, and Dividing Rational Numbers
 Putting the Concepts Together (Sections 1.2 — 1.5)
 1.6. Properties of Real Numbers
 1.7. Exponents and the Order of Operations
 1.8. Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
 Chapter 1 Activity: The Math Game
 Chapter 1 Review
 Chapter 1 Test
 Linear Equations and Inequalities in One Variable
 2.1. Linear Equations: The Addition and Multiplication Properties of Equality
 2.2. Linear Equations: Using the Properties Together
 2.3. Solving Linear Equations Involving Fractions and Decimals; Classifying Equations
 2.4. Evaluating Formulas and Solving Formulas for a Variable
 Putting the Concepts Together (Sections 2.1 — 2.4)
 2.5. Problem Solving: Direct Translation
 2.6. Problem Solving: Problems Involving Percent
 2.7. Problem Solving: Geometry and Uniform Motion
 2.8. Solving Linear Inequalities in One Variable
 Chapter 2 Activity: Pass to the Right
 Chapter 2 Review
 Chapter 2 Test
 Cumulative Review Chapters 1 — 2
 Introduction to Graphing and Linear Equations in Two Variables
 3.1. The Rectangular Coordinate System and Linear Equations in Two Variables
 3.2. Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables
 3.3. Slope
 3.4. SlopeIntercept Form of a Line
 3.5. PointSlope Form of a Line
 3.6. Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
 Putting the Concepts Together (Sections 3.1 — 3.6)
 3.7. Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
 Chapter 3 Activity: Graphing Practice
 Chapter 3 Review
 Chapter 3 Test
 Cumulative Review Chapters 1 — 3
 Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities
 4.1. Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
 4.2. Solving Systems of Linear Equations Using Substitution
 4.3. Solving Systems of Linear Equations Using Elimination
 Putting the Concepts Together (Sections 4.1 — 4.3)
 4.4. Solving Direct Translation, Geometry, and Uniform Motion Problems Using Systems of Linear Equations
 4.5. Solving Mixture Problems Using Systems of Linear Equations
 4.6. Systems of Linear Inequalities
 Chapter 4 Activity: Find the Numbers
 Chapter 4 Review
 Chapter 4 Test
 Cumulative Review Chapters 1 — 4
 Exponents and Polynomials
 5.1. Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
 5.2. Multiplying Monomials: The Product and Power Rules
 5.3. Multiplying Polynomials
 5.4. Dividing Monomials: The Quotient Rule and Integer Exponents
 Putting the Concepts Together (Sections 5.1 — 5.4)
 5.5. Dividing Polynomials
 5.6. Applying the Exponent Rules: Scientific Notation
 Chapter 5 Activity: What Is the Question?
 Chapter 5 Review
 Chapter 5 Test
 Cumulative Review Chapters 1 — 5
 Factoring Polynomials
 6.1. 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, a ≠ 1
 6.4. Factoring Special Products
 6.5. Summary of Factoring Techniques
 Putting the Concepts Together (Sections 6.1 — 6.5)
 6.6. Solving Polynomial Equations by Factoring
 6.7. Modeling and Solving Problems with Quadratic Equations
 Chapter 6 Activity: Which One Does Not Belong?
 Chapter 6 Review
 Chapter 6 Test
 Cumulative Review Chapters 1 — 6
 Getting Ready for Intermediate Algebra: A Review of Chapters 1 — 6
 Rational Expressions and Equations
 7.1. Simplifying Rational Expressions
 7.2. Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
 7.3. Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with a Common Denominator
 7.4. Finding the Least Common Denominator and Forming Equivalent Rational Expressions
 7.5. Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with Unlike Denominators
 7.6. Complex Rational Expressions
 Putting the Concepts Together (Sections 7.1 — 7.6)
 7.7. Rational Equations
 7.8. Models Involving Rational Equations
 Chapter 7 Activity: Correct the Quiz
 Chapter 7 Review
 Chapter 7 Test
 Cumulative Review Chapters 1 — 7
 Getting Ready for Intermediate Algebra: A Review of Chapters 1 — 7
 Getting Ready for Chapter 8: Interval Notation
 Graphs, Relations, and Functions
 8.1. Graphs of Equations
 8.2. Relations
 8.3. An Introduction to Functions
 8.4. Functions and Their Graphs
 Putting the Concepts Together (Sections 8.1 — 8.4)
 8.5. Linear Functions
 8.6. Compound Inequalities
 8.7. Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
 8.8. Variation
 Chapter 8 Activity: Shifting Discovery
 Chapter 8 Review
 Chapter 8 Test
 Chapters 1 — 8 Cumulative Review
 Radicals and Rational Exponents
 9.1. Square Roots
 9.2. nth Roots and Rational Exponents
 9.3. Simplify Expressions Using the Laws of Exponents
 9.4. Simplifying Radical Expressions
 9.5. Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Radical Expressions
 9.6. Rationalizing Radical Expressions
 Putting the Concepts Together (Sections 9.1 — 9.6)
 9.7. Functions Involving Radicals
 9.8. Radical Equations and Their Applications
 9.9. The Complex Number System
 Chapter 9 Activity: Which One Does Not Belong?
 Chapter 9 Review
 Chapter 9 Test
 Cumulative Review Chapters 1 — 9
 Quadratic Equations and Functions
 10.1. Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
 10.2. Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula
 10.3. Solving Equations Quadratic in Form
 Putting the Concepts Together (Sections 10.1 — 10.3)
 10.4. Graphing Quadratic Functions Using Transformations
 10.5. Graphing Quadratic Functions Using Properties
 10.6. Polynomial Inequalities
 10.7. Rational Inequalities
 Chapter 10 Activity: Presidential Decision Making
 Chapter 10 Review
 Chapter 10 Test
 Cumulative Review Chapters 1 — 10
 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
 11.1. Composite Functions and Inverse Functions
 11.2. Exponential Functions
 11.3. Logarithmic Functions
 Putting the Concepts Together (Sections 11. 1 — 11.3)
 11.4. Properties of Logarithms
 11.5. Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
 Chapter 11 Activity: Correct the Quiz
 Chapter 11 Review
 Chapter 11 Test
 Cumulative Review Chapters 1 — 11
 Conics
 12.1. Distance and Midpoint Formulas
 12.2. Circles
 12.3. Parabolas
 12.4. Ellipses
 12.5. Hyperbolas
 Putting the Concepts Together (Sections 12.1 — 12.5)
 Nonlinear Systems of Equations
 Chapter 12 Activity: How Do You Know That…?
 Chapter 12 Review
 Chapter 12 Test
 Cumulative Review Chapters 1 — 12
 Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem
 13.1. Sequences
 13.2. Arithmetic Sequences
 13.3. Geometric Sequences and Series
 13.4. The Binomial Theorem
 Chapter 13 Activity: Pass to the Right
 Chapter 13 Review
 Chapter 13 Test
 Cumulative Review Chapters 1 — 13
Appendix A: Synthetic Division
Appendix B: Geometry Review
Appendix C: More on Systems of Linear Equations
Appendix D: Table of Square Roots
Appendix E: Transformations
Answers to Selected Exercises
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