Intermediate Algebra, 13th edition
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Overview
Intermediate Algebra highlights the skills and concepts you need to master algebra. Bringing their extensive experience to developmental math courses, authoreducators Marvin Bittinger, Judith Beecher and Barbara Johnson encourage engagement that leads to successful learning outcomes.
Published by Pearson (July 26th 2023)  Copyright © 2019
ISBN13: 9780137518623
Subject: Developmental Math
Category: Intermediate Algebra
Table of contents
Table of Contents
 Index of Activities
 Index of Animations
 Preface
 Index of Applications
 JUSTINTIME REVIEW
 The Set of Real Numbers
 Order for the Real Numbers
 Graphing Inequalities on the Number Line
 Absolute Value
 Add Real Numbers
 Opposites, or Additive Inverses
 Subtract Real Numbers
 Multiply Real Numbers
 Divide Real Numbers
 Exponential Notation (Part 1)
 Order of Operations
 Translate to an Algebraic Expression
 Evaluate Algebraic Expressions
 Equivalent Fraction Expressions
 The Commutative Laws and the Associative Laws
 The Distributive Laws
 Collecting Like Terms
 Removing Parentheses and Collecting Like Terms
 Exponential Notation (Part 2)
 Scientific Notation
 SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES
 1.1 Solving Equations
 1.2 Formulas and Applications
 1.3 Applications and Problem Solving
 MidChapter Review
 1.4 Sets, Inequalities, and Interval Notation
 Translating for Success
 1.5 Intersections, Unions, and Compound Inequalities
 1.6 AbsoluteValue Equations and Inequalities
 Summary and Review
 Test
 GRAPHS, FUNCTIONS, AND APPLICATIONS
 2.1 Graphs of Equations
 2.2 Functions and Graphs
 2.3 Finding Domain and Range
 MidChapter Review
 2.4 Linear Functions: Graphs and Slope
 2.5 More on Graphing Linear Equations
 Visualizing for Success
 2.6 Finding Equations of Lines; Applications
 Summary and Review
 Test
 Cumulative Review
 SYSTEMS OF EQUATIONS
 3.1 Systems of Equations in Two Variables
 3.2 Solving by Substitution
 3.3 Solving by Elimination
 3.4 Solving Applied Problems: Two Equations Translating for Success
 MidChapter Review
 3.5 Systems of Equations in Three Variables
 3.6 Solving Applied Problems: Three Equations
 3.7 Systems of Inequalities in Two Variables
 Visualizing for Success
 Summary and Review
 Test
 Cumulative Review
 POLYNOMIALS AND POLYNOMIAL FUNCTIONS
 4.1 Introduction to Polynomials and Polynomial Functions
 4.2 Multiplication of Polynomials
 4.3 Introduction to Factoring
 4.4 Factoring Trinomials: x^{2} + bx + c
 MidChapter Review
 4.5 Factoring Trinomials: ax^{2} + bx + c, a ≠1
 4.6 Special Factoring
 Visualizing for Success
 4.7 Factoring: A General Strategy
 4.8 Applications of Polynomial Equations and Functions
 Translating for Success
 Summary and Review
 Test
 Cumulative Review
 RATIONAL EXPRESSIONS, EQUATIONS, AND FUNCTIONS
 5.1 Rational Expressions and Functions: Multiplying, Dividing, and Simplifying
 5.2 LCMs, LCDs, Addition, and Subtraction
 5.3 Division of Polynomials
 5.4 Complex Rational Expressions
 MidChapter Review
 5.5 Solving Rational Equations
 5.6 Applications and Proportions
 Translating for Success
 5.7 Formulas and Applications
 5.8 Variation and Applications
 Summary and Review
 Test
 Cumulative Review
 RADICAL EXPRESSIONS, EQUATIONS, AND FUNCTIONS
 6.1 Radical Expressions and Functions
 6.2 Rational Numbers as Exponents
 6.3 Simplifying Radical Expressions
 6.4 Addition, Subtraction, and More Multiplication
 MidChapter Review
 6.5 More on Division of Radical Expressions
 6.6 Solving Radical Equations
 6.7 Applications Involving Powers and Roots
 Translating for Success
 6.8 The Complex Numbers
 Summary and Review
 Test
 Cumulative Review
 QUADRATIC EQUATIONS AND FUNCTIONS
 7.1 The Basics of Solving Quadratic Equations
 7.2 The Quadratic Formula
 7.3 Applications Involving Quadratic Equations
 Translating for Success
 7.4 More on Quadratic Equations
 MidChapter Review
 7.5 Graphing f(x) = a(x  h)^{2} + k
 7.6 Graphingf(x) = ax^{2} + bx + c
 Visualizing for Success
 7.7 Mathematical Modeling with Quadratic Functions
 7.8 Polynomial Inequalities and Rational Inequalities
 Summary and Review
 Test
 Cumulative Review
 EXPONENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND LOGARITHMIC FUNCTIONS
 8.1 Exponential Functions
 8.2 Composite Functions and Inverse Functions
 8.3 Logarithmic Functions
 8.4 Properties of Logarithmic Functions
 MidChapter Review
 8.5 Natural Logarithmic Functions
 Visualizing for Success
 8.6 Solving Exponential Equations and Logarithmic Equations
 8.7 Mathematical Modeling with Exponential Functions and Logarithmic Functions
 Translating for Success
 Summary and Review
 Test
 Cumulative Review
 CONIC SECTIONS
 9.1 Parabolas and Circles
 9.2 Ellipses
 MidChapter Review
 9.3 Hyperbolas
 Visualizing for Success
 9.4 Nonlinear Systems of Equations
 Summary and Review
 Test
 Cumulative Review
APPENDIXES
 Fraction Notation
 Determinants and Cramer’s Rule
 Elimination Using Matrices
 The Algebra of Functions
Answers
Guided Solutions
Glossary
Index
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