Intermediate Algebra for College Students, 10th edition

  • Allen R. Angel, 
  • Dennis Runde

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Intermediate Algebra for College Students uses concise language, clear examples and easy-to-follow exercises to help you truly understand algebra. As you go, you'll build the clarity and confidence needed to prepare for more advanced math.

Published by Pearson (May 15th 2023) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780137524105

Subject: Developmental Math

Category: Intermediate Algebra

Table of contents

Table of Contents

  1. Basic Concepts
    • 1.1 Study Skills for Success in Mathematics, and Using a Calculator
    • 1.2 Sets and Other Basic Concepts
    • 1.3 Properties of and Operations with Real Numbers
    • 1.4 Order of Operations
      • Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 1.1—1.4
    • 1.5 Exponents
    • 1.6 Scientific Notation
  2. Equations and Inequalities
    • 2.1 Solving Linear Equations
    • 2.2 Problem Solving and Using Formulas
    • 2.3 Applications of Algebra
      • Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 2.1—2.3
    • 2.4 Additional Application Problems
    • 2.5 Solving Linear Inequalities
    • 2.6 Solving Equations and Inequalities Containing Absolute Values
  3. Graphs and Functions
    • 3.1 Graphs
    • 3.2 Functions
    • 3.3 Linear Functions: Graphs and Applications
    • 3.4 The Slope-Intercept Form of a Linear Equation
      • Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 3.1—3.4
    • 3.5 The Point-Slope Form of a Linear Equation
    • 3.6 The Algebra of Functions
    • 3.7 Graphing Linear Inequalities
  4. Systems of Equations and Inequalities
    • 4.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
    • 4.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables
    • 4.3 Systems of Linear Equations: Applications and Problem Solving
      • Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 4.1—4.3
    • 4.4 Solving Systems of Equations Using Matrices
    • 4.5 Solving Systems of Equations Using Determinants and Cramer’s Rule
    • 4.6 Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities
  5. Polynomials and Polynomial Functions
    • 5.1 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
    • 5.2 Multiplication of Polynomials
    • 5.3 Division of Polynomials and Synthetic Division
    • 5.4 Factoring a Monomial from a Polynomial and Factoring by Grouping
      • Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 5.1—5.4
    • 5.5 Factoring Trinomials
    • 5.6 Special Factoring Formulas
    • 5.7 A General Review of Factoring
    • 5.8 Polynomial Equations
  6. Rational Expressions and Equations
    • 6.1 The Domains of Rational Functions and Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions
    • 6.2 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions
    • 6.3 Complex Fractions
    • 6.4 Solving Rational Equations
      • Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 6.1—6.4
    • 6.5 Rational Equations: Applications and Problem Solving
    • 6.6 Variation
  7. Roots, Radicals, and Complex Numbers
    • 7.1 Roots and Radicals
    • 7.2 Rational Exponents
    • 7.3 Simplifying Radicals
    • 7.4 Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Radicals
      • Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 7.1—7.4
    • 7.5 Dividing Radicals
    • 7.6 Solving Radical Equations
    • 7.7 Complex Numbers
  8. Quadratic Functions
    • 8.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
    • 8.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula
    • 8.3 Quadratic Equations: Applications and Problem Solving
      • Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 8.1—8.3
    • 8.4 Writing Equations in Quadratic Form
    • 8.5 Graphing Quadratic Functions
    • 8.6 Quadratic and Other Inequalities in One Variable
  9. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
    • 9.1 Composite and Inverse Functions
    • 9.2 Exponential Functions
    • 9.3 Logarithmic Functions
    • 9.4 Properties of Logarithms
      • Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 9.1—9.4
    • 9.5 Common Logarithms
    • 9.6 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
    • 9.7 Natural Exponential and Natural Logarithmic Functions
  10. Conic Sections
    • 10.1 The Parabola and the Circle
    • 10.2 The Ellipse
      • Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 10.1—10.2
    • 10.3 The Hyperbola
    • 10.4 Nonlinear Systems of Equations and Their Applications
  11. Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem
    • 11.1 Sequences and Series
    • 11.2 Arithmetic Sequences and Series
    • 11.3 Geometric Sequences and Series
      • Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 11.1—11.3
    • 11.4 The Binomial Theorem

Appendix: Geometric Formulas

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