Intermediate Algebra for College Students, 10th edition

  • Allen R. Angel, 
  • Dennis Runde

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Overview

Intermediate Algebra for College Students makes the math clear, offering superior content written by respected author-educators. Brief sentences and clearly laid-out examples help you develop a true understanding of algebra. A clear, visual presentation provides content in a readable, easy-to-understand format. Examples use color to highlight the variables and important notation to clearly illustrate the solution process. Applications help you make connections between abstract math concepts and the real world. The 10th Edition retains its hallmark clear language while revamping exercise sets and creating innovative resources to give you a comprehensive learning and practice environment. More than any other, the Angel/Runde series of texts fosters the clarity, motivation and understanding needed to master algebra.

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

ISBN-13: 9780137524105

Subject: Developmental Math

Category: Intermediate Algebra

Overview

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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