Intermediate Algebra for College Students, 10th edition
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Overview
Intermediate Algebra for College Students uses concise language, clear examples and easytofollow 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
ISBN13: 9780137524105
Subject: Developmental Math
Category: Intermediate Algebra
Table of contents
Table of Contents
 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
 MidChapter Test: Sections 1.1—1.4
 1.5 Exponents
 1.6 Scientific Notation
 Equations and Inequalities
 2.1 Solving Linear Equations
 2.2 Problem Solving and Using Formulas
 2.3 Applications of Algebra
 MidChapter 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
 Graphs and Functions
 3.1 Graphs
 3.2 Functions
 3.3 Linear Functions: Graphs and Applications
 3.4 The SlopeIntercept Form of a Linear Equation
 MidChapter Test: Sections 3.1—3.4
 3.5 The PointSlope Form of a Linear Equation
 3.6 The Algebra of Functions
 3.7 Graphing Linear Inequalities
 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
 MidChapter 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
 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
 MidChapter 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
 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
 MidChapter Test: Sections 6.1—6.4
 6.5 Rational Equations: Applications and Problem Solving
 6.6 Variation
 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
 MidChapter Test: Sections 7.1—7.4
 7.5 Dividing Radicals
 7.6 Solving Radical Equations
 7.7 Complex Numbers
 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
 MidChapter 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
 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
 9.1 Composite and Inverse Functions
 9.2 Exponential Functions
 9.3 Logarithmic Functions
 9.4 Properties of Logarithms
 MidChapter Test: Sections 9.1—9.4
 9.5 Common Logarithms
 9.6 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
 9.7 Natural Exponential and Natural Logarithmic Functions
 Conic Sections
 10.1 The Parabola and the Circle
 10.2 The Ellipse
 MidChapter Test: Sections 10.1—10.2
 10.3 The Hyperbola
 10.4 Nonlinear Systems of Equations and Their Applications
 Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem
 11.1 Sequences and Series
 11.2 Arithmetic Sequences and Series
 11.3 Geometric Sequences and Series
 MidChapter Test: Sections 11.1—11.3
 11.4 The Binomial Theorem
Appendix: Geometric Formulas
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