Elementary and Intermediate Algebra for College Students, 5th edition
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Overview
Elementary and Intermediate Algebra for College Students uses short, concise sentences and clearly laidout examples to help you build a foundation for understanding algebra. This title provides the clarity, motivation and understanding you need to master algebra.
Published by Pearson (August 1st 2021)  Copyright © 2019
ISBN13: 9780137526222
Subject: Developmental Math
Category: Beginning & Intermediate Algebra Combined
Table of contents
Table of Contents
 Preface
 To the Student
 Real Numbers
 1.1 Study Skills for Success in Mathematics
 1.2 Problem Solving
 1.3 Fractions
 1.4 The Real Number System
 1.5 Inequalities
 MidChapter Test: Sections 1.1—1.5
 1.6 Addition of Real Numbers
 1.7 Subtraction of Real Numbers
 1.8 Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers
 1.9 Exponents, Parentheses, and the Order of Operations
 1.10 Properties of the Real Number System
 Chapter 1 Summary
 Chapter 1 Review Exercises
 Chapter 1 Practice Test
 Solving Linear Equations and Inequalities
 2.1 Combining Like Terms
 2.2 The Addition Property of Equality
 2.3 The Multiplication Property of Equality
 2.4 Solving Linear Equations with a Variable on Only One Side of the Equation
 MidChapter Test: Sections 2.1—2.4
 2.5 Solving Linear Equations with the Variable on Both Sides of the Equation
 2.6 Formulas
 2.7 Ratios and Proportions
 2.8 Inequalities in One Variable
 Chapter 2 Summary
 Chapter 2 Review Exercises
 Chapter 2 Practice Test
 Cumulative Review Test
 Applications of Algebra
 3.1 Changing Application Problems into Equations
 3.2 Solving Application Problems
 MidChapter Test: Sections 3.1—3.2
 3.3 Geometric Problems
 3.4 Motion, Money, and Mixture Problems
 Chapter 3 Summary
 Chapter 3 Review Exercises
 Chapter 3 Practice Test
 Cumulative Review Test
 Graphing Linear Equations
 4.1 The Cartesian Coordinate System and Linear Equations in Two Variables
 4.2 Graphing Linear Equations
 4.3 Slope of a Line
 MidChapter Test: Sections 4.1—4.3
 4.4 SlopeIntercept and PointSlope Forms of a Linear Equation
 Chapter 4 Summary
 Chapter 4 Review Exercises
 Chapter 4 Practice Test
 Cumulative Review Test
 Exponents and Polynomials
 5.1 Exponents
 5.2 Negative Exponents
 5.3 Scientific Notation
 MidChapter Test: Sections 5.1—5.3
 5.4 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
 5.5 Multiplication of Polynomials
 5.6 Division of Polynomials
 Chapter 5 Summary
 Chapter 5 Review Exercises
 Chapter 5 Practice Test
 Cumulative Review Test
 Factoring
 6.1 Factoring a Monomial from a Polynomial
 6.2 Factoring by Grouping
 6.3 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax^{2} + bx + c, a = 1
 6.4 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax^{2} + bx + c, a ≠ 1
 MidChapter Test: Sections 6.1—6.4
 6.5 Special Factoring Formulas and a General Review of Factoring
 6.6 Solving Quadratic Equations Using Factoring
 6.7 Applications of Quadratic Equations
 Chapter 6 Summary
 Chapter 6 Review Exercises
 Chapter 6 Practice Test
 Cumulative Review Test
 Rational Expressions and Equations
 7.1 Simplifying Rational Expressions
 7.2 Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions
 7.3 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions with a Common Denominator and Finding the Least Common Denominator
 7.4 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions
 MidChapter Test: Sections 7.1—7.4
 7.5 Complex Fractions
 7.6 Solving Rational Equations
 7.7 Rational Equations: Applications and Problem Solving
 7.8 Variation
 Chapter 7 Summary
 Chapter 7 Review Exercises
 Chapter 7 Practice Test
 Cumulative Review Test
 Functions and Their Graphs
 8.1 More on Graphs
 8.2 Functions
 8.3 Linear Functions
 MidChapter Test: Sections 8.1—8.3
 8.4 Slope, Modeling, and Linear Relationships
 8.5 The Algebra of Functions
 Chapter 8 Summary
 Chapter 8 Review Exercises
 Chapter 8 Practice Test
 Cumulative Review Test
 Systems of Linear Equations
 9.1 Solving Systems of Equations Graphically
 9.2 Solving Systems of Equations by Substitution
 9.3 Solving Systems of Equations by the Addition Method
 9.4 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables
 MidChapter Test: Sections 9.1—9.4
 9.5 Systems of Linear Equations: Applications and Problem Solving
 9.6 Solving Systems of Equations Using Matrices
 9.7 Solving Systems of Equations Using Determinants and Cramer’s Rule
 Chapter 9 Summary
 Chapter 9 Review Exercises
 Chapter 9 Practice Test
 Cumulative Review Test
 Inequalities in One and Two Variables
 10.1 Solving Linear Inequalities in One Variable
 10.2 Solving Equations and Inequalities Containing Absolute Values
 MidChapter Test: Sections 10.1—10.2
 10.3 Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables and Systems of Linear Inequalities
 Chapter 10 Summary
 Chapter 10 Review Exercises
 Chapter 10 Practice Test
 Cumulative Review Test
 Roots, Radicals, and Complex Numbers
 11.1 Roots and Radicals
 11.2 Rational Exponents
 11.3 Simplifying Radicals
 11.4 Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Radicals
 MidChapter Test: Sections 11.1—11.4
 11.5 Dividing Radicals
 11.6 Solving Radical Equations
 11.7 Complex Numbers
 Chapter 11 Summary
 Chapter 11 Review Exercises
 Chapter 11 Practice Test
 Cumulative Review Test
 Quadratic Functions
 12.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
 12.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula
 12.3 Quadratic Equations: Applications and Problem Solving
 MidChapter Test: Sections 12.1—12.3
 12.4 Factoring Expressions and Solving Equations That Are Quadratic in Form
 12.5 Graphing Quadratic Functions
 12.6 Quadratic, Polynomial, and Rational Inequalities in One Variable
 Chapter 12 Summary
 Chapter 12 Review Exercises
 Chapter 12 Practice Test
 Cumulative Review Test
 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
 13.1 Composite and Inverse Functions
 13.2 Exponential Functions
 13.3 Logarithmic Functions
 13.4 Properties of Logarithms
 MidChapter Test: Sections 13.1—13.4
 13.5 Common Logarithms
 13.6 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
 13.7 Natural Exponential and Natural Logarithmic Functions
 Chapter 13 Summary
 Chapter 13 Review Exercises
 Chapter 13 Practice Test
 Cumulative Review Test
 Conic Sections
 14.1 The Parabola and the Circle
 14.2 The Ellipse
 MidChapter Test: Sections 14.1—14.2
 14.3 The Hyperbola
 14.4 Nonlinear Systems of Equations and Their Applications
 Chapter 14 Summary
 Chapter 14 Review Exercises
 Chapter 14 Practice Test
 Cumulative Review Test
 Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem
 15.1 Sequences and Series
 15.2 Arithmetic Sequences and Series
 15.3 Geometric Sequences and Series
 MidChapter Test: Sections 15.1—15.3
 15.4 The Binomial Theorem
 Chapter 15 Summary
 Chapter 15 Review Exercises
 Chapter 15 Practice Test
 Cumulative Review Test
Appendices
 Review of Decimals and Percent
 Finding the Greatest Common Factor and Least Common Denominator
 Geometry
 Review of Exponents, Polynomials, and Factoring
Answers
Applications Index
Subject Index
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