Introductory Algebra

Introductory Algebra, 13th edition

  • Marvin L. Bittinger, 
  • Judith A. Beecher, 
  • Barbara L. Johnson

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Overview

Introductory Algebra with Integrated Review in the Bittinger Worktext Series combines the authors' voices and approach with thoughtful integration of technology and content. This title helps you get the most out of your course with an updated learning path and engaging exercises to support various types of learning.

Published by Pearson (July 23rd 2021) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780137526703

Table of contents

Index of Activities
Index of Animations
Preface
Index of Applications

Just-in-Time Review
1. All Factors of a Number 
2. Prime Factorizations 
3. Greatest Common Factor 
4. Least Common Multiple
5. Equivalent Expressions and Fraction Notation 
6. Mixed Numerals 
7. Simplify Fraction Notation 
8. Multiply and Divide Fraction Notation
9. Add and Subtract Fraction Notation
10. Convert from Decimal Notation to Fraction Notation
11. Add and Subtract Decimal Notation
12. Multiply and Divide Decimal Notation
13. Convert from Fraction Notation to Decimal Notation
14. Rounding with Decimal Notation
15. Convert Between Percent Notation and Decimal Notation
16. Convert Between Percent Notation and Fraction Notation
17. Exponential Notation
18. Order of Operations

1. Introduction to Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions
1.1 Introduction to Algebra
1.2 The Real Numbers
1.3 Addition of Real Numbers
1.4 Subtraction of Real Numbers
Mid-Chapter Review
1.5 Multiplication of Real Numbers
1.6 Division of Real Numbers
1.7 Properties of Real Numbers
1.8 Simplifying Expressions; Order of Operations
Summary and Review
Test

2. Solving Equations and Inequalities
2.1 Solving Equations: The Addition Principle
2.2 Solving Equations: The Multiplication Principle
2.3 Using the Principles Together
2.4 Formulas
Mid-Chapter Review
2.5 Applications of Percent
2.6 Applications and Problem Solving
Translating for Success
2.7 Solving Inequalities
2.8 Applications and Problem Solving with Inequalities
Summary and Review
Test
Cumulative Review

3. Graphs of Linear Equations
3.1 Graphs and Applications of Linear Equations
3.2 More with Graphing and Intercepts
Visualizing for Success
3.3 Slope and Applications
3.4 Equations of Lines
Mid-Chapter Review
3.5 Graphing Using the Slope and y-Intercept
3.6 Parallel Lines and Perpendicular Lines
3.7 Graphing Inequalities in Two Variables
Visualizing for Success
Summary and Review
Test
Cumulative Review

4. Polynomials: Operations
4.1 Integers as Exponents
4.2 Exponents and Scientific Notation
4.3 Introduction to Polynomials
4.4 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
Mid-Chapter Review
4.5 Multiplication of Polynomials
4.6 Special Products
Visualizing for Success
4.7 Operations with Polynomials in Several Variables
4.8 Division of Polynomials
Summary and Review
Test
Cumulative Review

5. Polynomials: Factoring
5.1 Introduction to Factoring
5.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Type x2 + bx + c
5.3 Factoring ax2 + bx + ca ≠ 1: The FOIL Method
5.4 Factoring ax2 + bx + ca ≠ 1: The ac-Method
Mid-Chapter Review
5.5 Factoring Trinomial Squares and Differences of Squares
5.6 Factoring: A General Strategy
5.7 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
5.8 Applications of Quadratic Equations
Translating For Success
Summary and Review
Test
Cumulative Review

6. Rational Expressions and Equations
6.1 Multiplying and Simplifying Rational Expressions
6.2 Division and Reciprocals
6.3 Least Common Multiples and Denominators
6.4 Adding Rational Expressions
6.5 Subtracting Rational Expressions
Mid-Chapter Review
6.6 Complex Rational Expressions
6.7 Solving Rational Equations
6.8 Applications Using Rational Equations and Proportions
Translating for Success
6.9 Direct Variation and Inverse Variation
Summary and Review
Test
Cumulative Review

7. Systems of Equations
7.1 Systems of Equations in Two Variables
7.2 The Substitution Method
7.3 The Elimination Method
Mid-Chapter Review
7.4 Applications and Problem Solving
7.5 Applications with Motion
Translating for Success
Summary and Review
Test
Cumulative Review

8. Radical Expressions and Equations
8.1 Introduction to Radical Expressions
8.2 Multiplying and Simplifying with Radical Expressions
8.3 Quotients Involving Radical Expressions
Mid-Chapter Review
8.4 Addition, Subtraction, and More Multiplication
8.5 Radical Equations
8.6 Applications with Right Triangles
Translating for Success
Summary and Review
Test
Cumulative Review

9. Quadratic Equations
9.1 Introduction to Quadratic Equations
9.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
9.3 The Quadratic Formula
Mid-Chapter Review
9.4 Formulas
9.5 Applications and Problem Solving
Translating for Success
9.6 Graphs of Quadratic Equations
Visualizing for Success
9.7 Functions
Summary and Review
Test
Cumulative Review

APPENDIXES
A: Factoring Sums or Differences of Cubes
B: Finding Equations of Lines: Point-;Slope Equation
C: Higher Roots
D: Sets
E: Mean, Median, and Mode
F: Inequalities and Interval Notation
Answers 
Guided Solutions
Glossary
Index 

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