Introductory Algebra, 11th edition
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Overview
Introductory Algebra in the Lial Series combines a precise, accessible writing style and examples with carefully crafted exercises to support skill development and conceptual understanding and to help you succeed in developmental mathematics.
Published by Pearson (August 1st 2021)  Copyright © 2018
ISBN13: 9780137526710
Subject: Developmental Math
Category: Beginning Algebra
Table of contents
Table of Contents
 R. Prealgebra Review
 R.1 Fractions
 R.2 Decimals and Percents
 Study Skills Using Your Math Text
 The Real Number System
 1.1 Exponents, Order of Operations, and Inequality
 Study Skills Taking Lecture Notes
 1.2 Variables, Expressions, and Equations
 Study Skills Reading Your Math Text
 1.3 Real Numbers and the Number Line
 Study Skills Using Study Cards
 1.4 Adding Real Numbers
 1.5 Subtracting Real Numbers
 Study Skills Completing Your Homework
 1.6 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers
 Summary Exercises Performing Operations with Real Numbers
 1.7 Properties of Real Numbers
 1.8 Simplifying Expressions
 Study Skills Reviewing a Chapter
 1.1 Exponents, Order of Operations, and Inequality
 Equations, Inequalities, and Applications
 2.1 The Addition Property of Equality
 Study Skills Managing Your Time
 2.2 The Multiplication Property of Equality
 2.3 More on Solving Linear Equations
 Study Skills Using Study Cards Revisited
 Summary Exercises Applying Methods for Solving Linear Equations
 2.4 An Introduction to Applications of Linear Equations
 2.5 Formulas and Additional Applications from Geometry
 2.6 Ratio, Proportion, and Percent
 Summary Exercises Applying ProblemSolving Techniques
 2.7 Solving Linear Inequalities
 Study Skills Taking Math Tests
 2.1 The Addition Property of Equality
 Graphs of Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables
 3.1 Linear Equations and Rectangular Coordinates
 Study Skills Analyzing Your Test Results
 3.2 Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables
 3.3 The Slope of a Line
 Study Skills Preparing for Your Math Final Exam
 3.4 SlopeIntercept Form of a Linear Equation
 3.5 PointSlope Form of a Linear Equation and Modeling
 Summary Exercises Applying Graphing and
 EquationWriting Techniques for Lines
 3.6 Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
 3.1 Linear Equations and Rectangular Coordinates
 Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities
 4.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
 4.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution
 4.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Elimination
 Summary Exercises Applying Techniques for Solving Systems of Linear Equations
 4.4 Applications of Linear Systems
 4.5 Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities
 Exponents and Polynomials
 5.1 The Product Rule and Power Rules for Exponents
 5.2 Integer Exponents and the Quotient Rule
 Summary Exercises Applying the Rules for Exponents
 5.3 An Application of Exponents: Scientific Notation
 5.4 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
 5.5 Multiplying Polynomials
 5.6 Special Products
 5.7 Dividing a Polynomial by a Monomial
 5.8 Dividing a Polynomial by a Polynomial
 Factoring and Applications
 6.1 Greatest Common Factors; Factor by Grouping
 6.2 Factoring Trinomials
 6.3 Factoring Trinomials by Grouping
 6.4 Factoring Trinomials Using the FOIL Method
 6.5 Special Factoring Techniques
 Summary Exercises Recognizing and Applying Factoring Strategies
 6.6 Solving Quadratic Equations Using the ZeroFactor Property
 6.7 Applications of Quadratic Equations
 Rational Expressions and Applications
 7.1 The Fundamental Property of Rational Expressions
 7.2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
 7.3 Least Common Denominators
 7.4 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions
 7.5 Complex Fractions
 7.6 Solving Equations with Rational Expressions
 Summary Exercises Simplifying Rational Expressions vs. Solving Rational Equations
 7.7 Applications of Rational Expressions
 7.8 Variation
 Roots and Radicals
 8.1 Evaluating Roots
 8.2 Multiplying, Dividing, and Simplifying Radicals
 8.3 Adding and Subtracting Radicals
 8.4 Rationalizing the Denominator
 8.5 More Simplifying and Operations with Radicals
 Summary Exercises Applying Operations with Radicals
 8.6 Solving Equations with Radicals
 Quadratic Equations
 9.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Square Root Property
 9.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
 9.3 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula
 Summary Exercises Applying Methods for Solving Quadratic Equations
 9.4 Graphing Quadratic Equations
 9.5 Introduction to Functions
Appendix: Factoring Sums and Differences of Cubes
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