Elementary Algebra For College Students

Elementary Algebra For College Students, 10th edition

  • Allen R. Angel, 
  • Dennis Runde

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Elementary Algebra provides you with a clear learning and practice environment to fully understand algebra. Built around a series of targeted exercise sets, this text will keep you motivated, allowing you to check your progress with self-assessments as you learn and build clarity.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780137530953

Subject: Developmental Math

Category: Beginning Algebra

Table of contents

1. 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 and Absolute Value
Mid-Chapter 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

2. 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
Mid-Chapter 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

3. Applications of Algebra
3.1 Changing Application Problems into Equations
3.2 Solving Application Problems
Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 3.1–3.2
3.3 Geometric Problems
3.4 Motion, Money, and Mixture Problems

4. Exponents and Polynomials
4.1 Exponents
4.2 Negative Exponents
4.3 Scientific Notation
Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 4.1–4.3
4.4 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
4.5 Multiplication of Polynomials
4.6 Division of Polynomials

5. Factoring
5.1 Factoring a Monomial from a Polynomial
5.2 Factoring by Grouping
5.3 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c, a = 1
5.4 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c, a ≠ 1
Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 5.1–5.4
5.5 Special Factoring Formulas and a General Review of Factoring
5.6 Solving Quadratic Equations Using Factoring
5.7 Applications of Quadratic Equations

6. Rational Expressions and Equations
6.1 Simplifying Rational Expressions
6.2 Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions
6.3 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions with a Common Denominator and Finding the Least Common Denominator
6.4 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions
Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 6.1–6.4
6.5 Complex Fractions
6.6 Solving Rational Equations
6.7 Rational Equations: Applications and Problem Solving
6.8 Variation

7. Graphing Linear Equations
7.1 The Cartesian Coordinate System and Linear Equations in Two Variables
7.2 Graphing Linear Equations
7.3 Slope of a Line
Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 7.1–7.3
7.4 Slope-Intercept and Point-Slope Forms of a Linear Equation
7.5 Graphing Linear Inequalities
7.6 Functions

8. Systems of Linear Equations
8.1 Solving Systems of Equations Graphically
8.2 Solving Systems of Equations by Substitution
8.3 Solving Systems of Equations by the Addition Method
Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 8.1–8.3
8.4 Systems of Equations: Applications and Problem Solving
8.5 Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities

9. Roots and Radicals
9.1 Evaluating Square Roots
9.2 Simplifying Square Roots
9.3 Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Square Roots
9.4 Dividing Square Roots
Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 9.1–9.4
9.5 Solving Radical Equations
9.6 Radicals: Applications and Problem Solving
9.7 Higher Roots and Rational Exponents

10. Quadratic Equations
10.1 The Square Root Property
10.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
10.3 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula
Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 10.1–10.3
10.4 Graphing Quadratic Equations
10.5 Complex Numbers
Appendix A: Review of Decimals and Percent
Appendix B: Geometry

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