Introductory & Intermediate Algebra, 6th edition
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Overview
For courses in Beginning & Intermediate Algebra.
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Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021)  Copyright © 2018
ISBN13: 9780137553358
Subject: Developmental Math
Category: Beginning & Intermediate Algebra Combined
Overview
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
 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
 Study Skills Preparing for Your Math Final Exam
 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
 6.6 A General Approach to Factoring
 6.7 Solving Quadratic Equations Using the ZeroFactor Property
 6.8 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
 Equations, Inequalities, Graphs, and Systems Revisited
 8.1 Review of Solving Linear Equations and Inequalities in one Variable
 8.2 Set Operations and Compound Inequalities
 8.3 Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
 Summary Exercises Solving Linear and Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
 8.4 Review of Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables; Slope
 8.6 Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables; Applications
 Relations and Functions
 9.1 Introduction to Relations and Functions
 9.2 Function Notation and Linear Functions
 9.3 Polynomial Functions, Operations, and Graphs
 9.4 Variation
 Roots, Radicals, and Root Functions
 10.1 Radical Expressions and Graphs
 10.2 Rational Exponents
 10.3 Simplifying Radical Expressions
 10.4 Adding and Subtracting Radical Expressions
 10.5 Multiplying and Dividing Radical Expressions
 Summary Exercises Performing Operations with Radicals and Rational Exponents
 10.6 Solving Equations with Radicals
 10.7 Complex Numbers
 Quadratic Equations, Inequalities, and Functions
 11.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Square Root Property
 11.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
 11.3 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula
 11.4 Equations Quadratic in Form
 Summary Exercises Applying Methods for Solving Quadratic Equations
 11.5 Formulas and Further Applications
 11.6 Graphs of Quadratic Functions
 11.7 More about Parabolas and Their Applications
 11.8 Polynomial and Rational Inequalities
 Inverse, Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions
 12.1 Composition of Functions
 12.2 Inverse Functions
 12.3 Exponential Functions
 12.4 Logarithmic Functions
 12.5 Properties of Logarithms
 12.6 Common and Natural Logarithms
 12.7 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations and Their Applications
 Nonlinear Functions, Conic Sections, and Nonlinear Systems
 13.1 Additional Graphs of Functions
 13.2 Circles and Ellipses
 13.3 Hyperbolas and Functions Defined by Radicals
 13.4 Nonlinear Systems of Equations
 13.5 SecondDegree Inequalities and Systems of Inequalities
Appendix A: Review of Exponents, Polynomials, and Factoring (Transition from Introductory to Intermediate Algebra)
Appendix B: Synthetic Division
Appendix C: Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Matrix Methods
Answers to Selected Exercises
Index
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