Beginning Algebra, 8th edition
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Overview
Beginning Algebra gives you a solid foundation in algebra and is ideal for students who might not have previous algebra experience. Author Elayn MartinGay believes that every student can succeed in math; students' needs inspire her clear, accessible writing along with her popular and effective video materials. Beginning Algebra provides the most uptodate, relevant presentation for your next math course, or for nonmathematical courses that require an understanding of algebraic fundamentals. The 8th Edition is updated and enhanced with a new design throughout that helps you easily use the text, software and video program, and Video Notebook as an integrated learning system; it increases emphasis on study skills and much more.
Published by Pearson (January 6th 2023)  Copyright © 2023
ISBN13: 9780137573134
Subject: Developmental Math
Category: Beginning Algebra
Table of contents
 Review of Real Numbers
 1.1 Study Skill Tips for Success in Mathematics
 1.2 Symbols and Sets of Numbers
 1.3 Fractions and Mixed Numbers
 1.4 Exponents, Order of Operations, Variable Expressions, and Equations
 1.5 Adding Real Numbers
 1.6 Subtracting Real Numbers
 MidChapter Review: Operations on Real Numbers
 1.7 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers
 1.8 Properties of Real Numbers
 Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving
 2.1 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
 2.2 The Addition Property of Equality
 2.3 The Multiplication Property of Equality
 2.4 Solving Linear Equations
 MidChapter Review: Solving Linear Equations
 2.5 An Introduction to Problem Solving
 2.6 Formulas and Problem Solving
 2.7 Percent and Mixture Problem Solving
 2.8 Further Problem Solving
 2.9 Solving Linear Inequalities
 Graphing
 3.1 Reading Graphs and the Rectangular Coordinate System
 3.2 Graphing Linear Equations
 3.3 Intercepts
 3.4 Slope and Rate of Change
 MidChapter Review: Summary on Slope and Graphing Linear Equations
 3.5 Equations of Lines
 3.6 Functions
 Solving 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 Addition
 MidChapter Review: Solving Systems of Equations
 4.4 Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving
 4.5 Graphing Linear Inequalities
 4.6 Systems of Linear Inequalities
 Exponents and Polynomials
 5.1 Exponents
 5.2 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
 5.3 Multiplying Polynomials
 5.4 Special Products
 MidChapter Review: Exponents and Operations on Polynomials
 5.5 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation
 5.6 Dividing Polynomials
 Factoring Polynomials
 6.1 The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping
 6.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Form x^{2} + bx + c
 6.3 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax^{2} + bx + c and Perfect Square Trinomials
 6.4 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax^{2} + bx + c by Grouping
 6.5 Factoring Binomials
 MidChapter Review: Choosing a Factoring Strategy
 6.6 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
 6.7 Quadratic Equations and Problem Solving
 Rational Expressions
 7.1 Simplifying Rational Expressions
 7.2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
 7.3 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with Common Denominators and Least Common Denominator
 7.4 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with Unlike Denominators
 7.5 Solving Equations Containing Rational Expressions
 MidChapter Review: Summary on Rational Expressions
 7.6 Proportion and Problem Solving with Rational Equations
 7.7 Variation and Problem Solving
 7.8 Simplifying Complex Fractions
 Roots and Radicals
 8.1 Introduction to Radicals
 8.2 Simplifying Radicals
 8.3 Adding and Subtracting Radicals
 8.4 Multiplying and Dividing Radicals
 MidChapter Review: Simplifying Radicals
 8.5 Solving Equations Containing Radicals
 8.6 Radical Equations and Problem Solving
 8.7 Rational Exponents
 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
 MidChapter Review: Summary on Solving Quadratic Equations
 9.4 Complex Solutions of Quadratic Equations
 9.5 Graphing Quadratic Equations
Appendices
 Geometry
 Additional Exercises on Proportion and Proportion Applications
 Operations on Decimals
 Mean, Median, Range and Introduction to Statistics/Mode
 Tables
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