Intermediate Algebra, 8th edition
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Overview
Intermediate Algebra gives you a solid foundation in algebra. 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. Intermediate 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: 9780137581085
Subject: Developmental Math
Category: Intermediate Algebra
Table of contents
 Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions
 1.1 Study Skill Tips for Success in Mathematics
 1.2 Algebraic Expressions and Sets of Numbers
 1.3 Operations on Real Numbers and Order of Operations
 Integrated Review: Algebraic Expressions and Operations on Whole Numbers
 1.4 Properties of Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions
 Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving
 2.1 Linear Equations in One Variable
 2.2 An Introduction to Problem Solving
 2.3 Formulas and Problem Solving
 2.4 Linear Inequalities and Problem Solving
 Integrated Review: Linear Equations and Inequalities
 2.5 Compound Inequalities
 2.6 Absolute Value Equations
 2.7 Absolute Value Inequalities
 Graphs and Functions
 3.1 Graphing Equations
 3.2 Introduction to Functions
 3.3 Graphing Linear Functions
 3.4 The Slope of a Line
 3.5 Equations of Lines
 Integrated Review: Linear Equations in Two Variables
 3.6 Graphing PiecewiseDefined Functions and Shifting and Reflecting Graphs of Functions
 3.7 Graphing Linear Inequalities
 Systems of Equations
 4.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
 4.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables
 4.3 Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving
 Integrated Review: Systems of Linear Equations
 4.4 Solving Systems of Equations by Matrices
 4.5 Systems of Linear Inequalities
 Exponents, Polynomials, and Polynomial Functions
 5.1 Exponents and Scientific Notation
 5.2 More Work with Exponents and Scientific Notation
 5.3 Polynomials and Polynomial Functions
 5.4 Multiplying Polynomials
 5.5 The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping
 5.6 Factoring Trinomials
 5.7 Factoring by Special Products
 Integrated Review: Operations on Polynomials and Factoring Strategies
 5.8 Solving Equations by Factoring and Problem Solving
 Rational Expressions
 6.1 Rational Functions and Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
 6.2 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions
 6.3 Simplifying Complex Fractions
 6.4 Dividing Polynomials: Long Division and Synthetic Division
 6.5 Solving Equations Containing Rational Expressions
 Integrated Review: Expressions and Equations Containing Rational Expressions
 6.6 Rational Equations and Problem Solving
 6.7 Variation and Problem Solving
 Rational Exponents, Radicals, and Complex Numbers
 7.1 Radicals and Radical Functions
 7.2 Rational Exponents
 7.3 Simplifying Radical Expressions
 7.4 Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Radical Expressions
 7.5 Rationalizing Denominators and Numerators of Radical Expressions
 Integrated Review: Radicals and Rational Exponents
 7.6 Radical Equations and Problem Solving
 7.7 Complex Numbers
 Quadratic Equations and Functions
 8.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
 8.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula
 8.3 Solving Equations by Using Quadratic Methods
 Integrated Review: Summary on Solving Quadratic Equations
 8.4 Nonlinear Inequalities in One Variable
 8.5 Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs
 8.6 Further Graphing of Quadratic Functions
 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
 9.1 The Algebra of Functions; Composite Functions
 9.2 Inverse Functions
 9.3 Exponential Functions
 9.4 Exponential Growth and Decay Functions
 9.5 Logarithmic Functions
 9.6 Properties of Logarithms
 Integrated Review: Functions and Properties of Logarithms
 9.7 Common Logarithms, Natural Logarithms, and Change of Base
 9.8 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations and Problem Solving
 Conic Sections
 10.1 The Parabola and the Circle
 10.2 The Ellipse and the Hyperbola
 Integrated Review: Graphing Conic Sections
 10.3 Solving Nonlinear Systems of Equations
 10.4 Nonlinear Inequalities and Systems of Inequalities
 Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem
 11.1 Sequences
 11.2 Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
 11.3 Series
 Integrated Review: Sequences and Series
 11.4 Partial Sums of Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
 11.5 The Binomial Theorem
Appendix A: Geometry
Appendix B: Stretching and Compressing Graphs of Absolute Value Functions
Appendix C: Solving Systems of Equations Using Determinants
Appendix D: An Introduction to Using a Graphing Utility
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