Beginning & Intermediate Algebra, 7th edition
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Overview
Beginning & Intermediate 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 & 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 7th 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 (August 18th 2023)  Copyright © 2023
ISBN13: 9780137644131
Subject: Developmental Math
Category: Beginning & Intermediate Algebra Combined
Table of contents
1. 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
 1.7 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers
 1.8 Properties of Real Numbers
2. Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving
 2.1 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
 2.2 The Addition and Multiplication Properties of Equality
 2.3 Solving Linear Equations
 2.4 An Introduction to Problem Solving
 2.5 Formulas and Problem Solving
 2.6 Percent and Mixture Problem Solving
 2.7 Further Problem Solving
 2.8 Solving Linear Inequalities
3. 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
 3.5 Equation of Lines
 3.6 Functions
4. Solving Systems of Linear Equations
 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
 4.4 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables
 4.5 Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving
5. Exponents and Polynomials
 5.1 Exponents
 5.2 Polynomial Functions and Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
 5.3 Multiplying Polynomials
 5.4 Special Products
 5.5 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation
 5.6 Dividing Polynomials
 5.7 Synthetic Division and the Remainder Theorem
6. 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
 6.6 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
 6.7 Quadratic Equations and Problem Solving
7. Rational Expressions
 7.1 Rational Functions and 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
 7.6 Proportion and Problem Solving with Rational Equations
 7.7 Simplifying Complex Fractions
8. More on Functions and Graphs
 8.1 Graphing and Writing Linear Functions
 8.2 Reviewing Function Notation and Graphing Nonlinear Functions
 8.3 Graphing PiecewiseDefined Functions and Shifting and Reflecting Graphs of Functions
 8.4 Variation and Problem Solving
9. Inequalities and Absolute Value
 9.1 Compound Inequalities
 9.2 Absolute Value Equations
 9.3 Absolute Value Inequalities
 9.4 Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables and Systems of Linear Inequalities
10. Rational Exponents, Radicals, and Complex Numbers
 10.1 Radicals and Radical Functions
 10.2 Rational Exponents
 10.3 Simplifying Radical Expressions
 10.4 Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Radical Expressions
 10.5 Rationalizing Denominators and Numerators of Radical Expressions
 10.6 Radical Equations and Problem Solving
 10.7 Complex Numbers
11. Quadratic Equations and Functions
 11.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
 11.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula
 11.3 Solving Equations by Using Quadratic Methods
 11.4 Nonlinear Inequalities in One Variable
 11.5 Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs
 11.6 Further Graphing of Quadratic Functions
12. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
 12.1 The Algebra of Functions; Composite Functions
 12.2 Inverse Functions
 12.3 Exponential Functions
 12.4 Exponential Growth and Decay Functions
 12.5 Logarithmic Functions
 12.6 Properties of Logarithms
 12.7 Common Logarithms, Natural Logarithms, and Change of Base
 12.8 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations and Problem Solving
13. Conic Sections
 13.1 The Parabola and the Circle
 13.2 The Ellipse and the Hyperbola
 13.3 Solving Nonlinear Systems of Equations
 13.4 Nonlinear Inequalities and Systems of Inequalities
14. Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem
 14.1 Sequences
 14.2 Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
 14.3 Series
 14.4 Partial Sums of Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
 14.5 The Binomial Theorem
Appendix A: Operations on Decimals/Table of Percent, Decimal, and Fraction Equivalents
Appendix B: Review of Algebra Topics
Appendix C: An Introduction to Using a Graphing Utility
Appendix D: Solving Systems of Equations by Matrices
Appendix E: Solving Systems of Equations Using Determinants
Appendix F: Mean, Median, Mode
Appendix G: Review of Angles, Lines, and Special Triangles
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