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Overview
Intermediate Algebra: Concepts and Applications helps you understand and apply mathematical concepts, preparing you to transition from skillsbased math to the more conceptoriented math you'll need for collegelevel courses. The authors' approach encourages the criticalthinking skills needed to achieve this: the ability to reason mathematically, communicate mathematically, and identify/solve mathematical problems.
The 11th Edition features carefully reviewed and revised narrative, examples and exercises. Abundant new features include more resources for review and preparation, while maintaining the strong emphasis on critical thinking and making connections between concepts.
Published by Pearson (February 20th 2024)  Copyright © 2025
ISBN13: 9780137969661
Subject: Developmental Math
Category: Intermediate Algebra
Overview
 J. JustinTime Review
 J.1 The Factors of a Number
 J.2 Prime Factorizations
 J.3 Multiplying and Dividing with Fraction Notation
 J.4 Adding and Subtracting with Fraction Notation
 J.5 Converting between Percent Notation and Decimal Notation
 J.6 Unit Conversion
 J.7 Order for the Real Numbers
 J.8 Graphing Inequalities on the Number Line
 J.9 Exponential Notation
 J.10 Order of Operations
 J.11 Evaluating Algebraic Expressions
 J.12 Equivalent Fraction Expressions
 J.13 Combining Like Terms
 J.14 Removing Parentheses and Combining Like Terms
 1. Algebra and Problem Solving
 1.1 Some Basics of Algebra
 1.2 Operations and Properties of Real Numbers
 1.3 Solving Equations
 MidChapter Review
 1.4 Introduction to Problem Solving
 1.5 Formulas, Models, and Geometry
 Connecting the Concepts
 1.6 Properties of Exponents
 Exploring the Concept
 1.7 Scientific Notation
 Translating for Success
 Collaborative Activity
 DecisionMaking Connection
 Study Summary
 Review Exercises: Chapter 1
 Test: Chapter 1
 2. Graphs, Functions, and Linear Equations
 2.1 Graphs
 2.2 Functions
 2.3 Linear Functions: Slope, Graphs, and Models
 Exploring the Concept
 2.4 Another Look at Linear Graphs
 Algebraic Graphical Connection
 MidChapter Review
 2.5 Equations of Lines and Modeling
 Connecting the Concepts
 2.6 The Algebra of Functions
 Visualizing For Success
 Collaborative Activity
 DecisionMaking Connection
 Study Summary
 Review Exercises: Chapter 2
 Test: Chapter 2
 Cumulative Review: Chapters 12
 3. Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving
 3.1 Systems of Equations in Two Variables Algebraic Graphical Connection
 3.2 Solving by Substitution or Elimination Connecting the Concepts
 3.3 Solving Applications: Systems of Two Equations Exploring the Concept
 3.4 Systems of Equations in Three Variables MidChapter Review
 3.5 Solving Applications: Systems of Three Equations
 3.6 Matrices
 3.7 Elimination Using Matrices
 3.8 Determinants and Cramer's Rule
 3.9 Business and Economics Applications
 Visualizing For Success
 Collaborative Activity
 DecisionMaking Connection
 Study Summary
 Review Exercises: Chapter 3
 Test: Chapter 3
 Cumulative Review: Chapters 13
 4. Inequalities and Problem Solving
 4.1 Inequalities and Applications
 4.2 Intersections, Unions, and Compound Inequalities
 4.3 AbsoluteValue Equations and Inequalities
 Exploring the Concept
 MidChapter Review
 4.4 Inequalities in Two Variables
 Connecting the Concepts
 4.5 Applications Using Linear Programming
 Visualizing For Success
 Collaborative Activity
 DecisionMaking Connection
 Study Summary
 Review Exercises: Chapter 4
 Test: Chapter 4
 Cumulative Review: Chapters 14
 5. Polynomials and Polynomial Functions
 5.1 Introduction to Polynomials and Polynomial Functions
 5.2 Multiplication of Polynomials
 Algebraic Graphical Connection
 5.3 Common Factors and Factoring by Grouping
 5.4 Factoring Trinomials
 MidChapter Review
 5.5 Factoring PerfectSquare Trinomials and Differences of Squares
 5.6 Factoring Sums or Differences of Cubes
 5.7 Factoring: A General Strategy
 5.8 Applications of Polynomial Equations
 Exploring the Concept
 Connecting the Concepts
 Visualizing For Success
 Collaborative Activity
 DecisionMaking Connection
 Study Summary
 Review Exercises: Chapter 5
 Test: Chapter 5
 Cumulative Review: Chapters 15
 6. Rational Expressions, Equations, and Functions
 6.1 Rational Expressions and Functions: Multiplying and Dividing
 6.2 Rational Expressions and Functions: Adding and Subtracting
 6.3 Complex Rational Expressions
 6.4 Rational Equations
 Algebraic Graphical Connection
 Connecting the Concepts
 MidChapter Review
 6.5 Solving Applications Using Rational Equations
 6.6 Division of Polynomials
 6.7 Synthetic Division and the Remainder Theorem
 6.8 Formulas, Applications, and Variation
 Visualizing For Success
 Collaborative Activity
 DecisionMaking Connection
 Study Summary
 Review Exercises: Chapter 6
 Test: Chapter 6
 Cumulative Review: Chapters 16
 7. Exponents and Radicals
 7.1 Radical Expressions and Functions
 7.2 Rational Numbers as Exponents
 7.3 Multiplying Radical Expressions
 7.4 Dividing Radical Expressions
 7.5 Expressions Containing Several Radical Terms
 Connecting the Concepts
 MidChapter Review
 7.6 Solving Radical Equations
 7.7 The Distance Formula, the Midpoint Formula, and Other Applications
 7.8 The Complex Numbers
 Visualizing For Success
 Collaborative Activity
 DecisionMaking Connection
 Study Summary
 Review Exercises: Chapter 7
 Test: Chapter 7
 Cumulative Review: Chapters 17<
 8. Quadratic Functions and Equations
 8.1 Quadratic Equations
 Algebraic Graphical Connection
 8.2 The Quadratic Formula
 Connecting the Concepts
 8.3 Studying Solutions of Quadratic Equations
 8.4 Applications Involving Quadratic Equations
 8.5 Equations Reducible to Quadratic
 MidChapter Review
 8.6 Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs
 8.7 More About Graphing Quadratic Functions
 Algebraic Graphical Connection
 8.8 Problem Solving and Quadratic Functions
 8.9 Polynomial Inequalities and Rational Inequalities
 Algebraic Graphical Connection
 Visualizing For Success
 Collaborative Activity
 DecisionMaking Connection
 Study Summary
 Review Exercises: Chapter 8
 Test: Chapter 8
 Cumulative Review: Chapters 18
 9. Exponential Functions and Logarithmic Functions
 9.1 Composite Functions and Inverse Functions
 9.2 Exponential Functions
 9.3 Logarithmic Functions
 9.4 Properties of Logarithmic Functions
 MidChapter Review
 9.5 Common Logarithms and Natural Logarithms
 9.6 Solving Exponential Equations and Logarithmic Equations
 Connecting the Concepts
 9.7 Applications of Exponential Functions and Logarithmic Functions
 Visualizing For Success
 Collaborative Activity
 DecisionMaking Connection
 Study Summary
 Review Exercises: Chapter 9
 Test: Chapter 9
 Cumulative Review: Chapters 19
 10. Conic Sections
 10.1 Conic Sections: Parabolas and Circles
 10.2 Conic Sections: Ellipses
 10.3 Conic Sections: Hyperbolas
 Connecting the Concepts
 MidChapter Review
 10.4 Nonlinear Systems of Equations
 Visualizing For Success
 Collaborative Activity
 DecisionMaking Connection
 Study Summary
 Review Exercises: Chapter 10
 Test: Chapter 10
 Cumulative Review: Chapters 110
 11. Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem
 11.1 Sequences and Series
 11.2 Arithmetic Sequences and Series
 11.3 Geometric Sequences and Series
 Connecting the Concepts
 MidChapter Review
 11.4 The Binomial Theorem
 Visualizing For Success
 Collaborative Activity
 DecisionMaking Connection
 Study Summary
 Review Exercises: Chapter 9
 Test: Chapter 9
 Cumulative Review: Chapters 19
Answers
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Subject Index
Index of Applications
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