College Algebra with Integrated Review and Worksheets plus NEW MyLab Math with Pearson eText-- Access Card Package, 5th edition
Published by Pearson (December 24th 2014) - Copyright © 2016
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For courses in algebra and trigonometry.
This package includes MyMathLab®, textbook, and worksheets.
Visualize. Interact. Succeed.
Beecher, Penna, and Bittinger’s College Algebra is known for enabling students to “see the math” through its focus on visualization and early introduction to functions. With the Fifth Edition, the authors continue to innovate by creating and positioning review material to provide a more effective tool for teachers and students.
25 Just-In-Time review topics are placed throughout the text and MyMathLab to help students right when they need it most. This, along with the existing Mid-chapter Mixed Review exercises, Study Guide summaries, and the new MyMathLab with Integrated Review course, students have an unparalleled amount of review resources to help them be successful in the course.
Personalize learning with MyMathLab
MyMathLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. With this edition, the authors focused on developing MyMathLab features that help better prepare students and get them thinking more visually and conceptually.
Table of contents
1.1 Introduction to Graphing
1.2 Functions and Graphs
1.3 Linear Functions, Slope, and Applications
1.4 Equations of Lines and Modeling
1.5 Linear Equations, Functions, Zeros, and Applications
1.6 Solving Linear Inequalities
2. More on Functions
2.1 Increasing, Decreasing, and Piecewise Functions; Applications
2.2 The Algebra of Functions
2.3 The Composition of Functions
2.6 Variation and Applications
3. Quadratic Functions and Equations; Inequalities
3.1 The Complex Numbers
3.2 Quadratic Equations, Functions, Zeros, and Models
3.3 Analyzing Graphs of Quadratic Functions
3.4 Solving Rational Equations and Radical Equations
3.5 Solving Equations and Inequalities with Absolute Value
4. Polynomial Functions and Rational Functions
4.1 Polynomial Functions and Models
4.2 Graphing Polynomial Functions
4.3 Polynomial Division; The Remainder Theorem and the Factor Theorem
4.4 Theorems about Zeros of Polynomial Functions
4.5 Rational Functions
4.6 Polynomial Inequalities and Rational Inequalities
5. Exponential Functions and Logarithmic Functions
5.1 Inverse Functions
5.2 Exponential Functions and Graphs
5.3 Logarithmic Functions and Graphs
5.4 Properties of Logarithmic Functions
5.5 Solving Exponential Equations and Logarithmic Equations
5.6 Applications and Models: Growth and Decay; Compound Interest
6. Systems of Equations and Matrices
6.1 Systems of Equations in Two Variables
6.2 Systems of Equations in Three Variables
6.3 Matrices and Systems of Equations
6.4 Matrix Operations
6.5 Inverses of Matrices
6.6 Determinants and Cramer’s Rule
6.7 Systems of Inequalities and Linear Programming
6.8 Partial Fractions
7. Conic Sections
7.1 The Parabola
7.2 The Circle and the Ellipse
7.3 The Hyperbola
7.4 Nonlinear Systems of Equations and Inequalities
8. Sequences, Series, and Combinatorics
8.1 Sequences and Series
8.2 Arithmetic Sequences and Series
8.3 Geometric Sequences and Series
8.4 Mathematical Induction
8.5 Combinatorics: Permutations
8.6 Combinatorics: Combinations
8.7 The Binomial Theorem
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