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College Algebra with Intermediate Algebra: A Blended Course, 1st edition

  • Judith A. Beecher
  • Marvin L. Bittinger
  • Barbara L. Johnson
  • Judith A. Penna
College Algebra with Intermediate Algebra: A Blended Course

ISBN-13:  9780134555263

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For courses in Intermediate and College Algebra.


Intermediate through College Algebra: A Streamlined Experience

College Algebra with Intermediate Algebra: A Blended Course is an innovative new program from the Beecher et al. author team. Designed to meet your changing needs in Intermediate Algebra and College Algebra courses, this program eliminates the repetition in topic coverage across the traditional, two-course sequence. The result is a streamlined course experience that makes better use of time and resources. The careful arrangement of topics—one building on the next without redundancy—motivates and creates a solid foundation of knowledge. This new, streamlined approach to these courses is complemented by the authors’ innovative ability to help you “see the math” through their focus on visualization, early introduction to functions and graphing, and making connections between math concepts and the real world.


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Table of contents

Chapter R Review of Basic Algebra

Part 1 Operations

R.1 The Set of Real Numbers

R.2 Operations with Real Numbers

R.3 Exponential Notation and Order of Operations

Part 2 Manipulations

R.4 Introduction to Algebraic Expressions

R.5 Equivalent Algebraic Expressions

R.6 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions

R.7 Properties of Exponents and Scientific Notation


1 Solving Linear Equations and Inequalities

1.1 Solving Equations

1.2 Formulas and Applications

1.3 Applications and Problem Solving

1.4 Sets, Inequalities, and Interval Notation

1.5 Intersections, Unions, and Compound Inequalities

1.6 Absolute-Value Equations and Inequalities

2 Graphs, Functions, and Applications

2.1 Graphs of Equations

2.2 Functions and Graphs

2.3 Finding Domain and Range

2.4 The Algebra of Functions

2.5 Linear Functions: Graphs and Slope

2.6 More on Graphing Linear Equations

2.7 Finding Equations of Lines; Applications

3 Systems of Equations

3.1 Systems of Equations in Two Variables

3.2 Solving by Substitution

3.3 Solving by Elimination

3.4 Solving Applied Problems: Two Equations

3.5 Systems of Equations in Three Variables

3.6 Solving Applied Problems: Three Equations

3.7 Systems of Inequalities and Linear Programming

4 Polynomials and Polynomial Functions

4.1 Introduction to Polynomials and Polynomial Functions

4.2 Multiplication of Polynomials

4.3 Introduction to Factoring

4.4 Factoring Trinomials: x2 + bx + c

4.5 Factoring Trinomials: ax2 + bx + c, a  _1

4.6 Special Factoring

4.7 Factoring: A General Strategy

4.8 Applications of Polynomial Equations and Functions

5 Rational Expressions, Equations, and Functions

5.1 Rational Expressions and Functions: Multiplying, Dividing, and Simplifying

5.2 LCMs, LCDs, Addition, and Subtraction

5.3 Division of Polynomials

5.4 Complex Rational Expressions

5.5 Solving Rational Equations

5.6 Applications and Proportions

5.7 Formulas and Applications

5.8 Variation and Applications

6 Radical Expressions, Equations, and Functions

6.1 Radical Expressions and Functions

6.2 Rational Numbers as Exponents

6.3 Simplifying Radical Expressions

6.4 Addition, Subtraction, and More Mult

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