College Algebra, 12th edition

  • Margaret L. Lial
  • John Hornsby
  • David I. Schneider
  • Callie Daniels

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The College Algebra series, by Lial, Hornsby, Schneider, and Daniels, combines the experience of master teachers to help students develop both the conceptual understanding and the analytical skills necessary for success in mathematics. With this latest edition, the authors respond to the challenges of new student expectations and new classroom models. The Lial team is now offering a new suite of resources to support today’s instructors and students.


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Table of contents

R. Review of Basic Concepts

R-1 Sets

R-2 Real Numbers and Their Properties

R-3 Polynomials

R-4 Factoring Polynomials

R-5 Rational Expressions

R-6 Rational Exponents

R-7 Radical Expressions

 

1. Equations and Inequalities

1-1 Linear Equations

1-2 Applications and Modeling with Linear Equations

1-3 Complex Numbers

1-4 Quadratic Equations

1-5 Applications and Modeling with Quadratic Equations

1-6 Other Types of Equations and Applications

1-7 Inequalities

1-8 Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities

 

2. Graphs and Functions

2-1 Rectangular Coordinates and Graphs

2-2 Circles

2-3 Functions

2-4 Linear Functions

2-5 Equations of Lines and Linear Models

2-6 Graphs of Basic Functions

2-7 Graphing Techniques

2-8 Function Operations and Composition

 

3. Polynomial and Rational Functions

3-1 Quadratic Functions and Models

3-2 Synthetic Division

3-3 Zeros of Polynomial Functions

3-4 Polynomial Functions: Graphs, Applications, and Models

3-5 Rational Functions: Graphs, Applications, and Models

3-6 Variation

 

4. Inverse, Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions

4-1 Inverse Functions

4-2 Exponential Functions

4-3 Logarithmic Functions

4-4 Evaluating Logarithms and the Change-of-Base Theorem

4-5 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations

4-6 Applications and Models of Exponential Growth and Decay

 

5. Systems and Matrices

5-1 Systems of Linear Equations

5-2 Matrix Solution of Linear Systems

5-3 Determinant Solution of Linear Systems

5-4 Partial Fractions

5-5 Nonlinear Systems of Equations

5-6 Systems of Inequalities and Linear Programming

5-7 Properties of Matrices

5-8 Matrix Inverses

 

6. Analytic Geometry

6-1 Parabolas

6-2 Ellipses

6-3 Hyperbolas

6-4 Summary of the Conic Sections

 

7. Further Topics in Algebra

7-1 Sequences and Series

7-2 Arithmetic Sequences and Series

7-3 Geometric Sequences and Series

7-4 The Binomial Theorem

7-5 Mathematical Induction

7-6 Counting Theory

7-7 Basics of Probability

 

Glossary

Solutions to Selected Exercises

Answers to Selected Exercises

Index of Applications

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