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Intermediate Algebra, Loose-Leaf Edition, 6th edition

Published by Pearson (June 3rd 2019) - Copyright © 2020

6th edition

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Table of contents

1. Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions

    1.1 Study Skill Tips for Success in Mathematics

    1.2 Algebraic Expressions and Sets of Numbers

    1.3 Equations, Inequalities, and Properties of Real Numbers

    1.4 Operations on Real Numbers

Integrated Review - Real Numbers

    1.5 Order of Operations and Algebraic Expressions

    1.6 Exponents and Scientific Notation

    1.7 More Work with Exponents and Scientific Notation

        Group Activity

        Vocabulary Check

        Chapter Highlights

        Chapter Review

        Chapter Test

 

2. Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving

    2.1 Linear Equations in One Variable

    2.2 An Introduction to Problem Solving

    2.3 Formulas and Problem Solving

    2.4 Linear Inequalities and Problem Solving

Integrated Review - Linear Equations and Inequalities 

    2.5 Sets and Compound Inequalities

    2.6 Absolute Value Equations

    2.7 Absolute Value Inequalities

        Group Activity

        Vocabulary Check

        Chapter Highlights

        Chapter Review

        Chapter Test

 

3. Graphs and Functions

    3.1 Graphing Linear Equations

    3.2 The Slope of a Line

    3.3 The Slope-Intercept Form

    3.4 More Equations of Lines

Integrated Review - Linear Equations in Two Variables

    3.5 Graphing Linear Inequalities

    3.6 Introduction to Functions

    3.7 Finding Domains and Ranges from Graphs and Graphing Piecewise-Defined Functions

    3.8 Shifting and Reflecting Graphs of Functions

        Group Activity

        Vocabulary Check

        Chapter Highlights

        Chapter Review

        Chapter Test

    

4. Systems of Equations and Inequalities

    4.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables

    4.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables

    4.3 Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving

Integrated Review - Systems of Linear Equations

    4.4 Solving Systems of Equations Using Matrices

    4.5 Systems of Linear Inequalities

        Group Activity

        Vocabulary Check

        Chapter Highlights

        Chapter Review

        Chapter Test

 

5. Polynomials and Polynomial Functions

    5.1 Polynomial Functions and Adding and Subtracting Polynomials

    5.2 Multiplying Polynomials

    5.3 Dividing Polynomials and Synthetic Division

    5.4 The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping

    5.5 Factoring Trinomials

    5.6 Factoring by Special Products

Integrated Review - Operations on Polynomials and Factoring Strategies 

    5.7 Solving Equations by Factoring and Solving Problems

        Group Activity

        Vocabulary Check

        Chapter Highlights

        Chapter Review

        Chapter Test

 

6. Rational Expressions

    6.1 Rational Functions and Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions

    6.2 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions

    6.3 Simplifying Complex Fractions

    6.4 Solving Equations Containing Rational Expressions

Integrated Review - Expressions and Equations Containing Rational Expressions

    6.5 Rational Equations and Problem Solving

    6.6 Variation and Problem Solving

        Group Activity

        Vocabulary Check

        Chapter Highlights

        Chapter Review

        Chapter Test

 

7. Rational Exponents, Radicals, and Complex Numbers

    7.1 Radical Expressions and Radical Functions

    7.2 Rational Exponents

    7.3 Simplifying Radical Expressions

    7.4 Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Radical Expressions

    7.5 Rationalizing Numerators and Denominators of Radical Expressions

Integrated Review - Radicals and Rational Exponents

    7.6 Radical Equations and Problem Solving

    7.7 Complex Numbers

        Group Activity

        Vocabulary Check

        Chapter Highlights

        Chapter Review

        Chapter Test

 

8. Quadratic Equations and Functions

    8.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square

    8.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Using the Quadratic Formula

    8.3 Solving Equations by Using Quadratic Methods

Integrated Review - Summary on Quadratic 

    8.4 Nonlinear Inequalities in One Variable

    8.5 Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs

    8.6 Further Graphing of Quadratic Functions

        Group Activity

        Vocabulary Check

        Chapter Highlights

        Chapter Review

        Chapter Test

 

9. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

    9.1 The Algebra of Functions

    9.2 Inverse Functions

    9.3 Exponential Functions

    9.4 Exponential Growth and Decay Functions

    9.5 Logarithmic Functions

    9.6 Properties of Logarithms

Integrated Review - Functions and Properties of Logarithms

    9.7 Common Logarithms, Natural Logarithms, and Change of Base

    9.8 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations and Problem Solving

        Group Activity

        Vocabulary Check

        Chapter Highlights

        Chapter Review

        Chapter Test

 

10. Conic Sections

    10.1 The Parabola and the Circle

    10.2 The Ellipse and the Hyperbola

Integrated Review - Graphing Conic Sections

    10.3 Solving Nonlinear Systems of Equations

    10.4 Nonlinear Inequalities and Systems of Inequalities

        Group Activity

        Vocabulary Check

        Chapter Highlights

        Chapter Review

        Chapter Test

 

Appendices

Appendix A: Fractions

Appendix B: Solving Systems of Equations Using Determinants

Appendix C: An Introduction to Using a Graphing Utility

Appendix D: Stretching and Compressing Graphs of Absolute Value Functions

Appendix E: Review of Angles, Lines, and Special Triangles


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