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Intermediate Algebra, 5th edition

  • Elayn Martin-Gay

Published by Pearson (January 13th 2015) - Copyright © 2016

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Intermediate Algebra

ISBN-13: 9780321978592

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Elayn Martin-Gay's developmental math program is motivated by her firm belief that every student can succeed. Martin-Gay's focus on the student shapes her clear, accessible writing, inspires her constant pedagogical innovations, and contributes to the popularity and effectiveness of her video resources. This revision of Martin-Gay's worktext series continues her focus on students and what they need to be successful.

KEY TOPICS: Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions; Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving; Graphs and Functions; Systems of Equations and Inequalities; Polynomials and Polynomial Functions; Rational Expressions; Rational Exponents, Radicals, and Complex Numbers; Quadratic Equations and Functions; Exponential and Logarithmic Functions; Conic Sections; Fractions; Solving Systems of Equations Using Determinants; An Introduction to Using a Graphing Utility; Stretching and Compressing Graphs of Absolute Value Functions; Review of Angles, Lines, and Special Triangles


MARKET: For all readers interested in basic mathematics, prealgebra, and algebra.

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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

    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

    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

    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



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