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Intermediate Algebra, 12th edition

  • Margaret Lial
  • John Hornsby
  • Terry McGinnis

Published by Pearson (December 30th 2014) - Copyright © 2016

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Intermediate Algebra

ISBN-13: 9780321969354

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Overview

Is there anything more beautiful than an “A” in Algebra? Not to the Lial team! Marge Lial, John Hornsby, and Terry McGinnis write their textbooks and accompanying resources with one goal in mind: giving students and teachers all the tools they need to achieve success. With this revision of the Lial Developmental Algebra Series, the team has further refined the presentation and exercises throughout the text. They offer several exciting new resources for students and teachers that will provide extra help when needed, regardless of the learning environment (traditional, lab-based, hybrid, online)–new study skills activities in the text, and more.

 

KEY TOPICS:  Review of the Real Number System; Linear Equations, Inequalities, and Applications; Linear Equations, Graphs, and Functions; Systems of Linear Equations; Exponents, Polynomials, and Polynomial Functions; Factoring; Rational Expressions and Functions; Roots, Radicals, and Root Functions; Quadratic Equations, Inequalities, and Functions; Inverse, Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions; Synthetic Division; Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Matrix Methods; Determinants and Cramer’s Rule; Piecewise Linear Functions; Conic Sections; Nonlinear Systems of Equations; Second-Degree Inequalities and Systems of Inequalities; Linear Programming; Sequences and Series; The Binomial Theorem

 

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Table of contents

Preface

            Study Skills: Using Your Math Textbook

 

R. Review of the Real Number System

R.1 Basic Concepts

R.2 Operations on Real Numbers

R.3 Exponents, Roots, and Order of Operations

R.4 Properties of Real Numbers

            Chapter R Summary

            Chapter R Test

 

            Study Skills: Reading Your Math Textbook

 

1. Linear Equations, Inequalities, and Applications

1.1 Linear Equations in One Variable

            Study Skills: Completing Your Homework

1.2 Formulas and Percent

            Study Skills: Taking Lecture Notes

1.3 Applications of Linear Equations

1.4 Further Applications of Linear Equations

            Summary Exercises: Applying Problem-Solving Techniques

1.5 Linear Inequalities in One Variable

            Study Skills: Using Study Cards

1.6 Set Operations and Compound Inequalities

            Study Skills: Using Study Cards Revisited

1.7 Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities

            Summary Exercises: Solving Linear and Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities

            Study Skills: Reviewing a Chapter

            Chapter 1 Summary

            Chapter 1 Review Exercises

            Chapter 1 Mixed Review Exercises

            Chapter 1 Test

 

2. Linear Equations, Graphs, and Functions

2.1 Linear Equations in Two Variables

            Study Skills: Managing Your Time

2.2 The Slope of a Line

2.3 Writing Equations of Lines

            Study Skills: Taking Math Tests

            Summary Exercises: Finding Slopes and Equations of Lines

2.4 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables

2.5 Introduction to Relations and Functions

            Study Skills: Analyzing Your Test Results

2.6 Function Notation and Linear Functions

   

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