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To the student preface | |

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The Real Numbers | |

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Sets | |

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The Real Numbers | |

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Operations on the Set of Real Numbers | |

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Evaluating Expressions | |

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Properties of the Real Numbers | |

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Using the Properties | |

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Wrap-Up • Summary • Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power • Review Exercises • | |

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Test • Critical Thinking | |

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Linear Equations and Inequalities in One Variable | |

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Linear Equations in One Variable | |

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Formulas and Functions | |

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Applications | |

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Inequalities | |

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Compound Inequalities | |

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Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities | |

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Wrap-Up • Summary • Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power • Review Exercises • | |

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Test • Making Connections | |

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A review of Chapters 1-2 • Critical Thinking | |

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Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables | |

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Graphing Lines in the Coordinate Plane | |

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Slope of a Line | |

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Three Forms for the Equation of a Line | |

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Linear Inequalities and Their Graphs | |

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Functions and Relations | |

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Wrap-Up • Summary • Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power • Review Exercises • | |

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Test • Making Connections | |

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a review of Chapters 1-3 • Critical Thinking | |

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Systems of Linear Equations | |

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Solving Systems by Graphing and Substitution | |

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The Addition Method | |

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Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables | |

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Solving Linear Systems Using Matrices | |

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Determinants and Cramer’s Rule | |

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Linear Programming | |

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Wrap-Up • Summary • Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power • Review Exercises • | |

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Test • Making Connections | |

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a review of Chapters 1-4 • Critical Thinking | |

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Exponents and Polynomials | |

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Integral Exponents and Scientific Notation | |

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The Power Rules | |

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Polynomials and Polynomial Functions | |

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Multiplying Binomials | |

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Factoring Polynomials | |

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Factoring axï¿½ + bx + c | |

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Factoring Strategy | |

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Solving Equations by Factoring | |

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Wrap-Up • Summary • Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power • Review Exercises • | |

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Test • Making Connections | |

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a review of Chapters 1-5 • Critical Thinking | |

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Rational Expressions and Functions | |

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Properties of Rational Expressions and Functions | |

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Multiplication and Division | |

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Addition and Subtraction | |

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Complex Fractions | |

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Division of Polynomials | |

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Solving Equations Involving Rational Expressions | |

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Applications | |

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Wrap-Up • Summary • Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power • Review Exercises • | |

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Test • Making Connections | |

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a review of Chapters 1-6 • Critical Thinking | |

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Radicals and Rational Exponents | |

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Radicals | |

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Rational Exponents | |

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Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Radicals | |

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Quotients, Powers, and Rationalizing Denominators | |

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Solving Equations with Radicals and Exponents | |

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Complex Numbers | |

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Wrap-Up • Summary • Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power • Review Exercises • | |

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Test • Making Connections | |

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a review of Chapters 1-7 • Critical Thinking | |

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Quadratic Equations, Functions, and Inequalities | |

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Factoring and Completing the Square | |

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The Quadratic Formula | |

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More on Quadratic Equations | |

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Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs | |

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Quadratic and Rational Inequalities | |

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Wrap-Up • Summary • Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power • Review Exercises • | |

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Test & | |