Algebra for College Students

ISBN-10: 0136129080

ISBN-13: 9780136129080

Edition: 3rd 2008

List price: $206.00
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"Algebra for College Students "is typically used in a very comprehensive 1-semester Intermediate Algebra course serving as a gateway course to other college-level mathematics courses. The goal of the Intermediate Algebra course is to provide students with the mathematical skills that are prerequisites for courses such as College Algebra, Elementary Statistics, Liberal-Arts Math and Mathematics for Teachers. This Algebra for College students text may also be used in a 1-semester, lower-level College Algebra course as a prerequisite to Precalculus.
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List price: $206.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/7/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 928
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.884
Language: English

Preface To the Student
Basic Concepts
Study Skills for Success in Mathematics, and Using a Calculator
Sets and Other Basic Concepts
Properties of and Operations with Real Numbers
Order of Operations Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 1.1
Scientific Notation
Equations and Inequalities
Solving Linear Equations
Problem Solving and Using Formulas
Applications of Algebra Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 2.1
Additional Application Problems
Solving Linear Inequalities
Solving Equations and Inequalities Containing Absolute Values
Graphs and Functions
Linear Functions: Graphs and Applications
The Slope-Intercept Form of a Linear Equation Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 3.1
The Point-Slope Form of a Linear Equation
The Algebra of Functions
Graphing Linear Inequalities
Systems of Equations and Inequalities
Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables
Systems of Linear Equations: Applications and Problem Solving Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 4.1
Solving Systems of Equations Using Matrices
Solving Systems of Equations Using Determinants and Cramers Rule
Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities
Polynomials and Polynomial Functions
Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
Multiplication of Polynomials
Division of Polynomials and Synthetic Division
Factoring a Monomial from a Polynomial and Factoring by Grouping Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 5.1
Factoring Trinomials
Special Factoring Formulas
A General Review of Factoring
Polynomial Equations
Rational Expressions and Equations
The Domains of Rational Functions and Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions
Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions
Complex Fractions
Solving Rational Equations Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 6.1
Rational Equations: Applications and Problem Solving
Roots, Radicals, and Complex Numbers
Roots and Radicals
Rational Exponents
Simplifying Radicals
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