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List of Applications | |

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List of Focus on Real-Data Applications | |

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Preface | |

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Feature Walk-Through | |

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An Introduction to Scientific Calculators | |

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To the Student | |

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Diagnostic Pretest | |

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Prealgebra Review | |

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Fractions | |

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Decimals and Percents | |

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The Real Number System | |

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Exponents, Order of Operations, and Inequality | |

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Variables, Expressions, and Equations | |

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Real Numbers and the Number Line | |

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Adding Real Numbers | |

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Subtracting Real Numbers | |

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Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers Summary Exercises on Operations with Real Numbers | |

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Properties of Real Numbers | |

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Simplifying Expressions | |

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Summary | |

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Review Exercises | |

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Test | |

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Equations, Inequalities, and Applications | |

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The Addition Property of Equality | |

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The Multiplication Property of Equality | |

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More on Solving Linear Equations Summary Exercises on Solving Linear Equations | |

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An Introduction to Applications of Linear Equations | |

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Formulas and Applications from Geometry | |

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Ratio, Proportion, and Percent Summary Exercises on Solving Applied Problems | |

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Solving Linear Inequalities | |

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Summary | |

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Review Exercises | |

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Test | |

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Cumulative Review Exercises | |

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Graphs of Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables | |

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Reading Graphs | |

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Linear Equations in Two Variables | |

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Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables | |

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Slope of a Line | |

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Equations of Lines Summary Exercises on Graphing Linear Equations | |

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Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables | |

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Summary | |

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Review Exercises | |

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Test | |

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Cumulative Review Exercises | |

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Systems of Equations and Inequalities | |

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Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing | |

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Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution | |

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Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Elimination Summary Exercises on Solving Systems of Linear Equations | |

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Applications of Linear Systems | |

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Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities | |

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Summary | |

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Review Exercises | |

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Test | |

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Cumulative Review Exercises | |

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Exponents and Polynomials | |

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Adding and Subtracting Polynomials | |

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The Product Rule and Power Rules for Exponents | |

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Multiplying Polynomials | |

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Special Products | |

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Integer Exponents and the Quotient Rule Summary Exercises on the Rules for Exponents | |

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Dividing a Polynomial by a Monomial | |

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The Quotient of Two Polynomials | |

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An Application of Exponents: Scientific Notation | |

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Summary | |

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Review Exercises | |

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Test | |

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Cumulative Review Exercises | |

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Factoring and Applications | |

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Factors | |

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The Greatest Common Factor | |

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Factoring Trinomials | |

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Factoring Trinomials by Grouping | |

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Factoring Trinomials Using FOIL | |

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Special Factoring Techniques Summary Exercises on Factoring | |

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Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring | |

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Applications of Quadratic Equations | |

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Summary | |

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Review Exercises | |

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Test | |

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Cumulative Review Exercises | |

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Rational Expressions and Applications | |

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The Fundamental Property of Rational Expressions | |

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Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions | |

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Least Common Denominators | |

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Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions | |

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Complex Fractions | |

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Solving Equations with Rational Expressions Summary Exercises on Operations and Equations with Rational Expressions | |

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Applications of Rational Expressions | |

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Variation | |

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Summary | |

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Review Exercises | |

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Test | |

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Roots and Radicals | |

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Evaluating Roots | |

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Multiplying, Dividing, and Simplifying Radicals | |

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Adding and Subtracting Radicals | |

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Rationalizing the Denominator | |

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More Simplifying and Operations with Radicals Summary Exercises on Operations with Radicals | |

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Solving Equations with Radicals | |

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Summary | |

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Review Exercises | |

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Test | |

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Quadratic Equations | |

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Solving Quadratic Equations by the Square Root Property | |

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Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square | |

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Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula Summary Exercises on Solving Quadratic Equations | |

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Graphing Quadratic Equations | |

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Introduction to Functions | |

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Summary | |

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Review Exercises | |

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Test | |

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Cumulative Review Exercises | |

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Sets | |

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Mean, Median, and Mode | |

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Factoring Sums and Differences of Cubes | |

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Answers to Selected Exercises | |

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Index | |

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Videotape Index | |