Beginning and Intermediate Algebra with Applications and Visualization

ISBN-10: 0321500059

ISBN-13: 9780321500052

Edition: 2nd 2009

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KEY MESSAGE:Gary Rockswold and Terry Kriegerfocus on teaching algebra in context, giving readers realistic and convincing answers to the perennial question, ldquo;When will I ever use this?rdquo; The authorsrsquo; consistent use of real data, graphs, and tables throughout the examples and exercise sets gives meaning to the numbers and equations as readers encounter them. This new edition further enhances Rockswold and Kriegerrsquo;s focus on math in the real world with new features and updated applications to engage todayrsquo;s readers. nbsp; KEY TOPICS: Introduction to Algebra; Linear Equations and inequalities; Graphing Equations; Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables; Polynomials and Exponents; Factoring Polynomials and Solving Equations; Introduction to Rational Expressions; Linear Functions and Models; Matrices and Systems of Linear Equations; Radical Expressions and Functions; Quadratic Functions and Equations; Exponential and Logarithmic Functions; Conic Sections; Sequences and Series nbsp; MARKET: For all readers interested in algebra. nbsp;
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List price: $186.67
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Publication date: 1/3/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1116
Size: 9.00" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 5.038
Language: English

Introduction to Algebra
Numbers, Variables, and Expressions
Exponents and Order of Operations
Real Numbers and the Number Line
Addition and Subtraction of Real Numbers
Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers
Properties of Real Numbers
Simplifying and Writing Algebraic Expressions
Linear Equations and inequalities
Introduction to Equations
Linear Equations
Introduction to Problem Solving
Linear inequalities
Chapters 1-2 Cumulative Review
Graphing Equations
Introduction to Graphing
Linear Equations in Two Variables
More Graphing of Lines
Slope and Rates of Change
Slope-intercept Form
Point-Slope Form
Introduction to Modeling
Chapters 1-3 Cumulative Review
Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
Solving Systems of Linear Equations Graphically and Numerically
Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution
Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Elimination
Systems of Linear inequalities
Chapters 1-4 Cumulative Review
Polynomials and Exponents
Rules for Exponents
Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
Multiplication of Polynomials
Special Products
Integer Exponents and the Quotient Rule
Division of Polynomials
Chapters 1-5 Cumulative Review
Factoring Polynomials and Solving Equations
Introduction to Factoring
Factoring Trinomials I (x2 + bx + c)
Factoring Trinomials II (ax2 + bx + c)
Special Types of Factoring
Summary of Factoring
Solving Equations by Factoring I (Quadratics)
Solving Equations by Factoring II (Higher Degree)
Chapters 1-6 Cumulative Review Exercises
Introduction to Rational Expressions
Introduction to Rational Expressions
Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions
Addition and Subtraction with Like Denominators
Addition and Subtraction with Unlike Denominators
Complex Fractions
Rational Equations and Formulas
Proportions and Variation
Chapters 1-7 Cumulative Review
Linear Functions and Models
Functions and Their Representations
Linear Functions
Compound inequalities
Other Functions and Their Properties
Absolute Value Equations and inequalities
Chapters 1-8 Cumulative Review
Matrices and Systems of Linear Equations
Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables
Matrix Solutions of Linear Systems
Determinants Chapters 1-9 Cumulative Review Exercises
Radical Expressions and Functions
Radical Expressions and Rational Exponents
Simplifying Radical Expressions
Operations on Radical Expressions
Radical Functions
Equations involving Radical Expressions
Complex Numbers
Chapters 1-10 Cumulative Review
Quadratic Functions and Equations
Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs
Parabolas and Modeling
Quadratic Equations
The Quadratic Formula
Quadratic inequalities
Equations in Quadratic Form
Chapters 1-11 Cumulative Review
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Composite and inverse Functions
Exponential Functions
Logarithmic Functions
Properties of Logarithms
Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
Chapters 1-12 Cumulat<$$$>
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