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Preface | |

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Diagnostic Pretest | |

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Prealgebra Review | |

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Simplifying Fractions | |

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Adding and Subtracting Fractions | |

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Multiplying and Dividing Fractions | |

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Using Decimals | |

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How Am I Doing? Sections 0.1-0.4 | |

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Percents, Rounding, and Estimating | |

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Using the Mathematics Blueprint for Problem Solving | |

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Use Math to Save Money | |

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Organizer | |

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Review Problems | |

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How Am I Doing? Chapter 0 Test | |

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Math Coach | |

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Real Numbers and Variables | |

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Adding Real Numbers | |

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Subtracting Real Numbers | |

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Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers | |

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Exponents | |

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The Order of Operations | |

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How Am I Doing? Sections 1.1-1.5 | |

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Using the Distributive Property to Simplify Algebraic Expressions | |

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Combining Like Terms | |

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Using Substitution to Evaluate Algebraic Expressions and Formulas | |

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Grouping Symbols | |

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Use Math to Save Money | |

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Organizer | |

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Review Problems | |

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How Am I Doing? Chapter 1 Test | |

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Math Coach | |

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Equations, Inequalities, and Applications | |

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The Addition Principle of Equality | |

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The Multiplication Principle of Equality | |

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Using the Addition and Multiplication Principles Together | |

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Solving Equations with Fractions | |

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How Am I Doing? Sections 2.1-2.4 | |

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Translating English Phrases into Algebraic Expressions | |

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Using Equations to Solve Word Problems | |

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Solving Word Problems: The Value of Money and Percents | |

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Solving Inequalities in One Variable | |

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Use Math to Save Money | |

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Review Problems | |

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How Am I Doing? Chapter 2 Test | |

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Math Coach | |

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Graphing and Functions | |

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The Rectangular Coordinate System | |

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Graphing Linear Equations | |

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The Slope of a Line | |

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How Am I Doing? Sections 3.1-3.3 | |

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Writing the Equation of a Line | |

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Graphing Linear Inequalities | |

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Functions | |

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Review Problems | |

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How Am I Doing? Chapter 3 Test | |

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Math Coach | |

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Systems of Equations | |

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Solving a System of Equations in Two Variables by Graphing | |

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Solving a System of Equations in Two Variables by the Substitution Method | |

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Solving a System of Equations in Two Variables by the Addition Method | |

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How Am I Doing? Sections 4.1-4.3 | |

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Review of Methods for Solving Systems | |

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Solving Word Problems Using Systems of Equations | |

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Use Math to Save Money | |

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Review Problems | |

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How Am I Doing? Chapter 4 Test | |

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Math Coach | |

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Exponents and Polynomials | |

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The Rules of Exponents | |

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Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation | |

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Fundamental Polynomial Operations | |

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How Am I Doing? Sections 5.1-5.3 | |

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Multiplying Polynomials | |

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Multiplication: Special Cases | |

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Dividing Polynomials | |

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Review Problems | |

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How Am I Doing? Chapter 5 Test | |

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Factoring | |

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Removing a Common Factor | |

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Factoring by Grouping | |

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Factoring Trinomials of the Form x2 + bx + c | |

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Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c | |

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How Am I Doing? Sections 6.1-6.4 | |

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Special Cases of Factoring | |

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A Brief Review of Factoring | |

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Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring | |

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Review Problems | |

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How Am I Doing? Chapter 6 Test | |

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Cumulative Test for Chapters 0-6 | |

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Rational Expressions and Equations | |

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Simplifying Rational Expressions | |

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Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions | |

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Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions | |

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How Am I Doing? Sections 7.1-7.3 | |

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Simplifying Complex Rational Expressions | |

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Solving Equations Involving Rational Expressions | |

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Ratio, Proportion, and Other Applied Problems | |

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Review Problems | |

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How Am I Doing? Chapter 7 Test | |

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Radicals | |

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Square Roots | |

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Simplifying Radical Expressions | |

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Adding and Subtracting Radical Expressions | |

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Multiplying Radical Expressions | |

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How Am I Doing? Sections 8.1-8.4 | |

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Dividing Radical Expressions | |

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The Pythagorean Theorem and Radical Equations | |

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Word Problems Involving Radicals: Direct and Inverse Variation | |

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Review Problems | |

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How Am I Doing? Chapter 8 Test | |

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Math Coach | |

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Quadratic Equations | |

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Introduction to Quadratic Equations | |

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Using the Square Root Property and Completing the Square to Find Solutions | |

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Using the Quadratic Formula to Find Solutions | |

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How Am I Doing? Sections 9.1-9.3 | |

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Graphing Quadratic Equations | |

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Formulas and Applied Problems | |

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Use Math to Save Money | |

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Review Problems | |

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How Am I Doing? Chapter 9 Test | |

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Math Coach | |

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Practice Final Examination | |

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Table of Square Roots | |

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Practice with Operations of Whole Numbers | |

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The Point-Slope Form of a Line | |

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Solutions to Practice Problems | |

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Answers to Selected Exercises | |

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Glossary | |

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Subject Index | |

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Photo Credits | |

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Index of Applications (Available in MyMathLab) | |