College Algebra

ISBN-10: 0321356918

ISBN-13: 9780321356918

Edition: 4th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Mark Dugopolski

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List price: $158.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/19/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 784
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.696
Language: English

Mark Dugopolski was born and raised in Menominee, Michigan. He received a degree in mathematics education from Michigan State University and then taught high school mathematics in the Chicago area. While teaching high school, he received a master's degree in mathematics from Northern Illinois University. He then entered a doctoral program in mathematics at the University of Illinois in Champaign, where he earned his doctorate in topology in 1977. He was then appointed to the faculty at Southeastern Louisiana University, where he now holds the position of professor of mathematics. He has taught high school and college mathematics for over 30 years. He is a member of the MAA, the AMS, and the AMATYC. He has written many articles and mathematics textbooks. He has a wife and two daughters. When he is not working, he enjoys hiking, bicycling, jogging, tennis, fishing, and motorcycling.

Supplements List
Function Gallery
Real Numbers and Their Properties
Integral Exponents and Scientific Notation
Rational Exponents and Radicals
Complex Numbers
Factoring Polynomials
Rational Expressions
Chapter P Highlights
Chapter P Review Exercises
Chapter P Test
Equations, Inequalities, and Modeling
Equations in One Variable
Constructing Models to Solve Problems
Equations and Graphs in Two Variables
Linear Equations in Two Variables
Scatter Diagrams and Curve Fitting
Quadratic Equations
Linear and Absolute Value Inequalities
Chapter 1 Highlights
Chapter 1 Review Exercises
Chapter 1 Test
Tying it all Together
Functions and Graphs
Graphs of Relations and Functions
Families of Functions, Transformations, and Symmetry
Operations with Functions
Inverse Functions
Constructing Functions with Variation
Chapter 2 Highlights
Chapter 2 Review Exercises
Chapter 2 Test
Tying it all Together
Polynomial and Rational Functions
Quadratic Functions and Inequalities
Zeros of Polynomial Functions
The Theory of Equations
Miscellaneous Equations
Graphs of Polynomial Functions
Rational Functions and Inequalities
Chapter 3 Highlights
Chapter 3 Review Exercises
Chapter 3 Test
Tying it all Together
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Exponential Functions and Their Applications
Logarithmic Functions and Their Applications
Rules of Logarithms
More Equations and Applications
Chapter 4 Highlights
Chapter 4 Review Exercises
Chapter 4 Test
Tying it all Together
Systems of Equations and Inequalities
Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables
Nonlinear Systems of Equations
Partial Fractions
Inequalities and Systems of Inequalities in Two Variables
The Linear Programming Model
Chapter 5 Highlights
Chapter 5 Review Exercises
Chapter 5 Test
Tying it all Together
Matrices and Determinants
Solving Linear Systems Using Matrices
Operations with Matrices
Multiplication of Matrices
Inverses of Matrices
Solution of Linear Systems in Two Variables Using Determinants
Solution of Linear Systems in Three Variables Using Determinants
Chapter 6 Highlights
Chapter 6 Review Exercises
Chapter 6 Test
Tying it all Together
The Conic Sections
The Parabola
The Ellipse and the Circle
The Hyperbola
Chapter 7 Highlights
Chapter 7 Review Exercises
Chapter 7 Test
Tying it all Together
Sequences, Series, and Probability
Geometric Sequences and Series
Counting and Permutations
Combinations, Labeling, and the Binomial Theorem
Mathematical Induction
Chapter 8 Highlights
Chapter 8 Review Exercises
Chapter 8 Test
Solutions to Try This Exercises
Answers to Selected Exercises
Index of Applications
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