Prealgebra and Introductory Algebra

ISBN-10: 0321859227

ISBN-13: 9780321859228

Edition: 4th 2014

Authors: Margaret L. Lial, Diana Hestwood, Hornsby, Terry McGinnis

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List price: $235.80
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 1/14/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1320
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 5.808
Language: English

Introduction to Algebra: Integers
Study Skills: Your Brain Can Learn Mathematics
Place Value
Study Skills: Using Your Textbook
Introduction to Integers
Study Skills: Homework: How, Why, and When
Adding Integers
Subtracting Integers
Problem Solving: Rounding and Estimating
Multiplying Integers
Dividing Integers
Summary Exercises on Operations with Integers
Study Skills: Taking Lecture Notes
Exponents and Order of Operations
Study Skills: Reviewing a Chapter
Study Skills: Managing Your Time
Understanding Variables and Solving Equations
Introduction to Variables
Study Skills: Using Study Cards
Simplifying Expressions
Study Skills: Using Study Cards Revisited
Summary Exercises on Variables and Expressions
Solving Equations Using Addition
Solving Equations Using Division
Solving Equations with Several Steps
Study Skills: Tips for Taking Math Tests
Solving Application Problems
Problem Solving: Perimeter
Problem Solving: Area
Summary Exercises on Perimeter and Area
Solving Application Problems with One Unknown Quantity
Solving Application Problems with Two Unknown Quantities
Study Skills: Tips for Improving Test Scores
Math in the Media: Formulas: Predicting a Young Child's Vocabulary
Rational Numbers: Positive and Negative Fractions
Introduction to Signed Fractions
Writing Fractions in Lowest Terms
Multiplying and Dividing Signed Fractions
Adding and Subtracting Signed Fractions
Study Skills: Making a Mind Map
Problem Solving: Mixed Numbers and Estimating
Summary Exercises on Fractions
Exponents, Order of Operations, and Complex Fractions
Problem Solving: Equations Containing Fractions
Geometry Applications: Area and Volume
Study Skills: Analyzing Your Test Results
Rational Numbers: Positive and Negative Decimals
Reading and Writing Decimal Numbers
Rounding Decimal Numbers
Adding and Subtracting Signed Decimal Numbers
Multiplying Signed Decimal Numbers
Dividing Signed Decimal Numbers
Summary Exercises on Decimals
Fractions and Decimals
Problem Solving with Statistics: Mean, Median, and Mode
Geometry Applications: Pythagorean Theorem and Square Roots
Problem Solving: Equations Containing Decimals
Geometry Applications: Circles, Cylinders, and Surface Area
Ratio, Proportion, and Line/Angle/Triangle Relationships
Summary Exercises on Ratios, Rates, and Proportions
Problem Solving with Proportions
Geometry: Lines and Angles
Geometry Applications: Congruent and Similar Triangles
The Basics of Percent
The Percent Proportion
The Percent Equation
Summary Exercises on Percent
Problem Solving with Percent
Consumer Applications: Sales Tax, Tips, Discounts, and Simple Interest
Study Skills: Preparing for Your Final Exam
Problem Solving with U.S. Measurement Units
The Metric System-Length
The Metric System-Capacity and Weight (Mass)
Summary Exercises on U.S. and Metric Measurement Units
Problem Solving with Metric Measurements
Metric-U.S. Measurement Conversions and Temperature
Problem Solving with Tables and Pictographs
Reading and Constructing Circle Graphs
Bar Graphs and Line Graphs
The Rectangular Coordinate System
Introduction to Graphing Linear Equations
Real Numbers, Equations, and Inequalities
Real Numbers and Expressions
More on Solving Linear Equations
Formulas and Solving for a Specified Variable
Solving Linear Inequalities
Graphs of Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables
Linear Equations in Two Variables; The Rectangular Coordinate System
Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables
The Slope of a Line
Writing and Graphing Equations of Lines
Summary Exercises: Applying Graphing and Equation-Writing Techniques for Lines
Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
Systems of Equations and Inequalities
Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution
Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Elimination
Summary Exercises: Applying Techniques for Solving Systems of Linear Equations
Application of Linear Systems
Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities
Exponents and Polynomials
Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
The Product Rule and Power Rules for Exponents
Multiplying Polynomials
Special Products
Integer Exponents and the Quotient Rule
Summary Exercises: Applying the Rules for Exponents
Dividing a Polynomial by a Monomial
Dividing a Polynomial by a Polynomial
An Application of Exponents: Scientific Notation
Factoring and Applications
Factors; The Greatest Common Factor
Factoring Trinomials
Factoring Trinomials by Grouping
Factoring Trinomials Using FOIL
Special Factoring Techniques
Summary Exercises: Recognizing and Applying Factoring Strategies
Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
Applications of Quadratic Equations
Rational Expressions and Applications
The Fundamental Property of Rational Expressions
Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
Least Common Denominators
Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions
Complex Fractions
Solving Equations with Rational Expressions
Summary Exercises: Simplifying Rational Expressions vs. Solving Rational Equations
Applications of Rational Expressions
Roots and Radicals
Evaluating Roots
Multiplying, Dividing, and Simplifying Radicals
Adding and Subtracting Radicals
Rationalizing the Denominator
More Simplifying and Operations with Radicals
Summary Exercises: Applying Operations with Radicals
Solving Equations with Radicals
Quadratic Equations
Solving Quadratic Equations by the Square Root Property
Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula
Summary Exercises: Applying Methods for Solving Quadratic Equations
Graphing Quadratic Equations
Introduction to Functions
Whole Numbers Review
Adding Whole Numbers
Subtracting Whole Numbers
Multiplying Whole Numbers
Dividing Whole Numbers
Long Division
Inductive and Deductive Reasoning
Set Operations and Compound Inequalities
Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
Writing Equations of Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
Factoring Sums and Differences Cubes
The Distance and Midpoint Formulas
Rational Exponents
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