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Aufmann Introductory Algebra Paperback Student Support Edition Seventhedition

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ISBN-10: 0547016794

ISBN-13: 9780547016795

Edition: 7th 2009

Authors: Richard N. Aufmann, Vernon C. Barker, Joanne Lockwood

List price: $277.95
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The Student Support Edition of Introductory Algebra: An Applied Approach, 7/e, brings comprehensive study skills support to students and the latest technology tools to instructors. In addition, the program now includes concept and vocabulary review material, assignment tracking and time management resources, and practice exercises and online homework to enhance student learning and instruction. With its interactive, objective-based approach, Introductory Algebra provides comprehensive, mathematically sound coverage of topics essential to the beginning algebra course. The Seventh Edition features chapter-opening Prep Tests, real-world applications, and a fresh design--all of which engage…    
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Book details

List price: $277.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 1/22/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

Vernon Barker has retired from Palomar College where he was Professor of Mathematics. He is a co-author on the majority of Aufmann texts, including the best-selling developmental paperback series.

Note: Each chapter begins with a Prep Test and concludes with a Chapter Summary, Review Exercises, and a Chapter Test
Chapters 2-12 include Cumulative Review Exercises
AIM for Success
Prealgebra Review
Introduction to Integers
Addition and Subtraction of Integers
Multiplication and Division of Integers
Exponents and the Order of Operations Agreement
Factoring Numbers and Prime Factorization
Addition and Subtraction of Rational Numbers
Multiplication and Division of Rational Numbers
Concepts from Geometry Focus on Problem Solving: Inductive Reasoning Projects and Group Activities: The +/- Key on a Calculator
Variable Expressions
Evaluating Variable Expressions
Simplifying Variable Expressions
Translating Verbal Expressions into Variable Expressions Focus on Problem Solving: From Concrete to Abstract Projects and Group Activities: Prime and Composite Numbers
Solving Equations
Introduction to Equations
General Equations--Part I
General Equations--Part II
Translating Sentences into Equations
Geometry Problems
Mixture and Uniform Motion Problems Focus on Problem Solving: Trial-and Error Approach to Problem Solving Projects and Group Activities: Nielsen Ratings
Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
Multiplication of Monomials
Multiplication of Polynomials
Integer Exponents and Scientific Notation
Division of Polynomials Focus on Problem Solving: Dimensional Analysis Projects and Group Activities: Diagramming the Square of a Bionomial
Common Factors
Factoring Polynomials of the Form x2 + bx + c
Factoring Polynomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c
Special Factoring
Solving Equations Focus on Problem Solving: Making a Table Projects and Group Activities: Evaluating Polynomials Using a Graphing Calculator
Rational Expressions
Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions
Expressing Fractions in Terms of the Least Common Multiple (LCM)
Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions
Complex Fractions
Solving Equations Containing Fractions
Ratio and Proportion
Literal Equations
Application Problems Focus on Problem Solving: Negations and If...then Scentences Projects and Group Activities: Intensity of Illumination
Linear Equations in Two Variables
The Rectangular Coordinate System
Linear Equations in Two Variables
Intercepts and Slopes of Straight Lines
Equations of Straight Lines Focus on Problem Solving: Counterexamples Projects and Group Activities: Graphing Linear Equations with a Graphing Utility
Systems of Linear Equations
Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
Solving Systems of Linear Equations by the Substitution Method
Solving Systems of Equations by the Addition Method
Application Problems in Two Variables Focus on Problem Solving: Using a Table and Searching for a Pattern Projects and Group Activities: Finding a Pattern
The Addition and Multiplication Properties of Inequalities
General Inequalities
Graphing Linear Inequalities Focus on Problem Solving: Graphing Data Projects and Group Activities: Mean and Standard Deviation
Radical Expressions
Introduction to Radical Expressions
Addition and Subtraction of Radical Expressions
Multiplication and Division of Radical Expressions
Solving Equations Containing Radical Expressions Focus on Problem Solving: Deductive Reasoning Projects and Group Activities: Distance to the Horizon
Quadratic Equations
Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring or by Taking Square Roots
Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
Solving Quadratic Equations By Using the Quadratic Formula
Graphing Quadratic Equations in Two Variables
Application Problems Focus on Problem Solving: Algebraic Manipulation and Graphing Techniques Projects and Group Activities: Graphical Solutions of Quadratic Equations Final Exam
Appendix Keystroke Guide for the TI-83 and TI-83 Plus
Tables Solutions to You Try Its Answers to Selected Exercises
Index of Applications