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Real Numbers | |

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Introduction to Integers | |

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Operations with Integers | |

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Rational Numbers | |

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Exponents and the Order of Operations Agreement | |

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Focus on Problem Solving: Inductive Reasoning | |

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Projects and Group Activities: Calculators | |

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Using Patterns in Mathematics | |

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Moving Averages | |

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Variable Expressions | |

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Evaluating Variable Expressions | |

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Simplifying Variable Expressions | |

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Translating Verbal Expressions into Variable Expressions | |

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Focus on Problem Solving: From Concrete to Abstract | |

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Projects and Group Activities: Investigation into Operations with Even and Odd Integers | |

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Applications of Patterns in Mathematics | |

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Solving Equations And Inequalities | |

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Introduction to Equations | |

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General Equations | |

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Inequalities | |

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Focus on Problem Solving: Analyzing Data | |

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Projects and Group Activities: Health and Nutrition | |

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The Consumer Price Index | |

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Solving Equations And Inequalities: Applications | |

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Translating Sentences into Equations | |

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Integer, Coin, and Stamp Problems | |

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Geometry Problems | |

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Markup and Discount Problems | |

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Investment Problems | |

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Mixture Problems | |

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Uniform Motion Problems | |

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Inequalities | |

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Focus on Problem Solving: Trial-and-Error Approach to Problem Solving | |

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Diagramming Problems | |

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Projects and Group Activities: Nielsen Ratings | |

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Changes in Percent Concentration | |

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Linear Equations And Inequalities | |

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The Rectangular Coordinate System | |

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Graphs of Straight Lines | |

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Slopes of Straight Lines | |

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Equations of Straight Lines | |

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Functions | |

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Graphing Linear Inequalities | |

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Focus on Problem Solving: Counterexamples | |

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Projects and Group Activities: Graphing Linear Equations with a Graphing Utility | |

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Population Projections | |

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Systems Of Linear Equations | |

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Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing | |

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Solving Systems of Linear Equations by the Substitution Method | |

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Solving Systems of Linear Equations by the Addition Method | |

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Application Problems in Two Variables | |

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Focus on Problem Solving: Using a Table and Searching for a Pattern | |

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Projects and Group Activities: Find a Pattern | |

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Break-even Analysis | |

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Solving a System of Equations with a Graphing Calculator | |

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Polynomials | |

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Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials | |

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Multiplication of Monomials | |

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Multiplication of Polynomials | |

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Integer Exponents and Scientific Notation | |

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Division of Polynomials | |

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Focus on Problem Solving: Dimensional Analysis | |

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Projects and Group Activities: Pascal's Triangle | |

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Population and Land Allocation | |

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Properties of Polynomials | |

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Factoring | |

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Common Factors | |

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

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

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Special Factoring | |

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Solving Equations | |

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Focus on Problem Solving: Making a Table | |

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The Trial-and-Error Method | |

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Projects and Group Activities: Prime and Composite Numbers | |

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Problems Involving Falling Objects | |

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Rational Expressions | |

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Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions | |

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Expressing Fractions in Terms of the Least Common Multiple of Their Denominators | |

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Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions | |

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Complex Fractions | |

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Equations Containing Fractions | |

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Literal Equations | |

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Application Problems | |

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Focus on Problem Solving: Negations and If...then...Sentences | |

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Calculators | |

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Projects and Group Activities: Intensity of Illumination | |

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Scale Model of the Solar System | |

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Radical Expressions | |

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Introduction to Radical Expressions | |

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Addition and Subtraction of Radical Expressions | |

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Multiplication and Division of Radical Expressions | |

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Solving Equations Containing Radical Expressions | |

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Focus on Problem Solving: Deductive Reasoning | |

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Projects and Group Activities: Mean and Standard Deviation | |

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Distance to the Horizon | |

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Expressway On-Ramp Curves | |

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Quadratic Equations | |

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Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring or by Taking Square Roots | |

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Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square | |

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Solving Quadratic Equations by Using the Quadratic Formula | |

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Graphing Quadratic Equations in Two Variables | |

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Application Problems | |

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Focus on Problem Solving: Applying Algebraic Manipulation and Graphing Techniques to Business | |

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Projects and Group Activities: Graphical Solutions of Quadratic Equations | |

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Geometric Construction of Completing the Square | |

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Final Exam | |

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Appendix: Table of Properties | |

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Calculator Guide for the TI-83 and TI-83 Plus | |

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Solutions to Chapter Problems | |

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Answers to Selected Exercises | |

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Glossary | |

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Index | |