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Introductory Algebra Text with HM3

ISBN-10: 0618226893

ISBN-13: 9780618226894

Edition: 6th 2003

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

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List price: $67.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Pages: 521
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.926
Language: English

Richard Aufmann is Professor of Mathematics at Palomar College in California. He is the lead author of two best-selling developmental math series, a best-selling college algebra and trigonometry series, as well as several derivative math texts. The Aufmann name is highly recognized and respected among college mathematics faculty.

Contents Note: Each chapter begins with a Prep Test and concludes with Focus on Problem Solving, Projects and Group Activities, a Chapter Summary, a Chapter Review, and a Chapter Test. Chapters 2–12 include a Cumulative Review. AIM for Success Index of Applications 1. Real Numbers Section 1.1 Introduction to Integers Section 1.2 Addition and Subtraction of Integers Section 1.3 Multiplication and Division of Integers Section 1.4 Operations with Rational Numbers Section 1.5 Exponents and the Order of Operations Agreement 2. Variable Expressions Section 2.1 Evaluating Variable Expressions Section 2.2 Simplifying Variable Expressions Section 2.3 Translating Verbal Expressions into Variable Expressions 3. Solving Equations Section 3.1 Introduction to Equations Section 3.2 General EquationsPart I Section 3.3 General EquationsPart II Section 3.4 Translating Sentences into Equations Section 3.5 Geometry Problems Section 3.6 Mixture and Uniform Motion Problems 4. Polynomials Section 4.1 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials Section 4.2 Multiplication of Monomials Section 4.3 Multiplication of Polynomials Section 4.4 Integer Exponents and Scientific Notation Section 4.5 Division of Polynomials 5. Factoring Section 5.1 Common Factors Section 5.2 Factoring Polynomials of the Form x2 + bx + c Section 5.3 Factoring Polynomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c Section 5.4 Special Factoring Section 5.5 Solving Equations 6. Rational Expressions Section 6.1 Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions Section 6.2 Expressing Fractions in Terms of the Least Common Multiple (LCM) Section 6.3 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions Section 6.4 Complex Fractions Section 6.5 Solving Equations Containing Fractions Section 6.6 Ratio and Proportion Section 6.7 Literal Equations Section 6.8 Application Problems 7. Linear Equations in Two Variables Section 7.1 The Rectangular Coordinate System Section 7.2 Linear Equations in Two Variables Section 7.3 Intercepts and Slopes of Straight Lines Section 7.4 Equations of Straight Lines 8. Systems of Linear Equations Section 8.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing Section 8.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by the Substitution Method Section 8.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by the Addition Method Section 8.4 Application Problems in Two Variables 9. Inequalities Section 9.1 Sets Section 9.2 The Addition and Multiplication Properties of Inequalities Section 9.3 General Inequalities Section 9.4 Graphing Linear Inequalities 10. Radical Expressions Section 10.1 Introduction to Radical Expressions Section 10.2 Addition and Subtraction of Radical Expressions Section 10.3 Multiplication and Division of Radical Expressions Section 10.4 Solving Equations Containing Radical Expressions 11. Quadratic Equations Section 11.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring or by Taking Square Roots Section 11.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square Section 11.3 Solving Quadratic Equations by Using the Quadratic Formula Section 11.4 Graphing Quadratic Equations in Two Variables Section 11.5 Application Problems Final Examination Appendix Guidelines for Using Graphing Calculators Table of Symbols and Table of Measurement Abbreviations Solutions to You-Try-Its Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises Glossary Index