Algebra for College Students / Edition 3

Algebra for College Students / Edition 3

by Allen R. Angel
     
 

An emphasis on the practical applications of algebra motivates readers and encourages them to see algebra as an important part of their daily lives. Strongly emphasizes good problem-solving skills, uses real-world applications. For anyone interested in Algebra. See more details below

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An emphasis on the practical applications of algebra motivates readers and encourages them to see algebra as an important part of their daily lives. Strongly emphasizes good problem-solving skills, uses real-world applications. For anyone interested in Algebra.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321656605
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/26/2009
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

Allen R. Angel received his AAS in Electrical Technology from New York City Community College. He then received his BS in Physics and his MS in Mathematics from SUNY at New Paltz, and he took additional graduate work at Rutgers University. He is Professor Emeritus at Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York where he served for many years as the chair of the Mathematics Department. He also served as the Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation Summer Institutes at Rutgers University from 1967—73. He served as the President of the New York State Mathematics Association of Two Year Colleges (NYSMATYC) and the Northeast Vice President of the American Mathematics Association of Two Year Colleges (AMATYC). He is the recipient of many awards including a number of NISOD Excellence in Teaching Awards, NYSMATYC's Outstanding Contributions to Mathematics Education Award, and AMATYC's President Award. Allen enjoy tennis, worldwide travel, and visiting with his children and granddaughter.

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Table of Contents

1. Basic Concepts.
2. Equations and Inequalities.
3. Graphs and Functions.
4. Systems of Equations and Inequalities.
5. Polynomials and Polynomial Functions.
6. Rational Expressions, Equations, and Functions.
7. Roots, Radicals and Complex Numbers.
8. Quadratic Functions.
9. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions.
10. Conic Sections.
11. Polynomial, Rational and Additional Functions.
12. Sequences, Series, and Probability.

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