Beginning Algebra Student's Solution Manual / Edition 9

ISBN-10: 0321157141

ISBN-13: 9780321157140

Pub. Date: 06/28/2003

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ISBN-13:
9780321157140
Publisher:
Publication date:
06/28/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

(Note: Each chapter ends with a Group Activity, Summary, Review Exercises, a Chapter Test and, with the exception of Ch. 1, a Cumulative Review).
List of Applications.
Preface.
Feature Walkthrough.
1. The Real Number System.
Fractions.
Exponents, Order of Operations, and Inequality.
Variables, Expressions, and Equations.
Real Numbers and the Number Line.
Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers.
Summary Exercises on Operations with Real Numbers.
Properties of Real Numbers.
Simplifying Expressions.

2. Linear Equations and Inequalities in One Variable.
The Multiplication Property of Equality.
More on Solving Linear Equations.
Summary Exercises on Solving Linear Equations .
An Introduction to Applications of Linear Equations.
Formulas and Applications from Geometry.
Ratios and Proportions.
Solving Linear Inequalities.

3. Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables; Functions.
Reading Graphs; Linear Equations in Two Variables.
Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables.
The Slope of a Line.
Equations of a Line.
Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables.
Introduction to Functions.

4. Systems of Linear 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 on Solving Systems of Linear Equations.
Applications of Linear Systems.
Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities.

5. Exponents andPolynomials.
The Product Rule and Power Rules for Exponents.
Integer Exponents and the Quotient Rule.
Summary Exercises on the Rules for Exponents.
An Application of Exponents: Scientific Notation.
Adding and Subtracting Polynomials; Graphing Simple Polynomials.
Multiplying Polynomials.
Special Products.
Dividing Polynomials.

6. Factoring and Applications.
The Greatest Common Factor; Factoring by Grouping.
Factoring Trinomials.
More on Factoring Trinomials.
Special Factoring Rules.
Summary Exercises on Factoring.

7. Rational Expressions and Applications.
The Fundamental Property of Rational Expressions.
Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions.
Least Common Denominators.
Complex Fractions.
Solving Equations with Rational Expressions.
Summary Exercises on Operations and Equations with Rational Expressions.
Applications of Rational Expressions.
Variation.

Evaluating Roots.
Rationalizing the Denominator.
More Simplifying and Operations with Radical.
Summary Exercises on Operations with Radicals.
Using Rational Numbers as Exponents.

Solving Quadratic Equations by the Square Root Property.
Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square.
Complex Numbers.

Appendix A: An Introduction to Calculators.
Appendix B: Review of Decimals and Percents.
Appendix C: Sets.
Appendix D: Mean, Median, and Mode.
Glossary.
Index.
Videotape and CD Index.

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