Beginning and Intermediate Algebr / Edition 5

Beginning and Intermediate Algebr / Edition 5

by Charles P. McKeague, Charles Patrick McKeague
     
 

ISBN-10: 0030098076

ISBN-13: 9780030098079

Pub. Date: 10/01/1995

Publisher: Harcourt College Publishers

The sixth edition of this text/CD-ROM package for use in a traditional lecture class or for self-paced instruction features early coverage of graphing and functions, new material incorporating the use of graphing calculators, spreadsheet programs, and computer graphing, and new chapter openings, application problems, and projects. Other learning features include

Overview

The sixth edition of this text/CD-ROM package for use in a traditional lecture class or for self-paced instruction features early coverage of graphing and functions, new material incorporating the use of graphing calculators, spreadsheet programs, and computer graphing, and new chapter openings, application problems, and projects. Other learning features include chapter summaries, chapter and cumulative reviews, and tests. Coverage progresses from basic properties and definitions through equations and inequalities, quadratic functions, and conic sections. The companion CD-ROM contains five hours of video instruction, plus problems and solutions. The author is affiliated with Cuesta College. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780030098079
Publisher:
Harcourt College Publishers
Publication date:
10/01/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
8.28(w) x 10.86(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents


Preface To The Instructor. Preface To The Student. 1. BASIC PROPERTIES AND DEFINITIONS. Fundamental Definitions and Notation. The Real Numbers. Properties of Real Numbers. Arithmetic with Real Numbers. Recognizing Patterns. Summary. Review. Test. Projects. 2. LINEAR EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES IN ONE VARIABLE. Linear Equations in One Variable. Formulas. Applications. Linear Inequalities in One Variable. Equations with Absolute Value. Inequalities Involving Absolute Value. Summary. Review. Cumulative Review. Test. Projects. 3. EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES IN TWO VARIABLES. Paired Data and the Rectangular Coordinate System. The Slope of a Line. The Equation of a Line. Linear Inequalities in Two Variables. Introduction to Functions. Function Notation. Variation. Summary. Review. Cumulative Review. Test. Projects. 4. SYSTEMS OF LINEAR EQUATIONS. Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables. Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables. Introduction to Determinants. Cramer''''s Rule. Applications. Systems of Linear Inequalities. Summary. Review. Cumulative Review. Test. Projects. 5. EXPONENTS AND POLYNOMIALS. Properties of Exponents. Polynomials, Sums, and Differences. Multiplication of Polynomials. The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping. Factoring Trinomials. Special Factoring. Factoring: A General Review. Solving Equations by Factoring. Summary. Review. Cumulative Review. Test. Projects. 6. RATIONAL EXPRESSIONS. Basic Properties and Reducing to Lowest Terms. Division of Polynomials. Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions. Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions. Complex Fractions. Equations Involving Rational Expressions. Applications. Summary. Review. Cumulative Review. Test. Projects. 7. RATIONAL EXPONENTS AND ROOTS. Rational Exponents. More Expressions Involving Rational Exponents. Simplified Form for Radicals. Addition and Subtraction of Radical Expressions. Multiplication and Division of Radical Expressions. Equations with Radicals. Complex Numbers. Summary. Review. Cumulative Review. Test. Projects. 8. QUADRATIC FUNCTIONS. Completing the Square. The Quadratic Formula. Additional Items Involving Solutions to Equations. Equations Quadratic in Form. Graphing Parabolas. Quadratic Inequalities. Summary. Review. Cumulative Review. Test. Projects. 9. EXPONENTIAL AND LOGARITHMIC FUNCTIONS. Exponential Functions. The Inverse of a Function. Logarithms are Exponents. Properties of Logarithms. Common Logarithms and Natural Logarithms. Exponential Equations and Change of Base. Summary. Review. Cumulative Review. Test. Projects. 10. CONIC SECTIONS. The Circle. Ellipses and Hyperbolas. Second-degree Inequalities and Nonlinear Systems. Summary. Review. Cumulative Review. Test. Projects. Appendix A: Synthetic Division. Appendix B: Conditional Statements. Appendix C: Algebra and Composition with Functions. Answers to odd-numbered problems, chapter reviews, chapter tests, and cumulative reviews. Index.

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