Beginning and Intermediate Algebra with Applications and Visualization / Edition 2

Beginning and Intermediate Algebra with Applications and Visualization / Edition 2

by Gary K. Rockswold, Terry A. Krieger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321500059

ISBN-13: 9780321500052

Pub. Date: 01/17/2008

Publisher: Pearson

KEY MESSAGE: Gary Rockswold and Terry Krieger focus on teaching algebra in context, giving readers realistic and convincing answers to the perennial question, “When will I ever use this?” The authors’ consistent use of real data, graphs, and tables throughout the examples and exercise sets gives meaning to the numbers and

Overview

KEY MESSAGE: Gary Rockswold and Terry Krieger focus on teaching algebra in context, giving readers realistic and convincing answers to the perennial question, “When will I ever use this?” The authors’ consistent use of real data, graphs, and tables throughout the examples and exercise sets gives meaning to the numbers and equations as readers encounter them. This new edition further enhances Rockswold and Krieger’s focus on math in the real world with new features and updated applications to engage today’s readers.

KEY TOPICS: Introduction to Algebra; Linear Equations and inequalities; Graphing Equations; Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables; Polynomials and Exponents; Factoring Polynomials and Solving Equations; Introduction to Rational Expressions; Linear Functions and Models; Matrices and Systems of Linear Equations; Radical Expressions and Functions; Quadratic Functions and Equations; Exponential and Logarithmic Functions; Conic Sections; Sequences and Series

MARKET: For all readers interested in algebra.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321500052
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/17/2008
Series:
Rockswold Developmental Mathematics Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1116
Product dimensions:
10.27(w) x 8.65(h) x 1.77(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Algebra

1.1 Numbers, Variables, and Expressions

1.2 Fractions

1.3 Exponents and Order of Operations

1.4 Real Numbers and the Number Line

1.5 Addition and Subtraction of Real Numbers

1.6 Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers

1.7 Properties of Real Numbers

1.8 Simplifying and Writing Algebraic Expressions

2. Linear Equations and inequalities

2.1 Introduction to Equations

2.2 Linear Equations

2.3 Introduction to Problem Solving

2.4 Formulas

2.5 Linear inequalities

Chapters 1-2 Cumulative Review

3. Graphing Equations

3.1 Introduction to Graphing

3.2 Linear Equations in Two Variables

3.3 More Graphing of Lines

3.4 Slope and Rates of Change

3.5 Slope-intercept Form

3.6 Point-Slope Form

3.7 Introduction to Modeling

Chapters 1-3 Cumulative Review

4. Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables

4.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations Graphically and Numerically

4.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution

4.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Elimination

4.4 Systems of Linear inequalities

Chapters 1-4 Cumulative Review

5. Polynomials and Exponents

5.1 Rules for Exponents

5.2 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials

5.3 Multiplication of Polynomials

5.4 Special Products

5.5 integer Exponents and the Quotient Rule

5.6 Division of Polynomials

Chapters 1-5 Cumulative Review

6. Factoring Polynomials and Solving Equations

6.1 Introduction to Factoring

6.2 Factoring Trinomials I (x 2 + bx + c)

6.3 Factoring Trinomials II (ax 2 + bx + c)

6.4 Special Types of Factoring

6.5 Summary of Factoring

6.6 Solving Equations by Factoring I (Quadratics)

6.7 Solving Equations by Factoring II (Higher Degree)

Chapters 1-6 Cumulative Review Exercises

7. Rational Expressions

7.1 Introduction to Rational Expressions

7.2 Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions

7.3 Addition and Subtraction with Like Denominators

7.4 Addition and Subtraction with Unlike Denominators

7.5 Complex Fractions

7.6 Rational Equations and Formulas

7.7 Proportions and Variation

Chapters 1-7 Cumulative Review

8. Introduction to Functions

8.1 Functions and Their Representations

8.2 Linear Functions

8.3 Compound inequalities

8.4 Other Functions and Their Properties

8.5 Absolute Value Equations and inequalities

Chapters 1-8 Cumulative Review

9. Systems of Linear Equations

9.1 Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables

9.2 Matrix Solutions of Linear Systems

9.3 Determinants

Chapters 1-9 Cumulative Review Exercises

10. Radical Expressions and Functions

10.1 Radical Expressions and Rational Exponents

10.2 Simplifying Radical Expressions

10.3 Operations on Radical Expressions

10.4 Radical Functions

10.5 Equations involving Radical Expressions

10.6 Complex Numbers

Chapters 1-10 Cumulative Review

11. Quadratic Functions and Equations

11.1 Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs

11.2 Parabolas and Modeling

11.3 Quadratic Equations

11.4 The Quadratic Formula

11.5 Quadratic inequalities

11.6 Equations in Quadratic Form

Chapters 1-11 Cumulative Review

12. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

12.1 Composite and Inverse Functions

12.2 Exponential Functions

12.3 Logarithmic Functions

12.4 Properties of Logarithms

12.5 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations

Chapters 1-12 Cumulative Review Exercises

13. Conic Sections

13.1 Parabolas and Circles

13.2 Ellipses and Hyperbolas

13.3 Nonlinear Systems of Equations and inequalities

Chapters 1-13 Cumulative Review

14. Sequences and Series

14.1 Sequences

14.2 Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences

14.3 Series

14.4 The Binomial Theorem

Chapters 1-14 Cumulative Review Exercises

Appendix A. Using the Graphing Calculator

Appendix B. Sets

Appendix C. Linear Programming

Appendix D. Synthetic Division

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