# Introductory Algebra / Edition 10

ISBN-10: 0321269470

ISBN-13: 9780321269478

Pub. Date: 01/04/2006

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## Overview

Master the fundamental with MathMax. It's a must for today's student...Today, knowledge of mathematics is a necessity. MathMax will give you the tools essential for further study in any field you pursue, and for greater understanding of the world around you.

## Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321269478
Publisher:
Publication date:
01/04/2006
Series:
Bittinger Developmental Mathematics Paperback Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
864
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.20(d)

## Related Subjects

(Most Chapters begin with a Pretest section and end with Summary and Review, Test, and Cumulative Review sections.)

DIAGNOSTIC TEST.

R. Prealgebra Review.
Factoring and LCMs.
Fractional Notation.
Decimal Notation.
Percent Notation.
Exponential Notation and Order of Operations.

1. Introduction to Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions.
Introduction to Algebra.
The Real Numbers.
Subtraction of Real Numbers.
Multiplication of Real Numbers.
Division of Real Numbers.
Properties of Real Numbers.
Simplifying Expressions; Order of Operations.

2. Solving Equations and Inequalities.
Solving Equations: The Multiplication Principle.
Using the Principles Together.
Applications and Problem Solving.
Applications with Percents.
Formulas.
Solving Inequalities.
Applications and Problem Solving with Inequalities.

3. Graphs of Equations; Data Analysis.
Graphs and Applications.
Graphing Linear Equations.
More on Graphing Linear Equations.
Applications and Data Analysis with Graphs.

4. Polynomials: Operations.
Integers as Exponents.
Exponents and Scientific Notation.
Introduction to Polynomials.
Multiplication of Polynomials.
Special Products.
Operations with Polynomials in Several Variables.
Division of Polynomials.

5. Polynomials: Factoring.
Introduction to Factoring.
Factoring Trinomials of the Type x2 + bx + c.
Factoring ax2 + bx + c, a = 1, UsingFOIL.
Factoring ax + bx+ c, a = 1 Using Grouping.
Factoring Trinomial Squares and Differences of Squares.
Factoring : A General Strategy.
Applications and Problem Solving.

6. Rational Expressions and Equations.
Multiplying and Simplifying Rational Expressions.
Division and Reciprocals.
Least Common Multiples and Denominators.
Subtracting Rational Expressions.
Solving Rational Equations.
Applications, Proportions, and Problem Solving.
Formulas and Applications.
Complex Rational Expressions.

7. Graphs, Slope, and Applications.
Slope and Slope-Intercept Form.
Equations of Lines.
Parallel and Perpendicular Lines.
Graphing Inequalities in Two Variables.
Direct and Inverse Variation.

8. Systems of Equations.
Systems of Equations in Two Variables.
The Substitution Method.
The Elimination Method.
Applications and Problem Solving.
Applications with Motion.

Introduction to Square Roots and Radical Expressions.
Multiplying and Simplifying with Radical Expressions.
Quotients Involving Square Roots.
Applications with Right Triangles.

Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square.
Formulas.
Applications and Problem Solving.
Functions.
Final Examination.

Appendixes.
A. Factoring Sums or Differences of Cubes.
B. Higher Roots.
C. Sets.