# College Algebra / Edition 3

ISBN-10: 0321466071

ISBN-13: 9780321466075

Pub. Date: 01/19/2007

These authors have created a book to really help students visualize mathematics for better comprehension. By creating algebraic visual side-by-sides to solve various problems in the examples, the authors show students the relationship of the algebraic solution with the visual, often graphical, solution. In addition, the authors have added a variety of new tools to

## Overview

These authors have created a book to really help students visualize mathematics for better comprehension. By creating algebraic visual side-by-sides to solve various problems in the examples, the authors show students the relationship of the algebraic solution with the visual, often graphical, solution. In addition, the authors have added a variety of new tools to help students better use the book for maximum effectiveness to not only pass the course, but truly understand the material.

## Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321466075
Publisher:
Publication date:
01/19/2007
Series:
Beecher/Penna/Bittinger Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Chapter R Basic Concepts of Algebra

R.1 The Real-Number System

R.2 Integer Exponents, Scientific Notation, and Order of Operations

R.3 Addition, Subtraction, and Multiplication of Polynomials

R.4 Factoring

R.5 Rational Expressions

R.6 Radical Notation and Rational Exponents

R.7 The Basics of Equation Solving

Chapter 1 Graphs, Functions, and Models

1.1 Introduction to Graphing

1.2 Functions and Graphs

1.3 Linear Functions, Slope, and Applications

1.4 Equations of Lines and Modeling

1.5 More on Functions

1.6 The Algebra of Functions

1.7 Symmetry and Transformations

Chapter 2 Functions, Equations, and Inequalities

2.1 Linear Equations, Functions, and Models

2.2 The Complex Numbers

2.3 Quadratic Equations, Functions, and Models

2.4 Analyzing Graphs of Quadratic Functions

2.5 More Equation Solving

2.6 Solving Linear Inequalities

Chapter 3 Polynomial And Rational Functions

3.1 Polynomial Functions and Models

3.2 Graphing Polynomial Functions

3.3 Polynomial Division; The Remainder and Factor Theorems

3.4 Theorems about Zeros of Polynomial Functions

3.5 Rational Functions

3.6 Polynomial and Rational Inequalities

3.7 Variation and Applications

Chapter 4 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

4.1 Inverse Functions

4.2 Exponential Functions and Graphs

4.3 Logarithmic Functions and Graphs

4.4 Properties of Logarithmic Functions

4.5 Solving Exponential and Logarithmic Equations

4.6 Applications and Models: Growth and Decay, and Compound Interest

Chapter 5 Systems of Equations and Matrices

5.1 Systems of Equations in Two Variables

5.2 Systems of Equations in Three Variables

5.3 Matrices and Systems of Equations

5.4 Matrix Operations

5.5 Inverses of Matrices

5.6 Determinants and Cramer's Rule

5.7 Systems of Inequalities and Linear Programming

5.8 Partial Fractions

Chapter 6 Conic Sections

6.1 The Parabola

6.2 The Circle and the Ellipse

6.3 The Hyperbola

6.4 Nonlinear Systems of Equations and Inequalties

Chapter 7 Sequences, Series, and Combinatorics

7.1 Sequences and Series

7.2 Arithmetic Sequences and Series

7.3 Geometric Sequences and Series

7.4 Mathematical Induction

7.5 Combinatorics: Permutations

7.6 Combinatorics: Combinations

7.7 The Binomial Theorem

7.8 Probability

Appendix: Basic Concepts from Geometry

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