College Algebra / Edition 5

College Algebra / Edition 5

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by Mark Dugopolski
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0321644743

ISBN-13: 2900321644748

Pub. Date: 01/26/2010

Publisher: Pearson

With an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking, Mark Dugopolski’s College Algebra, Sixth Edition gives students the essential strategies to help them develop the comprehension and confidence they need to be successful in this course. Students will find carefully placed learning aids and review tools to help them do the math.

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With an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking, Mark Dugopolski’s College Algebra, Sixth Edition gives students the essential strategies to help them develop the comprehension and confidence they need to be successful in this course. Students will find carefully placed learning aids and review tools to help them do the math.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900321644748
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/26/2010
Series:
Dugopolski Precalculus Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
736

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Table of Contents

P. Prerequisites.
Real Numbers and Their Properties.
Integral Exponents.
Rational Exponents and Radicals.
Polynomials.
Factoring Polynomials.
Rational Expressions.

1. Equations and Inequalities.
Linear Equations.
Applications.
Complex Numbers.
Quadratic Equations.
Linear and Absolute Value Inequalities.
Quadratic and Rational Inequalities.

2. Functions and Graphs.
The Cartesian Coordinate System.
Functions.
Graphs of Relations and Functions.
Transformations and Symmetry of Graphs.
Operations with Functions.
Inverse Functions.
Variation.

3. Polynomial and Rational Functions.
Linear Functions.
Quadratic Functions.
Zeros of Polynomial Functions.
The Theory of Equations.
Miscellaneous Equations.
Graphs of Polynomial Functions.
Graphs of Rational Functions.

4. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions.
Exponential Functions.
Logarithmic Functions.
Properties of Logarithms.
More Equations and Applications.

5. Systems of Equations and Inequalities.
Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables.
Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables.
Nonlinear Systems of Equations.
Partial Fractions.
Inequalities and Systems of Inequalities in Two Variables.
Linear Programming.

6. Matrices and Determinants.
Solving Linear Systems Using Matrices.
Operations with Matrices.
Multiplication of Matrices.
Inverses of Matrices.
Solution of Linear Systems in Two Variables.
Using Determinants.
Solution of Linear Systems in Three Variables UsingDeterminants.

7. The Conic Sections.
The Parabola.
The Ellipse and the Circle.
The Hyperbola.

8. Sequences, Series, and Probability.
Sequences.
Series.
Geometric Sequences and Series.
Counting and Permutations.
Combinations, Labeling, and the Binomial.
Theorem.
Probability.
Mathematical Induction.

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