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College Algebra / Edition 5
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College Algebra / Edition 5

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by Mark Dugopolski
 

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ISBN-10: 0321644743

ISBN-13: 9780321644749

Pub. Date: 01/26/2010

Publisher: Pearson

Dugopolski’s College Algebra, Fifth Edition gives readers the essential strategies to help them develop the comprehension and confidence they need to be successful in this course. Readers will find enough carefully placed learning aids and review tools to help them do the math without getting distracted from their objectives. Regardless of their goals beyond

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Dugopolski’s College Algebra, Fifth Edition gives readers the essential strategies to help them develop the comprehension and confidence they need to be successful in this course. Readers will find enough carefully placed learning aids and review tools to help them do the math without getting distracted from their objectives. Regardless of their goals beyond the course, all readers will benefit from Dugopolski’s emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking, which is enhanced by the addition of nearly 1,000 exercises in this edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321644749
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/26/2010
Series:
Dugopolski Precalculus Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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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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