Elementary Algebra / Edition 1

Elementary Algebra / Edition 1

by Jerome E. Kaufmann
     
 

This innovative algebra text uses a method that asks students to try out new algebra skills on example equations, and then apply the equations to solve application problems. The seventh edition features revised and expanded chapters, an interactive video skillbuilder CD- ROM containing video instruction and tutorial software, and a companion website offering live… See more details below

Overview

This innovative algebra text uses a method that asks students to try out new algebra skills on example equations, and then apply the equations to solve application problems. The seventh edition features revised and expanded chapters, an interactive video skillbuilder CD- ROM containing video instruction and tutorial software, and a companion website offering live one-on-one problem solving assistance from experienced mathematics tutors. The text is suitable for beginning elementary algebra courses, as well as for review for higher level courses. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780871503374
Publisher:
Brooks/Cole
Publication date:
01/28/1982
Pages:
480

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Meet the Author


Jerome E. Kaufmann received his Ed.D. in Mathematics Education from the University of Virginia. Now a retired Professor of Mathematics from Western Illinois University, he has more than 30 years of teaching experience at the high school, two-year, and four-year college levels. He is the author of 45 college mathematics textbooks.

Karen L. Schwitters graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a B.S. in Mathematics. She earned an M.S. Ed. in Professional Secondary Education from Northern Illinois University. Schwitters is currently teaching at Seminole Community College in Sanford, Florida, where she is very active in multimedia instruction and is involved in planning distance learning courses with multimedia materials. She is an advocate for Enhanced WebAssign and uses it in her classroom. In 1998, she received the Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Technology Award.

Table of Contents

1. Basic Concepts of Arithmetic and Algebra. 2. First Degree Equations and Inequalities of One Variable. 3. Formulas and Problem Solving. 4. Introduction to Graphing and Functions. 5. Exponents and Polynomials. 6. Factoring and Solving Equations. 7. Algebraic Fractions. 8. Coordinate Geometry and Linear Systems. 9. Roots and Radicals. 10. Quadratic Equations. 11. Additional Topics. Appendix. Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems and All Chapter Review, Chapter Test, and Cumulative Review Problems. Index.

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