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Books à la Carte are unbound, three-hole-punch versions of the textbook. This lower cost option is easy to transport and comes with same access code or media that would be packaged with the bound book.

The Carson algebra series addresses two fundamental issues—individual learning styles and comprehension of key mathematical concepts—to meet the needs of today's readers. Carson’s Study System, presented in the To the Student section at the front of the text, adapts to the way each reader learns to ensure their success in this and future courses. The consistent emphasis on the big picture of algebra, with pedagogy and support that helps readers put each new concept into proper context, encourages conceptual understanding.

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Intermediate Algebra, 3/e, (à la Carte edition) with MyMathLab/MyStatLab Student Access Kit

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321693242
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 1/17/2010
  • Edition number: 3
  • Sales rank: 793,808
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Real Numbers and Expressions

1.1 Sets and the Structure of Algebra

1.2 Operations with Real Numbers; Properties of Real Numbers

1.3 Exponents, Roots, and Order of Operations

1.4 Evaluating and Rewriting Expressions

2. Linear Equations and Inequalities in One Variable

2.1 Linear Equations and Formulas

2.2 Solving Problems

2.3 Solving Linear Inequalities

2.4 Compound Inequalities

2.5 Equations Involving Absolute Value

2.6 Inequalities Involving Absolute Value

3. Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables; Functions

3.1 Graphing Linear Equations

3.2 The Slope of a Line

3.3 The Equation of a Line

3.4 Graphing Linear Inequalities

3.5 Introduction to Functions and Function

Notation

4. Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities

4.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables

4.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables

4.3 Solving Applications Using Systems of Equations

4.4 Solving Systems of Linear Equations Using Matrices

4.5 Solving Systems of Linear Equations Using Cramer’s Rule

4.6 Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities

5. Exponents, Polynomials, and Polynomial Functions

5.1 Exponents and Scientific Notation

5.2 Polynomials and Polynomial Functions

5.3 Multiplying Polynomials

5.4 Dividing Polynomials

5.5 Synthetic Division and the Remainder Theorem

6. Factoring

6.1 Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping

6.2 Factoring Trinomials

6.3 Factoring Special Products and Factoring

Strategies

6.4 Solving Equations by Factoring

7. Rational Expressions and Equations

7.1 Simplifying, Multiplying, and Dividing Rational Expressions

7.2 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions

7.3 Simplifying Complex Rational Expressions

7.4 Solving Equations Containing Rational Expressions

7.5 Applications with Rational Expressions; Variation

8. Rational Exponents, Radicals, and Complex Numbers

8.1 Radical Expressions and Functions

8.2 Rational Exponents

8.3 Multiplying, Dividing, and Simplifying Radicals

8.4 Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Radical Expressions

8.5 Rationalizing Numerators and Denominators of Radical Expressions

8.6 Radical Equations and Problem Solving

8.7 Complex Numbers

9. Quadratic Equations and Functions

9.1 Completing the Square

9.2 Solving Quadratic Equations Using the Quadratic Formula

9.3 Solving Equations That Are Quadratic in Form

9.4 Graphing Quadratic Functions

9.5 Solving Nonlinear Inequalities

10. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

10.1 Composite and Inverse Functions

10.2 Exponential Functions

10.3 Logarithmic Functions

10.4 Properties of Logarithms

10.5 Common and Natural Logarithms

10.6 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations with Applications

11. Conic Sections

11.1 Parabolas and the Circles

11.2 Ellipses and Hyperbolas

11.3 Nonlinear Systems of Equations

11.4 Nonlinear Inequalities and Systems of Inequalities

Appendices

A. Arithmetic Sequences and Series

B. Geometric Sequences and Series

C. The Binomial Theorem

D. Permutations and Combinations (available online via MyMathLab)

E. Probability (available online via MyMathLab)

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