ISBN-10:
0130114626
ISBN-13:
9780130114624
Pub. Date:
05/01/1999
Publisher:
Pearson
Introductory Algebra : Review, Reference, and Practice, Version 1 / Edition 1

Introductory Algebra : Review, Reference, and Practice, Version 1 / Edition 1

by K. Elayn Martin-Gay

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ISBN-13: 9780130114624
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 05/01/1999

Table of Contents

Review of Real Numbers
1(72)
Symbols and Sets of Numbers
2(9)
Fractions
11(8)
Exponents and Order of Operations
19(6)
Introduction to Variable Expressions and Equations
25(5)
Adding Real Numbers
30(6)
Subtracting Real Numbers
36(5)
Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers
41(7)
Properties of Real Numbers
48(7)
Reading Graphs
55(18)
Group Activity: Creating and Interpreting Graphs
62(1)
Highlights
63(4)
Review
67(3)
Test
70(3)
Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving
73(90)
Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
74(7)
The Addition Property of Equality
81(7)
The Multiplication Property of Equality
88(6)
Solving Linear Equations
94(10)
An Introduction to Problem Solving
104(8)
Formulas and Problem Solving
112(10)
Percent and Problem Solving
122(9)
Further Problem Solving
131(8)
Solving Linear Inequalities
139(24)
Group Activity: Calculating Price Per Unit
149(1)
Highlights
150(6)
Review
156(3)
Test
159(1)
Cumulative Review
160(3)
Graphing
163(64)
The Rectangular Coordinate System
164(11)
Graphing Linear Equations
175(10)
Intercepts
185(10)
Slope
195(13)
Graphing Linear Inequalities
208(19)
Group Activity: Financial Analysis
217(1)
Highlights
218(4)
Review
222(2)
Test
224(1)
Cumulative Review
225(2)
Exponents and Polynomials
227(54)
Exponents
228(10)
Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
238(8)
Multiplying Polynomials
246(6)
Special Products
252(5)
Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation
257(9)
Division of Polynomials
266(15)
Group Activity: Making Predictions Based on Historical Data
273(1)
Highlights
274(2)
Review
276(2)
Test
278(1)
Cumulative Review
279(2)
Factoring Polynomials
281(62)
The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping
282(7)
Factoring Trinomials of the Form x2 + bx + c
289(6)
Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c
295(9)
Factoring Binomials
304(5)
Choosing a Factoring Strategy
309(5)
Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
314(10)
Quadratic Equations and Problem Solving
324(19)
Group Activity: Choosing Among Building Options
333(1)
Highlights
334(3)
Review
337(2)
Test
339(1)
Cumulative Review
340(3)
Rational Expressions
343(68)
Simplifying Rational Expressions
344(7)
Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
351(5)
Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with Common Denominators and Least Common Denominator
356(7)
Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with Unlike Denominators
363(6)
Simplifying Complex Fractions
369(7)
Solving Equations Containing Rational Expressions
376(7)
Ratio and Proportion
383(7)
Rational Equations and Problem Solving
390(21)
Group Activity: Comparing Formulas for Doses of Medication
399(1)
Highlights
400(5)
Review
405(2)
Test
407(1)
Cumulative Review
408(3)
Further Graphing
411(42)
The Slope-Intercept Form
412(6)
The Point-Slope Form
418(7)
Graphing Nonlinear Equations
425(8)
Functions
433(20)
Group Activity: Matching Descriptions of Linear Data to Their Equations and Graphs
444(2)
Highlights
446(2)
Review
448(1)
Test
449(1)
Cumulative Review
450(3)
Solving Systems of Linear Equations
453(44)
Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
454(8)
Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution
462(6)
Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Addition
468(6)
Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving
474(9)
Systems of Linear Inequalities
483(14)
Group Activity: Analyzing the Courses of Ships
487(1)
Highlights
488(4)
Review
492(2)
Test
494(1)
Cumulative Review
494(3)
Roots and Radicals
497(50)
Introduction to Radicals
498(6)
Simplifying Radicals
504(6)
Adding and Subtracting Radicals
510(4)
Multiplying and Dividing Radicals
514(7)
Solving Equations Containing Radicals
521(5)
Radical Equations and Problem Solving
526(7)
Rational Exponents
533(14)
Group Activity: Investigating the Dimensions of Cylinders
537(1)
Highlights
538(4)
Review
542(1)
Test
543(1)
Cumulative Review
544(3)
Solving Quadratic Equations
547
Solving Quadratic Equations by the Square Root Method
548(4)
Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
552(6)
Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula
558(6)
Summary of Methods for Solving Quadratic Equations
564(2)
Complex Solutions of Quadratic Equations
566(6)
Graphing Quadratic Equations
572
Group Activity: Modeling a Physical Situation
584(1)
Highlights
585(4)
Review
589(2)
Test
591(1)
Cumulative Review
591
Appendices A-1
A. Operations on Decimals
A-1
B. Review of Angles, Lines, and Special Triangles
A-3
C. Review of Geometric Figures
A-12
D. Mean, Median, and Mode
A-15
E. Table of Squares and Square Roots
A-18
F. Answers to Selected Exercises
A-20
Index I-1
Photo Credits P-1

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