MP Intermediate Algebra with MathZone / Edition 5 available in Hardcover
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Intermediate Algebra, 5th Edition, is designed to provide students with the algebra background needed for further college-level mathematics courses. The unifying theme of this text is the development of the skills necessary for solving equations and inequalities, followed by the application of those skills to solving applied problems.
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About the Author
Mark Dugopolski was born and raised in Menominee, Michigan. He received a degree in mathematics education from Michigan State University and then taught high school mathematics in the Chicago area. While teaching high school, he received a master's degree in mathematics from Northern Illinois University. He then entered a doctoral program in mathematics at the University of Illinois in Champaign, where he earned his doctorate in topology in 1977. He was then appointed to the faculty at Southeastern Louisiana University, where he now holds the position of professor of mathematics. He has taught high school and college mathematics for over 30 years. He is a member of the MAA, the AMS, and the AMATYC. He has written many articles and mathematics textbooks. He has a wife and two daughters. When he is not working, he enjoys hiking, bicycling, jogging, tennis, fishing, and motorcycling.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 The Real Numbers1.1 Sets1.2 The Real Numbers1.3 Operations on the Set of Real Numbers1.4 Evaluating Expressions1.5 Properties of the Real Numbers1.6 Using the PropertiesChapter 2 Linear Equations and Inequalities in One Variable2.1 Linear Equations in One Variable2.2 Formulas2.3 Applications2.4 Inequalities2.5 Compound Inequalities2.6 Absolute Value Equations and InequalitiesChapter 3 Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables3.1 Graphing Lines in the Coordinate Plane3.2 Slope of a Line3.3 Three Forms for the Equation of a Line3.4 Linear Inequalities and Their Graphs3.5 Functions and Relations Chapter 4 Systems of Linear Equations4.1 Solving Systems by Graphing and Substitution4.2 The Addition Method4.3 Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables4.4 Solving Linear Systems Using Matrices4.5 Determinants and Cramer's Rule 4.6 Linear ProgrammingChapter 5 Exponents and Polynomials 5.1 Integral Exponents and Scientific Notation5.2 The Power Rules5.3 Polynomials and Polynomial Functions5.4 Multiplying Binomials5.5 Factoring Polynomials5.6 Factoring ax^2 + bx + c5.7 Factoring Strategy5.8 Solving Equations by FactoringChapter 6 Rational Expressions and Functions6.1 Properties of Rational Expressions and Functions6.2 Multiplication and Division6.3 Addition and Subtraction6.4 Complex Fractions6.5 Division of Polynomials6.6 Solving Equations Involving Rational Expressions6.7 ApplicationsChapter 7 Radicals and Rational Exponents7.1 Radicals7.2 Rational Exponents7.3 Operations with Radicals7.4 Quotients, Powers, and Rationalizing Denominators7.5 Solving Equations with Radicals and Exponents7.6 Complex NumbersChapter 8 Quadratic Equations, Functions, and Inequalities8.1 Factoring and Completing the Square8.2 The Quadratic Formula8.3 Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs8.4 More on Quadratic Equations8.5 Quadratic and Rational InequalitiesChapter 9 Additional Function Topics9.1 Graphs of Functions and Relations9.2 Transformations of Graphs9.3 Combining Functions9.4 Inverse Functions9.5 VariationChapter 10 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 10.1 Exponential Functions and Their Applications10.2 Logarithmic Functions and Their Applications10.3 Properties of Logarithms10.4 Solving Equations and ApplicationsChapter 11 Nonlinear Systems and the Conic Sections11.1 Nonlinear Systems of Equations 11.2 The Parabola11.3 The Circle11.4 The Ellipse and Hyperbola11.5 Second-Degree Inequalities Chapter 12 Sequences and Series 12.1 Sequences12.2 Series12.3 Arithmetic Sequences and Series12.4 Geometric Sequences and Series12.5 Binomial ExpansionsAppendix A Geometry ReviewAppendix B SetsAppendix C Final Exam Review