Algebra: A Combined Approach (5th Revised edition)

Algebra: A Combined Approach (5th Revised edition)

By: Elayn Martin-Gay (author)Paperback

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Elayn Martin-Gay's developmental math program is motivated by her firm belief that every student can succeed. Martin-Gay's focus on the student shapes her clear, accessible writing, inspires her constant pedagogical innovations, and contributes to the popularity and effectiveness of her video resources. This revision of Martin-Gay's series continues her focus on students and what they need to be successful. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyMathLab does not come packaged with this content. MyMathLab is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyMathLab, search for: 0321978528 / 9780321978523 Algebra: A Combined Approach Plus NEW MyMathLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0321431308 / 9780321431301 MyMathLab -- Glue-in Access Card 0321654064 / 9780321654069 MyMathLab Inside Star Sticker 032197753X / 9780321977533 Algebra: A Combined Approach Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyMathLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

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Elayn Martin-Gay has taught mathematics at the University of New Orleans for more than 25 years. Her numerous teaching awards include the local University Alumni Association's Award for Excellence in Teaching, and Outstanding Developmental Educator at University of New Orleans, presented by the Louisiana Association of Developmental Educators. Prior to writing textbooks, Elayn Martin-Gay developed an acclaimed series of lecture videos to support developmental mathematics students. These highly successful videos originally served as the foundation materials for her texts. Today, the videos are specific to each book in her series. She has also created Chapter Test Prep Videos to help students during their most "teachable moment"-as they prepare for a test-along with Instructor-to-Instructor videos that provide teaching tips, hints, and suggestions for every developmental mathematics course, including basic mathematics, prealgebra, beginning algebra, and intermediate algebra. Elayn is the author of 12 published textbooks and numerous multimedia interactive products, all specializing in developmental mathematics courses. She has also published series in Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry. She has participated as an author across a broad range of educational materials: textbooks, videos, tutorial software, and courseware. This offers an opportunity for multiple combinations for an integrated teaching and learning package, offering great consistency for the student.

Contents

R. Prealgebra Review R.1 Factors and the Least Common Multiple R.2 Fractions R.3 Decimals and Percents Group Activity Vocabulary Check Chapter Highlights Chapter Review Chapter Test 1. Real Numbers and Introduction to Algebra 1.1 Study Skills Tips for Sucess in Mathematics 1.2 Symbols and Sets of Numbers 1.3 Expnents, Order of Operations, and Variable Expressions 1.4 Adding Real Numbers 1.5 Subtracting Real Numbers 1.6 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers 1.7 Properties of Real Numbers 1.8 Simplifying Expressions Group Activity Vocabulary Check Chapter Highlights Chapter Review Chapter Test 2. Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving 2.1 The Addition Property of Equality 2.2 The Multiplication Property of Equality 2.3 Further Solving Linear Equations 2.4 An Introduction to Problem Solving 2.5 Formulas and Problem Solving 2.6 Percent and Mixture Problem Solving 2.7 Linear Inequalities and Problem Solving Group Activity Vocabulary Check Chapter Highlights Chapter Review Chapter Test Cumulative Review 3. Graphing Equations and Inequalities 3.1 Reading Graphs and the Rectangular Coordinate System 3.2 Graphing Linear Equations 3.3 Intercepts 3.4 Slope and Rate of Change 3.5 Equations of Lines 3.6 Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables Group Activity Vocabulary Check Chapter Highlights Chapter Review Chapter Test Cumulative Review 4. Systems of Equations 4.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing 4.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution 4.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Addtion 4.4 Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving Group Activity Vocabulary Check Chapter Highlights Chapter Review Chapter Test Cumulative Review 5. Exponents and Polynomials 5.1 Exponents 5.2 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation 5.3 Introduction to Polynomials 5.5 Multiplying Polynomials 5.6 Special Products 5.7 Dividing Polynomials Group Activity Vocabulary Check Chapter Highlights Chapter Review Chapter Test Cumulative Review 6. Factoring Polynomials 6.1 The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping 6.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Form x2 + bx + c 6.3 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c 6.4 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c by Grouping 6.5 Factoring by Special Products 6.6 Solving Quadratic Equations and Problem Solving Group Activity Vocabulary Check Chapter Highlights Chapter Review Chapter Test Cumulative Review 7. Rational Expressions 7.1 Simplifying Rational Expressions 7.2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions 7.3 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with the Same Denominator and Least Common Denominator 7.4 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with Different Denominators 7.5 Solving Equations Containing Rational Expressions 7.6 Proportions and Problem Solving with Rational Equations 7.7 Simplifying Complex Fractions Group Activity Vocabulary Check Chapter Highlights Chapter Review Chapter Test Cumulative Review 8. Graphs and Functions 8.1 Review of Equations of Lines and Writing Parallel and Perpendicular Lines 8.2 Introduction to Functions 8.3 Polynomial and Rational Functions 8.4 Interval Notation, Finding Domains and Ranges from Graphs, and Graphing Piecewise-Defined Functions 8.5 Shifting and Reflecting Graphs of Functions Group Activity Vocabulary Check Chapter Highlights Chapter Review Chapter Test Cumulative Review 9. Systems of Equations and Inequalities and Variation 9.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables and Problem Solving 9.2 Solving Systems of Equations Using Matrices 9.3 Systems of Linear Inequalities 9.4 Variation and Problem Solving Group Activity Vocabulary Check Chapter Highlights Chapter Review Chapter Test Cumulative Review 10. Rational Exponents, Radicals, and Complex Numbers 10.1 Radical Expressions and Radical Functions 10.2 Rational Exponents 10.3 Simplifying Radical Expressions 10.4 Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Radical Expressions 10.5 Rationalizing Numerators and Denominators of Radical Expressions 10.6 Radical Equations and Problem Solving 10.7 Complex Numbers Group Activity Vocabulary Check Chapter Highlights Chapter Review Chapter Test Cumulative Review 11. Quadratic Equations and Functions 11.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square 11.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Using the Quadratic Formula 11.3 Solving Equations by Using Quadratic Methods 11.4 Nonlinear Inequalities in One Variable 11.5 Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs 11.6 Further Graphing of Quadratic Functions Group Activity Vocabulary Check Chapter Highlights Chapter Review Chapter Test Cumulative Review 12. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 12.1 The Algebra of Functions 12.2 Inverse Functions 12.3 Exponential Functions 12.4 Exponential Functions 12.5 Logarithmic Functions 12.6 Properties of Logarithms 12.7 Common Logarithms, Natural Logarithms, and Change of Base 12.8 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations and Problem Solving Group Activity Vocabulary Check Chapter Highlights Chapter Review Chapter Test Cumulative Review 13. Conic Sections 13.1 The Parabola and the Circle 13.2 The Ellipse and the Hyperbola 13.3 Solving Nonlinear Systems of Equations 13.4 Nonlinear Inequalities and Systems of Inequalities Group Activity Vocabulary Check Chapter Highlights Chapter Review Chapter Test Cumulative Review Appendices Appendix A: Transition Review: Exponents, Polynomials, and Factoring Strategies Appendix B: Transition Review: Solving Linear and Quadratic Equations Appendix C: Sets and Compound Inequalities Appendix D: Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities Appendix E: Determinants and Cramer's Rule Appendix F: Review of Angles, Lines, and Special Triangles Appendix G: Stretching and Compressing Graphs of Absolute Value Functions Appendix H: An Introduction to Using a Graphing Utility

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/02/2015
  • ISBN13: 9780321977533
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 1176
  • ID: 9780321977533
  • weight: 2122
  • ISBN10: 032197753X
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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