CD Lecture Series - Lab Pack (3rd edition)
By: Allen R. Angel (author)Hardback
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Angel's texts are a proven favorite among students and instructors alike. The Angel texts consistently receive praise for their readability - short, clear sentences are used to ensure the text is readable even for those with weak reading skills- and for the abundance of detailed, worked-out examples... more than any other text! In this revised, 3rd edition of Algebra for College Students, Angel continues to focus on the needs of the students taking this class and the instructors teaching them.
Allen R. Angel received his AAS in Electrical Technology from New York City Community College. He then received his BS in Physics and his MS in Mathematics from SUNY at New Paltz, and he took additional graduate work at Rutgers University. He is Professor Emeritus at Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York where he served for many years as the chair of the Mathematics Department. He also served as the Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation Summer Institutes at Rutgers University from 1967-73. He served as the President of the New York State Mathematics Association of Two Year Colleges (NYSMATYC) and the Northeast Vice President of the American Mathematics Association of Two Year Colleges (AMATYC). He is the recipient of many awards including a number of NISOD Excellence in Teaching Awards, NYSMATYC's Outstanding Contributions to Mathematics Education Award, and AMATYC's President Award. Allen enjoy tennis, worldwide travel, and visiting with his children and granddaughter.
Note: Each chapter concludes with Chapter Summary, Chapter Review Exercises, andChapter Practice Test and after Chapter 1, Cumulative Review Test. PrefaceTo the StudentCHAPTER 1: Basic Concepts 1.1 Study Skills for Success in Mathematics, and Using a Calculator1.2 Sets and Other Basic Concepts1.3 Properties of and Operations with Real Numbers1.4 Order of OperationsMid-Chapter Test: Sections 1.1-1.41.5 Exponents1.6 Scientific Notation CHAPTER 2: Equations and Inequalities 2.1 Solving Linear Equations2.2 Problem Solving and Using Formulas2.3 Applications of AlgebraMid-Chapter Test: Sections 2.1-2.32.4 Additional Application Problems2.5 Solving Linear Inequalities2.6 Solving Equations and Inequalities Containing Absolute Values CHAPTER 3: Graphs and Functions 3.1 Graphs3.2 Functions3.3 Linear Functions: Graphs and Applications3.4 The Slope-Intercept Form of a Linear EquationMid-Chapter Test: Sections 3.1-3.43.5 The Point-Slope Form of a Linear Equation3.6 The Algebra of Functions3.7 Graphing Linear Inequalities CHAPTER 4: Systems of Equations and Inequalities 4.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables4.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables4.3 Systems of Linear Equations: Applications and Problem Solving Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 4.1-4.34.4 Solving Systems of Equations Using Matrices4.5 Solving Systems of Equations Using Determinants and Cramer's Rule4.6 Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities CHAPTER 5: Polynomials and Polynomial Functions 5.1 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials5.2 Multiplication of Polynomials5.3 Division of Polynomials and Synthetic Division5.4 Factoring a Monomial from a Polynomial and Factoring by GroupingMid-Chapter Test: Sections 5.1-5.45.5 Factoring Trinomials5.6 Special Factoring Formulas5.7 A General Review of Factoring5.8 Polynomial Equations CHAPTER 6: Rational Expressions and Equations 6.1 The Domains of Rational Functions and Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions6.2 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions6.3 Complex Fractions 6.4 Solving Rational EquationsMid-Chapter Test: Sections 6.1-6.46.5 Rational Equations: Applications and Problem Solving6.6 VariationCHAPTER 7: Roots, Radicals, and Complex Numbers7.1 Roots and Radicals7.2 Rational Exponents7.3 Simplifying Radicals7.4 Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying RadicalsMid-Chapter Test: Sections 7.1-7.47.5 Dividing Radicals7.6 Solving Radical Equations7.7 Complex Numbers CHAPTER 8: Quadratic Functions8.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square8.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula8.3 Quadratic Equations: Applications and Problem SolvingMid-Chapter Test: Sections 8.1-8.38.4 Writing Equations in Quadratic Form8.5 Graphing Quadratic Functions8.6 Quadratic and Other Inequalities in One Variable CHAPTER 9: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions9.1 Composite and Inverse Functions9.2 Exponential Functions9.3 Logarithmic Functions9.4 Properties of LogarithmsMid-Chapter Test: Sections 9.1-9.49.5 Common Logarithms9.6 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations9.7 Natural Exponential and Natural Logarithmic Functions CHAPTER 10: Characteristics of Functions and Their Graphs10.1 Continuous and Discontinuous Functions10.2 Characteristics of Graphs of Polynomial FunctionsMid-Chapter Test: Sections 10.1-10.210.3 Finding the Rational Zeros of a Polynomial Function10.4 Finding the Real Zeros of a Polynomial Function10.5 Characteristics of Graphs of Rational Functions CHAPTER 11: Conic Sections11.1 T he Parabola and the Circle11.2 The EllipseMid-Chapter Test: Sections 11.1-11.211.3 The Hyperbola11.4 Nonlinear Systems of Equations and Their Applications11.5 Nonlinear Systems of Inequalities CHAPTER 12: Sequences, Series, and Probability12.1 Sequences and Series12.2 Arithmetic Sequences and Series12.3 Geometric Sequences and SeriesMid-Chapter Test: Sections 12.1-12.312.4 Mathematical Induction12.5 The Binomial Theorem12.6 The Counting Principle, Permutations, and Combinations12.7 Probability APPENDIX Geometric Formulas AnswersGraphing Answer Section *found only in the Annotated Instructor's EditionApplications IndexIndexPhoto Credits
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