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Intermediate Algebra

Intermediate Algebra

By: Richelle M. Blair (author)Paperback

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Understanding algebra is as easy as 1,2,3 with Richelle Blair's Intermediate Algebra. Blair's engaging intermediate algebra text helps students continue to develop their algebraic thinking skills while also building their confidence in their ability to learn mathematics. Blair's textbook incorporates best practices from academic research and embraces the Beyond Crossroads standards of the American Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges, as well as the standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and the Mathematical Association of America.


Arithmetic and Algebra Skills Test Chapter 1: Real Numbers, Review of Introductory Algebra, and the Cartesian Plane1.1 The Real Numbers and Order of Operations1.2 Graphing on the Number Line, Set-Builder Notation, and Interval Notation1.3 Translating Word Phrases into Mathematical Statements, Problem-Solving Strategies, and Study Skills1.4 Properties of Exponents and Scientific Notation1.5 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions1.6 Plotting Points and Graphing Linear Equations on the Cartesian PlaneChapter 1 SummaryChapter 1 ReviewPractice Test - Chapter 1Student ProjectAnswers to Getting Started - Chapter 1 Chapter 2: Linear Equations, Inequalities, and Absolute Value2.1 Solving Linear Equations2.2 Solving Linear Equations Graphically2.3 Solving Linear Inequalities2.4 Solving Linear Inequalities Using Graphical Methods on the Cartesian Plane2.5 Solving Equations and Inequalities Involving Absolute ValueChapter 2 SummaryChapter 2 ReviewPractice Test - Chapter 2Student ProjectAnswers to Getting Started - Chapter 2 Chapter 3: Relations and Functions3.1 Relations, Functions, and Function Notation3.2 Linear Relations and Functions, Slope, and Slope-Intercept Form3.3 Point-Slope Formula, Parallel and Perpendicular Lines3.4 Algebra of FunctionsChapter 3 SummaryChapter 3 ReviewPractice Test - Chapter 3Student ProjectAnswers to Getting Started - Chapter 3Cumulative Test Chapters 1-3 Chapter 4: Systems of Equations4.1 Solving Linear Systems in Two Variables, Analytically and Graphically4.2 Solving Linear Systems in Three Variables4.3 Real-World Problems Involving Linear Systems4.4 Solving Linear Systems Using Matrices and Determinants4.5 Solving Linear Inequalities in Two Variables and Systems of Linear Inequalities Chapter 4 SummaryChapter 4 ReviewPractice Test - Chapter 4Student ProjectAnswers to Getting Started - Chapter 4 Chapter 5: Polynomials and Polynomial Functions5.1 Introduction to Polynomials and Polynomial Functions5.2 Multiplication of Polynomials5.3 Division of Polynomials5.4 Common Factors and Factoring by Grouping5.5 Factoring Trinomials of the form ax2+ bx + c5.6 Factoring Special Products and Multistep Factoring5.7 Solving Polynomial EquationsChapter 5 SummaryChapter 5 ReviewPractice Test - Chapter 5Student ProjectAnswers to Getting Started - Chapter 5 Chapter 6: Rational Expressions, Equations, and Functions6.1 Rational Expressions and Functions, Multiplication and Division6.2 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions and Functions6.3 Graphs of Rational Functions6.4 Solving Rational Equations6.5 Complex Rational Expressions6.6 Formulas and VariationChapter 6 SummaryChapter 6 ReviewPractice Test - Chapter 6Student ProjectAnswers to Getting Started - Chapter 6Cumulative Test Chapters 4-6 Chapter 7: Radical Expressions, Equations, and Functions7.1 Introduction to Radical Expressions and Functions7.2 Rational Exponents7.3 Multiplication of Radical Expressions7.4 Division of Radical Expressions7.5 Addition and Subtraction of Radical Expressions and Multiple Operations7.6 Solving Equations Involving Radicals7.7 Complex NumbersChapter 7 SummaryChapter 7 ReviewPractice Test - Chapter 7Student ProjectAnswers to Getting Started - Chapter 7 Chapter 8: Quadratic Equations, Inequalities, and Functions8.1 Solving Quadratic Equations Using Factoring and the Square Root Property8.2 Solving Quadratic Equations Using the Method of Completing the Square8.3 Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs8.4 Solving Quadratic Equations Using the Quadratic Formula8.5 Solving Equations That Are Quadratic in Form8.6 Solving Quadratic and Polynomial InequalitiesChapter 8 SummaryChapter 8 ReviewPractice Test - Chapter 8Student ProjectAnswers to Getting Started - Chapter 8 Chapter 9: Exponential and Logarithmic Expressions, Functions, and Equations9.1 Exponential Functions, Graphs, and Equations9.2 Composite and Inverse Functions9.3 Logarithms and Logarithmic Functions9.4 Properties of Logarithms9.5 Solving Logarithmic and Exponential Equations9.6 Additional Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic FunctionsChapter 9 SummaryChapter 9 ReviewPractice Test - Chapter 9Student ProjectAnswers to Getting Started - Chapter 9Cumulative Test Chapters 7-9 Chapter 10: Conic Sections*10.1 Parabolas and Circles10.2 Ellipses10.3 Hyperbolas10.4 Nonlinear Systems of EquationsChapter 10 SummaryChapter 10 ReviewPractice Test - Chapter 10Student ProjectAnswers to Getting Started - Chapter 10 Appendix A: Synthetic Division*Appendix B: Using a Graphing Calculator for Matrix Row Operations and Evaluating Determinants* Dictionary *NOTE: These sections are typically only available online but can be included in a custom text for your school.

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  • ISBN13: 9780201658873
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 850
  • ID: 9780201658873
  • weight: 1764
  • ISBN10: 0201658879

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