Intermediate Algebra

Intermediate Algebra

By: Richelle M. Blair (author)Paperback

Special OrderSpecial Order item not currently available. We'll try and order for you.


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 Plane 1.1 The Real Numbers and Order of Operations 1.2 Graphing on the Number Line, Set-Builder Notation, and Interval Notation 1.3 Translating Word Phrases into Mathematical Statements, Problem-Solving Strategies, and Study Skills 1.4 Properties of Exponents and Scientific Notation 1.5 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions 1.6 Plotting Points and Graphing Linear Equations on the Cartesian Plane Chapter 1 Summary Chapter 1 Review Practice Test - Chapter 1 Student Project Answers to Getting Started - Chapter 1 Chapter 2: Linear Equations, Inequalities, and Absolute Value 2.1 Solving Linear Equations 2.2 Solving Linear Equations Graphically 2.3 Solving Linear Inequalities 2.4 Solving Linear Inequalities Using Graphical Methods on the Cartesian Plane 2.5 Solving Equations and Inequalities Involving Absolute Value Chapter 2 Summary Chapter 2 Review Practice Test - Chapter 2 Student Project Answers to Getting Started - Chapter 2 Chapter 3: Relations and Functions 3.1 Relations, Functions, and Function Notation 3.2 Linear Relations and Functions, Slope, and Slope-Intercept Form 3.3 Point-Slope Formula, Parallel and Perpendicular Lines 3.4 Algebra of Functions Chapter 3 Summary Chapter 3 Review Practice Test - Chapter 3 Student Project Answers to Getting Started - Chapter 3 Cumulative Test Chapters 1-3 Chapter 4: Systems of Equations 4.1 Solving Linear Systems in Two Variables, Analytically and Graphically 4.2 Solving Linear Systems in Three Variables 4.3 Real-World Problems Involving Linear Systems 4.4 Solving Linear Systems Using Matrices and Determinants 4.5 Solving Linear Inequalities in Two Variables and Systems of Linear Inequalities Chapter 4 Summary Chapter 4 Review Practice Test - Chapter 4 Student Project Answers to Getting Started - Chapter 4 Chapter 5: Polynomials and Polynomial Functions 5.1 Introduction to Polynomials and Polynomial Functions 5.2 Multiplication of Polynomials 5.3 Division of Polynomials 5.4 Common Factors and Factoring by Grouping 5.5 Factoring Trinomials of the form ax2+ bx + c 5.6 Factoring Special Products and Multistep Factoring 5.7 Solving Polynomial Equations Chapter 5 Summary Chapter 5 Review Practice Test - Chapter 5 Student Project Answers to Getting Started - Chapter 5 Chapter 6: Rational Expressions, Equations, and Functions 6.1 Rational Expressions and Functions, Multiplication and Division 6.2 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions and Functions 6.3 Graphs of Rational Functions 6.4 Solving Rational Equations 6.5 Complex Rational Expressions 6.6 Formulas and Variation Chapter 6 Summary Chapter 6 Review Practice Test - Chapter 6 Student Project Answers to Getting Started - Chapter 6 Cumulative Test Chapters 4-6 Chapter 7: Radical Expressions, Equations, and Functions 7.1 Introduction to Radical Expressions and Functions 7.2 Rational Exponents 7.3 Multiplication of Radical Expressions 7.4 Division of Radical Expressions 7.5 Addition and Subtraction of Radical Expressions and Multiple Operations 7.6 Solving Equations Involving Radicals 7.7 Complex Numbers Chapter 7 Summary Chapter 7 Review Practice Test - Chapter 7 Student Project Answers to Getting Started - Chapter 7 Chapter 8: Quadratic Equations, Inequalities, and Functions 8.1 Solving Quadratic Equations Using Factoring and the Square Root Property 8.2 Solving Quadratic Equations Using the Method of Completing the Square 8.3 Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs 8.4 Solving Quadratic Equations Using the Quadratic Formula 8.5 Solving Equations That Are Quadratic in Form 8.6 Solving Quadratic and Polynomial Inequalities Chapter 8 Summary Chapter 8 Review Practice Test - Chapter 8 Student Project Answers to Getting Started - Chapter 8 Chapter 9: Exponential and Logarithmic Expressions, Functions, and Equations 9.1 Exponential Functions, Graphs, and Equations 9.2 Composite and Inverse Functions 9.3 Logarithms and Logarithmic Functions 9.4 Properties of Logarithms 9.5 Solving Logarithmic and Exponential Equations 9.6 Additional Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions Chapter 9 Summary Chapter 9 Review Practice Test - Chapter 9 Student Project Answers to Getting Started - Chapter 9 Cumulative Test Chapters 7-9 Chapter 10: Conic Sections* 10.1 Parabolas and Circles 10.2 Ellipses 10.3 Hyperbolas 10.4 Nonlinear Systems of Equations Chapter 10 Summary Chapter 10 Review Practice Test - Chapter 10 Student Project Answers 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.

Product Details

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

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly