College Algebra, 8th Edition

By Michael Sullivan

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 19, 2007

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Chapter R Review

R.1 Real Numbers

R.2 Algebra Essentials

R.3 Geometry Essentials

R.4 Polynomials

R.5 Factoring Polynomials

R.6 Synthetic Division

R.7 Rational Expressions

R.8 nth Roots; Rational Exponents

 

Chapter 1 Equations and Inequalities

1.1 Linear Equations

1.2 Quadratic Equations

1.3 Complex Numbers; Quadratic Equations in the Complex Number System

1.4 Radical Equations; Equations Quadratic in Form;  Factorable Equations

1.5 Solving Inequalities

1.6 Equations and Inequalities Involving Absolute Value

1.7 Problem Solving: Interest, Mixture, Uniform Motion, and Constant Rate Job  Applications

 

Chapter 2 Graphs

2.1 The Distance and Midpoint Formulas

2.2 Graphs of Equations in Two Variables; Intercepts; Symmetry

2.3 Lines

2.4 Circles

2.5 Variation

  

Chapter 3 Functions and Their Graphs

3.1 Functions

3.2 The Graph of a Function

3.3 Properties of Functions

3.4 Library of Functions; Piecewise-defined Functions

3.5 Graphing Techniques: Transformations

3.6 Mathematical Models: Building Functions

 

Chapter 4 Linear and Quadratic Functions

4.1 Linear Functions and Their Properties

4.2 Building Linear Functions from Data

4.3 Quadratic Functions and Their Properties

4.4 Quadratic Models; Building Quadratic Functions from Data

4.5 Inequalities Involving QuadraticFunctions

 

 Chapter 5 Polynomial and Rational Functions

5.1 Polynomial Functions and Models

5.2 Properties of Rational Functions

5.3 The Graph of a Rational Function

5.4 Polynomial and Rational Inequalities

5.5 The Real Zeros of a Polynomial Function

5.6 Complex Zeros: Fundamental Theorem of Algebra

 

Chapter 6   Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

6.1 Composite Functions

6.2 One-to-One Functions; Inverse Functions

6.3 Exponential Functions

6.4 Logarithmic Functions

6.5 Properties of Logarithms

6.6 Logarithmic and Exponential Equations

6.7 Compound Interest

6.8 Exponential Growth and Decay Models; Newton’s Law; Logistic Growth and Decay Models

6.9 Building Exponential, Logarithmic, and Logistic Functions from Data

 

Chapter 7   Analytic Geometry

7.1 Conics

7.2 The Parabola

7.3 The Ellipse

7.4 The Hyperbola

 

Chapter 8   Systems of Equations and Inequalities

8.1 Systems of Linear Equations: Substitution and Elimination

8.2 Systems of Linear Equations: Matrices

8.3 Systems of Linear Equations: Determinants

8.4 Matrix Algebra

8.5 Partial Fraction Decomposition

8.6 Systems of Nonlinear Equations

8.7 Systems of Inequalities

8.8 Linear Programming

 

Chapter 9   Sequences; Induction; the Binomial Theorem

9.1 Sequences

9.2 Arithmetic Sequences

9.3 Geometric Sequences; Geometric Series

9.4 Mathematical Induction

9.5 The Binomial Theorem

  

Chapter 10  Counting and Probability

10.1 Sets and Counting

10.2 Permutations and Combinations

10.3 Probability

 

Appendix Graphing Utilities

1 The Viewing Rectangle

2 Graphing Equations in Two Variables

3 Locating Intercepts and Checking for Symmetry

4 Solving Equations Using a Graphing Utility

5 Square Screens

6 Graphing Inequalities in Two Variables

7 Solving Systems of Linear Equations

8 Graphing a Polar Equation

9 Graphing Parametric Equations

Enhance your learning experience with text-specific study materials.

Algebra Review , 2nd Edition

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-148006-3

$42.00 | Add to Cart

Additional Course Materials

Algebra Review Study Card, 2nd Edition

ISBN-13: 978-0-321-39473-6

$5.40 | Add to Cart

Graphing Calculator Tutorial CD

ISBN-13: 978-0-321-35774-8

$16.20 | Add to Cart

Review of Algebra, A

ISBN-13: 978-0-201-77347-7

$42.00 | Add to Cart

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-13-240286-6

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-240286-6

Format: Book

This title is currently unavailable on myPearsonStore.
We recommend College Algebra, 9th Edition as a replacement.

Digital Choices

MyLab & Mastering ?

MyLab & Mastering products deliver customizable content and highly personalized study paths, responsive learning tools, and real-time evaluation and diagnostics. MyLab & Mastering products help move students toward the moment that matters most—the moment of true understanding and learning.