# Elementary & Intermediate Algebra, 3rd Edition

Published Date: Dec 27, 2010

## Description

Developmental mathematics is the gateway to success in academics and in life. George Woodbury strives to provide his students with a complete learning package that empowers them for success in developmental mathematics and beyond. The Woodbury suite consists of a combined text written from the ground up to minimize overlap between elementary and intermediate algebra, a new workbook that helps students make connections between skills and concepts, and a robust set of MyMathLab resources.

Note: this item is for the textbook only; supplements are available separately.

1. Review of Real Numbers

1.1. Integers, Opposites, and Absolute Values

1.2. Operations with Integers

1.3. Fractions

1.4. Operations with Fractions

1.5. Decimals and Percents

1.6. Basic Statistics

1.7. Exponents and Order of Operations

1.8 Introduction to Algebra

2. Linear Equations

2.1. Introduction to Linear Equations

2.2. Solving Linear Equations: A General Strategy

2.3. Problem Solving; Applications of Linear Equations

2.4. Applications Involving Percentages; Ration and Proportion

2.5. Linear Inequalities

3. Graphing Linear Equations

3.1. The Rectangular Coordinate System; Equations in Two Variables

3.2. Graphing Linear Equations and Their Intercepts

3.3. Slope of a Line

3.4. Linear Functions

3.5. Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

3.6. Equations of Lines

3.7. Linear Inequalities

4. Systems of Equations

4.1. Systems of Linear Equations; Solving Systems by Graphing

4.2. Solving Systems of Equations by Using the Substitution Method

4.3. Solving Systems of Equations by Using the Addition Method

4.4. Applications of Systems of Equations

4.5. Systems of Linear Inequalities

5. Exponents and Polynomials

5.1. Exponents

5.2. Negative Exponents; Scientific Notation

5.3. Polynomials; Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials

5.4. Multiplying Polynomials

5.5. Dividing of Polynomials

6.1. An Introduction to Factoring; the Greatest Common Factor; Factoring by Grouping

6.2. Factoring Trinomials of the Form x2 + bx + c

6.3. Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c, where a ≠ 1

6.4. Factoring Special Binomials

6.5. Factoring Polynomials: A General Strategy

6.6. Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring

7. Rational Expressions and Equations

7.1. Rational Expressions and Functions

7.2. Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions

7.3. Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions That Have the Same Denominator

7.4. Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions That Have Different Denominators

7.5. Complex Fractions

7.6. Rational Equations

7.7. Applications of Rational Equations

8. A Transition

8.1. Linear Equations and Absolute Value Equations

8.2. Linear Inequalities and Absolute Value Inequalities

8.3. Graphing Linear Equations and Functions; Graphing Absolute Value Functions

8.4. Review of Factoring; Quadratic Equations and Rational Equations

8.5. Systems of Equations (Two Equations in Two Unknowns, Three Equations in Three Unknowns)

9.2. Rational Exponents

9.4. Multiplying and Dividing Radical Expressions

9.6. The Complex Numbers

10.1. Solving Quadratic Equations by Extracting Square Roots; Completing the Square

10.3. Equations That Are Quadratic in Form

11. Functions

11.1. Review of Functions

11.2. Linear Functions

11.4. Other Functions and Their Graphs

11.5. The Algebra of Functions

11.6. Inverse Functions

12. Logarithmic and Exponential Functions

12.1. Exponential Functions

12.2. Logarithmic Functions

12.3. Properties of Logarithms

12.4. Exponential and Logarithmic Equations

12.5. Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

12.6. Graphing Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

13. Conic Sections

13.1. Parabolas

13.2. Circles

13.3. Ellipses

13.4. Hyperbolas

13.5. Nonlinear Systems of Equations

14. Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem

14.1. Sequences and Series

14.2. Arithmetic Sequences and Series

14.3. Geometric Sequences and Series

14.4. The Binomial Theorem

Appendices

A-1. Synthetic Division

A-2. Using Matrices to Solve Systems of Equations

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