## Description

**Lial Series**has helped thousands of students succeed in developmental mathematics by providing the best learning and teaching support to students and instructors.

## Table of Contents

**R. Review of the Real Number System**

R.1 Basic Concepts

R.2 Operations on Real Numbers

R.3 Exponents, Roots, and Order of Operations

R.4 Properties of Real Numbers

**1. Linear Equations and Applications**

1.1 Linear Equations in One Variable

1.2 Formulas and Percent

1.3 Applications of Linear Equations

1.4 Further Applications of Linear Equations

**2. Linear Inequalities and Absolute Value**

2.1 Linear Inequalities in One Variable

2.2 Set Operations and Compound Inequalities

2.3 Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities

**3. Graphs, Linear Equations, and Functions**

3.1 The Rectangular Coordinate System

3.2 The Slope of a Line

3.3 Linear Equations in Two Variables

3.4 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables

3.5 Introduction to Relations and Functions

3.6 Function Notation and Linear Functions

**4. Systems of Linear Equations**

4.1 Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables

4.2 Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables

4.3 Applications of Linear Systems of Equations

4.4 Solving Linear Systems of Equations by Matrix Methods

**5. Exponents, Polynomials, and Polynomial Functions**

5.1 Integer Exponents and Scientific Notation

5.2 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials

5.3 Polynomial Functions

5.4 Multiplying Polynomials

5.5 Dividing Polynomials

**6. Factoring**

6.1 Greatest Common Factors; Factoring by Grouping

6.2 Factoring Trinomials

6.3 Special Factoring

6.4 A General Approach to Factoring

6.5 Solving Equations by Factoring

**7. Rational Expressions**

7.1 Rational Expressions and Functions; Multiplying and Dividing

7.2 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions

7.3 Complex Fractions

7.4 Equations with Rational Expressions and Graphs

7.5 Applications of Rational Expressions

7.6 Variation

**8. Roots, Radicals, and Root Functions**

8.1 Rational Expressions and Graphs

8.2 Rational Exponents

8.3 Simplifying Radical Expressions

8.4 Adding and Subtracting Radical Expressions

8.5 Multiplying and Dividing Radical Expressions

8.6 Solving Equations with Radicals

8.7 Complex Numbers

**9. Quadratic Equations, Inequalities, and Functions**

9.1 The Square Root Property and Completing the Square

9.2 The Quadratic Formula

9.3 Equations Quadratic in Form

9.4 Formulas and Applications

9.5 Graphs of Quadratic Functions

9.6 More About Parabolas and Their Applications

9.7 Polynomial and Rational Inequalities

**10. Inverse, Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions**

10.1 Composition of Functions

10.2 Inverse Functions

10.3 Exponential Functions

10.4 Logarithmic Functions

10.5 Properties of Logarithms

10.6 Common and Natural Logarithms

10.7 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations and Their Applications

**11. Nonlinear Functions, Conic Sections, and Nonlinear Systems**

11.1 Additional Graphs of Functions

11.2 The Circle and the Ellipse

11.3 The Hyperbola, and Other Functions Defined by Radicals

11.4 Nonlinear Systems of Equations

11.5 Second-Degree Inequalities and Systems of InequalitiesAppendix A: Review of Fractions

Appendix B: Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Matrix Methods

Appendix C: Synthetic Division

Answers to Selected Exercises

Solutions to Selected Exercises

Index

Enhance your learning experience with ** text-specific** study materials.

Video Resources on DVD with Chapter Test Prep for Intermediate Algebra, 10th Edition

ISBN-13: 978-0-321-84635-8

$36.80 | Add to Cart

Student Solutions Manual for Intermediate Algebra, 10th Edition

ISBN-13: 978-0-321-84631-0

$44.80 | Add to Cart

This title is also sold in the various packages listed below. Before purchasing one of these packages, speak with your professor about which one will help you be successful in your course.

Package ISBN-13: 9780133885873

Includes this title packaged with:

- MathXL -- Valuepack Access Card (12-month access), 2nd Edition

. . Pearson Education

~~$239.00~~ $228.84 | Add to Cart

Package ISBN-13: 9780321955630

Includes this title packaged with:

- MathXL Valuepack Access Card (6-months)

. . Pearson Education - Student Solutions Manual for Intermediate Algebra, 10th Edition

Margaret L. Lial, John Hornsby, Terry McGinnis

~~$242.33~~ $232.03 | Add to Cart

Package ISBN-13: 9780321943354

Includes this title packaged with:

- Video Resources on DVD with Chapter Test Prep for Intermediate Algebra, 10th Edition

Margaret L. Lial, John Hornsby, Terry McGinnis - Student Solutions Manual for Intermediate Algebra, 10th Edition

Margaret L. Lial, John Hornsby, Terry McGinnis

~~$225.67~~ $216.08 | Add to Cart

### Digital

Buy AccessMathXL -- Instant Access -- for Intermediate Algebra, 10th Edition

$60.50 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-85491-9

Add to CartIntermediate Algebra (Subscription), 10th Edition

$89.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-90108-8

Buy AccessMyMathLab with Pearson eText -- Instant Access -- for Intermediate Algebra, 10th Edition

$103.95 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-87260-9

### Digital + Print

Add to CartIntermediate Algebra, Books a la Carte Edition Plus MyMathLab -- Access Card Package, 10th Edition

~~$169.33~~ $162.13 |
ISBN-13: 978-0-321-90107-1

Add to CartMyMathLab -- Print Offer -- for Intermediate Algebra, 10th Edition

$87.65 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-97024-4

Add to CartIntermediate Algebra, Books a la Carte Edition, 10th Edition

$149.33 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-84630-3

Add to CartIntermediate Algebra, 10th Edition

~~$219.00~~ $209.69 |
ISBN-13: 978-0-321-87218-0

*Free* Ground Shipping.