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Intermediate Algebra, 2nd Edition

By Tom Carson, Bill E. Jordan

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Mar 13, 2006

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Real Numbers and Expressions

1.1  Sets and the Structure of Algebra

1.2  Operations with Real Numbers; Properties of Real Numbers

1.3  Exponents, Roots, and Order of Operations

1.4  Evaluating and Rewriting Expressions

 

Chapter 2 Linear Equations and Inequalities in One Variable

2.1 Linear Equations and Formulas

2.2 Solving Problems

2.3 Solving Linear Inequalities

2.4 Compound Inequalities

2.5 Equations Involving Absolute Value

2.6 Inequalities Involving Absolute Value

 

Chapter 3 Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables and Functions

3.1 Graphing Linear Equations

3.2 The Slope of a Line

3.3 The Equation of a Line

3.4 Graphing Linear Inequalities

3.5 Introduction to Functions and Function

      Notation

 

Chapter 4 Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities

4.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in

      Two Variables

4.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in

      Three Variables

4.3 Solving Applications Using Systems of

      Equations

4.4 Solving Systems of Linear Equations

      Using Matrices

4.5 Cramer’s Rule

4.6 Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities

 

Chapter 5 Polynomials

5.1 Exponents and Scientific Notation

5.2 Polynomials and Polynomial Functions

5.3 Multiplying Polynomials

5.4 Dividing Polynomials

5.5 Synthetic Division and the Remainder

      Theorem

 

Chapter 6 Factoring

6.1 Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by

      Grouping

6.2 Factoring Trinomials

6.3 Factoring Special Products and Factoring

      Strategies

6.4 Solving Equations by Factoring

 

Chapter 7 Rational Expressions and Equations

7.1 Simplifying, Multiplying, and Dividing

      Rational Expressions

7.2 Adding and Subtracting Rational

      Expressions

7.3 Simplifying Complex Rational

      Expressions

7.4 Solving Equations Containing Rational

      Expressions

7.5 Applications with Rational Expressions;

      Variation

 

Chapter 8 Rational Exponents, Radicals, and Complex Numbers

8.1 Radical Expressions and Functions

8.2 Rational Exponents

8.3 Multiplying, Dividing, and Simplifying

      Radicals

8.4 Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying

      Radical Expressions

8.5 Rationalizing Numerators and

      Denominators of Radical Expressions

8.6 Radical Equations and Problem Solving

8.7 Complex Numbers

 

Chapter 9 Quadratic Equations

9.1 Completing the Square

9.2 Solving Quadratic Equations Using the

      Quadratic Formula

9.3 Solving Equations That Are Quadratic in

      Form

9.4 Graphing Quadratic Functions

9.5 Solving Nonlinear Inequalities

 

Chapter 10 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

10.1 Composite and Inverse Functions

10.2 Exponential Functions

10.3 Logarithmic Functions

10.4 Properties of Logarithms

10.5 Common and Natural Logarithms

10.6 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations

        with Applications

 

Chapter 11 Conic Sections

11.1 The Parabola and the Circle

11.2 Ellipses and Hyperbolas

11.3 Nonlinear Systems of Equations

11.4 Nonlinear Inequalities and Systems of

        Inequalities

 

Appendix A Arithmetic Sequences and Series

Appendix B Geometric Sequences and Series

Appendix C The Binomial Theorem

Appendix D Permutations and Combinations

Appendix E Probability

 

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ISBN-10: 0-321-35835-X

ISBN-13: 978-0-321-35835-6

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