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by Margaret Lial, John Hornsby and Terry McGinnis

Cover type: HardbackEdition: 6TH 08

Copyright: 2008

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.

Published: 2008

International: No

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KEY MESSAGE: The Lial series has helped thousands of readers succeed in developmental mathematics through its approachable writing style, relevant real-world examples, extensive exercise sets, and complete supplements package Review of the Real Number System; Linear Equations, Inequalities, and Applications; Graphs, Linear Equations, and Functions; Systems of Linear Equations; Exponents, Polynomials, and Polynomial Functions; Factoring; Rational Expressions and Functions; Roots, Radicals, and Root Functions; Quadratic Equations and Inequalities; Additional Functions and Relations; Inverse, Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions; More on Polynomial and Rational Functions; Conic Sections; Further Topics in Algebra For all readers interested in Algebra.

Chapter 1: Review of the Real Number System 1.1 Basic Concepts 1.2 Operations on Real Numbers 1.3 Exponents, Roots, and Order of Operations 1.4 Properties of Real Numbers

Chapter 2: Linear Equations, Inequalities, and Applications 2.1 Linear Equations in One Variable 2.2 Formulas 2.3 Applications of Linear Equations 2.4 Further Applications of Linear Equations Summary Exercises on Solving Applied Problems 2.5 Linear Inequalities in One Variable 2.6 Set Operations and Compound Inequalities 2.7 Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities Summary Exercises on Solving Linear and Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities

Chapter 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 Summary Exercises on Slopes and Equations of Lines 3.4 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables 3.5 Introduction to Functions

Chapter 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 Systems of Linear Equations 4.4 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Matrix Methods

Chapter 5: Exponents, Polynomials, and Polynomial Functions 5.1 Integer Exponents and Scientific Notation 5.2 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials 5.3 Polynomial Functions, Graphs, and Composition 5.4 Multiplying Polynomials 5.5 Dividing Polynomials

Chapter 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

Chapter 7: Rational Expressions and Functions 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 Summary Exercises on Rational Expressions and Equations 7.5 Applications of Rational Expressions 7.6 Variation

Chapter 8: Roots, Radicals, and Root Functions 8.1 Radical Expressions and Graphs 8.2 Rational Exponents 8.3 Simplifying Radical Expressions 8.4 Adding and

Summary

KEY MESSAGE: The Lial series has helped thousands of readers succeed in developmental mathematics through its approachable writing style, relevant real-world examples, extensive exercise sets, and complete supplements package Review of the Real Number System; Linear Equations, Inequalities, and Applications; Graphs, Linear Equations, and Functions; Systems of Linear Equations; Exponents, Polynomials, and Polynomial Functions; Factoring; Rational Expressions and Functions; Roots, Radicals, and Root Functions; Quadratic Equations and Inequalities; Additional Functions and Relations; Inverse, Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions; More on Polynomial and Rational Functions; Conic Sections; Further Topics in Algebra For all readers interested in Algebra.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Review of the Real Number System 1.1 Basic Concepts 1.2 Operations on Real Numbers 1.3 Exponents, Roots, and Order of Operations 1.4 Properties of Real Numbers

Chapter 2: Linear Equations, Inequalities, and Applications 2.1 Linear Equations in One Variable 2.2 Formulas 2.3 Applications of Linear Equations 2.4 Further Applications of Linear Equations Summary Exercises on Solving Applied Problems 2.5 Linear Inequalities in One Variable 2.6 Set Operations and Compound Inequalities 2.7 Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities Summary Exercises on Solving Linear and Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities

Chapter 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 Summary Exercises on Slopes and Equations of Lines 3.4 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables 3.5 Introduction to Functions

Chapter 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 Systems of Linear Equations 4.4 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Matrix Methods

Chapter 5: Exponents, Polynomials, and Polynomial Functions 5.1 Integer Exponents and Scientific Notation 5.2 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials 5.3 Polynomial Functions, Graphs, and Composition 5.4 Multiplying Polynomials 5.5 Dividing Polynomials

Chapter 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

Chapter 7: Rational Expressions and Functions 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 Summary Exercises on Rational Expressions and Equations 7.5 Applications of Rational Expressions 7.6 Variation

Chapter 8: Roots, Radicals, and Root Functions 8.1 Radical Expressions and Graphs 8.2 Rational Exponents 8.3 Simplifying Radical Expressions 8.4 Adding and

Publisher Info

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.

Published: 2008

International: No

Published: 2008

International: No

Chapter 2: Linear Equations, Inequalities, and Applications 2.1 Linear Equations in One Variable 2.2 Formulas 2.3 Applications of Linear Equations 2.4 Further Applications of Linear Equations Summary Exercises on Solving Applied Problems 2.5 Linear Inequalities in One Variable 2.6 Set Operations and Compound Inequalities 2.7 Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities Summary Exercises on Solving Linear and Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities

Chapter 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 Summary Exercises on Slopes and Equations of Lines 3.4 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables 3.5 Introduction to Functions

Chapter 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 Systems of Linear Equations 4.4 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Matrix Methods

Chapter 5: Exponents, Polynomials, and Polynomial Functions 5.1 Integer Exponents and Scientific Notation 5.2 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials 5.3 Polynomial Functions, Graphs, and Composition 5.4 Multiplying Polynomials 5.5 Dividing Polynomials

Chapter 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

Chapter 7: Rational Expressions and Functions 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 Summary Exercises on Rational Expressions and Equations 7.5 Applications of Rational Expressions 7.6 Variation

Chapter 8: Roots, Radicals, and Root Functions 8.1 Radical Expressions and Graphs 8.2 Rational Exponents 8.3 Simplifying Radical Expressions 8.4 Adding and