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For college-level courses in beginning or elementary algebra.
Elayn Martin-Gay's success as a developmental math author and teacher starts with a strong focus on mastering the basics through well-written explanations, innovative pedagogy and a meaningful, integrated program of learning resources. The revisions provide new pedagogy and resources to build student confidence, help students develop basic skills and understand concepts, and provide the highest level of instructor and adjunct support.
Martin-Gay's series is well known and widely praised for an unparalleled ability to:
Martin-Gay believes that every student can:
Martin-Gay believes that every student can succeed, and with each successive edition enhances her pedagogy and learning resources to provide evermore relevant and useful tools to help students and instructors achieve success.
1. Real Numbers
1.1 Tips for Success in Mathematics
1.2 Symbols and Sets of Numbers
1.3 Introduction to Variable Expressions and Equations
1.4 Adding Real Numbers
1.5 Subtracting Real Numbers
1.6 Multiplying Real Numbers
1.7 Dividing Real Numbers
Integrated Review--Operations on Real Numbers
1.8 Properties of Real Numbers
1.9 Reading Graphs
2. Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving
2.1 Simplifying Expressions
2.2 The Addition Property of Equality
2.3 The Multiplication Property of Equality
2.4 Solving Linear Equations
Integrated Review--Solving Linear Equations
2.5 An Introduction to Problem Solving
2.6 Formulas and Problem Solving
2.7 Further Problem Solving
2.8 Solving Linear Inequalities
3. Graphing
3.1 The Rectangular Coordinate System
3.2 Graphing Linear Equations
3.3 Intercepts
3.4 Slope and Rate of Change
Integrated Review--Slope and Graphing Linear Equations
3.5 The Slope. Intercept Form
3.6 The Point. Slope Form
3.7 Introduction to Functions
4. Systems of Equations
4.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
4.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution
4.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Addition
Integrated Review--Solving Systems of Equations
4.4 Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving
4.5 Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
4.6 Systems of Linear Inequalities
5. Exponents and Polynomials
5.1 Exponents
5.2 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
5.3 Multiplying Polynomials
5.4 Special Products
Integrated Review--Operations on Polynomials
5.6 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation
5.7 Dividing Polynomials
6. Factoring Polynomials
6.1 The Greatest Common Factor
6.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Form x2 + bx + c
6.3 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c
6.4 Factoring Binomials
Integrated Review--Choosing a Factoring Strategy
6.5 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
6.6 Quadratic Equations and Problem Solving
7. Rational Expressions
7.1 Simplifying Rational Expressions
7.2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
7.3 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with Common Denominators and Least Common Denominator
7.4 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with Unlike Denominators
7.5 Solving Equations Containing Rational Expressions Integrated Review--Summary on Rational Expressions
7.6 Proportions and Problem Solving with Rational Equations
7.7 Direct and Inverse Variation and Problem Solving
7.8 Simplifying Complex Fractions
8. Roots and Radicals
8.1 Introduction to Radicals
8.2 Simplifying Radicals
8.3 Adding and Subtracting Radicals
8.4 Multiplying and Dividing Radicals Integrated Review--Simplifying Radicals
8.5 Solving Equations Containing Radicals
8.6 Radical Equations and Problem Solving
8.7 Rational Exponents
9. Quadratic Equations
9.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Square Root Property
9.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
9.3 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula
Integrated Review--Summary of Methods for Solving Quadratic Equations and Problem Solving
9.4 Complex Solutions of Quadratic Equations
9.5 Graphing Quadratic Equations
For college-level courses in beginning or elementary algebra.
Elayn Martin-Gay's success as a developmental math author and teacher starts with a strong focus on mastering the basics through well-written explanations, innovative pedagogy and a meaningful, integrated program of learning resources. The revisions provide new pedagogy and resources to build student confidence, help students develop basic skills and understand concepts, and provide the highest level of instructor and adjunct support.
Martin-Gay's series is well known and widely praised for an unparalleled ability to:
Martin-Gay believes that every student can:
Martin-Gay believes that every student can succeed, and with each successive edition enhances her pedagogy and learning resources to provide evermore relevant and useful tools to help students and instructors achieve success.
Table of Contents
1. Real Numbers
1.1 Tips for Success in Mathematics
1.2 Symbols and Sets of Numbers
1.3 Introduction to Variable Expressions and Equations
1.4 Adding Real Numbers
1.5 Subtracting Real Numbers
1.6 Multiplying Real Numbers
1.7 Dividing Real Numbers
Integrated Review--Operations on Real Numbers
1.8 Properties of Real Numbers
1.9 Reading Graphs
2. Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving
2.1 Simplifying Expressions
2.2 The Addition Property of Equality
2.3 The Multiplication Property of Equality
2.4 Solving Linear Equations
Integrated Review--Solving Linear Equations
2.5 An Introduction to Problem Solving
2.6 Formulas and Problem Solving
2.7 Further Problem Solving
2.8 Solving Linear Inequalities
3. Graphing
3.1 The Rectangular Coordinate System
3.2 Graphing Linear Equations
3.3 Intercepts
3.4 Slope and Rate of Change
Integrated Review--Slope and Graphing Linear Equations
3.5 The Slope. Intercept Form
3.6 The Point. Slope Form
3.7 Introduction to Functions
4. Systems of Equations
4.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
4.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution
4.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Addition
Integrated Review--Solving Systems of Equations
4.4 Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving
4.5 Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
4.6 Systems of Linear Inequalities
5. Exponents and Polynomials
5.1 Exponents
5.2 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
5.3 Multiplying Polynomials
5.4 Special Products
Integrated Review--Operations on Polynomials
5.6 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation
5.7 Dividing Polynomials
6. Factoring Polynomials
6.1 The Greatest Common Factor
6.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Form x2 + bx + c
6.3 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c
6.4 Factoring Binomials
Integrated Review--Choosing a Factoring Strategy
6.5 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
6.6 Quadratic Equations and Problem Solving
7. Rational Expressions
7.1 Simplifying Rational Expressions
7.2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
7.3 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with Common Denominators and Least Common Denominator
7.4 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with Unlike Denominators
7.5 Solving Equations Containing Rational Expressions Integrated Review--Summary on Rational Expressions
7.6 Proportions and Problem Solving with Rational Equations
7.7 Direct and Inverse Variation and Problem Solving
7.8 Simplifying Complex Fractions
8. Roots and Radicals
8.1 Introduction to Radicals
8.2 Simplifying Radicals
8.3 Adding and Subtracting Radicals
8.4 Multiplying and Dividing Radicals Integrated Review--Simplifying Radicals
8.5 Solving Equations Containing Radicals
8.6 Radical Equations and Problem Solving
8.7 Rational Exponents
9. Quadratic Equations
9.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Square Root Property
9.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
9.3 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula
Integrated Review--Summary of Methods for Solving Quadratic Equations and Problem Solving
9.4 Complex Solutions of Quadratic Equations
9.5 Graphing Quadratic Equations