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KEY MESSAGE:Elayn Martin-Gay'sdevelopmental math textbooks and video resources are motivated by her firm belief that every student can succeed. Martin-Gay's focus on the student shapes her clear, accessible writing, inspires her constant pedagogical innovations, and contributes greatly to the popularity and effectiveness of her video resources. This revision of Martin-Gay's algebra series continues this focus on students and what they need to be successful. Martin-Gay also strives to provide the highest level of instructor and adjunct support. Review of Real Numbers; Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving; Graphing; Solving Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities; Exponents and Polynomials; Factoring Polynomials; Rational Expressions; Roots and Radicals; Quadratic Equations For all readers interested in algebra, and for all readers interested in learning or revisiting essential skills in beginning algebra through the use of lively and up-to-date applications.
1. Review of Real Numbers 1.1 Tips for Success in Mathematics 1.2 Symbols and Sets of Numbers 1.3 Fractions 1.4 Introduction to Variable Expressions and Equations 1.5 Adding Real Numbers 1.6 Subtracting Real Numbers Integrated Review - Operations on Real Numbers 1.7 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers 1.8 Properties of Real Numbers
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 Percent and Mixture Problem Solving 2.8 Further Problem Solving 2.9 Solving Linear Inequalities
3. Graphing 3.1 Reading Graphs and the Rectangular Coordinate System 3.2 Graphing Linear Equations 3.3 Intercepts 3.4 Slope and Rate of Change Integrated Review - Summary on Slope and Graphing Linear Equations 3.5 Equations of Lines 3.6 Functions
4. Solving Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities 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 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 - Exponents and Operations on Polynomials 5.6 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation 5.7 Dividing Polynomials
6. Factoring Polynomials 6.1 The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping 6.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Formx 2 +bx+c 6.3 Factoring Trinomials of the Formax 2 +bx+cand Perfect Square Trinomials 6.4 Factoring Trinomials of the Formax 2 +bx+cby Grouping 6.5 Factoring Binomials Integrated Review-Choosing a Fa
KEY MESSAGE:Elayn Martin-Gay'sdevelopmental math textbooks and video resources are motivated by her firm belief that every student can succeed. Martin-Gay's focus on the student shapes her clear, accessible writing, inspires her constant pedagogical innovations, and contributes greatly to the popularity and effectiveness of her video resources. This revision of Martin-Gay's algebra series continues this focus on students and what they need to be successful. Martin-Gay also strives to provide the highest level of instructor and adjunct support. Review of Real Numbers; Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving; Graphing; Solving Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities; Exponents and Polynomials; Factoring Polynomials; Rational Expressions; Roots and Radicals; Quadratic Equations For all readers interested in algebra, and for all readers interested in learning or revisiting essential skills in beginning algebra through the use of lively and up-to-date applications.
Table of Contents
1. Review of Real Numbers 1.1 Tips for Success in Mathematics 1.2 Symbols and Sets of Numbers 1.3 Fractions 1.4 Introduction to Variable Expressions and Equations 1.5 Adding Real Numbers 1.6 Subtracting Real Numbers Integrated Review - Operations on Real Numbers 1.7 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers 1.8 Properties of Real Numbers
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 Percent and Mixture Problem Solving 2.8 Further Problem Solving 2.9 Solving Linear Inequalities
3. Graphing 3.1 Reading Graphs and the Rectangular Coordinate System 3.2 Graphing Linear Equations 3.3 Intercepts 3.4 Slope and Rate of Change Integrated Review - Summary on Slope and Graphing Linear Equations 3.5 Equations of Lines 3.6 Functions
4. Solving Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities 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 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 - Exponents and Operations on Polynomials 5.6 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation 5.7 Dividing Polynomials
6. Factoring Polynomials 6.1 The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping 6.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Formx 2 +bx+c 6.3 Factoring Trinomials of the Formax 2 +bx+cand Perfect Square Trinomials 6.4 Factoring Trinomials of the Formax 2 +bx+cby Grouping 6.5 Factoring Binomials Integrated Review-Choosing a Fa