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ISBN13: 978-0534398798

ISBN10: 0534398790 Edition: 04

Copyright: 2004

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.

Published: 2004

International: No

ISBN10: 0534398790 Edition: 04

Copyright: 2004

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.

Published: 2004

International: No

Author Bio

**McKeague, Charles P. : Cuesta College **

Preface to the Instructor

Preface to the Student

1. THE BASICS

Notation and Symbols

Real Numbers

Addition of Real Numbers

Subtraction of Real Numbers

Properties of Real Numbers

Multiplication of Real Numbers

Division of Real Numbers

Subsets of Real Numbers

Summary

Review

Test

Projects

2. LINEAR EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES

Simplifying Expressions

Addition Property of Equality

Multiplication Property of Equality

Solving Linear Equations

Formulas

Applications

More Applications

Linear Inequalities

Summary

Review

Cumulative Review

Test

Projects

3. GRAPHING AND LINEAR SYSTEMS

Paired Data and Graphing Ordered Pairs

Solutions to Linear Equations in Two Variables

Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables

More on Graphing: Intercepts

Solving Linear Systems by Graphing

The Addition Method

Applications

Summary

Review

Cumulative Review

Test

Projects

4. EXPONENTS AND POLYNOMIALS

Multiplication with Exponents

Division with Exponents

Operations with Monomials

Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials

Multiplication with Polynomials

Binomial Squares and Other Special Products

Dividing a Polynomial by a Monomial

Dividing a Polynomial by a Polynomial

Summary

Review

Cumulative Review

Test

Projects

5. FACTORING

The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping

Factoring Trinomials

More Trinomials to Factor

The Difference of Two Squares

Factoring: A General Review

Solving Equations by Factoring

Applications

Summary

Review

Cumulative Review

Test

Projects

6. RATIONAL EXPRESSIONS

Reducing Rational Expressions to Lowest Terms

Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions

Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions

Equations Involving Rational Expressions

Applications

Complex Fractions

Proportions

Summary

Review

Cumulative Review

Test

Projects

7. TRANSITIONS

Review of Solving Equations

Equations with Absolute Value

Compound Inequalities and Interval Notation

Inequalities Involving Absolute Value

Factoring the Sum and Difference of Two Cubes

Review of Systems of Equations in Two Variables

Systems of Equations in Three Variables

Summary

Review

Cumulative Review

Test

Projects

8. EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES IN TWO VARIABLES

The Slope of a Line

The Equation of a Line

Linear Inequalities in Two Variables

Introduction to Functions

Function Notation

Algebra with Functions

Variation

Summary

Review

Cumulative Review

Test

Projects

9. RATIONAL EXPONENTS AND ROOTS

Rational Exponents

More Expressions Involving Rational Exponents

Simplified Form for Radicals

Addition and Subtraction of Radical Expressions

Multiplication and Division of Radical Expressions

Equations with Radicals

Complex Numbers

Summary

Review

Cumulative Review

Test

Projects

10. QUADRATIC EQUATIONS

Completing the Square

The Quadratic Formula

Additional Items Involving Solutions to Equations

Equations in Quadratic Form

Graphing Parabolas

Quadratic Inequalities

Summary

Review

Cumulative Review

Test

Projects

11. EXPONENTIAL AND LOGARITHMIC FUNCTIONS

Exponential Functions

The Inverse of a Function

Logarithms are Exponents

Properties of Logarithms

Common Logarithms and Natural Logarithms

Exponential Equations and Change of Base

Summary

Review

Cumulative Review

Test

Projects

12. CONIC SECTIONS

The Circle

Ellipses and Hyperbolas

Second-degree Inequalities and Nonlinear Systems

Summary

Review

Cumulative Review

Test

Projects

ISBN10: 0534398790 Edition: 04

Copyright: 2004

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.

Published: 2004

International: No

Author Bio

**McKeague, Charles P. : Cuesta College **

Table of Contents

Preface to the Instructor

Preface to the Student

1. THE BASICS

Notation and Symbols

Real Numbers

Addition of Real Numbers

Subtraction of Real Numbers

Properties of Real Numbers

Multiplication of Real Numbers

Division of Real Numbers

Subsets of Real Numbers

Summary

Review

Test

Projects

2. LINEAR EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES

Simplifying Expressions

Addition Property of Equality

Multiplication Property of Equality

Solving Linear Equations

Formulas

Applications

More Applications

Linear Inequalities

Summary

Review

Cumulative Review

Test

Projects

3. GRAPHING AND LINEAR SYSTEMS

Paired Data and Graphing Ordered Pairs

Solutions to Linear Equations in Two Variables

Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables

More on Graphing: Intercepts

Solving Linear Systems by Graphing

The Addition Method

Applications

Summary

Review

Cumulative Review

Test

Projects

4. EXPONENTS AND POLYNOMIALS

Multiplication with Exponents

Division with Exponents

Operations with Monomials

Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials

Multiplication with Polynomials

Binomial Squares and Other Special Products

Dividing a Polynomial by a Monomial

Dividing a Polynomial by a Polynomial

Summary

Review

Cumulative Review

Test

Projects

5. FACTORING

The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping

Factoring Trinomials

More Trinomials to Factor

The Difference of Two Squares

Factoring: A General Review

Solving Equations by Factoring

Applications

Summary

Review

Cumulative Review

Test

Projects

6. RATIONAL EXPRESSIONS

Reducing Rational Expressions to Lowest Terms

Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions

Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions

Equations Involving Rational Expressions

Applications

Complex Fractions

Proportions

Summary

Review

Cumulative Review

Test

Projects

7. TRANSITIONS

Review of Solving Equations

Equations with Absolute Value

Compound Inequalities and Interval Notation

Inequalities Involving Absolute Value

Factoring the Sum and Difference of Two Cubes

Review of Systems of Equations in Two Variables

Systems of Equations in Three Variables

Summary

Review

Cumulative Review

Test

Projects

8. EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES IN TWO VARIABLES

The Slope of a Line

The Equation of a Line

Linear Inequalities in Two Variables

Introduction to Functions

Function Notation

Algebra with Functions

Variation

Summary

Review

Cumulative Review

Test

Projects

9. RATIONAL EXPONENTS AND ROOTS

Rational Exponents

More Expressions Involving Rational Exponents

Simplified Form for Radicals

Addition and Subtraction of Radical Expressions

Multiplication and Division of Radical Expressions

Equations with Radicals

Complex Numbers

Summary

Review

Cumulative Review

Test

Projects

10. QUADRATIC EQUATIONS

Completing the Square

The Quadratic Formula

Additional Items Involving Solutions to Equations

Equations in Quadratic Form

Graphing Parabolas

Quadratic Inequalities

Summary

Review

Cumulative Review

Test

Projects

11. EXPONENTIAL AND LOGARITHMIC FUNCTIONS

Exponential Functions

The Inverse of a Function

Logarithms are Exponents

Properties of Logarithms

Common Logarithms and Natural Logarithms

Exponential Equations and Change of Base

Summary

Review

Cumulative Review

Test

Projects

12. CONIC SECTIONS

The Circle

Ellipses and Hyperbolas

Second-degree Inequalities and Nonlinear Systems

Summary

Review

Cumulative Review

Test

Projects

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