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Providing Strategies for Success: This text provides numerous strategies for success for both students and instructors. Instructors will find the book easier to use with such additions as an Annotated Instructor's Edition, instructor notes within the exercise sets, and an Insider's Guide. Students will find success through features including highlights, exercise hints, art annotations, critical thinking exercises, and pop quizzes, as well as procedures, strategies, and summaries.
P. Prerequisites.
Real Numbers and Their Properties.
Integral Exponents.
Rational Exponents and Radicals.
Polynomials.
Factoring Polynomials.
Rational Expressions.
1. Equations and Inequalities.
Linear Equations.
Applications.
Complex Numbers.
Quadratic Equations.
Linear and Absolute Value Inequalities.
Quadratic and Rational Inequalities.
2. Functions and Graphs.
The Cartesian Coordinate System.
Functions.
Graphs of Relations and Functions.
Transformations and Symmetry of Graphs.
Operations with Functions.
Inverse Functions.
Variation.
3. Polynomial and Rational Functions.
Linear Functions.
Quadratic Functions.
Zeros of Polynomial Functions.
The Theory of Equations.
Miscellaneous Equations.
Graphs of Polynomial Functions.
Graphs of Rational Functions.
4. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions.
Exponentiations and Applications. al Functions.
Logarithmic Functions.
Properties of Logarithms.
More Equ
5. Systems of Equations and Inequalities.
Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables.
Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables.
Nonlinear Systems of Equations.
Partial Fractions.
Inequalities and Systems of Inequalities in Two Variables.
Linear Programming.
6. Matrices and Determinants.
Solving Linear Systems Using Matrices.
Operations with Matrices.
Multiplication of Matrices.
Inverses of Matrices.
Solution of Linear Systems in Two Variables.
Using Determinants.
Solution of Linear Systems in Three Variables Using Determinants.
7. The Conic Sections.
The Parabola.
The Ellipse and the Circle.
The Hyperbola.
8. Sequences, Series, and Probability.
Sequences.
Series.
Geometric Sequences and Series.
Counting and Permutations.
Combinations, Labeling, and the Binomial.
Theorem.
Probability.
Mathematical Induction.
Other Editions for College Algebra
Providing Strategies for Success: This text provides numerous strategies for success for both students and instructors. Instructors will find the book easier to use with such additions as an Annotated Instructor's Edition, instructor notes within the exercise sets, and an Insider's Guide. Students will find success through features including highlights, exercise hints, art annotations, critical thinking exercises, and pop quizzes, as well as procedures, strategies, and summaries.
Table of Contents
P. Prerequisites.
Real Numbers and Their Properties.
Integral Exponents.
Rational Exponents and Radicals.
Polynomials.
Factoring Polynomials.
Rational Expressions.
1. Equations and Inequalities.
Linear Equations.
Applications.
Complex Numbers.
Quadratic Equations.
Linear and Absolute Value Inequalities.
Quadratic and Rational Inequalities.
2. Functions and Graphs.
The Cartesian Coordinate System.
Functions.
Graphs of Relations and Functions.
Transformations and Symmetry of Graphs.
Operations with Functions.
Inverse Functions.
Variation.
3. Polynomial and Rational Functions.
Linear Functions.
Quadratic Functions.
Zeros of Polynomial Functions.
The Theory of Equations.
Miscellaneous Equations.
Graphs of Polynomial Functions.
Graphs of Rational Functions.
4. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions.
Exponentiations and Applications. al Functions.
Logarithmic Functions.
Properties of Logarithms.
More Equ
5. Systems of Equations and Inequalities.
Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables.
Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables.
Nonlinear Systems of Equations.
Partial Fractions.
Inequalities and Systems of Inequalities in Two Variables.
Linear Programming.
6. Matrices and Determinants.
Solving Linear Systems Using Matrices.
Operations with Matrices.
Multiplication of Matrices.
Inverses of Matrices.
Solution of Linear Systems in Two Variables.
Using Determinants.
Solution of Linear Systems in Three Variables Using Determinants.
7. The Conic Sections.
The Parabola.
The Ellipse and the Circle.
The Hyperbola.
8. Sequences, Series, and Probability.
Sequences.
Series.
Geometric Sequences and Series.
Counting and Permutations.
Combinations, Labeling, and the Binomial.
Theorem.
Probability.
Mathematical Induction.
Other Editions for College Algebra