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Thomas Hungerford's CONTEMPORARY COLLEGE ALGEBRA is known and well respected for its thorough integration of the graphing calculator, clear writing, and outstanding applications problems. Many adopters laud the use of real data in examples and exercises, and they appreciate the flexibility of the book's organization. This market-leading text is now accompanied by an outstanding array of innovative supplements that facilitate teaching and enhance learning, such as iLrn--a robust suite of online course management, testing, and tutorial resources for instructor and student, with vMentor live online tutoring. The text also includes a free Interactive Video Skillbuilder CD-ROM with MathCue, and a Book Companion Web Site featuring online graphing calculator resources.
Benefits:
0. ALGEBRA REVIEW.
The Real Number System. Special Topics: Decimal Representation of Real Numbers. Integral Exponents. Roots, Radicals, and Rational Exponents. Polynomials. Factoring. Rational Expressions. Chapter 0 Review. Discovery Project 0.
1. GRAPHS AND TECHNOLOGY.
The Coordinate Plane. Graphs and Graphing Technology. Lines. Linear Models. Chapter 1 Review. Discovery Project 1.
2. EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES.
First-Degree Equations and Applications. Special Topics: Variation. Quadratic Equations and Applications. Solving Equations Graphically and Numerically. Polynomial, Radical, and Absolute Value Equations. Linear Inequalities. Polynomial and Rational Inequalities. Chapter 2 Review. Discovery Project 2.
3. FUNCTIONS AND GRAPHS.
Functions. Functional Notation. Graphs of Functions. Special Topics: Parametric Graphing. Graphs and Transformations. Special Topics: Symmetry. Operations on Functions. Rates of Change. Special Topics: Instantaneous Rates of Change. Chapter 3 Review. Discovery Project 3.
4. POLYNOMIAL AND RATIONAL FUNCTIONS.
Quadratic Functions and Models. Polynomial Functions and Roots. Special Topics: Synthetic Division. Graphs of Polynomial Functions. Special Topics: Optimization Applications. Polynomial Models. Rational Functions. Special Topics: Other Rational Functions. Complex Numbers. The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra. Chapter 4 Review. Discovery Project 4.
5. EXPONENTIAL AND LOGARITHMIC FUNCTIONS.
Exponential Functions. Applications of Exponential Functions. Common and Natural Logarithmic Functions. Properties of Logarithms. Special Topics: Logarithms to Other Bases. Solving Exponential and Logarithmic Equations Algebraically. Exponential, Logarithmic, and Other Models. Inverse Functions. Chapter 5 Review. Discovery Project 5.
6. SYSTEMS OF EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES.
Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables. Special Topics: Systems of Nonlinear Equations. Large Systems of Linear Equations. Matrix Solution Methods. Matrix Methods for Square Systems. Special Topics: Matrix Algebra. Systems of Linear Inequalities. Introduction to Linear Programming. Chapter 6 Review. Discovery Project 6.
7. DISCRETE ALGEBRA.
Sequences and Sums. Arithmetic Sequences. Geometric Sequences. Special Topics: Infinite Series. The Binomial Theorem. Permutations and Combinations. Special Topics: Distinguishable Permutations. Introduction to Probability. Mathematical Induction. Chapter 7 Review. Discovery Project 7.
8. ANALYTIC GEOMETRY.
Circles and Ellipses. Hyperbolas. Parabolas. Special Topics: Rotations and Second-Degree Equations. Chapter 8 Review. Discovery Project 8.
Geometry Review Appendix.
Program Appendix.
Thomas Hungerford's CONTEMPORARY COLLEGE ALGEBRA is known and well respected for its thorough integration of the graphing calculator, clear writing, and outstanding applications problems. Many adopters laud the use of real data in examples and exercises, and they appreciate the flexibility of the book's organization. This market-leading text is now accompanied by an outstanding array of innovative supplements that facilitate teaching and enhance learning, such as iLrn--a robust suite of online course management, testing, and tutorial resources for instructor and student, with vMentor live online tutoring. The text also includes a free Interactive Video Skillbuilder CD-ROM with MathCue, and a Book Companion Web Site featuring online graphing calculator resources.
Benefits:
Table of Contents
0. ALGEBRA REVIEW.
The Real Number System. Special Topics: Decimal Representation of Real Numbers. Integral Exponents. Roots, Radicals, and Rational Exponents. Polynomials. Factoring. Rational Expressions. Chapter 0 Review. Discovery Project 0.
1. GRAPHS AND TECHNOLOGY.
The Coordinate Plane. Graphs and Graphing Technology. Lines. Linear Models. Chapter 1 Review. Discovery Project 1.
2. EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES.
First-Degree Equations and Applications. Special Topics: Variation. Quadratic Equations and Applications. Solving Equations Graphically and Numerically. Polynomial, Radical, and Absolute Value Equations. Linear Inequalities. Polynomial and Rational Inequalities. Chapter 2 Review. Discovery Project 2.
3. FUNCTIONS AND GRAPHS.
Functions. Functional Notation. Graphs of Functions. Special Topics: Parametric Graphing. Graphs and Transformations. Special Topics: Symmetry. Operations on Functions. Rates of Change. Special Topics: Instantaneous Rates of Change. Chapter 3 Review. Discovery Project 3.
4. POLYNOMIAL AND RATIONAL FUNCTIONS.
Quadratic Functions and Models. Polynomial Functions and Roots. Special Topics: Synthetic Division. Graphs of Polynomial Functions. Special Topics: Optimization Applications. Polynomial Models. Rational Functions. Special Topics: Other Rational Functions. Complex Numbers. The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra. Chapter 4 Review. Discovery Project 4.
5. EXPONENTIAL AND LOGARITHMIC FUNCTIONS.
Exponential Functions. Applications of Exponential Functions. Common and Natural Logarithmic Functions. Properties of Logarithms. Special Topics: Logarithms to Other Bases. Solving Exponential and Logarithmic Equations Algebraically. Exponential, Logarithmic, and Other Models. Inverse Functions. Chapter 5 Review. Discovery Project 5.
6. SYSTEMS OF EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES.
Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables. Special Topics: Systems of Nonlinear Equations. Large Systems of Linear Equations. Matrix Solution Methods. Matrix Methods for Square Systems. Special Topics: Matrix Algebra. Systems of Linear Inequalities. Introduction to Linear Programming. Chapter 6 Review. Discovery Project 6.
7. DISCRETE ALGEBRA.
Sequences and Sums. Arithmetic Sequences. Geometric Sequences. Special Topics: Infinite Series. The Binomial Theorem. Permutations and Combinations. Special Topics: Distinguishable Permutations. Introduction to Probability. Mathematical Induction. Chapter 7 Review. Discovery Project 7.
8. ANALYTIC GEOMETRY.
Circles and Ellipses. Hyperbolas. Parabolas. Special Topics: Rotations and Second-Degree Equations. Chapter 8 Review. Discovery Project 8.
Geometry Review Appendix.
Program Appendix.