Angel's texts are a proven favorite among students and instructors alike. The Angel texts consistently receive praise for their readability - short, clear sentences are used to ensure the text is readable even for those with weak reading skills- and for the abundance of detailed, worked-out examples... more than any other text! In this revised, 7th ...show moreedition of Elementary Algebra for College Students, Angel continues to focus on the needs of the students taking this class and the instructors teaching them.
New To This Edition
In this revised, 7th edition of Elementary Algebra for College Students, Angel remains committed to making this a text that students can read and truly understand. Here’s how Angel accomplishes this with the new edition:
ENHANCED! Angel is frequently praised for the readability of his texts. He is mindful to use short, clear sentences to ensure the text is readable for even those students with the weakest reading skills. In this 7th edition, the design of the textbook was carefully reviewed to enhance its clarity and readability. The basic colors in the textbook have been softened and art/photos have been added where appropriate to aid comprehension and peak interest in the material being presented.
ENHANCED! Students and Instructors love Angel’s Examples! Not only are the examples worked-out, step-by-step, in great detail but there are more than any other textbook! This 7th edition now guarantees every exercise has a corresponding example and every example has a corresponding Now Try exercise. Additionally, an Instructor Example is now provided in the margin of the Annotated Instructor's Edition, next to each student example. This 7th edition ensures Instructors will always have a relevant Angel Example to use in class and students will always have a corresponding example for the exercise they are working.
ENHANCED! Instructors love Angel's Exercises! In this 7th edition, special attention was made to ensure every exercise set provides a gradual, yet continuous increase in difficulty-level. Application exercises were reviewed for relevancy and interest to today's students. Also, variables other than x and y are now used more frequently in the examples and exercises. You can have confidence in Angel's exercise sets - plenty of exercises available to use in class and to assign to your students to work outside of class.
NEW! Many students struggle just to pass this course and that's why MyMathLab is being offered with this 7th edition! MyMathLab can help you help your students pass this course the first time. 1600 schools presently use MyMathLab to assign, collect and grade homework, quizzes and/or tests. With MyMathLab - www.mymathlab.com - your students have access to unlimited practice, immediate feedback, examples, videos and a personalized study plan, all designed to help them them pass this course on the first try! MyMathLab gives Instructors choice of content as it's currently available with more than 200 Pearson texts! View the success rates of MyMathLab at various schools in Making the Grade: A Report on the Success of MyMathLab in Higher Education Math Instruction (2005): http://www.mymathlab.com/success_report.html.
NEW! Many students are struggling to balance work, family and school commitments. This means that many are studying for their tests late the night before when there is no one around to help them. Angel wants to help students during this time of need! In this revised, 7th edition, students will benefit from the Chapter Test Prep Video CD available in the back of their textbook. Encourage your students to complete the end-of-chapter practice test in their text. If they get stuck on any of the problems from the chapter test, even if it is late the night before, they can go to the Chapter Test Prep Video CD to view video of an Instructor working out the solution(s). For the student it's like having a tutor on-demand!
ENHANCED! Many students struggle with what to study and how to study. In this 7th edition, Angel provides new ways to improve on what your students study and how. The Chapter Summaries have been rewritten to include the important facts and concepts covered in the chapter. They've also been redesigned in a concise, clear, column-format. The left hand column highlights the fact or concept and the right hand column offers an example of that fact or concept.
NEW! Angel has also included Mid-ChapterTests in every chapter of this 7th edition. Use these Mid-Chapter Tests to see how well your students are understanding the topcis covered in the first part of the chapter. The answers to the Mid-Chapter Tests can be found in the back of the text. Next to the answer, your students will find a reference to the section in the text where the concept is covered, so they'll know exactly where to go to review! Note: The Instructor's Resource Manual includes several test forms of each chapter test, so you have plenty available for optional and required work.
ENHANCED! Learning math is very frustrating for many students, so Angel takes the time to offer your students encouragement and support when they are likely to need it the most. That's why Angel is providing more Avoiding Common Errors boxes and more Helpful Hints in this 7th edition! The Avoiding Common Errors boxes point out some of the common mistakes that students make, explain the error, and show the correct method for working the problem. Helpful Hints and Helpful Hints-Study Tips offer suggestions to enhance students math skills and study skills throughout the course.
REVISED! In this 7th edition, Goals of This Chapter have replaced A Look Ahead. The Goals of This Chapter appear at the beginning of each chapter to give students an overview of what they will see and are expected to learn in that chapter.
UPDATED! In this 7th edition, the Using Your Graphing Calculator boxes now show keystrokes for the TI-84 Plus calculator. Note: The same keystrokes are appropriate for the TI-83 Plus calculator.
REVISED & ENHANCED! In this 7th edition, Angel has rewritten chapter 3, Applications of Algebra, to ensure the material is clear and understandable for all students. Chapter 3 has been shortened from five sections to four, and the material on formulas has been moved from Chapter 3 to Chapter 2, where it now better reinforces the material on solving equations. In Chapter 2 Angel now provides more emphasis on solving equations containing decimal numbers and fractions, and additional and subtraction of fractions and decimals have been improved in Chapter 1. Material on rounding decimal numbers has also been added to the Decimal Number Appendix.
REMOVED - The Mathematics in Action feature has been removed to conserve space.
...show lessEdition/Copyright: 7TH 07 Cover: Hardback Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc. Published: 12/19/2006 International: No
View Table of Contents
Note: Each chapter concludes with Chapter Summary, Chapter Review Exercises, and Chapter Practice Test and after Chapter 1, Cumulative Review Test.
To the Student
CHAPTER 1 Real Numbers
1.1 Study Skills for Success in Mathematics
1.2 Problem Solving
1.4 The Real Number System
Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 1.1—1.5
1.6 Addition of Real Numbers
1.7 Subtraction of Real Numbers
1.8 Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers
1.9 Exponents, Parentheses, and the Order of Operations
1.10 Properties of the Real Number System
CHAPTER 2 Solving Linear Equations and Inequalities
2.1 Combining Like Terms
2.2 The Addition Property of Equality
2.3 The Multiplication Property of Equality
2.4 Solving Linear Equations with a Variable on Only One Side of the Equation
Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 2.1—2.4
2.5 Solving Linear Equations with the Variable on Both Sides of the Equation
2.7 Ratios and Proportions
2.8 Inequalities in One Variable
CHAPTER 3 Applications of Algebra
3.1 Changing Application Problems into Equations
3.2 Solving Application Problems
Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 3.1—3.2
3.3 Geometric Problems
3.4 Motion, Money, and Mixture Problems
CHAPTER 4 Exponents and Polynomials
4.2 Negative Exponents
4.3 Scientific Notation
Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 4.1—4.3
4.4 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
4.5 Multiplication of Polynomials
4.6 Division of Polynomials
CHAPTER 5 Factoring
5.1 Factoring a Monomial from a Polynomial
5.2 Factoring by Grouping
5.3 Factoring Trinomials of the form ax² + bx + c, a = 1
5.4 Factoring Trinomials of the form ax² + bx + c, a ≠ 1
Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 5.1—5.4
5.5 Special Factoring Formulas and a General Review of Factoring
5.6 Solving Quadratic Equations Using Factoring
5.7 Applications of Quadratic Equations
CHAPTER 6 Rational Expressions and Equations
6.1 Simplifying Rational Expressions
6.2 Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions
6.3 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions with a Common Denominator and Finding the Least Common Denominator
6.4 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions
Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 6.1—6.4
6.5 Complex Fractions
6.6 Solving Rational Equations
6.7 Rational Equations: Applications and Problem Solving
CHAPTER 7 Graphing Linear Equations
7.1 The Cartesian Coordinate System and Linear Equations in Two Variables
7.2 Graphing Linear Equations
7.3 Slope of a Line
Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 7.1—7.3
7.4 Slope-Intercept and Point-Slope Forms of a Linear Equation
7.5 Graphing Linear Inequalities
CHAPTER 8 Systems of Linear Equations
8.1 Solving Systems of Equations Graphically
8.2 Solving Systems of Equations by Substitution
8.3 Solving Systems of Equations by the Addition Method
Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 8.1—8.3
8.4 Systems of Equations: Applications and Problem Solving
8.5 Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities
CHAPTER 9 Roots and Radicals
9.1 Evaluating Square Roots
9.2 Simplifying Square Roots
9.3 Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Square Roots
9.4 Dividing Square Roots
Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 9.1—9.4
9.5 Solving Radical Equations
9.6 Radicals: Applications and Problem Solving
9.7 Higher Roots and Rational Exponents
CHAPTER 10 Quadratic Equations
10.1 The Square Root Property
10.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
10.3 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula
Mid-Chapter Test: Sections 10.1—10.3
10.4 Graphing Quadratic Equations
10.5 Complex Numbers
A Review of Decimals and Percents
B Finding the Greatest Common Factor and Least Common Denominator
Graphing Answer Section *found only in the Annotated Instructor's Edition
Book shows a small amount of wear to cover and binding. Some pages show signs of use.Sail the Seas of Value
$1.99 +$3.99 s/h
GreenEarthBooks Portland, OR
Help save a tree. Buy all your used books from Green Earth Books. Read. Recycle and Reuse.
$1.99 +$3.99 s/h
GreenEarthBooks Portland, OR
Appearance of only slight previous use. Cover and binding show a little wear. All pages are undamaged with potentially only a few, small markings.Help save a tree. Buy all your used books from Green ...show moreEarth Books. Read. Recycle and Reuse. ...show less
$1.99 +$3.99 s/h
Better World Books Mishawaka, IN
Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Find out why millions of customers rave about Better World Books. Experience the best customer care and a 100% satisfaction guarante...show moree. ...show less
$1.99 +$3.99 s/h
Penntext Downingtown, PA
Sorry, CD missing. Ships within 24 hrs of your order. Open Mon - Fri. May have minimal notes/highlighting, minimal wear/tear.
$2.00 +$3.99 s/h
Campus_Bookstore Fayetteville, AR
Used - Good Hardcover. texbook only 7th May contain highlighting/underlining/notes/etc. May have used stickers on cover. Ships same or next day. Expedited shipping takes 2-3 business days; standard sh...show moreipping takes 4-14 business days. ...show less
$2.00 +$3.99 s/h
BetterWorld - Textbooks Mishawaka, IN
Shipped by Better World Books. With CD! Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. For California resid...show moreents, the list price includes applicable sales tax. ...show less
$2.49 +$3.99 s/h
One Planet Books Columbia, MO
Ships same day or next business day! UPS expedited shipping available (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes). Used sticker & some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access...show more code or dust jacket ...show less
$2.58 +$3.99 s/h
BookCellar-NH Nashua, NH
0131994573 Has heavy shelf & corner wear, but still a good reading copy. Includes CD-ROM. Has heavy water damage. A portion of your purchase of this book will be donated to non-profit organizations....show more We are a tested and proven company with over 900,000 satisfied customers since 1997. Choose expedited shipping (if available) for much faster delivery. Delivery confirmation on all US orders. ...show less
$2.58 +$3.99 s/h
BookCellar-NH Nashua, NH
0131994573 Has moderate shelf and/or corner wear. Great used condition. Does not include CD-ROM. A portion of your purchase of this book will be donated to non-profit organizations. We are a tested...show more and proven company with over 900,000 satisfied customers since 1997. Choose expedited shipping (if available) for much faster delivery. Delivery confirmation on all US orders. ...show less
Free Shipping Get Free Shipping on orders over $25 (not including Rental and Marketplace). Order arrives in 5-10 business days.
Need it faster? We offer fast, flat-rate expedited shipping options.
Not the right book for you? We'll gladly take it back within 30 days.
To return an eTextbook:
Your eTextbook is non-returnable once it's been activated. You must contact us about returning your eTextbook before you activate it.
Returns are accepted within 30 days of the purchase date on your order confirmation.
This book qualifies for guaranteed cash back! Buy it now for , then:
Sell it back by:
Guaranteed cash back:
Cost of this book after cash back:
Take advantage of Guaranteed Cash Back. Send your book to us in good condition before the end of the buyback period, we'll send YOU a check, and you'll pay less for your textbooks!
If you find this book for less on Amazon.com (direct from Amazon, not marketplace sellers), we'll match it.
In our warehouse, waiting to ship directly to you.
We hand-inspect every used textbook to make sure it's in good condition.
Buy it now. Sell it later!
Sell this textbook for cash!
When you're done with this book, sell it back to Textbooks.com. In addition to the the best possible buyback price, you'll get an extra 10% cash back just for being a customer.
We buy good-condition used textbooks year 'round, 24/7. No matter where you bought it, Textbooks.com will buy your textbooks for the most cash.
We hand-inspect every one of our used textbooks to ensure good condition.
Our used textbooks do NOT have:
Missing or torn pages
Missing or torn cover
Torn or damaged binding
A broken spine
This textbook has never been used.
Due to the size of eTextbooks, a high-speed internet connection (cable modem, DSL, LAN) is required for download stability and speed. Your connection can be wired or wireless.
Being online is not required for reading an eTextbook after successfully downloading it. You must only be connected to the Internet during the download process.
Windows XP, Windows Vista or Mac OS X 10.3 or above
At least 280 MB RAM, a 600 mHZ processor and 110 MB of hard drive space
1024x768 (or larger) screen resolution
What is the Marketplace? It's another way for you to get the right price on the books you need. We approved every Marketplace vendor to sell their books on Textbooks.com, so you know they're all reliable.
What are Marketplace shipping options? Marketplace items do not qualify for free shipping. When ordering from the Marketplace, please specify whether you want the seller to send your book Standard ($3.99/item) or Express ($6.99/item). To get free shipping over $25, just order directly from Textbooks.com instead of through the Marketplace.
FREE UPS 2nd Day Air Terms
Rental and Marketplace items are excluded. Offer is valid from 1/21/2013 12:00PM to 1/23/2013 11:59AM CST. Your order must be placed by 12 Noon CST to be processed on the same day. Minimum order value is $100.00 excluding Rental and Marketplace items. To redeem this offer, select "FREE UPS 2ND DAY AIR" at checkout. Offer not is not valid on previous orders.
Compared to the prices of new and used, sold directly from Amazon.com (not marketplace sellers). If you find Amazon.com directly selling the textbook for a lower price, WE'LL MATCH IT...GUARANTEED. details