by Alan S. Tussy and R. David Gustafson

ISBN13: 978-0495389613

ISBN10: 0495389617

Cover type:

Edition/Copyright: 4TH 09

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.

Published: 2009

International: No

ISBN10: 0495389617

Cover type:

Edition/Copyright: 4TH 09

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.

Published: 2009

International: No

Algebra can be like a foreign language. But one text delivers an interpretation you can fully understand. Building a conceptual foundation in the ''language of algebra,'' iNTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA, 4e provides an integrated learning process that helps you expand your reasoning abilities as it teaches you how to read, write, and think mathematically. Packed with real-life applications of math, it blends instructional approaches that include vocabulary, practice, and well-defined pedagogy with an emphasis on reasoning, modeling, communication, and technology skills. The authors' five-step problem-solving approach makes learning easy. More student-friendly than ever, the text offers a rich collection of student learning tools, including Enhanced WebAssign online learning system. With ELEMENTARY AND INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA, 4e, algebra makes sense!

1. An Introduction to Algebra. 2. Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving. 3. Graphing Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables; Functions. 4. Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities. 5. Exponents and Polynomials. 6. Factoring and Quadratic Equations. 7. Rational Expressions and Equations. 8. Transition to Intermediate Algebra. 9. Radical Expressions and Equations. 10. Quadratic Equations, Functions, and Inequalities. 11. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions. 12. More on Systems of Equations. 13. Conic Sections; More Graphing. 4. Miscellaneous Topics. Appendix I: Roots and Powers. Appendix II: Synthetic Division. Appendix III: Answers to Selected Exercises.

Alan S. Tussy and R. David Gustafson

ISBN13: 978-0495389613ISBN10: 0495389617

Cover type:

Edition/Copyright: 4TH 09

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.

Published: 2009

International: No

Algebra can be like a foreign language. But one text delivers an interpretation you can fully understand. Building a conceptual foundation in the ''language of algebra,'' iNTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA, 4e provides an integrated learning process that helps you expand your reasoning abilities as it teaches you how to read, write, and think mathematically. Packed with real-life applications of math, it blends instructional approaches that include vocabulary, practice, and well-defined pedagogy with an emphasis on reasoning, modeling, communication, and technology skills. The authors' five-step problem-solving approach makes learning easy. More student-friendly than ever, the text offers a rich collection of student learning tools, including Enhanced WebAssign online learning system. With ELEMENTARY AND INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA, 4e, algebra makes sense!

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Algebra. 2. Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving. 3. Graphing Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables; Functions. 4. Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities. 5. Exponents and Polynomials. 6. Factoring and Quadratic Equations. 7. Rational Expressions and Equations. 8. Transition to Intermediate Algebra. 9. Radical Expressions and Equations. 10. Quadratic Equations, Functions, and Inequalities. 11. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions. 12. More on Systems of Equations. 13. Conic Sections; More Graphing. 4. Miscellaneous Topics. Appendix I: Roots and Powers. Appendix II: Synthetic Division. Appendix III: Answers to Selected Exercises.

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