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Intended for a first-year level developmental mathematics course in intermediate algebra, Exploring Intermediate Algebra: A Graphing Approach is designed to assist students in making connections between mathematics and its applications. Its goal is to develop a student's mathematical skills through appropriate use of applications and to use technology to establish links between abstract mathematical concepts and visual or concrete representations.
1. Fundamental Concepts
Section 1.1 Problem Solving
Section 1.2 Sets
Section 1.3 Evaluating Variable Expressions Using Integers
Section 1.4 Evaluating Variable Expressions Using Rational Numbers
Section 1.5 Simplifying Variable Expressions
2. Introduction to Functions and Relations
Section 2.1 Rectangular Coordinates and Graphs
Section 2.2 Relations and Functions
Section 2.3 Properties of Functions
3. First-Degree Equations and Inequalities
Section 3.1 Solving First-Degree Equations
Section 3.2 Applications of First-Degree Equations
Section 3.3 Applications to Geometry
Section 3.4 Inequalities in One Variable
Section 3.5 Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
4. Linear Functions
Section 4.1 Slopes and Graphs of Linear Functions
Section 4.2 Finding Equations of Straight Lines
Section 4.3 Linear Regression
Section 4.4 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
5. Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities
Section 5.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing and by the Substitution Method
Section 5.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by the Addition Method
Section 5.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations Using Matrices
Section 5.4 Systems of Linear Inequalities and Linear Programming
6. Polynomials
Section 6.1 Operations on Monomials and Scientific Notation
Section 6.2 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
Section 6.3 Multiplication and Division of Polynomials
Section 6.4 Factoring Polynomials
Section 6.5 Special Factoring
Section 6.6 Solving Equations by Factoring
7. Rational Expressions and Equations
Section 7.1 Introduction to Rational Expressions
Section 7.2 Operations on Rational Expressions
Section 7.3 Rational Equations
Section 7.4 Proportions and Similar Triangles
Section 7.5 Variation
8. Radical Expressions and Rational Exponents
Section 8.1 Rational Exponents and Radical Expressions
Section 8.2 Simplifying Radical Expressions
Section 8.3 The Pythagorean Theorem
Section 8.4 Operations on Radical Expressions
Section 8.5 Radical Functions
Section 8.6 Solving Radical Equations
Section 8.7 Complex Numbers
9. Quadratic Functions and Quadratic Inequalities
Section 9.1 Introduction to Quadratic Equations
Section 9.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Taking Square Roots and by Completing the Square
Section 9.3 Solving Quadratic Equations by Using the Quadratic Formula and by Graphing
Section 9.4 Equations That Are Quadratic in Form
Section 9.5 Quadratic Functions
Section 9.6 Quadratic Inequalities
10. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Section 10.1 Algebra of Functions
Section 10.2 Inverse Functions
Section 10.3 Exponential Functions
Section 10.4 Exponential Models and Exponential Regression
Section 10.5 Logarithmic Functions
Section 10.6 Properties of Logarithms
Section 10.7 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
Additional Topics in Algebra
Section 1 Introduction to Sequences and Series
Section 2 Binomial Expansions
Section 3 Conic Sections
Appendix A. Keystroke Guide for the TI-83 and TI-83 Plus
Richard N. Aufmann, Joanne Lockwood and Laurie Boswell
ISBN13: 978-0618156962Intended for a first-year level developmental mathematics course in intermediate algebra, Exploring Intermediate Algebra: A Graphing Approach is designed to assist students in making connections between mathematics and its applications. Its goal is to develop a student's mathematical skills through appropriate use of applications and to use technology to establish links between abstract mathematical concepts and visual or concrete representations.
Table of Contents
1. Fundamental Concepts
Section 1.1 Problem Solving
Section 1.2 Sets
Section 1.3 Evaluating Variable Expressions Using Integers
Section 1.4 Evaluating Variable Expressions Using Rational Numbers
Section 1.5 Simplifying Variable Expressions
2. Introduction to Functions and Relations
Section 2.1 Rectangular Coordinates and Graphs
Section 2.2 Relations and Functions
Section 2.3 Properties of Functions
3. First-Degree Equations and Inequalities
Section 3.1 Solving First-Degree Equations
Section 3.2 Applications of First-Degree Equations
Section 3.3 Applications to Geometry
Section 3.4 Inequalities in One Variable
Section 3.5 Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
4. Linear Functions
Section 4.1 Slopes and Graphs of Linear Functions
Section 4.2 Finding Equations of Straight Lines
Section 4.3 Linear Regression
Section 4.4 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
5. Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities
Section 5.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing and by the Substitution Method
Section 5.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by the Addition Method
Section 5.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations Using Matrices
Section 5.4 Systems of Linear Inequalities and Linear Programming
6. Polynomials
Section 6.1 Operations on Monomials and Scientific Notation
Section 6.2 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
Section 6.3 Multiplication and Division of Polynomials
Section 6.4 Factoring Polynomials
Section 6.5 Special Factoring
Section 6.6 Solving Equations by Factoring
7. Rational Expressions and Equations
Section 7.1 Introduction to Rational Expressions
Section 7.2 Operations on Rational Expressions
Section 7.3 Rational Equations
Section 7.4 Proportions and Similar Triangles
Section 7.5 Variation
8. Radical Expressions and Rational Exponents
Section 8.1 Rational Exponents and Radical Expressions
Section 8.2 Simplifying Radical Expressions
Section 8.3 The Pythagorean Theorem
Section 8.4 Operations on Radical Expressions
Section 8.5 Radical Functions
Section 8.6 Solving Radical Equations
Section 8.7 Complex Numbers
9. Quadratic Functions and Quadratic Inequalities
Section 9.1 Introduction to Quadratic Equations
Section 9.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Taking Square Roots and by Completing the Square
Section 9.3 Solving Quadratic Equations by Using the Quadratic Formula and by Graphing
Section 9.4 Equations That Are Quadratic in Form
Section 9.5 Quadratic Functions
Section 9.6 Quadratic Inequalities
10. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Section 10.1 Algebra of Functions
Section 10.2 Inverse Functions
Section 10.3 Exponential Functions
Section 10.4 Exponential Models and Exponential Regression
Section 10.5 Logarithmic Functions
Section 10.6 Properties of Logarithms
Section 10.7 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
Additional Topics in Algebra
Section 1 Introduction to Sequences and Series
Section 2 Binomial Expansions
Section 3 Conic Sections
Appendix A. Keystroke Guide for the TI-83 and TI-83 Plus