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The goal of this series is to provide readers with a strong foundation in Algebra. Each book is designed to develop readers' critical thinking and problem-solving capabilities and prepare readers for subsequent Algebra courses as well as ldquo;servicerdquo; math courses. Topics are presented in an interesting and inviting format, incorporating real world sourced data and encouraging modeling and problem-solving.Algebra and Problem Solving. Functions and Linear Functions. Systems of Linear Equations. Inequalities and Problem Solving. Polynomials, Polynomial Functions, and Factoring. Rational Expressions, Functions, and Equations. Radicals, Radical Functions, and Rational Exponents. Quadratic Equations and Functions. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions. Conic Sections and Systems of Nonlinear Equations. Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem. For anyone interested in introductory and intermediate algebra and for the combined introductory and intermediate algebra.
1. Algebra, Mathematical Models, and Problem Solving 1.1 Algebraic Expressions and Real Numbers 1.2 Operations with Real Numbers and Simplifying Algebraic Expressions 1.3 Graphing Equations 1.4 Solving Linear Equations Mid-Chapter Check PointSection 1.1-Section 1.4 1.5 Problem Solving and Using Formulas 1.6 Properties of Integral Exponents 1.7 Scientific Notation Chapter 1 Group Project Chapter 1 Summary Chapter 1 Review Exercises Chapter 1 Test
2. Functions and Linear Functions 2.1 Introduction to Functions 2.2 Graphs of Functions 2.3 The Algebra of Functions Mid-Chapter Check Point Section 2.1-Section 2.3 2.4 Linear Functions and Slope 2.5 The Point-Slope Form of the Equation of a Line Chapter 2 Group Project Chapter 2 Summary Chapter 2 Review Exercises
Chapter 2 Test Cumulative Review Exercises (Chapters 1-2)
3. Systems of Linear Equations 3.1 Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables 3.2 Problem Solving and Business Applications Using Systems of Equations 3.3 Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables Mid-Chapter Check PointSection 3.1-Section 3.3 3.4 Matrix Solutions to Linear Systems 3.5 Determinants and Cramer's Rule Chapter 3 Group Project Chapter 3 Summary Chapter 3 Review Exercises Chapter 3 Test Cumulative Review Exercises (Chapters 1-3)
4. Inequalities and Problem Solving 4.1 Solving Linear Inequalities 4.2 Compound Inequalities 4.3 Equations and Inequalities Involving Absolute Value Mid-Chapter Check PointSection 4.1-Section 4.3 4.4 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
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The goal of this series is to provide readers with a strong foundation in Algebra. Each book is designed to develop readers' critical thinking and problem-solving capabilities and prepare readers for subsequent Algebra courses as well as ldquo;servicerdquo; math courses. Topics are presented in an interesting and inviting format, incorporating real world sourced data and encouraging modeling and problem-solving.Algebra and Problem Solving. Functions and Linear Functions. Systems of Linear Equations. Inequalities and Problem Solving. Polynomials, Polynomial Functions, and Factoring. Rational Expressions, Functions, and Equations. Radicals, Radical Functions, and Rational Exponents. Quadratic Equations and Functions. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions. Conic Sections and Systems of Nonlinear Equations. Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem. For anyone interested in introductory and intermediate algebra and for the combined introductory and intermediate algebra.
Table of Contents
1. Algebra, Mathematical Models, and Problem Solving 1.1 Algebraic Expressions and Real Numbers 1.2 Operations with Real Numbers and Simplifying Algebraic Expressions 1.3 Graphing Equations 1.4 Solving Linear Equations Mid-Chapter Check PointSection 1.1-Section 1.4 1.5 Problem Solving and Using Formulas 1.6 Properties of Integral Exponents 1.7 Scientific Notation Chapter 1 Group Project Chapter 1 Summary Chapter 1 Review Exercises Chapter 1 Test
2. Functions and Linear Functions 2.1 Introduction to Functions 2.2 Graphs of Functions 2.3 The Algebra of Functions Mid-Chapter Check Point Section 2.1-Section 2.3 2.4 Linear Functions and Slope 2.5 The Point-Slope Form of the Equation of a Line Chapter 2 Group Project Chapter 2 Summary Chapter 2 Review Exercises
Chapter 2 Test Cumulative Review Exercises (Chapters 1-2)
3. Systems of Linear Equations 3.1 Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables 3.2 Problem Solving and Business Applications Using Systems of Equations 3.3 Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables Mid-Chapter Check PointSection 3.1-Section 3.3 3.4 Matrix Solutions to Linear Systems 3.5 Determinants and Cramer's Rule Chapter 3 Group Project Chapter 3 Summary Chapter 3 Review Exercises Chapter 3 Test Cumulative Review Exercises (Chapters 1-3)
4. Inequalities and Problem Solving 4.1 Solving Linear Inequalities 4.2 Compound Inequalities 4.3 Equations and Inequalities Involving Absolute Value Mid-Chapter Check PointSection 4.1-Section 4.3 4.4 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
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