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The Bittinger System for Success-Make It Work For You!
Building on its reputation for accurate content and a unified system of instruction, the Tenth Edition of the Bittinger paperback series integrates success-building study tools, innovative pedagogy, and a comprehensive instructional support package with time-tested teaching techniques.
Features
Chapter R Prealgebra Review
R.1 Factoring and LCMs
R.2 Fraction Notation
R.3 Decimal Notation
R.4 Percent Notation
R.5 Exponential Notation and Order of Operations
R.6 Geometry
Chapter 1. Introduction to Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions
1.1 Introduction to Algebra
1.2 The Real Numbers
1.3 Addition of Real Numbers
1.4 Subtraction of Real Numbers
1.5 Multiplication of Real Numbers
1.6 Division of Real Numbers
1.7 Properties of Real Numbers
1.8 Simplifying Expressions; Order of Operations
Chapter 2. Solving Equations and Inequalities
2.1 Solving Equations: The Addition Principle
2.2 Solving Equations: The Multiplication Principle
2.3 Using the Principles Together
2.4 Formulas
2.5 Applications of Percent
2.6 Applications and Problem Solving
2.7 Solving Inequalities
2.8 Applications and Problem Solving with Inequalities
Chapter 3. Graphs of Linear Equations
3.1 Graphs and Applications of Linear Equations
3.2 More with Graphing and Intercepts
3.3 Slope and Applications
3.4 Equations of Lines
3.5 Graphing Using the Slope and the y-intercept
3.6 Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
3.7 Graphing Inequalities in Two Variables
Chapter 4. Polynomials: Operations
4.1 Integers as Exponents
4.2 Exponents and Scientific Notation
4.3 Introduction to Polynomials
4.4 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
4.5 Multiplication of Polynomials
4.6 Special Products
4.7 Operations with Polynomials in Several Variables
4.8 Division of Polynomials
Chapter 5. Polynomials: Factoring
5.1 Introduction to Factoring
5.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Type x2 + bx + c
5.3 Factoring ax2 + bx + c, a ? 1:
The FOIL Method
5.4 Factoring ax2 + bx + c, a ? 1:
The ac-Method
5.5 Factoring Trinomial Squares and Differences of Squares
5.6 Factoring: A General Strategy
5.7 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
5.8 Applications of Quadratic Equations
Chapter 6. Rational Expressions and Equations
6.1 Multiplying and Simplifying Rational Expressions
6.2 Division and Reciprocals
6.3 Least Common Multiples and Denominators
6.4 Adding Rational Expressions
6.5 Subtracting Rational Expressions
6.6 Solving Rational Equations
6.7 Applications Using Rational Equations and Proportions
6.8 Complex Rational Expressions
6.9 Direct and Inverse Variation
Chapter 7. Systems of Equations
7.1 Systems of Equations in Two Variables
7.2 The Substitution Method
7.3 The Elimination Method
7.4 Applications and Problem Solving
7.5 Applications with Motion
Chapter 8. Radical Expressions and Equations
8.1 Introduction to Radical Expressions
8.2 Multiplying and Simplifying with Radical Expressions
8.3 Quotients Involving Radical Expressions
8.4 Addition, Subtraction, and More Multiplication
8.5 Radical Equations
8.6 Applications with Right Triangles
Chapter 9. Quadratic Equations
9.1 Introduction to Quadratic Equations
9.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
9.3 The Quadratic Formula
9.4 Formulas
9.5 Applications and Problem Solving
9.6 Graphs of Quadratic Equations
9.7 Functions
Appendixes
A: Factoring Sums or Differences of Cubes
B: Finding Equations of Lines: Point-Slope Equation
C: Higher Roots
D: Sets
E: Mean, Median, and Mode
The Bittinger System for Success-Make It Work For You!
Building on its reputation for accurate content and a unified system of instruction, the Tenth Edition of the Bittinger paperback series integrates success-building study tools, innovative pedagogy, and a comprehensive instructional support package with time-tested teaching techniques.
Features
Table of Contents
Chapter R Prealgebra Review
R.1 Factoring and LCMs
R.2 Fraction Notation
R.3 Decimal Notation
R.4 Percent Notation
R.5 Exponential Notation and Order of Operations
R.6 Geometry
Chapter 1. Introduction to Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions
1.1 Introduction to Algebra
1.2 The Real Numbers
1.3 Addition of Real Numbers
1.4 Subtraction of Real Numbers
1.5 Multiplication of Real Numbers
1.6 Division of Real Numbers
1.7 Properties of Real Numbers
1.8 Simplifying Expressions; Order of Operations
Chapter 2. Solving Equations and Inequalities
2.1 Solving Equations: The Addition Principle
2.2 Solving Equations: The Multiplication Principle
2.3 Using the Principles Together
2.4 Formulas
2.5 Applications of Percent
2.6 Applications and Problem Solving
2.7 Solving Inequalities
2.8 Applications and Problem Solving with Inequalities
Chapter 3. Graphs of Linear Equations
3.1 Graphs and Applications of Linear Equations
3.2 More with Graphing and Intercepts
3.3 Slope and Applications
3.4 Equations of Lines
3.5 Graphing Using the Slope and the y-intercept
3.6 Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
3.7 Graphing Inequalities in Two Variables
Chapter 4. Polynomials: Operations
4.1 Integers as Exponents
4.2 Exponents and Scientific Notation
4.3 Introduction to Polynomials
4.4 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
4.5 Multiplication of Polynomials
4.6 Special Products
4.7 Operations with Polynomials in Several Variables
4.8 Division of Polynomials
Chapter 5. Polynomials: Factoring
5.1 Introduction to Factoring
5.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Type x2 + bx + c
5.3 Factoring ax2 + bx + c, a ? 1:
The FOIL Method
5.4 Factoring ax2 + bx + c, a ? 1:
The ac-Method
5.5 Factoring Trinomial Squares and Differences of Squares
5.6 Factoring: A General Strategy
5.7 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
5.8 Applications of Quadratic Equations
Chapter 6. Rational Expressions and Equations
6.1 Multiplying and Simplifying Rational Expressions
6.2 Division and Reciprocals
6.3 Least Common Multiples and Denominators
6.4 Adding Rational Expressions
6.5 Subtracting Rational Expressions
6.6 Solving Rational Equations
6.7 Applications Using Rational Equations and Proportions
6.8 Complex Rational Expressions
6.9 Direct and Inverse Variation
Chapter 7. Systems of Equations
7.1 Systems of Equations in Two Variables
7.2 The Substitution Method
7.3 The Elimination Method
7.4 Applications and Problem Solving
7.5 Applications with Motion
Chapter 8. Radical Expressions and Equations
8.1 Introduction to Radical Expressions
8.2 Multiplying and Simplifying with Radical Expressions
8.3 Quotients Involving Radical Expressions
8.4 Addition, Subtraction, and More Multiplication
8.5 Radical Equations
8.6 Applications with Right Triangles
Chapter 9. Quadratic Equations
9.1 Introduction to Quadratic Equations
9.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
9.3 The Quadratic Formula
9.4 Formulas
9.5 Applications and Problem Solving
9.6 Graphs of Quadratic Equations
9.7 Functions
Appendixes
A: Factoring Sums or Differences of Cubes
B: Finding Equations of Lines: Point-Slope Equation
C: Higher Roots
D: Sets
E: Mean, Median, and Mode