TheBlitzer Algebra Seriescombines mathematical accuracy with an engaging, friendly, and often fun presentation for maximum student appeal. Blitzer's personality shows in his writing, as he draws students into the material through relevant and thought-provoking applications. Every Blitzer page is interesting and relevant, ensuring that students will actually use their textbook to achieve success! KEY TOPICS: Variables, Real Numbers, and Mathematical Models; Linear Equations and Inequalities in One Variable; Linear Equations in Two Variables; Systems of Linear Equations; Exponents and Polynomials; Factoring Polynomials; Rational Expressions; Basics of Functions; Inequalities and Problem Solving; 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. MARKET: for all readers interested in algebra.
A Brief Guide to Getting the Most from This Book Preface To The Student About the Author 1. Variables, Real Numbers, and Mathematical Models 1.1 Introduction to Algebra: Variables and Mathematical Models 1.2 Fractions in Algebra 1.3 The Real Numbers 1.4 Basic Rules of Algebra Mid-Chapter Check PointSection 1.1-Section 1.4 1.5 Addition of Real Numbers 1.6 Subtraction of Real Numbers 1.7 Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers 1.8 Exponents and Order of Operations Chapter 1 Group Project Chapter 1 Summary Chapter 1 Review Exercises Chapter 1 Chapter Test 2. Linear Equations and Inequalities in One Variable 2.1 The Addition Property of Equality 2.2 The Multiplication Property of Equality 2.3 Solving Linear Equations 2.4 Formulas and Percents Mid-Chapter Check PointSection 2.1-Section 2.4 2.5 An Introduction to Problem Solving 2.6 Problem Solving in Geometry 2.7 Solving Linear Inequalities Chapter 2 Group Project Chapter 2 Summary Chapter 2 Review Exercises Chapter 2 Test Cumulative Review Exercises (Chapters 1-2) 3. Linear Equations in Two Variables 3.1 Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables 3.2 Graphing Linear Equations Using Intercepts 3.3 Slope 3.4 The Slope-Intercept Form of the Equation of a Line Mid-Chapter Check PointSection 3.1-Section 3.4 3.5 The Point-Slope Form of the Equation of a Line Chapter 3 Group Project Chapter 3 Summary Chapter 3 Review Exercises Chapter 3 Test Cumulative Review Exercises (Chapters 1-3) 4. Systems of Linear Equations 4.1 Solving Systems of
TheBlitzer Algebra Seriescombines mathematical accuracy with an engaging, friendly, and often fun presentation for maximum student appeal. Blitzer's personality shows in his writing, as he draws students into the material through relevant and thought-provoking applications. Every Blitzer page is interesting and relevant, ensuring that students will actually use their textbook to achieve success! KEY TOPICS: Variables, Real Numbers, and Mathematical Models; Linear Equations and Inequalities in One Variable; Linear Equations in Two Variables; Systems of Linear Equations; Exponents and Polynomials; Factoring Polynomials; Rational Expressions; Basics of Functions; Inequalities and Problem Solving; 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. MARKET: for all readers interested in algebra.
Table of Contents
A Brief Guide to Getting the Most from This Book Preface To The Student About the Author 1. Variables, Real Numbers, and Mathematical Models 1.1 Introduction to Algebra: Variables and Mathematical Models 1.2 Fractions in Algebra 1.3 The Real Numbers 1.4 Basic Rules of Algebra Mid-Chapter Check PointSection 1.1-Section 1.4 1.5 Addition of Real Numbers 1.6 Subtraction of Real Numbers 1.7 Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers 1.8 Exponents and Order of Operations Chapter 1 Group Project Chapter 1 Summary Chapter 1 Review Exercises Chapter 1 Chapter Test 2. Linear Equations and Inequalities in One Variable 2.1 The Addition Property of Equality 2.2 The Multiplication Property of Equality 2.3 Solving Linear Equations 2.4 Formulas and Percents Mid-Chapter Check PointSection 2.1-Section 2.4 2.5 An Introduction to Problem Solving 2.6 Problem Solving in Geometry 2.7 Solving Linear Inequalities Chapter 2 Group Project Chapter 2 Summary Chapter 2 Review Exercises Chapter 2 Test Cumulative Review Exercises (Chapters 1-2) 3. Linear Equations in Two Variables 3.1 Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables 3.2 Graphing Linear Equations Using Intercepts 3.3 Slope 3.4 The Slope-Intercept Form of the Equation of a Line Mid-Chapter Check PointSection 3.1-Section 3.4 3.5 The Point-Slope Form of the Equation of a Line Chapter 3 Group Project Chapter 3 Summary Chapter 3 Review Exercises Chapter 3 Test Cumulative Review Exercises (Chapters 1-3) 4. Systems of Linear Equations 4.1 Solving Systems of