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Edition: 3RD 13

Copyright: 2013

Publisher: Pearson

Published: 2013

International: No

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Copyright: 2013

Publisher: Pearson

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**The Rockswold/Krieger algebra series** uses relevant applications and visualization to show students why math matters and gives them a conceptual understanding. It answers the common question ''When will I ever use this?'' It covers the traditional topics, but rather than present them as concepts to memorize, with applications tacked on at the end, it teaches students the math in context. By seamlessly integrating meaningful applications that include real data, along with visuals graphs, tables, charts, colors, and diagrams students are able to see how math impacts their lives as they learn the concepts. This conceptual understanding makes them better prepared for future math courses and life.

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**The Rockswold/Krieger algebra series** uses relevant applications and visualization to show students why math matters and gives them a conceptual understanding. It answers the common question ''When will I ever use this?'' It covers the traditional topics, but rather than present them as concepts to memorize, with applications tacked on at the end, it teaches students the math in context. By seamlessly integrating meaningful applications that include real data, along with visuals graphs, tables, charts, colors, and diagrams students are able to see how math impacts their lives as they learn the concepts. This conceptual understanding makes them better prepared for future math courses and life.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents 1. Introduction to Algebra 1.1 Numbers, Variables, and Expressions 1.2 Fractions 1.3 Exponents and Order of Operations 1.4 Real Numbers and the Number Line 1.5 Addition and Subtraction of Real Numbers 1.6 Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers 1.7 Properties of Real Numbers 1.8 Simplifying and Writing Algebraic Expressions Summary - Review Exercises - Test - Extended and Discovery Exercises 2. Linear Equations and Inequalities 2.1 Introduction to Equations 2.2 Linear Equations 2.3 Introduction to Problem Solving 2.4 Formulas 2.5 Linear Inequalities Summary - Review Exercises - Test - Extended and Discovery Exercises Chapters 1-2 Cumulative Review 3. Graphing Equations 3.1 Introduction to Graphing 3.2 Linear Equations in Two Variables 3.3 More Graphing of Lines 3.4 Slope and Rates of Change 3.5 Slope-Intercept Form 3.6 Point-Slope Form 3.7 Introduction to Modeling Summary - Review Exercises - Test - Extended and Discovery Exercises Chapters 1-3 Cumulative Review 4. Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables 4.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations Graphically and Numerically 4.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution 4.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Elimination 4.4 Systems of Linear Inequalities Summary - Review Exercises - Test - Extended and Discovery Exercises Chapters 1-4 Cumulative Review 5. Polynomials and Exponents 5.1 Rules for Exponents 5.2 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials 5.3 Multiplication of Polynomials 5.4 Special Products 5.5 Integer Exponents and the Quotient Rule 5.6 Division of Polynomials Summary - Review Exercises - Test - Extended and Discovery Exercises Chapters 1-5 Cumulative Review 6. Factoring Polynomials and Solving Equations 6.1 Introduction to Factoring 6.2 Factoring Trinomials I (x2 + bx + c) 6.3 Factoring Trinomials II (ax2 + bx + c) 6.4 Special Types of Factoring 6.5 Summary of Factoring 6.6 Solving Equations by Factoring I (Quadratics) 6.7 Solving Equations by Factoring II (Higher Degree) Summary - Review Exercises - Test - Extended and Discovery Exercises Chapters 1-6 Cumulative Review Exercises 7. Rational Expressions 7.1 Introduction to Rational Expressions 7.2 Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions 7.3 Addition and Subtraction with Like Denominators 7.4 Addition and Subtraction with Unlike Denominators 7.5 Complex Fractions 7.6 Rational Equations and Formulas 7.7 Proportions and Variation Summary - Review Exercises - Test - Extended and Discovery Exercises Chapters 1-7 Cumulative Review 8. Introduction to Functions 8.1 Functions and Their Representations 8.2 Linear Functions 8.3 Compound Inequalities 8.4 Other Functions and Their Properties 8.5 Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities Summary - Review Exercises - Test - Extended and Discovery Exercises Chapters 1-8 Cumulative Review 9. Systems of Linear Equations 9.1 Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables 9.2 Matrix Solutions of Linear Systems 9.3 Determinants Summary - Review Exercises - Test - Extended and Discovery Exercises Chapters 1-9 Cumulative Review Exercises 10. Radical Expressions and Functions 10.1 Radical Expressions and Functions 10.2 Rational Exponents 10.3 Simplifying Radical Expressions 10.4 Operations on Radical Expressions 10.5 More Radical Functions 10.6 Equations Involving Radical Expressions 10.7 Complex Numbers Summary - Review Exercises - Test - Extended and Discovery Exercises Chapters 1-10 Cumulative Review 11. Quadratic Functions and Equations 11.1 Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs 11.2 Parabolas and Modeling 11.3 Quadratic Equations 11.4 The Quadratic Formula 11.5 Quadratic Inequalities 11.6 Equations in Quadratic Form Summary - Review Exercises - Test - Extended and Discovery Exercises Chapters 1-11 Cumulative Review 12. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 12.1 Composite and Inverse Functions 12.2 Exponential Functions 12.3 Logarithmic Functions 12.4 Properties of Logarithms 12.5 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations Summary - Review Exercises - Test - Extended and Discovery Exercises Chapters 1-12 Cumulative Review Exercises 13. Conic Sections 13.1 Parabolas and Circles 13.2 Ellipses and Hyperbolas 13.3 Nonlinear Systems of Equations and Inequalities Summary - Review Exercises - Test - Extended and Discovery Exercises Chapters 1-13 Cumulative Review 14. Sequences and Series 14.1 Sequences 14.2 Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences 14.3 Series 14.4 The Binomial Theorem Summary - Review Exercises - Test - Extended and Discovery Exercises Chapters 1-14 Cumulative Review Exercises Appendix A. Using the Graphing Calculator Appendix B. Sets Appendix C. Linear Programming Appendix D. Synthetic Division Bibliography Answers to Selected Exercises Photo Credits Glossary Index

Publisher Info

Publisher: Pearson

Published: 2013

International: No

Published: 2013

International: No

**The Rockswold/Krieger algebra series** uses relevant applications and visualization to show students why math matters and gives them a conceptual understanding. It answers the common question ''When will I ever use this?'' It covers the traditional topics, but rather than present them as concepts to memorize, with applications tacked on at the end, it teaches students the math in context. By seamlessly integrating meaningful applications that include real data, along with visuals graphs, tables, charts, colors, and diagrams students are able to see how math impacts their lives as they learn the concepts. This conceptual understanding makes them better prepared for future math courses and life.