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Elementary Algebra

Elementary Algebra

6th Edition
By Mark Dugopolski
Copyright: 2009

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ISBN10: 0077224795 | ISBN13: 9780077224790

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TO THE STUDENT

PREFACE

1 Real Numbers and Their Properties

1.1 The Real Numbers

1.2 Fractions

1.3 Addition and Subtraction of Real Numbers

1.4 Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers

1.5 Exponential Expressions and the Order of Operations

1.6 Algebraic Expressions

1.7 Properties of the Real Numbers

1.8 Using the Properties to Simplify Expressions

Chapter 1 Wrap-Up

• Summary

• Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power

• Review Exercises

• Chapter 1 Test

• Critical Thinking

2 Linear Equations and Inequalities in One Variable 2

.1 The Addition and Multiplication Properties of Equality

2.2 Solving General Linear Equations

2.3 More Equations

2.4 Formulas

2.5 Translating Verbal Expressions into Algebraic Expressions

2.6 Number, Geometric, and Uniform Motion Applications

2.7 Discount, Investment, and Mixture Applications

2.8 Inequalities

2.9 Solving Inequalities and Applications

Chapter 2 Wrap-Up

• Summary

• Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power

• Review Exercises

• Chapter 2 Test

• Making Connections: A review of Chapters 1-2

• Critical Thinking

3 Linear Equations in Two Variables and Their Graphs

3.1 Graphing Lines in the Coordinate Plane

3.2 Slope

3.3 Equations of Lines in Slope-Intercept Form

3.4 The Point-Slope Form

3.5 Variations

Chapter 3 Wrap-Up

• Summary

• Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power

• Review Exercises

• Chapter 3 Test

• Making Connections: a review of Chapters 1-3

• Critical Thinking

4 Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities

4.1 The Graphing Method

4.2 The Substitution Method

4.3 The Addition Method

4.4 Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables

4.5 Graphing Systems of Linear Inequalities

Chapter 4 Wrap-Up

• Summary

• Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power

• Review Exercises

• Chapter 4 Test

• Making Connections: a review of Chapters 1-4

• Critical Thinking

5 Exponents and Polynomials

5.1 The Rules of Exponents

5.2 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation

5.3 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials

5.4 Multiplication of Polynomials

5.5 Multiplication of Binomials

5.6 Special Products

5.7 Division of Polynomials

Chapter 5 Wrap-Up

• Summary

• Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power

• Review Exercises

• Chapter 5 Test

• Making Connections: a review of Chapters 1-5

• Critical Thinking

6 Factoring

6.1 Factoring Out Common Factors

6.2 Special Products and Grouping

6.3 Factoring the Trinomial ax² + bx + c with a = 1

6.4 Factoring the Trinomial ax² + bx + c with a ≠ 1

6.5 The Factoring Strategy

6.6 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring

Chapter 6 Wrap-Up

• Summary

• Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power

• Review Exercises

• Chapter 6 Test

• Making Connections: a review of Chapters 1-6

• Critical Thinking

7 Rational Expressions

7.1 Reducing Rational Expressions

7.2 Multiplication and Division

7.3 Finding the Least Common Denominator

7.4 Addition and Subtraction

7.5 Complex Fractions

7.6 Solving Equations with Rational Expressions

7.7 Applications of Ratios and Proportions

7.8 Applications of Rational Expressions

Chapter 7 Wrap-Up

• Summary

• Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power

• Review Exercises

• Chapter 7 Test

• Making Connections: a review of Chapters 1-7

• Critical Thinking

8 Powers and Roots

8.1 Roots, Radicals, and Rules

8.2 Simplifying Square Roots

8.3 Operations with Radicals

8.4 Solving Equations with Radicals and Exponents

8.5 Fractional Exponents

Chapter 8 Wrap-Up

• Summary

• Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power

• Review Exercises

• Chapter 8 Test

• Making Connections: a review of Chapters 1-8

• Critical Thinking

9 Quadratic Equations, Parabolas, and Functions

9.1 The Square Root Property and Factoring

9.2 Completing the Square

9.3 The Quadratic Formula

9.4 Applications of Quadratic Equations

9.5 Complex Numbers

9.6 Graphing Parabolas

9.7 Introduction to Functions

9.8 Combining Functions

Chapter 9 Wrap-Up

• Summary

• Enriching Your Mathematical Word Power

• Review Exercises

• Chapter 9 Test

• Making Connections: a review of Chapters 1-9

• Critical Thinking

Appendix A: Geometry Review Exercises Appendix B: Sets Appendix C: Final Exam Review Answers to Selected Exercises Index