Beginning & Intermediate Algebra, Fourth Edition

ISBN: 9780136007319
Author: Pearson Prentice Hall
Published: 2009

Chapters: 1234567891011121314

Chapter 1

Review Of Real Numbers

 1.1 Tips for Success in Mathematics Exercise Set p.6 1.2 Symbols and Sets of Numbers Exercise Set p.14 Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.14 1.3 Fractions Exercise Set p.21 Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.21 1.4 Introduction to Variable Expressions and Equations Exercise Set p.32 Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.32 1.5 Adding Real Numbers Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.39 Exercise Set p.40 1.6 Subtracting Real Numbers Exercise Set p.46 Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.46 Integrated Review p.48 1.7 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.55 Exercise Set p.56 1.8 Properties of Real Numbers Exercise Set p.63 Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.63 Chapter 1 Group Activity p.64 Chapter 1 Vocabulary Check p.65 Chapter 1 Review p.69 Chapter 1 Test p.72

Chapter 2

Equations, Inequalities, And Problem Solving

 2.1 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions Exercise Set p.79 Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.79 2.2 The Addition and Multiplication Properties of Equality Exercise Set p.89 Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.89 2.3 Solving Linear Equations Exercise Set p.98 Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.98 Integrated Review p.101 2.4 An Introduction to Problem Solving Exercise Set p.107 Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.107 2.5 Formulas and Problem Solving Exercise Set p.118 2.6 Percent and Mixture Problem Solving Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.129 Exercise Set p.130 2.7 Further Problem Solving Exercise Set p.139 2.8 Solving Linear Inequalities Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.149 Exercise Set p.149 Chapter 2 Group Activity p.153 Chapter 2 Vocabulary Check p.154 Chapter 2 Review p.159 Chapter 2 Cumulative Review p.163

Chapter 3

Graphs And Introduction To Functions

 3.1 Reading Graphs and the Rectangular Coordinate System Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.175 Exercise Set p.176 3.2 Graphing Linear Equations Exercise Set p.187 3.3 Intercepts Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.196 Exercise Set p.196 3.4 Slope and Rate of Change Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.208 Exercise Root p.209 Integrated Review p.213 3.5 Equations of Lines Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.219 Exercise Set p.220 3.6 Functions Exercise Set p.230 Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.230 Chapter 3 Group Activity p.233 Chapter 3 Vocabulary Check p.234 Chapter 3 Review p.238 Chapter 3 Test p.242 Chapter 3 Cumulative Review p.243

Chapter 4

Solving Systems Of Linear Equations

 4.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.251 Exercise Set p.252 4.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution Exercise Set p.259 Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.259 4.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Addition Exercise Set p.265 Integrated Review p.267 4.4 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables Exercise Set p.273 4.5 Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving Exercise Set p.285 Chapter 4 Vocabulary Check p.291 Chapter 4 Review p.295 Chapter 4 Test p.297 Chapter 4 Cumulative Review p.298

Chapter 5

Exponents And Polynomials

 5.1 Exponents Exercise Set p.309 Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.309 5.2 Polynomial Functions and Adding and Subtracting Polynomials Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.320 Exercise Set p.321 5.3 Multiplying Polynomials Exercise Set p.327 Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.327 5.4 Special Products Exercise Set p.334 Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.334 Integrated Review p.336 5.5 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.343 Exercise Set p.343 5.6 Dividing Polynomials Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.349 Exercise Set p.350 5.7 Synthetic Division and the Remainder Theorem Exercise Set p.355 Chapter 5 Vocabulary Check p.357 Group Activity p.357 Chapter 5 Review p.361 Chapter 5 Test p.363 Chapter 5 Cumulative Review p.364

Chapter 6

Factoring Polynomials

 6.1 The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.373 Exercise Set p.374 6.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Form x^2+bx+c Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.379 Exercise Set p.380 6.3 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax^2+bx+c Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.387 Exercise Set p.388 6.4 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax^2+bx+c by Grouping Exercise Set p.393 6.5 Factoring Binomials Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.399 Exercise Set p.400 Integrated Review p.405 6.6 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.411 Exercise Set p.412 6.7 Quadratic Equations and Problem Solving Exercise Set p.420 Chapter 6 Group Activity p.423 Chapter 6 Vocabulary Check p.424 Chapter 6 Review p.428 Chapter 6 Test p.430 Chapter 6 Cumulative Review p.431

Chapter 7

Rational Expressions

 7.1 Rational Functions and Simplifying Rational Expressions Exercise Set p.440 Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.440 7.2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions Exercise Set p.448 Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.448 7.3 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with Common Denominators and Least Common Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.455 Exercise Set p.455 7.4 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with Unlike Denominators Exercise Set p.461 Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.461 7.5 Solving Equations Containing Rational Expressions Exercise Set p.469 Integrated Review p.471 7.6 Proportion and Problem Solving with Rational Equations Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.479 Exercise Set p.479 7.7 Simplifying Complex Fractions Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.489 Exercise Set p.489 Chapter 7 Group Activity p.491 Chapter 7 Vocabulary Check p.492 Chapter 7 Review p.497 Chapter 7 Test p.499 Chapter 7 Cumulative Review p.499

Chapter 8

More On Functions And Graphs

 8.1 Graphing and Writing Linear Functions Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.506 Exercise Set p.507 8.2 Reviewing Function Notation and Graphing Nonlinear Functions Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.515 Exercise Set p.516 Integrated Review p.518 8.3 Graphing Piecewise-Defined Functions and Shifting and Reflecting Graphs of Functions Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.523 Exercise Set p.524 8.4 Variation and Problem Solving Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.531 Exercise Set p.531 Chapter 8 Group Activity p.534 Chapter 8 Vocabulary Check p.534 Chapter 8 Review p.537 Chapter 8 Test p.538 Chapter 8 Cumulative Review p.540

Chapter 9

Inequalities And Absolute Value

 9.1 Compound Inequalities Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.546 Exercise Set p.546 9.2 Absolute Value Equations Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.552 Exercise Set p.553 9.3 Absolute Value Inequalities Exercise Set p.558 Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.558 Integrated Review p.560 9.4 Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables and Systems of Linear Inequalities Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.567 Exercise Set p.567 Chapter 9 Group Activity p.569 Chapter 9 Vocabulary Check p.570 Chapter 9 Review p.573 Chapter 9 Test p.574 Chapter 9 Cumulative Review p.575

Chapter 10

Rational Exponents, Radicals, And Complex Numbers

Chapter 12

Exponential And Logarithmic Functions

 12.1 The Algebra of Functions; Composite Functions Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.710 Exercise Set p.710 12.2 Inverse Functions Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.719 Exercise Set p.720 12.3 Exponential Functions Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.728 Exercise Set p.728 12.4 Logarithmic Functions Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.736 Exercise Set p.736 12.5 Properties of Logarithms Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.741 Exercise Set p.742 Integrated Review p.743 12.6 Common Logarithms, Natural Logarithms, and Change of Base Exercise Set p.748 Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.748 12.7 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations and Applications Exercise Set p.754 Chapter 12 Vocabulary Check p.757 Chapter 12 Group Activity p.757 Chapter 12 Review p.761 Chapter 12 Test p.764 Chapter 12 Cumulative Review p.765

Chapter 13

Conic Sections

 13.1 The Parabola and the Circle Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.774 Exercise Set p.775 13.2 The Ellipse and the Hyperbola Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.782 Exercise Set p.782 Integrated Review p.784 13.3 Solving Nonlinear Systems of Equations Exercise Set p.788 13.4 Nonlinear Inequalities and Systems of Inequalities Exercise Set p.793 Chapter 13 Group Activity p.793 Chapter 13 Vocabulary Check p.794 Chapter 13 Review p.797 Chapter 13 Test p.798 Chapter 13 Cumulative Review p.799

Chapter 14

Sequences, Series, And The Binomial Theorem

 14.1 Sequences Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.804 Exercise Set p.805 14.2 Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences Exercise Set p.811 Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.811 14.3 Series Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.815 Exercise Set p.816 Integrated Review p.817 14.4 Partial Sums of Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.823 Exercise Set p.823 14.5 The Binomial Theorem Exercise Set p.828 Vocabulary & Readiness Check p.828 Chapter 14 Group Activity p.829 Chapter 14 Vocabulary Check p.830 Chapter 14 Review p.832 Chapter 14 Test p.834 Chapter 14 Cumulative Review p.835