Algebra

Algebra : A Combined Approach

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For courses in Basic College Mathematics, Introductory Algebra, and Intermediate Algebra, and combined Beginning and Intermediate Algebra.The engaging Martin-Gay workbook series presents a student-friendly approach to the concepts of basic math and algebra, giving students ample opportunity to practice skills and see how those skills relate to both their lives and the real world. The goals of the worktexts are to build confidence, increase motivation, and encourage mastery of basic skills and concepts. Martin-Gay ensures that students have the most up-to-date, relevant text preparation for their next math course; enhances students' perception of math by exposing them to real-life situations through graphs and applications; and ensures that students have an organized, integrated learning system at their fingertips. The integrated learning resources program features text-specific supplements including Martin-Gay's acclaimed tutorial videotapes, CD videos, and MathPro 5.show more

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  • Paperback | 1304 pages
  • 216.9 x 278.9 x 36.8mm | 2,481.18g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130674516
  • 9780130674517

Table of contents

R. Prealgebra Preview. 1. Real Numbers and Introduction to Algebra. 2. Equations, Inequalities and Problem Solving. 3. Graphing Equations and Inequalities. 4. Exponents and Polynomials. 5. Factoring Polynomials. 6. Rational Expressions. 7. Graphs and Functions. 8. Systems of Equations and Inequalities. 9. Rational Exponents, Radicals, and Complex Numbers. 10. Quadratic Equations and Functions. 11. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions. 12. Conic Sections. Appendix A: An Introduction to Using a Graphing Utility. Appendix B: Tables of Squares and Square Roots. Appendix C: Review of Angles, Lines, and Special Triangles. Appendix D: Review of Geometric Figures. Appendix E: Mean, Median, and Mode. Appendix F: Sets and Compound Inequalities. Appendix G: Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities. Answers to Selected Exercises. Solutions to Selected Exercises.show more

About John Skinner

K. Elayn Martin-Gay has taught mathematics at the University of New Orleans for more than 20 years and has received numerous teaching awards including the local University Alumni Association's Award for Excellence in Teaching. Over the years, Elayn has developed a videotaped lecture series to help her students understand algebra better. This highly successful video material is the basis for her books: Basic College Mathematics, Second Edition; Prealgebra, Third Edition; Introductory Algebra, Second Edition; Intermediate Algebra, Second Edition; Algebra A Combined Approach, Second Edition; and her hardback series: Beginning Algebra, Third Edition; Intermediate Algebra, Third Edition; Beginning and Intermediate Algebra, Second Edition; and Intermediate Algebra: A Graphing Approach, Second Edition.show more

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