Beginning Algebra: Connecting Concepts Through Applications 2nd edition

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Mark Clark and Cynthia Anfinson
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  • Chapter 1: Building Blocks of Algebra
    • 1.1: Exponents, Order of Operations, and Properties of Real Numbers (60)
    • 1.2: Algebra and Working with Variables (52)
    • 1.3: Simplifying Expressions (56)
    • 1.4: Graphs and the Rectangular Coordinate System (25)
    • 1: Review Exercises (38)
    • 1: Test

  • Chapter 2: Linear Equations and Inequalities with One Variable
    • 2.1: Addition and Subtraction Properties of Equality (59)
    • 2.2: Multiplication and Division Properties of Equality (55)
    • 2.3: Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides (41)
    • 2.4: Solving and Graphing Linear Inequalities on a Number Line (46)
    • 2: Review Exercises (48)
    • 2: Test
    • 2: Cumulative Review

  • Chapter 3: Linear Equations with Two Variables
    • 3.1: Graphing Equations with Two Variables (39)
    • 3.2: Finding and Interpreting Slope (41)
    • 3.3: Slope-Intercept Form of Lines (34)
    • 3.4: Linear Equations and Their Graphs (42)
    • 3.5: Finding Equations of Lines (33)
    • 3.6: Modeling Linear Data (14)
    • 3: Review Exercises (45)
    • 3: Test

  • Chapter 4: Systems of Linear Equations
    • 4.1: Identifying Systems of Linear Equations (35)
    • 4.2: Solving Systems Using the Substitution Method (59)
    • 4.3: Solving Systems Using the Elimination Method (57)
    • 4.4: Solving Linear Inequalities in Two Variables Graphically (42)
    • 4.5: Systems of Linear Inequalities (26)
    • 4: Review Exercises (29)
    • 4: Test
    • 4: Cumulative Review

  • Chapter 5: Exponents and Polynomials
    • 5.1: Rules for Exponents (50)
    • 5.2: Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation (53)
    • 5.3: Adding and Subtracting Polynomials (39)
    • 5.4: Multiplying Polynomials (52)
    • 5.5: Dividing Polynomials (26)
    • 5: Review Exercises (31)
    • 5: Test

  • Chapter 6: Factoring
    • 6.1: What It Means to Factor (37)
    • 6.2: Factoring Trinomials (33)
    • 6.3: Factoring Special Forms (39)
    • 6.4: Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring (59)
    • 6: Review Exercises (17)
    • 6: Test
    • 6: Cumulative Review

  • Chapter 7: Rational Expressions and Equations
    • 7.1: The Basics of Rational Expressions and Equations (44)
    • 7.2: Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions (43)
    • 7.3: Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions (47)
    • 7.4: Solving Rational Equations (40)
    • 7.5: Proportions, Similar Triangles and Variation (41)
    • 7: Review Exercises (38)
    • 7: Test

  • Chapter 8: Radical Expressions and Equations
    • 8.1: From Squaring a Number to Roots and Radicals (42)
    • 8.2: Basic Operations with Radical Expressions (47)
    • 8.3: Multiplying and Dividing Radical Expressions (50)
    • 8.4: Solving Radical Equations (40)
    • 8: Review Exercises (34)
    • 8: Test
    • 8: Cumulative Review

  • Chapter 9: Quadratic Equations
    • 9.1: Graphing Quadratic Equations (40)
    • 9.2: Solving Quadratic Equations by Using the Square Root Property (37)
    • 9.3: Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square and by the Quadratic Formula (30)
    • 9.4: Graphing Quadratic Equations including Intercepts (22)
    • 9.5: Working with Quadratic Models (15)
    • 9.6: The Basics of Functions (26)
    • 9: Review Exercises (19)
    • 9: Test

  • Chapter R: Review of Prealgebra
    • R.1: Operations with Integers (49)
    • R.2: Operations with Fractions (39)
    • R.3: Operations with Decimals (45)
    • R.4: Operations with Percents (14)
    • R.5: The Real Number System (24)
    • R: Review Exercises (45)
    • R: Test


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Chapter R: Review of Prealgebra
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Chapter 1: Building Blocks of Algebra
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Chapter 2: Linear Equations and Inequalities with One Variable
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Chapter 3: Linear Equations with Two Variables
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Chapter 4: Systems of Linear Equations
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Chapter 5: Exponents and Polynomials
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Chapter 6: Factoring
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Chapter 7: Rational Expressions and Equations
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Chapter 8: Radical Expressions and Equations
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Chapter 9: Quadratic Equations
9.R 19 001 002 003 005 008 020 022 024 028 030 032 039 043 046 052 054 056 060 062
9.1 40 001-012.501.XP.MI 001-012.501.XP.MI.SA 001-012.502.XP.MI 001-012.502.XP.MI.SA 002 006 010 012 014 016 018 020 024 028 030 032 034 040 041 044.MI 047 048 050 052 056 058.MI 060 061 062 066 070 072.MI 074.MI 076 080 082 086.MI 090 092 096 098 105 108 110 112
9.2 37 002 004 006 008 011 012 016 020 022 024 026.MI 029 030 032 034 038 040 044 049 050.MI 054 056 058 062.MI 064 066 070 072 074 078 080 081 084 086 090 092 094 096 097 099
9.3 30 004 006 008 010 013 014 016.MI 020 024 026 028 032 034 036 038 039-048.501.XP.MI 039-048.501.XP.MI.SA 040 042 044 046.MI 048 050 052 054 058 060 062 064 066 070 072
9.4 22 002 004 006 008 009-022.501.XP.MI 009-022.501.XP.MI.SA 012 018.MI 020 024.MI 026 030 034 035 036 040 042.MI 044 046 050 052 053 055 058 059
9.5 15 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 022 026 030 032 034 036
9.6 26 002 005-010.501.XP.MI 005-010.501.XP.MI.SA 006 010 012 018 019 020 022 024 025 026 028 030 032 034 036 040 041 042 046 048 050 052 054 056.MI
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