Intermediate Algebra 9th edition

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R. David Gustafson, Rosemary Karr and Marilyn Massey
Publisher: Cengage Learning

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  • Chapter 1: A Review of Basic Algebra
    • 1.1: The Real Number System (37)
    • 1.2: Arithmetic and Properties of Real Numbers (39)
    • 1.3: Exponents (44)
    • 1.4: Scientific Notation (33)
    • 1.5: Solving Linear Equations in One Variable (33)
    • 1.6: Using Linear Equations to Solve Application Problems (33)
    • 1.7: More Applications of Linear Equations in One Variable (26)
    • Chapter Review (16)
    • Chapter Test (15)

  • Chapter 2: Graphs, Equations of Lines and Functions
    • 2.1: Graphing Linear Equations (38)
    • 2.2: Slope of a Line (29)
    • 2.3: Writing Equations of Lines (33)
    • 2.4: Introduction to Functions (26)
    • 2.5: Graphs of Other Functions (25)
    • Chapter Review (15)
    • Chapter Test (14)
    • Cumulative Review Exercises (16)

  • Chapter 3: Systems of Linear Equations
    • 3.1: Solving Systems of Two Linear Equations by Graphing (20)
    • 3.2: Solving Systems of Two Linear Equations by Substitution and Elimination (Addition) (26)
    • 3.3: Solving Systems of Three Linear Equations in Three Variables (20)
    • 3.4: Solving Systems of Linear Equations Using Matrices (21)
    • 3.5: Solving Systems of Linear Equations Using Determinants (22)
    • Chapter Review (15)
    • Chapter Test (15)

  • Chapter 4: Inequalities
    • 4.1: Solving Linear Inequalities in One Variable (33)
    • 4.2: Solving Absolute-Value Equations and Inequalities in One Variable (31)
    • 4.3: Solving Linear Inequalities in One or Two Variables (27)
    • 4.4: Solving Systems of Linear and Quadratic Inequalities in Two Variables (23)
    • 4.5: Solving Systems Using Linear Programming. Projects (24)
    • Chapter Review (14)
    • Chapter Test (10)
    • Cumulative Review Exercises (14)

  • Chapter 5: Polynomials and Polynomial Functions
    • 5.1: Polynomials and Polynomial Functions (23)
    • 5.2: Adding and Subtracting Polynomials (21)
    • 5.3: Multiplying Polynomials (20)
    • 5.4: The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping (22)
    • 5.5: The Difference of Two Squares; the Sum and Difference of Two Cubes (21)
    • 5.6: Factoring Trinomials (25)
    • 5.7: Summary of Factoring Techniques (18)
    • 5.8: Solving Equations by Factoring (23)
    • Chapter Review (14)
    • Chapter Test (15)

  • Chapter 6: Rational Expressions
    • 6.1: Finding the Domain of Rational Functions and Simplifying Rational Expressions (22)
    • 6.2: Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions (23)
    • 6.3: Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions (23)
    • 6.4: Simplifying Complex Fractions (19)
    • 6.5: Solving Equations Containing Rational Expressions (22)
    • 6.6: Dividing Polynomials (22)
    • 6.7: Synthetic Division (19)
    • 6.8: Proportion and Variation (23)
    • Chapter Review (13)
    • Chapter Test (14)
    • Cumulative Review Exercises (12)

  • Chapter 7: Radicals and Rational Exponents
    • 7.1: Radical Expressions (28)
    • 7.2: Applications of the Pythagorean Theorem and the Distance Formula (19)
    • 7.3: Rational Exponents (27)
    • 7.4: Simplifying and Combining Radical Expressions (28)
    • 7.5: Multiplying and Dividing Radical Expressions (23)
    • 7.6: Radical Equations (27)
    • 7.7: Complex Numbers (33)
    • Chapter Review (15)
    • Chapter Test (13)

  • Chapter 8: Quadratic Functions, Inequalities, and Algebra of Functions
    • 8.1: Solving Quadratic Equations Using the Square Root Property and by Completing the Square (23)
    • 8.2: Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula (23)
    • 8.3: The Discriminant and Equations That Can Be Written in Quadratic Form (27)
    • 8.4: Graphs of Quadratic Functions (20)
    • 8.5: Quadratic and Other Nonlinear Functions (21)
    • 8.6: Algebra and Composition of Functions (22)
    • 8.7: Inverses of Functions (19)
    • Chapter Review (14)
    • Chapter Test (13)
    • Cumulative Review Exercises (13)

  • Chapter 9: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
    • 9.1: Exponential Functions (20)
    • 9.2: Base-e Exponential Functions (18)
    • 9.3: Logarithmic Functions (35)
    • 9.4: Natural Logarithms (15)
    • 9.5: Properties of Logarithms (24)
    • 9.6: Exponential and Logarithmic Equations (32)
    • Chapter Review (15)
    • Chapter Test (14)

  • Chapter 10: Conic Sections and More Graphing
    • 10.1: The Circle and the Parabola (21)
    • 10.2: The Ellipse (18)
    • 10.3: The Hyperbola (15)
    • 10.4: Solving Systems Containing Second-Degree Equations (19)
    • 10.5: Piecewise-Defined Functions and the Greatest Integer Function (13)
    • Chapter Review (7)
    • Chapter Test (6)
    • Cumulative Review Exercises (14)

  • Chapter 11: Miscellaneous Topics
    • 11.1: The Binomial Theorem (21)
    • 11.2: Finding the nth Term of a Binomial Expansion (20)
    • 11.3: Arithmetic Sequences (23)
    • 11.4: Geometric Sequences (23)
    • 11.5: Infinite Geometric Sequences (15)
    • 11.6: Permutations and Combinations (32)
    • 11.7: Probability (29)
    • Chapter Review (15)
    • Chapter Test (15)
    • Cumulative Review Exercises (14)

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Chapter 2: Graphs, Equations of Lines and Functions
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Chapter 3: Systems of Linear Equations
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Chapter 4: Inequalities
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Chapter 5: Polynomials and Polynomial Functions
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Chapter 6: Rational Expressions
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Chapter 7: Radicals and Rational Exponents
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Chapter 8: Quadratic Functions, Inequalities, and Algebra of Functions
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Chapter 9: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
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Chapter 10: Conic Sections and More Graphing
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Chapter 11: Miscellaneous Topics
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