Intermediate Algebra: Everyday Explorations 5th edition

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Alice Kaseberg, Greg Cripe, and Peter Wildman
Publisher: Cengage Learning

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  • Chapter 0: Review
    • 0.1: Number Sense (10)
    • 0.2: Solving Equations Using Symbolic Representations (25)
    • 0.3: Solving Equations with Visual and Numeric Representations (15)
    • 0.4: Inequalities, Line Graphs, and Intervals (16)
    • 0.5: Solving Systems of Equations (17)
    • 0.6: Verbal Representations (27)
    • 0.7: Mathematical Thinking: Problem Solving (9)

  • Chapter 1: Functions and Linear Equations
    • 1.1: Functions (17)
    • 1.2: Linear Functions (15)
    • 1.3: Modeling with a Linear Function (15)
    • 1.4: Modeling Special Lines and Functions (21)
    • 1.5: Solving Linear Inequalities and Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities (20)

  • Chapter 2: Quadratic and Polynomial Functions
    • 2.1: Quadratic Functions (9)
    • 2.2: Modeling Quadratic Functions (9)
    • 2.3: Polynomial Functions and Operations (28)
    • 2.4: Special Products and Completing the Square (21)
    • 2.5: Solving Quadratic Equations with Tables, Graphs, and Factors (21)
    • 2.6: The Roles of a, b, and c in Graphing Quadratic Functions (8)

  • Chapter 3: Square Roots; Quadratic Equations and Inequalities
    • 3.1: The Square Root Function and the Pythagorean Theorem (18)
    • 3.2: Solving Quadratic Equations with Square Roots (18)
    • 3.3: Solving Quadratic Equations with the Quadratic Formula (18)
    • 3.4: Solving Minimum and Maximum Problems (17)
    • 3.5: Complex Numbers and Solving Polynomial Equations (23)
    • 3.6: Shifts, Vertex Form, and Applications of Quadratic Functions (15)
    • 3.7: Solving Quadratic Inequalities (11)

  • Chapter 4: Ratios, Variation, and Rational Functions
    • 4.1: Ratios, Units of Measure, and Proportions (19)
    • 4.2: Direct Variation (9)
    • 4.3: Inverse Variation and Related Graphs (11)
    • 4.4: Simplification, Multiplication, and Division of Rational Expressions (27)
    • 4.5: Division of Polynomials and Related Graphs (13)
    • 4.6: Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions (21)
    • 4.7: Solving Rational Equations (28)

  • Chapter 5: Exponents and Radicals
    • 5.1: Exponents and Their Properties (10)
    • 5.2: Scientific Notation (10)
    • 5.3: Rational Exponents (15)
    • 5.4: Roots and Rational Exponents (20)
    • 5.5: More Operationa with Radicals (24)
    • 5.6: Solving Root and Power Equations (26)

  • Chapter 6: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
    • 6.1: Exponential Functions (16)
    • 6.2: Exponential Equations and Graphs (15)
    • 6.3: Finding Inverse Functions (12)
    • 6.4: Solving Exponential Equations: Logarithms (15)
    • 6.5: Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions (20)
    • 6.6: Properties of Logarithms and the Logarithmic Scale (15)
    • 6.7: The Natural Number e in Exponential and Logarithmic Functions (20)

  • Chapter 7: Conic Sections, Systems of Nonlinear and Linear Equations and Inequalities, Sequences and Series
    • 7.1: Conic Sections (20)
    • 7.2: Solving Systems of Nonlinear Equations (14)
    • 7.3: Solving Systems of Three or More Linear Equations (17)
    • 7.4: Solving Systems of Inequalities (17)
    • 7.5: Sequences and Series (14)

  • Chapter 8: Probability and Counting (available online)
    • 8.1: Probability: Definitions and Single-Event Probability (18)
    • 8.2: Multiple-Event Probability (13)
    • 8.3: Using Counting Principles (26)
    • 8.4: Pascal's Triangle and Combinations (12)

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Chapter 0: Review
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0.2 25 001 003 007 011 017 019 021 023 025 027 029 031 033 035 037 039 041 043 051 053 055 057 059 061 063
0.3 15 017 019 021 023 025 029 030 033 035 037 039 041 045 047 048
0.4 16 001 003 005 007 009 011 013 015 017 019 021 023 025 027 029 031
0.5 17 001 003 005 007 009 011 013 015 019 021 023 025 027 029 031 044 045
0.6 27 001 003 005 007 009 011 013 015 017 019 021 023 025 027 029 031 033 035 039 043 047 049 051 053 057 061 063
0.7 9 023 024 025 026 027 028 029 031 033
Chapter 1: Functions and Linear Equations
1.1 17 003 005 007 009 013 015 019 021 031 033 035 039 041 042 047 049 051
1.2 15 001 005 009 011 019 021 025 031 033 035 041 049 050 051 052
1.3 15 011 013 015 017 019 023 027 031 037 039 041 043 045 047 049
1.4 21 001 002 003 007 009 010 011 015 017 019 021 023 035 037 039 041 043 045 047 049 051
1.5 20 001 003 007 013 015 019 021 023 027 029 033 035 037 039 041 043 047 049 051 053
Chapter 2: Quadratic and Polynomial Functions
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2.2 9 001 003 005 007 015 017 019 021 024
2.3 28 001 003 005 007 012 013 015 017 019 021 027 031 037 041 043 045 047 049 059 061 063 069 071 075 077 079 081 093
2.4 21 017 019 021 023 025 027 031 033 035 037 039 041 043 045 049 053 061 062 063 064 065
2.5 21 001 002 003 005 006 007 009 013 017 019 021 023 025 031 033 035 037 039 041 043 045
2.6 8 005 009 015 019 023 027 031 035
Chapter 3: Square Roots; Quadratic Equations and Inequalities
3.1 18 003 005 007 017 019 021 023 025 027 031 035 037 039 041 043 053 055 057
3.2 18 005 007 009 011 013 015 017 023 025 027 029 031 033 035 041 042 043 044
3.3 18 001 003 005 007 009 011 013 017 019 021 023 025 029 031 033 037 039 041
3.4 17 001 003 005 007 009 013 015 017 019 021 025 027 029 031 032 036 037
3.5 23 001 002 003 005 007 009 017 025 029 031 033 035 037 039 043 045 047 049 055 057 059 061 063
3.6 15 001 003 005 007 009 011 013 015 019 021 022 023 024 025 033
3.7 11 009 011 013 015 017 019 021 023 025 027 031
Chapter 4: Ratios, Variation, and Rational Functions
4.1 19 001 003 005 007 009 011 013 017 019 023 025 027 029 031 033 035 036 037 038
4.2 9 001 003 005 019 020 021 022 023 024
4.3 11 001 005 007 008 009 010 011 013 014 015 029
4.4 27 001 005 007 009 011 013 015 017 019 021 023 025 027 029 031 035 036 037 038 039 041 043 045 049 050 051 052
4.5 13 001 003 005 007 009 011 013 015a 019 021 023 025 027
4.6 21 001 003 005 007 009 013 015 017 019 021 023 025 026 027 028 033 035 037 042 043 044
4.7 28 003 005 007 011 013 015 017 019 021 023 025 027 029 031 033 037 039 041 042 043 045 047 049 051 053 055 057 059
Chapter 5: Exponents and Radicals
5.1 10 001 003 005 007 009 011 013 015 017 019
5.2 10 001 003 006 007 009 011 013 015 017 019
5.3 15 003 005 009 011 013 017 019 021 023 025 027 031 032 033 034
5.4 20 001 003 005 007 011 013 015 017 019 021 023 025 027 029 031 033 035 036 037 038
5.5 24 001 003 005 007 009 011 013 015 017 019 021 023 025 027 033 035 037 039 041 042 044 045 047 048
5.6 26 005 007 009 011 013 017 019 021 023 025 028 029 030 031 033 035 041 042 043 044 045 046 047 049 051 053
Chapter 6: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
6.1 16 003 005 007 009 011 013 015 017 019 021 025 027 029 031 037 039
6.2 15 003 006 009 012 015 017 020 023 026 027 031 046 047 048 049
6.3 12 001 003 013 015 017 019 021 023 031 032 033 034
6.4 15 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 009 011 013 014 015 016 017 029a
6.5 20 001 003 004 005 006 007 008 017 019 021 023 027 031 033 035 037 039 043 045 049
6.6 15 001 005 007 009 011 013 017 019 021 029 031 033 035 039 043
6.7 20 001 003 005 007 009 011 013 014 015 016 017 018 019 020 023 024 025 029 031 033
Chapter 7: Conic Sections, Systems of Nonlinear and Linear Equations and Inequalities, Sequences and Series
7.1 20 003 005 007 009 011 013 015 017 019 023 025 027 029 031 033 035 037 039 041 043
7.2 14 001 003 005 007 009 011 013 017 019 021 023 025 027 029
7.3 17 001 003 005 007 009 011 013 015 017 019 021 023 027 029 031 033 035
7.4 17 001 009 013 015 017 019 021 023 025 027 029 031 035 037 041 042 043
7.5 14 001 003 005 007 011 012 013 015 017 019 023 025 027 029
Chapter 8: Probability and Counting (available online)
8.1 18 003 005 006 007 008 009 010 011 012 013 017 019 021 023 025 027 029 031
8.2 13 001 003 005 006 008 009 011 012 013 015 018 019 020
8.3 26 001 003 005 007 009 011 013 015 017 019 021 023 025 026 027 028 029 031 033 035 037 039 041 043 045 049
8.4 12 007 009 011 021 023 025 027 029 031 033 035 039
Total 920