Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: A Combined Approach 6th edition

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Jerome E. Kaufmann and Karen L. Schwitters
Publisher: Cengage Learning

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  • Chapter 1: Some Basic Concepts of Arithmetic and Algebra
    • 1.1: Numerical and Algebraic Expressions (27)
    • 1.2: Prime and Composite Numbers (26)
    • 1.3: Integers: Addition and Subtraction (25)
    • 1.4: Integers: Multiplication and Division (26)
    • 1.5: Use of Properties (26)

  • Chapter 2: Real Numbers
    • 2.1: Rational Numbers: Multiplication and Division (24)
    • 2.2: Rational Numbers: Addition and Subtraction (23)
    • 2.3: Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions (31)
    • 2.4: Exponents (27)
    • 2.5: Translating from English to Algebra (27)

  • Chapter 3: Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving
    • 3.1: Solving First-Degree Equations (25)
    • 3.2: Equations and Problem Solving (27)
    • 3.3: More on Solving Equations and Problem Solving (28)
    • 3.4: Equations Involving Parentheses and Fractional Forms (29)
    • 3.5: Inequalitie (25)
    • 3.6: Inequalities, Compound Inequalities, and Problem Solving (31)

  • Chapter 4: Formulas and Problem Solving
    • 4.1: Ratio, Proportion, and Percent (26)
    • 4.2: More on Percents and Problem Solving (25)
    • 4.3: Formulas (26)
    • 4.4: Problem Solving (25)
    • 4.5: More about Problem Solving (27)

  • Chapter 5: Coordinate Geometry and Linear Systems
    • 5.1: Cartesian Coordinate System (25)
    • 5.2: Graphing Linear Equations (20)
    • 5.3: Slope of a Line (25)
    • 5.4: Writing Equations of Lines (25)
    • 5.5: Systems of Two Linear Equations (30)
    • 5.6: Elimination-by-Addition Method (25)
    • 5.7: Graphing Linear Inequalities (19)

  • Chapter 6: Exponents and Polynomials
    • 6.1: Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials (24)
    • 6.2: Multiplying Monomials (25)
    • 6.3: Multiplying Polynomials (25)
    • 6.4: Dividing by Monomials (25)
    • 6.5: Dividing by Binomials (25)
    • 6.6: Integral Exponents and Scientific Notation (27)

  • Chapter 7: Factoring, Solving Equations, and Problem Solving
    • 7.1: Factoring by Using the Distributive Property (27)
    • 7.2: Factoring the Difference of Two Squares (29)
    • 7.3: Factoring Trinomials of the Form x2 + bx + c (27)
    • 7.4: Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c (30)
    • 7.5: Factoring, Solving Equations, and Problem Solving (28)

  • Chapter 8: A Transition from Elementary Algebra to Intermediate Algebra
    • 8.1: Equations: A Brief Review (20)
    • 8.2: Inequalities: A Brief Review (20)
    • 8.3: Equations and Inequalities Involving Absolute Value (20)
    • 8.4: Polynomials: A Brief Review and Binomial Expansions (20)
    • 8.5: Dividing Polynomials: Synthetic Division (20)
    • 8.6: Factoring: A Brief Review and a Step Further (20)

  • Chapter 9: Rational Expressions
    • 9.1: Simplifying Rational Expressions (21)
    • 9.2: Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions (21)
    • 9.3: Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions (23)
    • 9.4: More on Rational Expressions and Complex Fractions (21)
    • 9.5: Equations Containing Rational Expressions (24)
    • 9.6: More on Rational Equations and Applications (25)

  • Chapter 10: Exponents and Radicals
    • 10.1: Integral Exponents and Scientific Notation Revisited (28)
    • 10.2: Roots and Radicals (23)
    • 10.3: Simplifying and Combining Radicals (23)
    • 10.4: Products and Quotients of Radicals (23)
    • 10.5: Radical Equations (21)
    • 10.6: Merging Exponents and Roots (20)

  • Chapter 11: Quadratic Equations and Inequalities
    • 11.1: Complex Numbers (25)
    • 11.2: Quadratic Equations (23)
    • 11.3: Completing the Square (22)
    • 11.4: Quadratic Formula (21)
    • 11.5: More Quadratic Equations and Applications (21)
    • 11.6: Quadratic and Other Nonlinear Inequalities (21)

  • Chapter 12: Coordinate Geometry: Lines, Parabolas, Circles, Ellipses, and Hyperbolas
    • 12.1: Distance, Slope, and Graphing Techniques (32)
    • 12.2: Graphing Parabolas (21)
    • 12.3: More Parabolas and Some Circles (21)
    • 12.4: Graphing Ellipses (21)
    • 12.5: Graphing Hyperbolas (22)

  • Chapter 13: Functions
    • 13.1: Relations and Functions (23)
    • 13.2: Functions: Their Graphs and Applications (22)
    • 13.3: Graphing Made Easy via Transformations (23)
    • 13.4: Composition of Functions (23)
    • 13.5: Direct and Inverse Variations (23)

  • Chapter 14: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
    • 14.1: Exponents and Exponential Functions (25)
    • 14.2: Applications of Exponential Functions (25)
    • 14.3: Inverse Functions (22)
    • 14.4: Logarithms (25)
    • 14.5: Logarithmic Functions (25)
    • 14.6: Exponential Equations, Logarithmic Equations, and Problem Solving (25)

  • Chapter 15: Systems of Equations: Matrices and Determinants
    • 15.1: Systems of Two Linear Equations: A Brief Review (17)
    • 15.2: Systems of Three Linear Equations in Three Variables (23)
    • 15.3: A Matrix Approach to Solving Systems (20)
    • 15.4: Determinants (23)
    • 15.5: Cramer's Rule (22)
    • 15.6: Systems Involving Nonlinear Equations (20)

  • 16: Miscellaneous Topics: Problem Solving

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Chapter 1: Some Basic Concepts of Arithmetic and Algebra
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Chapter 2: Real Numbers
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Chapter 3: Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving
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Chapter 4: Formulas and Problem Solving
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Chapter 5: Coordinate Geometry and Linear Systems
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Chapter 6: Exponents and Polynomials
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Chapter 7: Factoring, Solving Equations, and Problem Solving
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Chapter 8: A Transition from Elementary Algebra to Intermediate Algebra
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Chapter 9: Rational Expressions
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Chapter 10: Exponents and Radicals
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Chapter 11: Quadratic Equations and Inequalities
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Chapter 12: Coordinate Geometry: Lines, Parabolas, Circles, Ellipses, and Hyperbolas
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Chapter 13: Functions
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Chapter 14: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
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Chapter 15: Systems of Equations: Matrices and Determinants
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Chapter 16: Miscellaneous Topics: Problem Solving
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