College Algebra with Applications for Business and the Life Sciences 1st edition

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Ron Larson and Anne V. Hodgkins
Publisher: Cengage Learning

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  • Chapter 0: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra
    • 0.1: Real Numbers: Order and Absolute Value (38)
    • 0.2: The Basic Rules of Algebra (32)
    • 0.3: Integer Exponents (32)
    • 0.4: Radicals and Rational Exponents (33)
    • 0.5: Polynomials and Special Products (33)
    • 0.6: Factoring (35)
    • 0.7: Fractional Expressions (32)

  • Chapter 1: Equations and Inequalities
    • 1.1: Linear Equations (22)
    • 1.2: Mathematical Modeling (28)
    • 1.3: Quadratic Equations (29)
    • 1.4: The Quadratic Formula (21)
    • 1.5: Other Types of Equations (27)
    • 1.6: Linear Inequalities (30)
    • 1.7: Other Types of Inequalities (20)

  • Chapter 2: Functions and Graphs
    • 2.1: Graphs of Equations (30)
    • 2.2: Lines in the Plane (30)
    • 2.3: Linear Modeling and Direct Variation (17)
    • 2.4: Functions (28)
    • 2.5: Graphs of Functions (25)
    • 2.6: Transformations of Functions (21)
    • 2.7: The Algebra of Functions (22)
    • 2.8: Inverse Functions (22)

  • Chapter 3: Polynomial and Rational Functions
    • 3.1: Quadratic Functions and Models (20)
    • 3.2: Polynomial Functions of Higher Degree (21)
    • 3.3: Polynomial Division (24)
    • 3.4: Real Zeros of Polynomial Functions (22)
    • 3.5: Complex Numbers (25)
    • 3.6: The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra (22)
    • 3.7: Rational Functions (24)

  • Chapter 4: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
    • 4.1: Exponential Functions (21)
    • 4.2: Logarithmic Functions (27)
    • 4.3: Properties of Logarithms (32)
    • 4.4: Solving Exponential and Logarithmic Equations (34)
    • 4.5: Exponential and Logarithmic Models (18)
    • 4: Chapter Summary and Study Strategies

  • Chapter 5: Systems of Equations and Inequalities
    • 5.1: Solving Systems Using Substitution (23)
    • 5.2: Solving Systems Using Elimination (20)
    • 5.3: Linear Systems in Three or More Variables (22)
    • 5.4: Systems of Inequalities (21)
    • 5.5: Linear Programming (18)

  • Chapter 6: Matrices and Determinants
    • 6.1: Matrices and Linear Systems (26)
    • 6.2: Operations with Matrices (22)
    • 6.3: The Inverse of a Square Matrix (25)
    • 6.4: The Determinant of a Square Matrix (28)
    • 6.5: Applications of Matrices and Determinants (20)

  • Chapter 7: Sequences, Series, and Probability
    • 7.1: Sequences and Summation Notation (27)
    • 7.2: Arithmetic Sequences and Partial Sums (27)
    • 7.3: Geometric Sequences and Series (26)
    • 7.4: The Binomial Theorem (23)
    • 7.5: Counting Principles (22)
    • 7.6: Probability (24)
    • 7.7: Mathematical Induction (23)

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Chapter 0: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra
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Chapter 1: Equations and Inequalities
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Chapter 2: Functions and Graphs
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Chapter 3: Polynomial and Rational Functions
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Chapter 4: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
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Chapter 5: Systems of Equations and Inequalities
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Chapter 6: Matrices and Determinants
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Chapter 7: Sequences, Series, and Probability
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