# College Algebra with Current Interesting Applications and Facts 1st edition

Gisela Acosta and Margie Karwowski
Publisher: Kendall Hunt

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• Chapter 1: Linear Functions and Mathematical Modeling
• 1.0: Getting Started
• 1.1: Linear Equations and Intercepts (17)
• 1.2: Slope of a Line, Vertical Intercept, and Rate of Change (27)
• 1.3: Functions: Definition, Notation, and Evaluation (22)
• 1.4: Interpreting and Evaluating Functions Using Graphs (14)
• 1.5: Linear Functions: Equations and Graphs (32)
• 1.6: Lines of Best Fit (14)
• 1: Review

• Chapter 2: Linear Systems in Two Variables and Inequalities with Applications
• 2.0: Getting Started
• 2.1: Graphical and Numerical Solutions (27)
• 2.2: Substitution and Elimination (16)
• 2.3: Linear Inequalities in Two Variables (8)
• 2.4: Systems of Linear Inequalities (11)
• 2: Review

• Chapter 3: Non-Linear Functions and Applications
• 3.0: Getting Started
• 3.1: Basic Functions and Their Graphs (16)
• 3.2: Transformations (38)
• 3.3: Piecewise-Defined Functions (11)
• 3.4: Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities (29)
• 3: Review

• Chapter 4: Quadratic Functions and Various Nonlinear Topics
• 4.0: Getting Started
• 4.1: Solving Quadratic Equations (33)
• 4.2: Parabolas and Their Applications (33)
• 4.4: Other Types of Equations (36)
• 4.5: Distance Formula, Midpoint Formula, and Circles (23)
• 4.6: Nonlinear Systems of Equations (11)
• 4: Review
• 4.A: Addendum: Graphing Nonlinear Inequalities in Two Variables (6)

• Chapter 5: Inverse Functions and Applications
• 5.0: Getting Started
• 5.1: Finding the Inverse: Numerical, Graphical, and Symbolic Approaches (31)
• 5.2: Composition of Functions (27)
• 5.3: Determining the Inverse Using Composition of Functions (12)
• 5: Review
• 5.A: Addendum: Decomposing Functions (7)

• Chapter 6: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions and Applications
• 6.0: Getting Started
• 6.1: Exponential Functions and Their Graphs (31)
• 6.2: Logarithmic Functions and Their Graphs (31)
• 6.3: The Natural Exponential and Logarithmic Functions (30)
• 6.4: Exponential and Logarithmic Equations (38)
• 6.5: Additional Exponential and Logarithmic Models (13)
• 6: Review

• Chapter 7: Polynomial and Rational Functions with Applications
• 7.0: Getting Started
• 7.1: Polynomial Functions and Their Graphs (36)
• 7.2: Rational Functions and Their Graphs (30)
• 7.3: Solving Polynomial and Rational Inequalities (13)
• 7.4: Variation (20)
• 7: Review

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Group Quantity Questions
Chapter 1: Linear Functions and Mathematical Modeling
1.1 17 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028 030 032 034
1.2 27 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028 030 032 034 036 038 040 042 044 046 048 050 052 054
1.3 22 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028 030 032 034 036 038 040 042 044
1.4 14 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028
1.5 32 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028 030 032 034 036 038 040 042 044 046 048 050 052 054 056 058 060 062 064
1.6 14 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028
Chapter 2: Linear Systems in Two Variables and Inequalities with Applications
2.1 27 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028 030 032 034 036 038 040 042 044 046 048 050 052 054
2.2 16 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028 030 032
2.3 8 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016
2.4 11 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022
Chapter 3: Non-Linear Functions and Applications
3.1 16 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028 030 032
3.2 38 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028 030 032 034 036 038 040 042 044 046 048 050 052 054 056 058 060 062 064 066 068 070 072 074 076
3.3 11 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022
3.4 29 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028 030 032 034 036 038 040 042 044 046 048 050 052 054 056 058
Chapter 4: Quadratic Functions and Various Nonlinear Topics
4.A 6 002 004 006 008 010 012
4.1 33 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028 030 032 034 036 038 040 042 044 046 048 050 052 054 056 058 060 062 064 066
4.2 33 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028 030 032 034 036 038 040 042 044 046 048 050 052 054 056 058 060 062 064 066
4.3 15 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028 030
4.4 36 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028 030 032 034 036 038 040 042 044 046 048 050 052 054 056 058 060 062 064 066 068 070 072
4.5 23 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028 030 032 034 036 038 040 042 044 046
4.6 11 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022
Chapter 5: Inverse Functions and Applications
5.A 7 002 004 006 008 010 012 014
5.1 31 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028 030 032 034 036 038 040 042 044 046 048 050 052 054 056 058 060 062
5.2 27 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028 030 032 034 036 038 040 042 044 046 048 050 052 054
5.3 12 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024
Chapter 6: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions and Applications
6.1 31 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028 030 032 034 036 038 040 042 044 046 048 050 052 054 056 058 060 062
6.2 31 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028 030 032 034 036 038 040 042 044 046 048 050 052 054 056 058 060 062
6.3 30 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028 030 032 034 036 038 040 042 044 046 048 050 052 054 056 058 060
6.4 38 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028 030 032 034 036 038 040 042 044 046 048 050 052 054 056 058 060 062 064 066 068 070 072 074 076
6.5 13 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026
Chapter 7: Polynomial and Rational Functions with Applications
7.1 36 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028 030 032 034 036 038 040 042 044 046 048 050 052 054 056 058 060 062 064 066 068 070 072
7.2 30 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028 030 032 034 036 038 040 042 044 046 048 050 052 054 056 058 060
7.3 13 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026
7.4 20 002 004 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028 030 032 034 036 038 040
Total 758