College Algebra Plus New Mymathlab -- Access Card Package by J. S. RattiCollege Algebra Plus New Mymathlab -- Access Card Package by J. S. Ratti

College Algebra Plus New Mymathlab -- Access Card Package

byJ. S. Ratti, Marcus S. Mcwaters

Book & Toy | January 15, 2014

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Ratti and McWaters have combined years of lecture notes and classroom experience to bring you a series that connects concepts and maintains course rigor. An extensive array of exercises and learning aids further complements your instruction, which ultimately helps to improve student mathematical understanding and results in the course.

0321917405 / 9780321917409 College Algebra Plus NEW MyMathLab -- Access Card Package

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J.S. Ratti has been teaching mathematics at all levels for over 35 years. He is currently a full professor of mathematics and director of the Center for Mathematical Services at the University of South Florida. Professor Ratti is the author of numerous research papers in analysis, graph theory, and probability. He has won several awa...
Title:College Algebra Plus New Mymathlab -- Access Card PackageFormat:Book & ToyDimensions:816 pages, 11.1 × 8.8 × 1.3 inPublished:January 15, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0321917405

ISBN - 13:9780321917409


Table of Contents

P. Basic Concepts of Algebra

P.1 The Real Numbers and Their Properties

P.2 Integer Exponents and Scientific Notation

P.3 Polynomials

P.4 Factoring Polynomials

P.5 Rational Expressions

P.6 Rational Exponents and Radicals

            Chapter P Summary

            Chapter P Review Exercises

            Chapter P Practice Test A

            Chapter P Practice Test B


1. Equations and Inequalities

1.1 Linear Equations in One Variable

1.2 Quadratic Equations

1.3 Complex Numbers: Quadratic Equations with Complex Solutions

1.4 Solving Other Types of Equations

1.5 Inequalities

1.6 Equations and Inequalities Involving Absolute Value

            Chapter 1 Summary

            Chapter 1 Review Exercises

            Chapter 1 Practice Test A

            Chapter 1 Practice Test B


2. Graphs and Functions

2.1 The Coordinate Plane

2.2 Graphs of Equations

2.3 Lines

2.4 Functions

2.5 Properties of Functions

2.6 A Library of Functions

2.7 Transformations of Functions

2.8 Combining Functions; Composite Functions

2.9 Inverse Functions

            Chapter 2 Summary

            Chapter 2 Review Exercises

            Chapter 2 Practice Test A

            Chapter 2 Practice Test B

            Cumulative Review Exercises- Chapters P-2


3. Polynomial and Rational Functions

3.1 Quadratic Functions

3.2 Polynomial Functions

3.3 Dividing Polynomials

3.4 The Real Zeros of a Polynomial Function

3.5 The Complex Zeros of a Polynomial Function

3.6 Rational Functions

3.7 Variation

            Chapter 3 Summary

            Chapter 3 Review Exercises

            Chapter 3 Practice Test A

            Chapter 3 Practice Test B

            Cumulative Review Exercises- Chapters P-3


4. Exponentials and Logarithmic Functions

4.1 Exponential Functions

4.2 Logarithmic Functions

4.3 Rules of Logarithms

4.4 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations and Inequalities

4.5 Logarithmic Scales

            Chapter 4 Summary

            Chapter 4 Review Exercises

            Chapter 4 Practice Test A

            Chapter 4 Practice Test B

            Cumulative Review Exercises- Chapters P-4


5. Systems of Equations and Inequalities

5.1 Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables

5.2 Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables

5.3 Partial-Fraction Decomposition

5.4 Systems of Nonlinear Equations

5.5 Systems of Inequalities

5.6 Linear Programming

            Chapter 5 Summary

            Chapter 5 Review Exercises

            Chapter 5 Practice Test A

            Chapter 5 Practice Test B

            Cumulative Review Exercises- Chapters P-5


6. Matrices and Determinants

6.1 Matrices and Systems of Equations

6.2 Matrix Algebra

6.3 The Matrix Inverse

6.4 Determinants and Cramer’s Rule

            Chapter 6 Summary

            Chapter 6 Review Exercises

            Chapter 6 Practice Test A

            Chapter 6 Practice Test B

            Cumulative Review Exercises- Chapters P-6

7. Conic Sections

7.1 Conic Sections: Overview

7.2 The Parabola

7.3 The Ellipse

7.4 The Hyperbola

            Chapter 7 Summary

            Chapter 7 Review Exercises

            Chapter 7 Practice Test A

            Chapter 7 Practice Test B

            Cumulative Review Exercises- Chapters P-7


8. Further Topics in Algebra

8.1 Sequences and Series

8.2 Arithmetic Sequences; Partial Sums

8.3 Geometric Sequences and Series

8.4 Mathematical Induction

8.5 The Binomial Theorem

8.6 Counting Principles

8.7 Probability

            Chapter 8 Summary

            Chapter 8 Review Exercises

            Chapter 8 Practice Test A

            Chapter 8 Practice Test B

            Cumulative Review Exercises- Chapters P-8