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# Loose Leaf Version for Beginning and Intermediate Algebra

## bySherri Messersmith

### Loose Leaf | January 6, 2011

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ISBN - 10:0077431316

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Table of Contents

**1The Real Number System and Geometry**

1.1Review of Fractions

1.2Exponents and Order of Operations

1.3Geometry Review

1.4Sets of Numbers and Absolute Value

1.5Addition and Subtraction of Real Numbers

1.6Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers

1.7Algebraic Expressions and Properties of Real Numbers

**2The Rules of Exponents**

2.1Basic Rules of Exponents

Part AThe Product Rule and Power Rules

Part BCombining the Rules

2.2Integer Exponents

Part AReal-Number Bases

Part BVariable Bases

2.3The Quotient Rule

Putting It All Together

2.4Scientific Notation

**3Linear Equations and Inequalities**

3.1Solving Linear Equations Part I

3.2Solving Linear Equations Part II

3.3Applications of Linear Equations

3.4Applications Involving Percentages

3.5Geometry Applications and Solving Formulas

3.6Applications of Linear Equations to Proportions, Money Problems, and d=rt

3.7Solving Linear Inequalities in One Variable

3.8Solving Compound Inequalities

**4Linear Equations in Two Variables**

4.1Introduction to Linear Equations in Two Variables

4.2Graphing by Plotting Points and Finding Intercepts

4.3The Slope of a Line

4.4The Slope-Intercept Form of a Line

4.5Writing an Equation of a Line

4.6Introduction to Functions

**5Solving Systems of Linear Equations**

5.1Solving Systems by Graphing

5.2Solving Systems by Substitution

5.3Solving Systems by the Elimination Method

Putting It All Together

5.4Applications of Systems of Two Equations

5.5Systems of Three Equations and Applications

**6Polynomials**

6.1Review of the Rules of Exponents

6.2Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials

6.3Multiplication of Polynomials

6.4Division of Polynomials

**7 Factoring Polynomials**

7.1The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping

7.2Factoring Trinomials of the Form x2+bx+c

7.3Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax2+bx+c (a?1)

7.4Factoring Special Trinomials and Binomials

Putting It All Together

7.5Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring

7.6Applications of Quadratic Equations

**8Rational Expressions **

8.1Simplifying Rational Expressions

8.2Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions

8.3Finding the Least Common Denominator

8.4Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions

Putting It All Together

8.5Simplifying Complex Fractions

8.6Solving Rational Equations

8.7Applications of Rational Equations

**9More Equations and Inequalities **

9.1Solving Absolute Value Equations

9.2Solving Absolute Value Inequalities

9.3Solving Linear and Compound Linear Inequalities in Two Variables

9.4Solving Systems of Linear Equations Using Matrices

**10Radicals and Rational Exponents**

10.1Finding Roots

10.2Rational Exponents

10.3Simplifying Expressions Containing Square Roots

10.4Simplifying Expressions Containing Higher Roots

10.5Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Radicals

10.6Dividing Radicals

Putting It All Together

10.7Solving Radical Equations

10.8Complex Numbers

**11Quadratic Equations**

11.1Review of Solving Equations by Factoring

11.2The Square Root Property and Completing the Square

11.3The Quadratic Formula

Putting It All Together

11.6Equations in Quadratic Form

11.7Formulas and Applications

**12Functions and their Graphs**

12.1Relations and Functions

12.2Graphs of Functions and Transformations

12.3Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs

12.4Applications of Quadratic Functions and Graphing Other Parabolas

12.5The Algebra of Functions

12.6Variation

**13Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions **

13.1Inverse Functions

13.2Exponential Functions

13.3Logarithmic Functions

13.4Properties of Logarithms

13.5Common and Natural Logarithms and Change of Base

13.6Solving Exponential and Logarithmic Equations

**14Conic Sections, Nonlinear Inequalities, and Nonlinear Systems**

14.1The Circle

14.2The Ellipse and the Hyperbola

Putting It All Together

14.3Nonlinear Systems of Equations

14.4Quadratic and Rational Inequalities

**15Sequences and Series (Online Only)**

15.1Sequences and Series

15.2Arithmetic Sequences and Series

15.3Geometric Sequences and Series

15.4The Binomial Theorem

**AAppendix: Beginning Algebra ReviewA1The Real Number System and GeometryA2Variables and ExponentsA3Linear Equations and InequalitiesA4Linear Equations in Two Variables and FunctionsA5Solving Systems of Linear EquationsA6PolynomialsA7Factoring PolynomialsA8Rational Expressions **