Algebra for College Students

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Prentice Hall, 1998 - Mathematics - 969 pages
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This book provides comprehensive coverage of Intermediate Algebra plus coverage of polynomial and rational functions, sequences, probability and mathematical induction to prepare readers/students for college algebra, precalculus and other "service" math courses. The material is presented in an interesting and inviting format that utilizes "real world" data and encourages modeling, critical thinking and problem solving.

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Functions Linear Functions and Inequalities
Polynomials Polynomial Functions
Rational Expressions Functions

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Bob Blitzer is a native of Manhattan and received a Bachelor of Arts degree with dual majors in mathematics and psychology (minor: English literature) from the City College of New York. His unusual combination of academic interests led him toward a Master of Arts in mathematics from the University of Miami and a doctorate in behavioral sciences from Nova University. Bob is most energized by teaching mathematics and has taught a variety of mathematics courses at Miami-Dade College for nearly 30 years. He has received numerous teaching awards, including Innovator of the Year from the League for Innovations in the Community College, and was among the first group of recipients at Miami-Dade College for an endowed chair based on excellence in the classroom. Bob has written "Intermediate Algebra for College Students, Introductory Algebra for College Students, Essentials of Intermediate Algebra for College Students, Introductory and Intermediate Algebra for College Students, Essentials of Introductory and Intermediate Algebra for College Students, Algebra for College Students, Thinking Mathematically, College Algebra, Algebra and Trigonometry," and "Precalculus," all published by Pearson Prentice Hall.

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