Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: A Combined Approach

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Cengage Learning, Jan 15, 2008 - Mathematics - 928 pages
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Master algebraic fundamentals with Kaufmann/Schwitters ELEMENTARY AND INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA 5e. Learn from clear and concise explanations, multiple examples and numerous problem sets in an easy-to-read format. The text’s ‘learn, use & apply’ formula helps you learn a skill, use the skill to solve equations, then apply it to solve application problems. With this simple, straightforward approach, you will grasp and apply key problem-solving skills necessary for success in future mathematics courses.
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Pages à faire: 102, 445, 456, 458, 462, 463 et 464.

Contents

Real Numbers
45
Equations Inequalities and Problem Solving
95
Formulas and Problem Solving
148
Coordinate Geometry and Linear Systems
193
Exponents and Polynomials
264
Factoring Solving Equations and Problem Solving
311
A Transition from Elementary Algebra to Intermediate Algebra
355
Rational Expressions
421
Coordinate Geometry Lines Parabolas Circles Ellipses and Hyperbolas
590
Functions
647
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
697
Systems of Equations Matrices and Determinants
766
Miscellaneous Topics Problem Solving
831
Answers to OddNumbered Problems and All Chapter Review Chapter Test and Cumulative Review Problems
887
Answers to Selected EvenNumbered Problems
935
Index
947

Exponents and Radicals
479
Quadratic Equations and Inequalities
530

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About the author (2008)

Jerome E. Kaufmann received his Ed.D. in Mathematics Education from the University of Virginia. Now a retired Professor of Mathematics from Western Illinois University, he has more than 30 years of teaching experience at the high school, two-year, and four-year college levels. He is the author of 45 college mathematics textbooks.

Karen L. Schwitters graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a B.S. in Mathematics. She earned an M.S. Ed. in Professional Secondary Education from Northern Illinois University. Schwitters is currently teaching at Seminole Community College in Sanford, Florida, where she is very active in multimedia instruction and is involved in planning distance learning courses with multimedia materials. She is an advocate for Enhanced WebAssign and uses it in her classroom. In 1998, she received the Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Technology Award.

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