## Beginning and Intermediate AlgebraElayn Martin-Gay's success as a developmental math author starts with a strong focus on mastering the basics through well-written explanations, innovative pedagogy and a meaningful, integrated program of learning resources. The revisions to this edition provide new pedagogy and resources to build reader confidence and help readers develop basic skills and understand concepts. Martin-Gay's 4-step problem solving process-Understand, Translate, Solve and Interpret-is integrated throughout. Also includes new features such as Study Skills Reminders, "Integrated Reviews", and "Concept Checks." For readers interested in learning or revisiting essential skills in beginning and intermediate algebra through the use of lively and up-to-date applications. |

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### Contents

GRAPHING | 150 |

SYSTEMS OF LINEAR EQUATIONS | 233 |

EXPONENTS AND POLYNOMIALS | 287 |

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absolute value angle answers may vary approximate arithmetic sequence binomial CLASSROOM EXAMPLE Solve Combine like terms Concept Check Answer Concept Extensions denominator distributive property Divide both sides Exercise Set exponents feet Find the number Find the slope formula fraction geometric sequence given graphing answer section graphing calculator height Helpful Hint hyperbola integers interval notation inverse length linear equation log2 log3 logarithms Mental Math miles negative number number line number of solutions one-to-one function ordered pair solutions parabola PH MATH polynomial positive number problem quadratic equation quotient quotient rule rational expressions real number REVIEW AND PREVIEW scientific notation slope-intercept form Solution CLASSROOM EXAMPLE solution set Solve each equation Solve the system Spotlight on Decision square standard form Step Subtract TEACHING TIP triangle trinomial TUTOR CENTER units variable vertex VIDEO Video CD x-value y-intercept