## College Algebra with Applications for Business and Life SciencesCOLLEGE ALGEBRA WITH APPLICATIONS FOR BUSINESS AND LIFE SCIENCES, Second Edition, meets the demand for courses that emphasize problem solving, modeling, and real-world applications for business and the life sciences. The authors provide a firm foundation in algebraic concepts, and prompt students to apply their understanding to relevant examples and applications they are likely to encounter in college or in their careers. The program addresses the needs of students at all levels--and in particular those who may have struggled in previous algebra courses--offering an abundance of examples and exercises that reinforce concepts and make learning more dynamic. The early introduction of functions in Chapter 1 ensures compatibility with syllabi and provides a framework for student learning. Instructors can also opt to use graphing technology as a tool for problem solving and for review or retention. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version. |

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### Contents

Fundamental Concepts of Algebra | 1 |

Equations and Inequalities | 69 |

Functions and Graphs | 157 |

Polynomial and Rational Functions | 249 |

Exponential and Logarithmic Functions | 335 |

Systems of Equations and Inequalities | 409 |

Matrices and Determinants | 473 |

### Other editions - View all

College Algebra with Applications for Business and Life Sciences Ron Larson,Anne V. Hodgkins Limited preview - 2012 |

College Algebra with Applications for Business and Life Sciences Ron Larson,Anne Hodgkins No preview available - 2008 |

College Algebra with Applications for Business and Life Sciences Ron Larson,Anne V. Hodgkins No preview available - 2007 |

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