## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: A Combined ApproachMaster 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. 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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This didn't help at all. Next time please add something that does give the answer to: the length of a train is 18 cars, each car is 26m, how long is the train in meters.

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### 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 |

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Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: A Combined Approach Jerome Kaufmann,Karen Schwitters Limited preview - 2011 |

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