# Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: A Combined Approach

Cengage Learning, Jan 15, 2008 - Mathematics - 928 pages
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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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 Index 947