Introductory Algebra for College Students

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Prentice Hall, 1997 - Mathematics - 744 pages
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Intended for a one-semester undergraduate introductory algebra course, this book aims to provide students with a foundation in Basic Algebra skills; to develop students' critical thinking and problem-solving capabilities and prepare students for Intermediate Algebra and some service math courses.

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Contents

The Real Number System
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Mcdicaid spending 692 Problem
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Names of movie characters 395 Problem
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Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Bob Blitzer is a native of Manhattan and received a Bachelor of Arts degree with dual majors in mathematics and psychology (minor: English literature) from the City College of New York. His unusual combination of academic interests led him toward a Master of Arts in mathematics from the University of Miami and a doctorate in behavioral sciences from Nova University. Bob is most energized by teaching mathematics and has taught a variety of mathematics courses at Miami-Dade College for nearly 30 years. He has received numerous teaching awards, including Innovator of the Year from the League for Innovations in the Community College, and was among the first group of recipients at Miami-Dade College for an endowed chair based on excellence in the classroom. Bob has written "Intermediate Algebra for College Students, Introductory Algebra for College Students, Essentials of Intermediate Algebra for College Students, Introductory and Intermediate Algebra for College Students, Essentials of Introductory and Intermediate Algebra for College Students, Algebra for College Students, Thinking Mathematically, College Algebra, Algebra and Trigonometry," and "Precalculus," all published by Pearson Prentice Hall.

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