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Publisher Comments:

“Empower your Students for Success”

George Woodbury’s Algebra Seriesempowers students for future success in college-level math courses through its early-and-often approach to functions and graphing, integrated study strategies, and quality exercise sets that encourage true conceptual understanding.

 

·            The early-and-often approach to functions helps students prepare for future math courses.

        ·  A Study Skill Strategy is introduced in each chapter opener and then expanded upon throughout the chapter in the Building Your Study Strategy boxes that appear before each exercise set. 

        ·  Students can further develop their study skills with the Study Skills Workbook,  written by Alan Bass,  to accompany the Woodbury texts.

        ·  Vocabulary Exercises begin each section of exercises and check student understanding of the basic vocabulary presented in the preceding section.

Synopsis:

0321684621 / 9780321684622 Elementary Algebra, Student Solutions Manual, Math Study Skills with MyMathLab/MyStatLab

 

Package consists of:   

0321166426 / 9780321166425 Elementary Algebra

0321262522 / 9780321262523 MyMathLab/MyStatLab — Valuepack Access

0321474422 / 9780321474421 Student Solutions Manual for Elementary Algebra

032151307X / 9780321513076 Math Study Skills

About the Author

George Woodbury earned his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of California—Santa Barbara in 1990 and his master’s degree in mathematics from California State University—Northridge, in 1994. He currently teaches at College of the Sequoias in Visalia, CA–just outside of Fresno. He has been honored as an instructor by both his students and his colleagues. Aside from teaching and writing, George served as the department chair of the math/engineering division from 1999—2004. George’s Elementary and Intermediate Algebra, First Edition, was published in 2006.

Table of Contents

1. Review of Real Numbers

1.1 Integers, Opposites, and Absolute Value

1.2 Operations with Integers

1.3 Fractions 

1.4 Operations with Fractions 

1.5 Decimals and Percents 

1.6 Representing Data Graphically

1.7 Exponents and Order of Operations 

1.8 Introduction to Algebra

 

2. Linear Equations

2.1 Introduction to Linear Equations

2.2 Solving Linear Equations: A General Strategy

2.3 Problem Solving; Applications of Linear Equations

2.4 Applications Involving Percentages; Ratio and Proportion

2.5 Linear Inequalities

 

3. Graphing Linear Equations

3.1 The Rectangular Coordinate System; Equations in Two Variables

3.2 Graphing Linear Equations and Their Intercepts

3.3 Slope of a Line

3.4 Linear Functions

3.5 Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

3.6 Equations of Lines 

3.7 Linear Inequalities

 

4. Systems of Equations

4.1 Systems of Linear Equations; Solving Systems by Graphing

4.2 Solving Systems of Equations by Using the Substitution Method

4.3 Solving Systems of Equations by Using the Addition Method

4.4 Applications of Systems of Equations

4.5 Systems of Linear Inequalities

 

5. Exponents and Polynomials

5.1 Exponents

5.2 Negative Exponents; Scientific Notation

5.3 Polynomials; Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials

5.4 Multiplying Polynomials

5.5 Dividing Polynomials

 

6. Factoring and Quadratic Equations

6.1 An Introduction to Factoring; The Greatest Common Factor; Factoring by Grouping

6.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Form x 2+bx+c

6.3 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax 2+bx+c, where a≠1

6.4 Factoring Special Binomials

6.5 Factoring Polynomials: A General Strategy

6.6 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring

6.7 Quadratic Functions

6.8 Applications of Quadratic Equations and Quadratic Functions

 

7. Rational Expressions and Equations

7.1 Rational Expressions and Functions

7.2 Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions

7.3 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions That Have the Same Denominator

7.4 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions That Have Different Denominators

7.5 Complex Fractions

7.6 Rational Equations

7.7 Applications of Rational Equations

 

8. Radical Expressions and Equations

8.1 Square Roots and Radical Notation

8.2 Simplifying, Adding, and Subtracting Radical Expressions

8.3 Multiplying and Dividing Radical Expressions

8.4 Radical Equations

8.5 Applications of Radical Equations

8.6 Complex Numbers

8.7 Rational Exponents 

 

9. Quadratic Equations

9.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by Extracting Square Roots; Completing the Square

9.2 The Quadratic Formula

9.3 Applications Using Quadratic Equations

9.4 Graphing Quadratic Equations and Quadratic Functions

 

Appendices

A. Synthetic Division

B. Sample Solutions to Writing in Mathematics Exercises

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321166425
Author:
Woodbury, George
Publisher:
Addison Wesley Longman
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
Addison-Wesley
Author:
Bass, Alan
Author:
Addison-Wesley, Nivaldo J.
Subject:
Algebra
Subject:
Algebra - Elementary
Subject:
Algebra - General
Subject:
Mathematics-Algebra Other
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Woodbury Developmental Algebra Series
Publication Date:
November 2007
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
688
Dimensions:
11 x 8.8 x 2.2 in 2540 gr

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0321684621 / 9780321684622 Elementary Algebra, Student Solutions Manual, Math Study Skills with MyMathLab/MyStatLab

 

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0321166426 / 9780321166425 Elementary Algebra

0321262522 / 9780321262523 MyMathLab/MyStatLab — Valuepack Access

0321474422 / 9780321474421 Student Solutions Manual for Elementary Algebra

032151307X / 9780321513076 Math Study Skills

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