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An Intermediate Course in Algebra: An Interactive Approachby Alison Warr and Catherine Curtis and Penny Slingerland
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This book was written to address the challenge of the NCTM and AMATYC Standards and technology integration in the classroom. The authors address the standards using a variety of methods, including Numerical, Graphical, and Algebraic Models; Guided Discovery Activities; Problem Solving; Technology; Collaborative Learning.
Table of Contents
0. An Introduction to Learning Mathematics, Problem Solving, and Teamwork. 1. Functions and Modeling. Tables, Graphs, and Equations. Introduction to Functions. Summary. 2. Linear Functions. Slope. Graphs of Linear Functions. Equations of Linear Functions. Systems of Linear Equations. Summary. 3. Integer Exponents and Probability. Integer Exponents. Probability and Counting Techniques. Summary. Chapter 1-3 Review. 4. Linear Functions Extended. Linear Inequalities. Compound Inequalities. Absolute Value Functions - Graphically. Absolute Value Functions - Analytically. Statistics. Summary. 5. Exponents. Reciprocal of Integer Exponents. Solving Power Equations. Rational Exponents. Summary. 6. Exponential Functions. Exponential Functions From A Numerical Perspective. graphing Exponential Functions. Summary. Chapter 4-6 Review. 7. Quadratic Functions. Graphs of Quadratic Functions. Solving Quadratic Equations. Factors, Solutions, and The Discriminant. Literal Quadratics. Nonlinear Systems and Inequalities. Solving Quadratic Equations By Factoring. Summary. 8. Geometry and Trigonometry. Similar Triangles. Scale Drawings. Right Triangle Trigonometry. Inverse Trigonometry. Summary. 9. Functions Functions and Notation. Inverse Functions. Summary. 10. Logarithmic Functions and Equations. Logarithmic Functions. Exponential and Logarithmic Equations. Summary. Chapter 7-10 Review. Appendix A: The Real Number System. Appendix B: The Language of Mathematics. Appendix C: The Cartesian Coordinate System Appendix D: Graphing Equations. Appendix E: Solving Linear and Rational Equations. Appendix F: Literal Equations and Formulas. Appendix G: Unit Conversion. Geometry Reference. Conversion Tables. Answers to Selected Problems. Index. Index of Strategies.
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