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How Am I Doing? Guide to Math Success (inside front cover)
To the Student
Preface
Acknowledgments
Diagnostic Pretest
0. A Brief Review of Arithmetic Skills
0.1 Simplifying Fractions
0.2 Adding and Subtracting Fractions
0.3 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
0.4 Using Decimals
How Am I Doing? Sections 0.1—0.4
0.5 Using Percent
0.6 Rounding and Estimating
0.7 Using the Mathematics Blueprint for Problem Solving
Putting Your Skills to Work: Use Math to Save Money
Chapter 0 Organizer
Chapter 0 Review Problems
How Am I Doing? Chapter 0 Test
1. Real Numbers and Variables
1.1 Adding Real Numbers
1.2 Subtracting Real Numbers
1.3 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers
1.4 Exponents
1.5 The Order of Operations
How Am I Doing? Sections 1.1—1.5
1.6 Using the Distributive Property to Simplify Algebraic Expressions
1.7 Combining Like Terms
1.8 Using Substitution to Evaluate Algebraic Expressions and Formulas
1.9 Grouping Symbols
Putting Your Skills to Work: Use Math to Save Money
Chapter 1 Organizer
Chapter 1 Review Problems
How Am I Doing? Chapter 1 Test
2. Equations and Inequalities
2.1 The Addition Principle of Equality
2.2 The Multiplication Principle of Equality
2.3 Using the Addition and Multiplication Principles Together
2.4 Solving Equations with Fractions
How Am I Doing? Sections 2.1—2.4
2.5 Formulas
2.6 Writing and Graphing Inequalities
2.7 Solving Inequalities
Putting Your Skills to Work: Use Math to Save Money
Chapter 2 Organizer
Chapter 2 Review Problems
How Am I Doing? Chapter 2 Test
Cumulative Test for Chapters 0—2
3. Solving Applied Problems
3.1 Translating English Phrases into Algebraic Expressions
3.2 Using Equations to Solve Word Problems
3.3 Solving Word Problems: Comparisons
How Am I Doing? Sections 3.1—3.3
3.4 Solving Word Problems: The Value of Money and Percents
3.5 Solving Word Problems Using Geometric Formulas
3.6 Using Inequalities to Solve Word Problems
Putting Your Skills to Work: Use Math to Save Money
Chapter 3 Organizer
Chapter 3 Review Problems
How Am I Doing? Chapter 3 Test
Cumulative Test for Chapters 0—3
4. Exponents and Polynomials
4.1 The Rules of Exponents
4.2 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation
4.3 Fundamental Polynomial Operations
How Am I Doing? Sections 4.1—4.3
4.4 Multiplying Polynomials
4.5 Multiplication: Special Cases
4.6 Dividing Polynomials
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Chapter 4 Organizer
Chapter 4 Review Problems
How Am I Doing? Chapter 4 Test
Cumulative Test for Chapters 0—4
5. Factoring
5.1 Removing a Common Factor
5.2 Factoring by Grouping
5.3 Factoring Trinomials of the Form x^{2} + bx + c
5.4 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax^{2} + bx + c
How Am I Doing? Sections 5.1—5.4
5.5 Special Cases of Factoring
5.6 A Brief Review of Factoring
5.7 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
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Chapter 5 Organizer
Chapter 5 Review Problems
How Am I Doing? Chapter 5 Test
Cumulative Test for Chapters 0—5
6. Rational Expressions and Equations
6.1 Simplifying Rational Expressions
6.2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
6.3 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions
How Am I Doing? Sections 6.1—6.3
6.4 Simplifying Complex Rational Expressions
6.5 Solving Equations Involving Rational Expressions
6.6 Ratio, Proportion, and Other Applied Problems
Putting Your Skills to Work: Use Math to Save Money
Chapter 6 Organizer
Chapter 6 Review Problems
How Am I Doing? Chapter 6 Test
Cumulative Test for Chapters 0—6
7. Graphing and Functions
7.1 The Rectangular Coordinate System
7.2 Graphing Linear Equations
7.3 The Slope of A Line
How Am I Doing? Sections 7.1—7.3
7.4 Writing the Equation of a Line
7.5 Graphing Linear Inequalities
7.6 Functions
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Chapter 7 Organizer
Chapter 7 Review Problems
How Am I Doing? Chapter 7 Test
Cumulative Test for Chapters 0—7
8. Systems of Equations
8.1 Solving a System of Equations in Two Variables by Graphing
8.2 Solving a System of Equations in Two Variables by the Substitution Method
8.3 Solving a System of Equations in Two Variables by the Addition Method
How Am I Doing? Sections 8.1—8.3
8.4 Review of Methods for Solving Systems of Equations
8.5 Solving Word Problems Using Systems of Equations
Putting Your Skills to Work: Use Math to Save Money
Chapter 8 Organizer
Chapter 8 Review Problems
How Am I Doing? Chapter 8 Test
Cumulative Test for Chapters 0—8
9. Radicals
9.1 Square Roots
9.2 Simplifying Radical Expressions
9.3 Adding and Subtracting Radical Expressions
9.4 Multiplying Radical Expressions
How Am I Doing? Sections 9.1—9.4
9.5 Dividing Radical Expressions
9.6 The Pythagorean Theorem and Radical Equations
9.7 Word Problems Involving Radicals: Direct and Inverse Variation
Putting Your Skills to Work: Use Math to Save Money
Chapter 9 Organizer
Chapter 9 Review Problems
How Am I Doing? Chapter 9 Test
Cumulative Test for Chapters 0—9
10. Quadratic Equations
10.1 Introduction to Quadratic Equations
10.2 Using the Square Root Property and Completing the Square to Find Solutions
10.3 Using the Quadratic Formula to Find Solutions
How Am I Doing? Sections 10.1—10.3
10.4 Graphing Quadratic Equations
10.5 Formulas and Applied Problems
Putting Your Skills to Work: Use Math to Save Money
Chapter 10 Organizer
Chapter 10 Review Problems
How Am I Doing? Chapter 10 Test
Practice Final Examination
Appendix A. Table of Square Roots
Appendix B. Metric Measurement and Conversion of Units
Appendix C. Interpreting Data from Tables, Charts, and Graphs
Appendix D. Inductive and Deductive Reasoning
Solutions to Practice Problems
Answers to Selected Exercises
Glossary
Index
Applications Index Photo Credits \\n
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