Table of contents for Prealgebra and introductory algebra / Margaret L. Lial ... [et al.].

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Prealgebra and Introductory Algebra, 3e, c. 2010
Lial/Hestwood/Hornsby/McGinnis
Index of Focus on Real-Data Applications
Preface
To The Student
Diagnostic Pretest
Chapter 1: Introduction to Algebra: Integers
1.1 Place Value
1.2 Introduction to Signed Numbers
1.3 Adding Integers
1.4 Subtracting Integers
1.5 Problem Solving: Rounding and Estimating
1.6 Multiplying Integers
1.7 Dividing Integers
1.8 Exponents and Order of Operations
Summary Exercises on Operations with Integers
Summary
Review Exercises 
Test
Chapter 2: Understanding Variables and Solving Equations
2.1 Introduction to Variables
2.2 Simplifying Expressions
2.3 Solving Equations Using Addition
2.4 Solving Equations Using Division
2.5 Solving Equations with Several Steps
Summary 
Review Exercises
Test
Chapter 3: Solving Application Problems
3.1 Problem Solving: Perimeter
3.2 Problem Solving: Area
3.3 Solving Application Problems with One Unknown Quantity
3.4 Solving Application Problems with Two Unknown Quantities
Summary
Review Exercises
Test
Chapter 4: Rational Numbers: Positive and Negative Fractions
4.1 Introduction to Signed Fractions
4.2 Writing Fractions in Lowest Terms
4.3 Multiplying and Dividing Signed Fractions
4.4 Adding and Subtracting Signed Fractions
4.5 Problem Solving: Mixed Numbers and Estimating
Summary Exercises on Fractions
4.6 Exponents, Order of Operations, and Complex Fractions
4.7 Problem Solving: Equations Containing Fractions
4.8 Geometry Applications: Area and Volume
Summary
Review Exercises
Test
Chapter 5: Rational Numbers: Positive and Negative Decimals
5.1 Reading and Writing Decimal Numbers
5.2 Rounding Decimal Numbers
5.3 Adding and Subtracting Signed Decimal Numbers
5.4 Multiplying Signed Decimal Numbers
5.5 Dividing Signed Decimal Numbers
Summary Exercises on Decimals
5.6 Fractions and Decimals
5.7 Problem Solving with Statistics: Mean, Median, Mode, and Variability
5.8 Geometry Applications: Pythagorean Theorem and Square Roots
5.9 Problem Solving: Equations Containing Decimals
5.10 Geometry Applications: Circles, Cylinders, and Surface Area
Summary 
Review Exercises
Test
 
Chapter 6: Ratio, Proportion, and Line/Angle/Triangle Relationships
6.1 Ratios
6.2 Rates
6.3 Proportions
Summary Exercises on Ratios, Rates, and Proportions
6.4 Problem Solving with Proportions
6.5 Geometry: Lines and Angles
6.6 Geometry Applications: Congruent and Similar Triangles
Summary
Review Exercises
Test
Chapter 7: Percent
7.1 The Basics of Percent
7.2 The Percent Proportion
7.3 The Percent Equation
Summary Exercises on Percent
7.4 Problem Solving with Percent
7.5 Consumer Applications: Sales Tax, Tips, Discounts, and Simple Interest
Summary
Review Exercises
Test
Chapter 8: Measurement
8.1 Problem Solving with English Measurements
8.2 The Metric System ? Length
8.3 The Metric System ? Capacity and Weight (Mass)
8.4 Problem Solving with Metric Measurements
8.5 Metric ? English Conversions and Temperature
Summary
Review Exercises
Test
 
Chapter 9: Graphs
9.1 Problem Solving with Tables and Pictographs
9.2 Reading and Constructing Circle Graphs
9.3 Bar Graphs and Line Graphs
9.4 The Rectangular Coordinate System
9.5 Introduction to Graphing Linear Equations
Summary
Review Exercises
Test
Chapter 10: Real Numbers, Equations, and Inequalities
10.1 Real Numbers and Expressions
10.2 More on Solving Linear Equations
10.3 Formulas and Solving for a Specified Variable
10.4 Solving Linear Equations
Summary
Review Exercises
Test
Chapter 11: Graphs of Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables 
11.1 Reading Graphs; Linear Equations in Two Variables
11.2 Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables
11.3 Slope of a Line
11.4 Equations of Lines
Summary Exercises on Graphing Linear Equations
11.5 Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
Summary
Review Exercises
Test
Chapter 12: Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities
12.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
12.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equation by Substitution
12.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Elimination
Summary Exercises on Solving Systems of Linear Equations
12.4 Applications of Linear Systems
12.5 Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities
Summary
Review Exercises
Test
Chapter 13: Exponents and Polynomials
13.1 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
13.2 The Product Rule and Power Rules for Exponents
13.3 Multiplying Polynomials
13.4 Special Products
13.5 Integer Exponents and the Quotient Rule
Summary Exercises on the Rules for Exponents
13.6 Dividing a Polynomial by a Monomial
13.7 Dividing a Polynomial by a Polynomial
13.8 An Application of Exponents: Scientific Notation
Summary
Review Exercises
Test
Chapter 14: Factoring and Applications
14.1 Factors; The Greatest Common Factor
14.2 Factoring Trinomials
14.3 Factoring Trinomials by Grouping
14.4 Factoring Trinomials Using FOIL
14.5 Special Factoring Techniques
Summary Exercises on the Rule for Exponents
14.6 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
14.7 Applications of Quadratic Equations
Summary
Review Exercises
Test
Chapter 15: Rational Expressions and Applications
15.1 The Fundamental Property of Rational Expressions
15.2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
15.3 Least Common Denominators
15.4 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions
15.5 Complex Fractions
15.6 Solving Equations with Rational Expressions
Summary Exercises on Rational Expressions and Equations
15.7 Applications of Rational Expressions
15.8 Variation
Summary
Review Exercises
Test
 Chapter 16: Roots and Radicals
16.1 Evaluating Roots
16.2 Multiplying, Dividing, and Simplifying Radicals
16.3 Adding and Subtracting Radicals
16.4 Rationalizing the Denominator
16.5 More Simplifying and Operations with Radicals
Summary Exercises on Operations with Radicals
16.6 Solving Equations with Radicals
Summary
Review Exercises
Test
Chapter 17: Quadratic Equations
17.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Square Root Property
17.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
17.3 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula
Summary Exercises on Quadratic Equations
17.4 Graphing Quadratic Functions
17.5 Introduction to Functions
Summary
Review Exercises 
Test

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Algebra -- Textbooks.