Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: A Combined Approach – Kaufmann & Schwitters – 6th Edition

With a reputation built on clear and concise exposition, numerous examples, and plentiful problem sets, Kaufmann and Schwitters’ AND ALGEBRA: A COMBINED APPROACH consistently reinforces the following common thread: learn a skill; practice the skill to help solve equations; and then apply what you have learned to solve application problems.

This traditional, straightforward approach has helped many grasp and apply the fundamental problem-solving skills necessary for future mathematics courses. Algebraic ideas are developed in a sequence, and in an easy-to-read manner, without excessive vocabulary and formalism.

The ’s open and uncluttered helps keep students focused on the while minimizing distractions. Problems and examples reference a broad range of topics, as well as career areas such as electronics, mechanics, and health, showing students that mathematics is part of everyday life.

1. Some Basic Concepts of Arithmetic and Algebra.
2. The Real Numbers.
3. Equations, Inequalities and Problem Solving.
4. Formulas and Problem Solving.
5. Coordinate Geometry and Linear .
6. Exponents and Polynomials.
7. Factoring, Solving Equations and Problem Solving.
8. A Transition from Elementary Algebra to Intermediate Algebra.
9. Rational Expressions.
10. Exponents and Radicals.
11. Quadratic Equations and Inequalities.
12. Coordinate Geometry: Lines, Parabolas, Circles, Ellipses and Hyperbolas.
13. Functions.
14. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions.
15. Systems of Equations: Matrices and Determinants.
16. Miscellaneous Topics: Problem Solving.

Title: Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: A Combined Approach
Author: Jerome E. Kaufmann / Karen L. Schwitters
Edition: 6th Edition
ISBN: 0840053142 | 9780840053145
Type: eBook
Language: English

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