Intermediate Algebra is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of a one-semester Intermediate algebra course. The book’s organization makes it easy to adapt to a variety of course syllabi. The text expands on the fundamental concepts of algebra while addressing the needs of students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles.
- In this chapter, you will review the language of algebra and take your first steps toward working with algebraic concepts.
- In this chapter, you will explore linear equations, develop a strategy for solving them, and relate them to real-world situations.
- In this chapter you will investigate polynomials and polynomial functions and learn how to perform mathematical operations on them.
- In this chapter, you will learn about conics, including circles, parabolas, ellipses, and hyperbolas. Then you will use what you learn to investigate systems of nonlinear equations.