Beginning Algebra with Applications
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Beginning Algebra with Applications, Fifth Edition
Richard N. Aufmann - Palomar College
Vernon C. Barker - Palomar College
Joanne S. Lockwood - Plymouth State College

Chapter 1: Real Numbers
1.1 Introduction to Integers
1.2 Operations with Integers
1.3 Rational Numbers
1.4 Exponents and the Order of Operations Agreement

Chapter 2: Variable Expressions
2.1 Evaluating Variable Expressions
2.2 Simplifying Variable Expressions
2.3 Translating Verbal Expressions into Variable Expressions

Chapter 3: Solving Equations and Inequalities
3.1 Introduction to Equations
3.2 General Equations
3.3 Inequalities

Chapter 4: Solving Equations and Inequalities: Applications
4.1 Translating Sentences into Equations
4.2 Integer, Coin, and Stamp Problems
4.3 Geometry Problems
4.4 Markup and Discount Problems
4.5 Investment Problems
4.6 Mixture Problems
4.7 Uniform Motion Problems
4.8 Inequalities

Chapter 5: Linear Equations and Inequalities
5.1 The Rectangular Coordinate System
5.2 Graphs of Straight Lines
5.3 Slopes of Straight Lines
5.4 Equations of Straight Lines
5.5 Functions

Chapter 6: Systems of Linear Equations
6.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
6.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by the Substitution Method
6.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by the Addition Method
6.4 Application Problems in Two Variables

Chapter 7: Polynomials
7.1 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
7.2 Multiplication of Monomials
7.3 Multiplication of Polynomials
7.4 Division of Polynomials

Chapter 8: Factoring
8.1 Common Factors
8.2 Factoring Polynomials of the form x2 + bx + C
8.3 Factoring Polynomials of the form ax2 + bx + C
8.4 Special Factoring
8.5 Solving Equations

Chapter 9: Algebraic Fractions
9.1 Multiplication and Division of Algebraic Fractions
9.2 Expressing Fractions in Terms of the Least Common Multiple(LCM)
9.3 Addition and Subtraction of Algebraic Fractions
9.4 Complex Fractions
9.5 Equations Containing Fractions
9.6 Literal Equations
9.7 Application Problems

Chapter 10: Radical Expressions
10.1 Introduction to Radical Expressions
10.2 Addition and Subtraction of Radical Expressions
10.3 Multiplication and Division of Radical Expressions
10.4 Solving Equations Containing Radical Expressions

Chapter 11: Quadratic Equations
11.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring or by Taking Square Roots
11.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
11.3 Solving Quadratic Equations by Using the Quadratic Formula
11.4 Graphing Quadratic Equations in Two Variables
11.5 Application Problems