Hubbard, Elementary and Intermediate Algebra, 3/e
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Elementary Algebra and Intermediate Algebra:
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The sample chapter below has detailed, step-by-step solutions to the odd-numbered exercises in the text.

Chapter 1: The Real Number System
1.1 The Real Numbers
1.3 Subtraction
1.4 Multiplication
1.5 Division
1.6 Exponents, Square Roots, Order of Operations
1.7 Properties of Real Numbers

Chapter Project: Air Pressure and Altitude

Chapter 2: Expressions and Functions
2.1 Algebraic Expressions and Formulas
2.2 Simplifying Expressions
2.3 The Coordinate Plane
2.4 The Graph of an Expression
2.5 Relations and Functions
2.6 Functions: Notation and Evaluation
2.7 Analysis of Functions

Chapter Project: Bicycle Helmet Usage

Cumulative Test: Chapters 1 – 2

Chapter 3: Linear Equations and Inequalities
3.1 Introduction to Linear Equations
3.2 Solving Linear Equations
3.3 Formulas
3.4 Modeling and Problem Solving
3.5 Applications
3.6 Linear Inequalities
3.7 Compound Inequalities
3.8 Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities

Chapter Project: Health Insurance

Chapter 4: Properties of Lines
4.1 Linear Equations in Two Variables
4.2 Slope of a Line
4.3 Applications of Slope
4.4 Equations of Lines
4.5 Graphs of Linear Inequalities

Chapter Project: Bald Eagle Population

Chapter 5: Systems of Linear Equations
5.1 Graphing and Substitution Methods
5.3 Systems of Equations in Three Variables
5.4 Matrices and Systems of Equations
5.5 Applications
5.6 Systems of Linear Inequalities

Chapter Project: Office Communications

Cumulative Test: Chapters 3 - 5

Chapter 6: Exponents and Polynomials
6.1 Properties of Exponents
6.2 Zero and Negative Exponents
6.3 Scientific Notation
6.4 Polynomials
6.5 Multiplication and Special Products

Chapter Project: Microgravity and Space Flight

Chapter 7: Factoring
7.1 Common Factors and Grouping
7.2 Special Factoring
7.3 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c
7.4 Solving Equations by Factoring
7.5 Division

Chapter Project: Foreign Currency Exchange

Chapter 8: Rational Expressions
8.1 Introduction to Rational Expressions
8.2 Multiplication and Division
8.4 Complex Fractions
8.5 Equations with Rational Expressions
8.6 Applications

Chapter Project: Major League Salaries

Cumulative Test: Chapters 6 - 8

9.2 Rational Exponents
9.3 Properties of Rational Exponents
9.4 The Product Rule for Radicals
9.5 The Quotient Rule for Radicals
9.7 Equations with Radicals and Exponents
9.8 Complex Numbers

Chapter Project: Visitors to National Parks and Monuments

10.1 Special Methods
10.2 Completing the Square
10.5 Applications

Chapter Project: Heart Attack Risks

Chapter 11: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
11.1 Algebra of Functions
11.2 Inverse Functions
11.3 Exponential Functions
11.4 Logarithmic Functions
11.5 Properties of Logarithms
11.6 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations

Chapter Project: Telecommuting

Cumulative Test: Chapters 9 – 11

Appendix A: Conic Sections

Appendix B: Calculator Guide for theTI-83 Plus

Appendix C: Calculator Programs