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College Algebra: A Concise Course , First Edition
Ron Larson - The Pennsylvania State University, The Behrend College
Robert P. Hostetler - The Pennsylvania State University, The Behrend College
Anne V. Hodgkins - Phoenix College
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This notebook organizer is designed to help students organize their notes and to provide section-by-section summaries of key topics. The instructor version is annotated with all answers and fill-ins for easy reference.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1Functions and Graphs
1.1Graphs of Equations
1.2Lines in the Plane
1.3Linear Modeling and Direct Variation
Mid-Chapter Quiz
1.5Graphs of Functions
1.6Transformations of Functions
1.7The Algebra of Functions
1.8Inverse Functions

Chapter 2Polynomial and Rational Functions
2.1Quadratic Functions and Models
2.2Polynomial Functions of Higher Degree
2.3Polynomial Division
2.4Real Zeros of Polynomial Functions
Mid-Chapter Quiz
2.5Complex Numbers
2.6The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra
2.7Rational Functions

Chapter 3Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
3.1Exponential Functions
3.2Logarithmic Functions
3.3Properties of Logarithms
Mid-Chapter Quiz
3.4Solving Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
3.5Exponential and Logarithmic Models

Chapter 4Systems of Equations and Inequalities
4.1Solving Linear Systems using Substitution
4.2Solving Linear Systems using Elimination
4.3Linear Systems in Three or More Variables
4.4Systems of Inequalities

Chapter 5Matrices and Determinants
5.1Matrices and Linear Systems
5.2Operations with Matrices
5.3The Inverse of a Square Matrix
Mid-Chapter Quiz
5.4The Determinant of a Square Matrix
5.5Applications of Matrices and Determinants

Chapter 6Sequences, Series, and Probability
6.1Sequences and Summation Notation
6.2Arithmetic Sequences and Series
6.3Geometric Sequences and Series
Mid-Chapter Quiz
6.4The Binomial Theorem
6.5Counting Principles