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Publisher | Pearson Education |

Year | 01/07/2018 |

Edition | 11 |

Pages | 752 |

Version | paperback |

Readership level | College/higher education |

Language | English |

ISBN | 9781292246123 |

Categories | Algebra |

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Introductory Algebra, Global Edition

Table of Contents

R. Prealgebra Review

R.1 Fractions

R.2 Decimals and Percents

Study Skills Using Your Math Text

**1. The Real Number System**

**1.1 **Exponents, Order of Operations, and Inequality

**Study Skills **Taking Lecture Notes

**1.2 **Variables, Expressions, and Equations

**Study Skills **Reading Your Math Text

**1.3 **Real Numbers and the Number Line

**Study Skills **Using Study Cards

**1.4 **Adding Real Numbers

**1.5 **Subtracting Real Numbers

**Study Skills **Completing Your Homework

**1.6 **Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers

*Summary Exercises **Performing Operations with Real Numbers*

**1.7 **Properties of Real Numbers

**1.8 **Simplifying Expressions

**Study Skills **Reviewing a Chapter

**2. Equations, Inequalities, and Applications 2.1 **The Addition Property of Equality

**Study Skills **Managing Your Time

**2.2 **The Multiplication Property of Equality

**2.3 **More on Solving Linear Equations

**Study Skills **Using Study Cards Revisited

*Summary Exercises **Applying Methods for Solving Linear Equations*

**2.4 **An Introduction to Applications of Linear Equations

**2.5 **Formulas and Additional Applications from Geometry

**2.6 **Ratio, Proportion, and Percent

*Summary Exercises **Applying Problem-Solving Techniques*

**2.7 **Solving Linear Inequalities

**Study Skills **Taking Math Tests

**3. Graphs of Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables**

**3.1 **Linear Equations and Rectangular Coordinates

**Study Skills **Analyzing Your Test Results

**3.2 **Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables

**3.3 **The Slope of a Line

**Study Skills **Preparing for Your Math Final Exam

**3.4 **Slope-Intercept Form of a Linear Equation

**3.5 **Point-Slope Form of a Linear Equation and Modeling

*Summary Exercises **Applying Graphing and*

*Equation-Writing Techniques for Lines*

**3.6 **Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables

**4. Systems **