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#### CHAPTER ONE - THE REAL NUMBER SYSTEM

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#### CHAPTER TWO - POLYNOMIALS

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#### CHAPTER THREE - LINEAR EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES

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#### CHAPTER FOUR - WORD PROBLEMS

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#### CHAPTER FIVE - ALGEBRAIC FRACTIONS

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#### CHAPTER SIX - FUNCTIONS

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#### CHAPTER SEVEN - THE STRAIGHT LINE

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#### CHAPTER EIGHT - EXPONENTS, RADICALS, AND COMPLEX NUMBERS

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#### CHAPTER NINE - SECOND-DEGREE EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES

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#### CHAPTER TEN - ROOTS OF POLYNOMIALS

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#### CHAPTER ELEVEN - EXPONENTIAL AND LOGARITHMIC FUNCTIONS

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#### CHAPTER TWELVE - ANALYTIC GEOMETRY: THE CONIC SECTIONS

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#### CHAPTER THIRTEEN - SYSTEMS OF EQUATIONS

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#### CHAPTER FOURTEEN - MATRICES AND DETERMINANTS

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#### CHAPTER FIFTEEN - TOPICS IN ALGEBRA

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#### APPENDIX/TABLES

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#### ANSWERS TO ODD-NUMBERS EXERCISES AND PROGRESS TESTS

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#### INDEX

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## About the book

### Description

Algebra for College Students, Revised and Expanded Edition is a complete and self-contained presentation of the fundamentals of algebra which has been designed for use by the student. The book provides sufficient materials for use in many courses in college algebra. It contains chapters that are devoted to various mathematical concepts, such as the real number system, sets and set notation, matrices and their application in solving linear systems, and notation of functions. The theory of polynomial equations, formulas for factoring a sum and a difference of cubes, roots of polynomials, and the geometric definition of each conic are likewise included in the book. College students will find the book very useful and invaluable.

Algebra for College Students, Revised and Expanded Edition is a complete and self-contained presentation of the fundamentals of algebra which has been designed for use by the student. The book provides sufficient materials for use in many courses in college algebra. It contains chapters that are devoted to various mathematical concepts, such as the real number system, sets and set notation, matrices and their application in solving linear systems, and notation of functions. The theory of polynomial equations, formulas for factoring a sum and a difference of cubes, roots of polynomials, and the geometric definition of each conic are likewise included in the book. College students will find the book very useful and invaluable.

## Details

### ISBN

978-0-12-417875-5

### Language

English

### Published

1982

### Copyright

Copyright © 1982 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

### Imprint

Academic Press