Description
This market-leading text continues to provide students and instructors with sound, consistently structured explanations of the mathematical concepts. Designed for a one-term course that prepares students for further study in mathematics, the new ninth edition retains the features that have always made COLLEGE ALGEBRA a complete solution for both students and instructors: interesting applications, pedagogically effective design, and innovative technology combined with an abundance of carefully developed examples and exercises.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1 Equations, Inequalities, and Mathematical Modeling
CHAPTER 2 Functions and Their Graphs
CHAPTER 3 Polynomial Functions
CHAPTER 4 Rational Functions and Conics
CHAPTER 5 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
CHAPTER 6 Systems of Equations and Inequalities
CHAPTER 7 Matrices and Determinants
CHAPTER 8 Sequences, Series, and Probability
APPENDIX Errors and the Algebra of Calculus