Student Solutions Manual for Beginning Algebra

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January 28, 2010


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Main description

The Student’s Solutions Manual provides comprehensive, worked-out solutions to the odd-numbered exercises in the Practice Exercise sets; the Problem Recognition Exercises, the end-of-chapter Review Exercises, Answers to the odd-and even-numbered entries to the Chapter Opener Puzzles are also provided.

Table of contents

Chapter R Study Tips

Chapter 1 Set of Real Numbers
Section 1.1 Fractions
Section 1.2 Sets of Numbers and the Real Number Line
Section 1.3 Exponents, Square Roots, and the Order of Operations
Section 1.4 Addition of Real Numbers
Section 1.5 Subtraction of Real Numbers
Problem Recognition Exercises: Addition and Subtraction of Real Numbers
Section 1.6 Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers
Section 1.7 Properties of Real Numbers and Simplifying Expressions
Group Activity: Evaluating Formulas Using a Calculator
Chapter 1 Summary
Chapter 1 Review Exercises
Chapter 1 Test

Chapter 2 Linear Equations and Inequalities
Section 2.1 Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division Properties of Equality
Section 2.2 Solving Linear Equations
Section 2.3 Linear Equations: Clearing Fractions and Decimals
Problem Recognition Exercises: Equations and Expressions
Section 2.4 Applications of Linear Equations: Introduction to Problem Solving
Section 2.5 Applications Involving Percents
Section 2.6 Formulas and Applications of Geometry
Section 2.7 Mixture Applications and Uniform Motion
Section 2.8 Linear Inequalities
Group Activity: Computing Body Mass Index (BMI)
Chapter 2 Summary
Chapter 2 Review Exercises
Chapter 2 Test
Chapters 1-2 Cumulative Review Exercises

Chapter 3 Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables
Section 3.1 Rectangular Coordinate System
Section 3.2 Linear Equations in Two Variables
Section 3.3 Slope of a Line and Rate of Change
Section 3.4 Slope-Intercept Form of a Line
Problem Recognition Exercises: Linear Equations in Two Variables
Section 3.5 Point-Slope Formula
Section 3.6 Applications of Linear Equations and Modeling
Group Activity: Modeling a Linear Equation
Chapter 3 Summary
Chapter 3 Review Exercises
Chapter 3 Test
Chapters 1-3 Cumulative Review Exercises

Chapter 4 Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
Section 4.1 Solving Systems of Equations by the Graphing Method
Section 4.2 Solving Systems of Equations by the Substitution Method
Section 4.3 Solving Systems of Equations by the Addition Method
Problem Recognition Exercises: Systems of Equations
Section 4.4 Applications of Linear Equations in Two Variables
Section 4.5 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables and Systems of Linear Inequalities in TwoVariables
Group Activity: Creating Linear Models from Data
Chapter 4 Summary Chapter 4 Review Exercises
Chapter 4 Test
Chapters 1-4 Cumulative Review Exercises

Chapter 5 Polynomials and Properties of Exponents
Section 5.1 Exponents: Multiplying and Dividing Common Bases
Section 5.2 More Properties of Exponents
Section 5.3 Definitions of b^0 and b^-n
Section 5.4 Scientific Notation
Section 5.5 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
Section 5.6 Multiplication of Polynomials and Special Products
Section 5.7 Division of Polynomials
Problem Recognition Exercises: Operations on Polynomials
Group Activity: The Pythagorean Theorem and a Geometric “Proof”
Chapter 5 Summary
Chapter 5 Review Exercises
Chapter 5 Test
Chapters 1-5 Cumulative Review Exercises

Chapter 6 Factoring Polynomials
Section 6.1 Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping
Section 6.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Form x^2 + bx + c
Section 6.3 Factoring Trinomials: Trial-and-Error Method
Section 6.4 Factoring Trinomials: AC-Method
Section 6.5 Difference of Squares and Perfect Square Trinomials
Section 6.6 Sum and Difference of Cubes
Problem Recognition Exercises: Factoring Strategy
Section 6.7 Solving Equations Using the Zero Product Rule
Problem Recognition Exercises: Polynomial Expressions and Polynomial Equations
Section 6.8 Applications of Quadratic Equations
Group Activity: Building a Factoring Test
Chapter 6 Summary
Chapter 6 Review Exercises
Chapter 6 Test
Chapters 1-6 Cumulative Review Exercises

Chapter 7 Rational Expressions
Section 7.1 Introduction to Rational Expressions
Section 7.2 Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions
Section 7.3 Least Common Denominator
Section 7.4 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions
Problem Recognition Exercises: Operations on Rational Expressions
Section 7.5 Complex Fractions
Section 7.6 Rational Equations
Problem Recognition Exercises: Comparing Rational Equations and Rational Expressions
Section 7.7 Applications of Rational Equations and Proportions
Section 7.8 Variation
Group Activity: Computing Monthly Mortgage Payments
Chapter 7 Summary
Chapter 7 Review Exercises
Chapter 7 Test
Chapters 1-7 Cumulative Review Exercises

Chapter 8 Radicals
Section 8.1 Introduction to Roots and Radicals
Section 8.2 Simplifying Radicals
Section 8.3 Addition and Subtraction of Radicals
Section 8.4 Multiplication of Radicals
Section 8.5 Division of Radicals and Rationalization
Problem Recognition Exercises: Operations on Radicals
Section 8.6 Radical Equations
Section 8.7 Rational Exponents
Group Activity: Approximating Square Roots
Chapter 8 Summary
Chapter 8 Review Exercises
Chapter 8 Test
Chapters 1-8 Cumulative Review Exercises

Chapter 9 Quadratic Equations, Complex Numbers, and Functions
Section 9.1 The Square Root Property
Section 9.2 Completing the Square
Section 9.3 Quadratic Formula
Problem Recognition Exercises: Solving Different Types of Equations
Section 9.4 Complex Numbers
Section 9.5 Graphing Quadratic Equations
Section 9.6 Introduction to Functions
Group Activity: Maximizing Volume
Chapter 9 Summary
Chapter 9 Review Exercises
Chapter 9 Test
Chapters 1-9 Cumulative Review Exercises

Section A.1 Decimals and Percents
Section A.2 Mean, Median, and Mode
Section A.3 Introduction to Geometry

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