Intermediate Algebra: An Applied Approach

Intermediate Algebra: An Applied Approach

As in previous editions, the focus in INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA remains on the Aufmann Interactive Method (AIM). Students are encouraged to be active participants in the classroom and in their own studies as they work through the How To examples and the paired Examples and You Try It problems. Student engagement is crucial to success. Presenting students with worked examples, and then providing them with the opportunity to immediately solve similar problems, helps them build their confidence and eventually master the concepts. Simplicity is key in the organization of this edition, as in all other editions. All lessons, exercise sets, tests, and supplements are organized around a carefully constructed hierarchy of objectives. Each exercise mirrors a preceding objective, which helps to reinforce key concepts and promote skill building. This clear, objective-based approach allows students to organize their thoughts around the content, and supports instructors as they work to design syllabi, lesson plans, and other administrative documents. New features like Focus on Success, Apply the Concept, and Concept Check add an increased emphasis on study skills and conceptual understanding to strengthen the foundation of student success. The Ninth Edition also features a new design, enhancing the Aufmann Interactive Method and making the pages easier for both students and instructors to follow. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Intermediate Algebra: A Guided Approach

Intermediate Algebra: A Guided Approach

The new edition of INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA is an exciting and innovative revision that takes an already successful text and makes it more compelling for today's instructor and student. The authors have developed a learning plan to help students succeed in Intermediate Algebra and transition to the next level in their coursework. Based on their years of experience in developmental education, the accessible approach builds upon the book's known clear writing and engaging style which teaches students to develop problem-solving skills and strategies that they can use in their everyday lives. The authors have developed an acute awareness of students' approach to homework and present a learning plan keyed to Learning Objectives and supported by a comprehensive range of exercise sets that reinforces the material that students have learned setting the stage for their success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Intermediate Algebra

Intermediate Algebra

Larson IS student success. INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA owes its success to the hallmark features for which the Larson team is known: learning by example, a straightforward and accessible writing style, emphasis on visualization through the use of graphs to reinforce algebraic and numeric solutions and to interpret data, and comprehensive exercise sets. These pedagogical features are carefully coordinated to ensure that students are better able to make connections between mathematical concepts and understand the content. With a bright, appealing design, the new Fifth Edition builds on the Larson tradition of guided learning by incorporating a comprehensive range of student success materials to help develop students' proficiency and conceptual understanding of algebra. The text also continues coverage and integration of geometry in examples and exercises. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Intermediate Algebra

Intermediate Algebra

Kaufmann and Schwitters have built this text's reputation on clear and concise exposition, numerous examples, and plentiful problem sets. This traditional text consistently reinforces the following common thread: learn a skill; practice the skill to help solve equations; and then apply what you have learned to solve application problems. This simple, straightforward approach has helped many students grasp and apply fundamental problem-solving skills necessary for future mathematics courses. Algebraic ideas are developed in a logical sequence, and in an easy-to-read manner, without excessive vocabulary and formalism. The open and uncluttered design helps keep students focused on the concepts while minimizing distractions. Problems and examples reference a broad range of topics, as well as career areas such as electronics, mechanics, and health, showing students that mathematics is part of everyday life. The text's resource package--anchored by Enhanced WebAssign, an online homework management tool--saves instructors time while providing additional help and skill-building practice for students outside of class. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Intermediate Algebra

A Straightforward Approach

Intermediate Algebra

As the title implies, this is a straightforward approach to intermediate algebra that guides the student step-by-step toward acquiring mathematical skills with examples, exercises, and more examples and exercises. The book is first and foremost student oriented. It does not dwell on formalities but appeals to intuition. Geometric arguments are favored wherever possible. Textual explanations are precise, brief, and to the point and are always accompanied by illustrative examples.

Intermediate Algebra

Intermediate Algebra

Intermediate Algebra focuses on the principles, operations, and approaches involved in intermediate algebra. The book first elaborates on basic properties and definitions, first-degree equations and inequalities, and exponents and polynomials. Discussions focus on the greatest common factor and factoring by grouping, factoring trinomials, special factoring, equations with absolute value, inequalities involving absolute value, formulas, first-degree equations, graphing simple and compound inequalities, and properties of real numbers. The text then takes a look at rational expressions, rational exponents and roots, and quadratic equations. Topics include solving quadratic equations by factoring, discriminant and the sum and product of solutions, multiplication and division of complex numbers, combinations of radical expressions, rational exponents, complex fractions, and multiplication and division of rational expressions. The manuscript elaborates on sequence and series, logarithms, relations and functions, and conic sections, including ellipses and hyperbolas, nonlinear systems, function and notation, algebra with functions, common logarithms and computations, and word problems. The publication is a dependable reference for students and researchers interested in intermediate algebra.

Intermediate Algebra

Intermediate Algebra

The main focus of INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA, 5e, is to address the fundamental needs of today's developmental math students. Offering a uniquely modern, balanced program, INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA, 5e, integrates conceptual understanding with traditional skill and practice reinforced through visual and interactive practice in Enhanced WebAssign, available exclusively from Cengage Learning. By helping students understand the language of algebra and the why behind problem solving through instructional approaches and worked examples, they are better equipped to succeed at the how. Practice is essential in making these connections and it is emphasized in INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA, 5e, with additional practice problems both in the text and Enhanced WebAssign. Give your students confidence by showing them how Algebra is not just about the x -- it's also about the WHY. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Intermediate Algebra: A Text/Workbook

Intermediate Algebra: A Text/Workbook

Pat McKeague’s eighth edition of INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA is the traditional text for the modern student. Retaining the clarity and patience in explanation and concept development that has made it the book of choice for so many over the years, this new edition is replete with new examples, applications, and fresh new technology options. Throughout this text, you’ll find hundreds of new and relevant applications, with timely references to topics like gas prices and to companies like Google and Yahoo. Real data is used throughout, and wherever possible, has been updated to reflect recent changes. By showing how mathematics is used every day, the author makes students feel more at ease with the topics at hand. In a course where many students are entering with math anxiety, McKeague almost immediately calms students with chapter and section introductions, provides just in time study tips, and then helps students prepare with Getting Ready for Class boxes found throughout the text. This new edition comes complete with Enhanced WebAssign (EWA), the easy to use homework management system. With EWA, you can assign, collect, grade, and record homework assignments via the web. This complete learning system for students includes text-specific exercises, as well as tutorials, videos, and links to online tutoring, and eBook sections of the text. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Intermediate Algebra

Intermediate Algebra

Intended for developmental math courses in intermediate algebra, this text retains the hallmark features that have made the Aufmann texts market leaders: an interactive approach in an objective-based framework: a clear writing style, and an emphasis on problem-solving strategies. The acclaimed Aufmann Interactive Method, allows students to try a skill as it is introduced with matched-pair examples, offering students immediate feedback, reinforcing the concept, identifying problem areas, and, overall, promoting student success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Intermediate Algebra: Algebra Within Reach

Intermediate Algebra: Algebra Within Reach

Larson IS student success. INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA: ALGEBRA WITHIN REACH owes its success to the hallmark features for which the Larson team is known: learning by example, a straightforward and accessible writing style, emphasis on visualization through the use of graphs to reinforce algebraic and numeric solutions and to interpret data, and comprehensive exercise sets. These pedagogical features are carefully coordinated to ensure that students are better able to make connections between mathematical concepts and understand the content. With a bright, appealing design, the new Sixth Edition builds on the Larson tradition of guided learning by incorporating a comprehensive range of student success materials to help develop students' proficiency and conceptual understanding of algebra. The text also continues coverage and integration of geometry in examples and exercises. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.