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Beginning Algebra

John Hornsby, Margaret L. Lial, Terry McGinnis

12th Edition

Is there anything more beautiful than an "A" in Algebra? Not to the Lial team! Marge Lial, John Hornsby, and Terry McGinnis write their textbooks and accompanying resources with one goal in mind: giving students and teachers all the tools they need to achieve success. With this revision of the Lial Developmental Algebra Series, the team has further refined the presentatio

1-1

Exponents, Order of Operations, and Inequality

Exercises

p.33

1-2

Variables, Expressions, and Equations

Exercises

p.40

1-3

Real Numbers and the Number Line

Exercises

p.49

1-4

Adding and Subtracting Real Numbers

Exercises

p.60

1-5

Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers

Exercises

p.74

Summary Exercises

p.77

1-6

Properties of Real Number

Exercises

p.85

1-7

Simplifying Expressions

Exercises

p.91

Review Exercises

p.98

Mixed Review Exercises

p.100

Chapter Test

p.101

2-1

The Addition Property of Equality

Exercises

p.109

2-2

The Multiplication Property of Equality

Exercises

p.115

2-3

More on Solving Linear Equations

Exercises

p.125

Summary Exercises

p.127

2-4

Applications of Linear Equations

Exercises

p.137

2-5

Formulas and Additional Applications from Geometry

Exercises

p.148

2-6

Ratio, Proportion, and Per cent

Exercises

p.157

2-7

Further Applications of Linear Equations

Exercises

p.169

2-8

Solving Linear Inequalities

Exercises

p.184

Review Exercises

p.193

Mixed Review Exercises

p.195

Chapter Test

p.196

Cumulative Review Exercises

p.197

3-1

Linear Equations and Rectangular Coordinates

Exercises

p.207

3-2

Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables

Exercises

p.220

3-3

The Slope of a Line

Exercises

p.232

3-4

Slope-Intercept Form of a Linear Equation

Exercises

p.242

3-5

Point-Slope Form of a Linear Equation and Modeling

Exercises

p.249

Summary Exercises

p.253

3-6

Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables

Exercises

p.258

3-7

Introduction to Functions

Exercises

p.265

Review Exercises

p.271

Mixed Review Exercises

p.273

Chapter Test

p.274

Cumulative Review Exercises

p.275

4-1

Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing

Exercises

p.283

4-2

Solving Systems of Linear equations by Substitution

Exercises

p.292

4-3

Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Elimination

Exercises

p.298

Summary Exercises

p.300

4-4

Applications of Linear Systems

Exercises

p.307

4-5

Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities

Exercises

p.315

Review Exercises

p.319

Mixed Review Exercises

p.321

Chapter Test

p.322

Cumulative Review Exercises

p.323

5-1

The Product Rule and Power Rules for Exponents

Exercises

p.332

5-2

Integer Exponents and the Quotient Rule

Exercises

p.340

Summary Exercises

p.343

5-3

Scientific Notation

Exercises

p.347

5-4

Adding, Subtracting, Graphing Polynomials

Exercises

p.358

5-5

Multiplying Polynomials

Exercises

p.366

5-6

Special Products

Exercises

p.372

5-7

Dividing Polynomials

Exercises

p.380

Review Exercises

p.386

Mixed Review Exercises

p.389

Chapter Test

p.390

Cumulative Review Exercises

p.391

6-1

The Greatest Common Factor; Factoring by Grouping

Exercises

p.400

6-2

Factoring Trinomials

Exercises

p.406

6-3

More on Factoring Trinomials

Exercises

p.414

6-4

Special Factoring Techniques

Exercises

p.423

Summary Exercises

p.427

6-5

Solving Quadratic Equations Using the Zero-Factor Property

Exercises

p.435

6-6

Applications of Quadratic Equations

Exercises

p.442

Review Exercises

p.451

Mixed Review Exercises

p.453

Chapter Test

p.454

Cumulative Review Exercises

p.455

7-1

The Fundamental Property of Rational Expressions

Exercises

p.464

7-2

Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions

Exercises

p.472

7-3

Least Common Denominators

Exercises

p.477

7-4

Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions

Exercises

p.486

7-5

Complex Fractions

Exercises

p.494

7-6

Solving Equations with Rational Expressions

Exercises

p.505

Summary Exercises

p.510

7-7

Applications of Rational Expressions

Exercises

p.515

7-8

Variation

Exercises

p.522

Review Exercises

p.530

Mixed Review Exercises

p.532

Chapter Test

p.532

Cumulative Review Exercises

p.533

8-1

Evaluating Roots

Exercises

p.542

8-2

Multiplying, Dividing, and Simplifying Radicals

Exercises

p.553

8-3

Adding and Subtracting Radicals

Exercises

p.558

8-4

Rationalizing the Denominator

Exercises

p.563

8-5

More Simplifying and Operations with Radicals

Exercises

p.570

Summary Exercises

p.573

8-6

Solving Equations with Radicals

Exercises

p.580

Review Exercises

p.585

Mixed Review Exercises

p.587

Chapter Test

p.587

Cumulative Review Exercises

p.588

9-1

Solving Quadratic Equations by the Square Roots Property

Exercises

p.596

9-2

Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square

Exercises

p.604

9-3

Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula

Exercises

p.611

Summary Exercises

p.613

9-4

Graphing Quadratic Equations

Exercises

p.618

Review Exercises

p.622

Mixed Review Exercises

p.623

Chapter Test

p.623

Cumulative Review Exercises

p.624