Essentials of college algebra
 Responsibility
 Margaret L. Lial (American River College), John Hornsby (University of New Orleans), David I. Schneider (University of Maryland), Callie J. Daniels (St. Charles Community College).
 Edition
 Eleventh edition.
 Student edition.
 Publication
 Boston : Pearson, [2015]
 Copyright notice
 ©2015
 Physical description
 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 29 cm
At the library
Science Library (Li and Ma)
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Call number  Status 

QA154.3 .L546 2015  Unknown 
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Creators/Contributors
 Author/Creator
 Lial, Margaret L. author.
 Contributor
 Hornsby, John, 1949 author.
 Schneider, David I. author.
 Daniels, Callie J., author.
Contents/Summary
 Contents

 R. Review of Basic Concepts. R.1 Sets R.2 Real Numbers and Their Properties R.3 Polynomials R.4 Factoring Polynomials R.5 Rational Expressions R.6 Rational Exponents R.7 Radical Expressions
 1. Equations and Inequalities 1.1 Linear Equations 1.2 Applications and Modeling with Linear Equations 1.3 Complex Numbers 1.4 Quadratic Equations 1.5 Applications and Modeling with Quadratic Equations 1.6 Other Types of Equations and Applications 1.7 Inequalities 1.8 Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
 2. Graphs and Functions 2.1 Rectangular Coordinates and Graphs 2.2 Circles 2.3 Functions 2.4 Linear Functions 2.5 Equations of Lines and Linear Models 2.6 Graphs of Basic Functions 2.7 Graphing Techniques 2.8 Function Operations and Composition
 3. Polynomial and Rational Functions. 3.1 Quadratic Functions and Models 3.2 Synthetic Division 3.3 Zeros of Polynomial Functions 3.4 Polynomial Functions: Graphs, Applications, and Models 3.5 Rational Functions: Graphs, Applications, and Models 3.6 Variation
 4. Inverse, Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions. 4.1 Inverse Functions 4.2 Exponential Functions 4.3 Logarithmic Functions 4.4 Evaluating Logarithms and the ChangeofBase Theorem 4.5 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations 4.6 Applications and Models of Exponential Growth and Decay
 5. Systems and Matrices 5.1 Systems of Linear Equations 5.2 Matrix Solution of Linear Systems 5.3 Determinant Solution of Linear Systems 5.4 Partial Fractions 5.5 Nonlinear Systems of Equations 5.6 Systems of Inequalities and Linear Programming 5.7 Properties of Matrices 5.8 Matrix Inverses Glossary Solutions to Selected Exercises Answers to Selected Exercises Index of Applications Index.
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 Summary

Essentials of College Algebra, Eleventh Edition, by Lial, Hornsby, Schneider, and Daniels, develops both the conceptual understanding and the analytical skills necessary for success in mathematics. With the Eleventh Edition, the authors have adapted and updated the program for the evolving student, New coauthor Callie Daniels brings her experience with traditional, hybrid, and online courses, to create a suite of resources to support today's learners. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyMathLab does not come packaged with this content. MyMathLab is not a selfpaced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyMathLab, search for: 0321912152 / 9780321912152 Essentials of College Algebra Plus NEW MyMathLab with Pearson eText  Access Card Package Package consists of 0321431308/ 9780321431301 MyMathLab  Gluein Access Card 0321654064 / 9780321654069 MyMathLab Inside Star Sticker 032191225X/ 9780321912251 Essentials of Algebra, Eleventh Edition.
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Subjects
 Subject
 Algebra > Textbooks.
Bibliographic information
 Publication date
 2015
 Copyright date
 2015
 Note
 Includes indexes.
 ISBN
 032191225X (student edition)
 9780321912251 student edition
 0321912748 (annotated instructor's edition)
 9780321912749 (annotated instructor's edition)