## Succeeding in Applied Calculus: Algebra Essentials (with CengageNOW Printed Access Card) (Available Titles CengageNOW)

### Warren B. Gordon

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Get a better grade with SUCCEEDING IN APPLIED CALCULUS: ALGEBRA ESSENTIALS and its accompanying online learning tool! This quick, easy-to-use resource provides a "just-in-time" algebra review for only those algebra topics that are most essential to the study of applied calculus. Designed to help you succeed in calculus, this mathematics text provides you with examples that include alternative solutions and common mistakes so that you can easily identify where you have made an error. A quick reference guide in the front cover, pre-tests, and post-tests save you time by helping you figure out what you need to review so that you can take your exams with confidence. Use your access to the CengageNOW chapter-by-chapter tutorial website to master problem solving and get step-by-ste assistance in completing your assignments.

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Warren B. Gordon has been Chair of the Mathematics Department at Baruch College since 1985. He received his MS and his Ph.D., from the Courant Institute of Mathematics at New York University.

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1. REAL NUMBERS AND THEIR PROPERTIES. Pretest. The Real Number System. Variables, Algebraic Expressions, Terms, Coefficients and Factors. Order of Operations. Associative, Commutative, Distributive, Identity, and Inverse Properties. Exercises. Posttest. 2. A REVIEW OF THE LAWS OF EXPONENTS. Pretest. Exponents. Negative Exponents. Sum Rule. Product Rule. Quotient Rule. Zero Rule. Distributive Rules. Exercises. Posttest. 3. RADICALS. Pretest. Roots. Simplification of Radicals. Pythagoras' Theorem. The Distance Formula. Combining Radicals. Exercises. Posttest. 4. MULTIPLICATION AND RATIONALIZATION OF RADICALS. Pretest. Basic Operations. Product of Two Binomials. Conjugates. Rationalization. Indeterminate Forms. Exercises. Posttest. 5. COMPLEX NUMBERS. Pretest. Imaginary Number i. Complex Numbers. Exercises. Posttest. 6. FRACTIONAL EXPONENTS. Pretest. Fractional Roots. Equations with Fractional Exponents. Products of Radicals. Compound Interest. Rule of 72. Simple Pendulum. Exercises. Posttest. 7. A REVIEW OF FACTORING. Pretest. GCF. Monomial Factors. Factoring Trinomials. Perfect Squares. Conjugates - The Difference of Two Squares. Factoring by Grouping. Quadratic Equations and Factoring. Exercises. Posttest. 8. SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS. Pretest. Addition and Multiplication Properties. Linear Equations with Fractions. Linear Equations with Decimals. Solving for a Particular Variable. Applications of Linear Equations. Exercise. Posttest. 9. SOLVING EQUATIONS OF THE FORM ax^2 ? b = 0. Pretest. Isolation of Squared Term. Isolation of Squared Binomial Term. Exercises. Posttest. 10. COMPLETING THE SQUARE. Pretest. Completion of the Square. Exercise. Posttest. 11. THE QUADRATIC FORMULA AND APPLICATIONS. Pretest. Quadratic Formula. Clearing Fractions. Applications. Equations Reducible to Quadratics. Exercises. Posttest. 12. OBSERVATIONS AND EXTENSIONS. Pretest. Discriminant. Sum and Product of Roots. Exercises. Posttest. 13. EQUATIONS CONTAINING RADICALS. Pretest. Isolation and Extraneous Roots. Multiple Square Roots. Exercises. Posttest. 14. SOLVING NON-LINEAR INEQUALITIES. Pretest. Sign Analysis. Interval Notation. Exercises. Posttest. 15. THE LINE. Pretest. Two Dimensional Coordinate System. Horizontal and Vertical Lines. The Slope Intercept Form. Graphing. The Point Slope Form. The Slope Formula. The General Linear Equation. An Economic Application. Exercise. Posttest. 16. THE CIRCLE. Pretest. Definition of a Circle. Equation of a Circle. Graphing a Circle. The Tangent Line. The Ellipse. Exercises. Posttest. 17. SOLVING TWO EQUATIONS IN TWO UNKNOWNS. Pretest. Method of Elimination. Method of Substitution. Exercises. Posttest. 18. NON-LINEAR SYSTEMS OF EQUATIONS. Pretest. Number of Solutions. Method of Substitution. Method of Elimination. A Calculus Application. Exercises. Posttest. 19. APPENDIX ? ARITHMETIC OF SIGNED NUMBERS. Pretest. Absolute Value. Addition of Signed Numbers. Subtraction of Signed Numbers. Multiplication of Signed Numbers. Division of Signed Numbers. Exercises. Posttest. 20. Answers to Pre and Post Tests. 21. Answers to Exercises. 22. Index.

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