For courses in college algebra.
Mathematics from Classroom to Career
College Algebra in Context, Fifth Edition is ideal for students majoring in business, social sciences, and life sciences. The authors use modeling, applications, and real-data problems to develop skills, giving students the practice they need to become adept problem solvers in their future courses and careers. This edition offers new sections on conics and the binomial theorem.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Functions, Graphs, and Models; Linear Functions
Chapter 2: Linear Models, Equations, and Inequalities
Chapter 3: Quadratic, Piecewise-Defined, and Power Functions
Chapter 4: Additional Topics with Functions
Chapter 5: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Chapter 6: Higher-Degree Polynomial and Rational Functions
Chapter 7: Systems of Equations and Matrices
Chapter 8: Special Topics in Algebra
Appendix A: Basic Graphing Calculator Guide
Appendix B: Basic Guide to Excel 2010 and Excel 2013