KEY MESSAGE: Presented in a clear and concise style, the Akst/Bragg series teaches by example while expanding understanding with applications that are fully integrated throughout the text and exercise sets. Akst/Bragg’s user-friendly design offers a distinctive side-by-side format that pairs each example and its solution with a corresponding practice exercise. The concise writing style keeps readers’ interest and attention by presenting the mathematics with minimal distractions, and the motivating real-world applications demonstrate how integral mathematical understanding is to a variety of disciplines, careers, and everyday situations.
KEY TOPICS: Algebra Basics; Linear Equations and Inequalities; Graphs, Linear Equations and Inequalities, and Functions; Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities; Polynomials; Rational Expressions and Equations; Radical Expressions and Equations; Quadratic Equations, Functions, and Inequalities; Exponential and Logarithmic Functions; Conic Sections
MARKET: for all readers interested in intermediate algebra.