Real-life applications unparalleled in terms of quantity, quality, degree of integration, nontrivial use of real data, variety of fields, and level of interest, and many based on real datafrom a variety of fields highlight the relevance of math to various careers. Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions, Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving, Graphs and Functions, Systems of Equations and Inequalities, Polynomials and Polynomial Functions, Rational Expressions, Rational Exponents, Radicals, and Complex Numbers, Quadratic Equations and Functions,Conic Sections, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions. Includes approximately 550 worked examples, and 4000 exercises. For a variety of business, science, math, and technology careers.
This textbook emphasizes real-life applications, problem solving, data interpretation, geometric concepts, and critical thinking. Coverage includes graphs and functions, quadratic equations and functions, conic sections, and exponential and logarithmic functions. Answers and solutions to selected exercises are appended. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.