Contents Note: Each chapter concludes with a Summary, Review Exercises, and a Test. 1. Equations and Inequalities 1.1 Linear Equations 1.2 Mathematical Modeling 1.3 Quadratic Equations 1.4 The Quadratic Formula Mid-Chapter Quiz 1.5 Other Types of Equations 1.6 Linear Inequalities 1.7 Other Types of Inequalities Chapter Project: Salaries in Professional Baseball 2. The Cartesian Plane and Graphs 2.1 The Cartesian Plane 2.2 Graphs of Equations 2.3 Graphing Utilities Mid-Chapter Quiz 2.4 Lines in the Plane 2.5 Linear Modeling Chapter Project: Demographics Cumulative Test: Chapters 1-2 3. Functions and Graphs 3.1 Functions 3.2 Graphs of Functions 3.3 Transformations of Functions Mid-Chapter Quiz 3.4 The Algebra of Functions 3.5 Inverse Functions Chapter Project: World Paper Production and Consumption 4. Polynomial and Rational Functions 4.1 Quadratic Functions and Models 4.2 Polynomial Functions of Higher Degree 4.3 Polynomial Division 4.4 Real Zeros of Polynomial Functions Mid-Chapter Quiz 4.5 Complex Numbers 4.6 The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra 4.7 Rational Functions Chapter Project: Analyzing a Bouncing Ball 5. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 5.1 Exponential Functions 5.2 Logarithmic Functions 5.3 Properties of Logarithms Mid-Chapter Quiz 5.4 Solving Exponential and Logarithmic Equations 5.5 Exponential and Logarithmic Models Chapter Project: Newton's Law of Cooling Cumulative Test: Chapters 3-5 6. Systems of Equations and Inequalities 6.1 Systems of Equations 6.2 Linear Systems in Two Variables 6.3 Linear Systems in Three or More Variables Mid-Chapter Quiz 6.4 Systems of Inequalities 6.5 Linear Programming Chapter Project: Consumer Credit Outstanding 7. Matrices and Determinants 7.1 Matrices and Linear Systems 7.2 Operations with Matrices 7.3 The Inverse of a Square Matrix Mid-Chapter Quiz 7.4 The Determinant of a Square Matrix 7.5 Applications of Matrices and Determinants Chapter Project: Market Share 8. Sequences, Series, and Probability 8.1 Sequences and Summation Notation 8.2 Arithmetic Sequences and Series 8.3 Geometric Sequences and Series Mid-Chapter Quiz 8.4 The Binomial Theorem 8.5 Counting Principles 8.6 Probability 8.7 Mathematical Induction Chapter Project: The Multiplier Effect Cumulative Test: Chapters 6- 8 Appendixes A. Review of Fundamental Concepts of Algebra. A.1. Real Numbers: Order and Absolute Value. A.2. The Basic Rules of Algebra. A.3. Integer Exponents. A.4. Radicals and Rational Exponents. A.5. Polynomials and Special Products. A.6. Factoring. A.7. Fractional Expressions and Probability B. Conic Sections. B.1 Conic Sections. B.2 Conic Sections and Translations C. Further Concepts in Statistics. C.1 Data and Linear Modeling. C.2 Measures of Central Tendency and DispersionAnne V. Hodgkins is the author of 'College Algebra: Concepts And Models, 3rd Edition', published 1999 under ISBN 9780395976210 and ISBN 0395976219.