As in previous editions, the focus in INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA remains on the Aufmann Interactive Method (AIM). Students are encouraged to be active participants in the classroom and in their own studies as they work through the How To examples and the paired Examples and You Try It problems. Student engagement is crucial to success. Presenting students with worked examples, and then providing them with the opportunity to immediately solve similar problems, helps them build their confidence and eventually master the concepts. Simplicity is key in the organization of this edition, as in all other editions. All lessons, exercise sets, tests, and supplements are organized around a carefully constructed hierarchy of objectives. Each exercise mirrors a preceding objective, which helps to reinforce key concepts and promote skill building. This clear, objective-based approach allows students to organize their thoughts around the content, and supports instructors as they work to design syllabi, lesson plans, and other administrative documents. New features like Focus on Success, Apply the Concept, and Concept Check add an increased emphasis on study skills and conceptual understanding to strengthen the foundation of student success. The Ninth Edition also features a new design, enhancing the Aufmann Interactive Method and making the pages easier for both students and instructors to follow. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Intended for developmental math courses in intermediate algebra, this text retains the hallmark features that have made the Aufmann texts market leaders: an interactive approach in an objective-based framework: a clear writing style, and an emphasis on problem-solving strategies. The acclaimed Aufmann Interactive Method, allows students to try a skill as it is introduced with matched-pair examples, offering students immediate feedback, reinforcing the concept, identifying problem areas, and, overall, promoting student success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Developed to prepare students in the combined elementary and intermediate algebra course for a college-level curriculum, Elementary and Intermediate Algebra owes its success to the hallmark features for which the Larson team is known: learning by example, accessible writing style, emphasis on visualization, and comprehensive exercise sets. These pedagogical features are carefully coordinated to ensure that students are better able to make connections between mathematical concepts and understand the content. The new Student Support Edition continues the Larson tradition of guided learning by incorporating a comprehensive range of student success materials throughout the text. Additionally, instructors and students alike can track progress with HM Assess, a new online diagnostic assessment and remediation tool from Houghton Mifflin. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The main focus of INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA, 5e, is to address the fundamental needs of today's developmental math students. Offering a uniquely modern, balanced program, INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA, 5e, integrates conceptual understanding with traditional skill and practice reinforced through visual and interactive practice in Enhanced WebAssign, available exclusively from Cengage Learning. By helping students understand the language of algebra and the why behind problem solving through instructional approaches and worked examples, they are better equipped to succeed at the how. Practice is essential in making these connections and it is emphasized in INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA, 5e, with additional practice problems both in the text and Enhanced WebAssign. Give your students confidence by showing them how Algebra is not just about the x -- it's also about the WHY. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The new edition of INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA is an exciting and innovative revision that takes an already successful text and makes it more compelling for today's instructor and student. The authors have developed a learning plan to help students succeed in Intermediate Algebra and transition to the next level in their coursework. Based on their years of experience in developmental education, the accessible approach builds upon the book's known clear writing and engaging style which teaches students to develop problem-solving skills and strategies that they can use in their everyday lives. The authors have developed an acute awareness of students' approach to homework and present a learning plan keyed to Learning Objectives and supported by a comprehensive range of exercise sets that reinforces the material that students have learned setting the stage for their success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
"Prentice Hall Interactive Math 2" (PHIM2) is a computer-based learning program. PHIM2 is delivered online for use in lab-based, distance learning, or a combination of lecture and lab environments. Users learn math successfully at their own pace and in the format that works best for them. PHIM2 offers high-quality, integrated instruction, unlimited tutorial review and practice, diagnostics, assessment and online testing, and the effective teaching methods of the highly successful Martin-Gay developmental math series. "Prentice Hall Interactive Math" uses animation, video, audio, graphics, and math tools to support multiple learning styles. "Prentice Hall Interactive Math 2" offers comprehensive developmental math content delivered via the Internet: Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions; Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving; Graphs and Functions; Systems of Equations; Exponents, Polynomials, and Polynomial Functions; Rational Expressions; Rational Exponents, Radicals, and Complex Numbers; Quadratic Equations and Functions; Conic Sections; Exponential and Logarithmic Functions; and Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem. Available for Basic Math, Introductory Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, Prealgebra, and Combined Introductory and Intermediate Algebra users.
Kaufmann and Schwitters have built this text's reputation on clear and concise exposition, numerous examples, and plentiful problem sets. This traditional text consistently reinforces the following common thread: learn a skill; practice the skill to help solve equations; and then apply what you have learned to solve application problems. This simple, straightforward approach has helped many students grasp and apply fundamental problem-solving skills necessary for future mathematics courses. Algebraic ideas are developed in a logical sequence, and in an easy-to-read manner, without excessive vocabulary and formalism. The open and uncluttered design helps keep students focused on the concepts while minimizing distractions. Problems and examples reference a broad range of topics, as well as career areas such as electronics, mechanics, and health, showing students that mathematics is part of everyday life. The text's resource package--anchored by Enhanced WebAssign, an online homework management tool--saves instructors time while providing additional help and skill-building practice for students outside of class. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Intermediate Algebra is 1-semester gateway course to other college-level mathematics courses. The goal of the Intermediate Algebra course is to provide students with the mathematical skills that are prerequisites for courses such as College Algebra, Elementary Statistics, Liberal-Arts Math and Mathematics for Teachers.
Intermediate Algebra focuses on the principles, operations, and approaches involved in intermediate algebra. The book first elaborates on basic properties and definitions, first-degree equations and inequalities, and exponents and polynomials. Discussions focus on the greatest common factor and factoring by grouping, factoring trinomials, special factoring, equations with absolute value, inequalities involving absolute value, formulas, first-degree equations, graphing simple and compound inequalities, and properties of real numbers. The text then takes a look at rational expressions, rational exponents and roots, and quadratic equations. Topics include solving quadratic equations by factoring, discriminant and the sum and product of solutions, multiplication and division of complex numbers, combinations of radical expressions, rational exponents, complex fractions, and multiplication and division of rational expressions. The manuscript elaborates on sequence and series, logarithms, relations and functions, and conic sections, including ellipses and hyperbolas, nonlinear systems, function and notation, algebra with functions, common logarithms and computations, and word problems. The publication is a dependable reference for students and researchers interested in intermediate algebra.
Master the fundamentals of algebra with Kaufmann and Schwitters' ELEMENTARY AND INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA: A COMBINED APPROACH, Sixth Edition. Learn from clear and concise explanations, many examples, and numerous problem sets in an easy-to-read format. The book's Learn, Use and Apply formula helps you learn a skill, use the skill to solve equations, and then apply it to solve application problems. This simple, straightforward approach helps you understand and apply the key problem-solving skills necessary for success in algebra and beyond. Access to Enhanced WebAssign and the Cengage YouBook is sold separately. To learn more and find value bundles, visit: www.cengagebrain.com and search for ISBN: 0840053142. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.