Intermediate Algebra (High School Edition)
- AUTHORS: Richard N. Aufmann; Joanne S. Lockwood
- ISBN-13: 9781133365648
- Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
- 784 Pages Hardcover
- 8th Edition
- ©2013 Published
- Prices are valid only in the respective region
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.
Richard Aufmann is the lead author of two bestselling developmental math series and a bestselling college algebra and trigonometry series, as well as several derivative math texts. He received a BA in mathematics from the University of California, Irvine, and an MA in mathematics from California State University, Long Beach. Mr. Aufmann taught math, computer science, and physics at Palomar College in California, where he was on the faculty for 28 years. His textbooks are highly recognized and respected among college mathematics professors. Today, Mr. Aufmann's professional interests include quantitative literacy, the developmental math curriculum, and the impact of technology on curriculum development.
Joanne Lockwood received a BA in English Literature from St. Lawrence University and both an MBA and a BA in mathematics from Plymouth State University. Ms. Lockwood taught at Plymouth State University and Nashua Community College in New Hampshire, and has over 20 years' experience teaching mathematics at the high school and college level. Ms. Lockwood has co-authored two bestselling developmental math series, as well as numerous derivative math texts and ancillaries. Ms. Lockwood's primary interest today is helping developmental math students overcome their challenges in learning math.
1. Review of Real Numbers
2. First Degree Equations and Inequalities
3. Linear Functions and Inequalities in Two Variables
4. Systems of Equations and Inequalities
5. Polynomials and Exponents
6. Rational Expressions
7. Rational Exponents and Radicals
8. Quadratic Equations and Inequalities
9. Functions and Relations
10. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
11. Sequences and Series
12. Conic Sections