## Table of Contents

P. PRELIMINARY CONCEPTS.

The Real Number System. Integer and Rational Number Exponents. Polynomials. Factoring. Rational Expressions. Complex Numbers.

1. EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES.

Linear and Absolute Value Equations. Formulas and Applications. Quadratic Equations. Other Types of Equations. Inequalities. Variation and Applications.

2. FUNCTIONS AND GRAPHS.

A Two-Dimensional Coordinate System and Graphs. Introduction to Functions. Linear Functions. Quadratic Functions. Properties of Graphs. The Algebra of Functions. Modeling Data Using Regression

3. POLYNOMIAL AND RATIONAL FUNCTIONS.

The Remainder of Theorem and the Factor Theorem. Polynomial Functions of Higher Degree. Zeros of Polynomial Functions. The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra. Graphs of Rational Functions and Their Applications.

4. EXPONENTIAL AND LOGARITHMIC FUNCTIONS.

Inverse Functions. Exponential Functions and Their Applications. Logarithmic Functions and Their Applications. Properties of Logarithms and Logarithmic Scales. Exponential and Logarithmic Equations. Exponential Growth and Decay. Modeling Data with Exponential and Logarithmic Functions.

5. TOPICS IN ANALYTIC GEOMETRY.

Parabolas. Ellipses. Hyperbolas.

6. SYSTEMS OF EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES.

Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables. Systems of Linear Equations in More Than Two Variables. Nonlinear Systems of Equations. Partial Fractions. Inequalities in Two Variables and Systems of Inequalities. Linear Programming.

7. MATRICES.

Gaussian Elimination Method. The Algebra of Matrices. The Inverse of a Matrix. Determinants. Cramer's Rule.

8. SEQUENCES, SERIES, AND PROBABILITY.

Infinite Sequences and Summation Notation. Arithmetic Sequences and Series. Geometric Sequences and Series. Mathematical Induction. The Binomial Theorem. Permutations and Combinations. Introduction to Probability.

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