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Math 060    Elementary Algebra

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Preliminary Contents

• 1. Prealgebra Review
1.1 Introduction to Integers
1.2 Operations with Integers
1.3 Rational Numbers
1.4 Exponents and the Order of Operations Agreement
1.5 Concepts from Geometry
• 2. Variable Expressions
2.1 Evaluating Variable Expressions
2.2 Simplifying Variable Expressions
2.3 Translating Verbal Expressions into Variable Expressions
• 3. Solving Equations and Inequalities
3.1 Introduction to Equations
3.2 General Equations
3.3 Inequalities
• 4. Solving Equations and Inequalities: Applications
4.1 Translating Sentences into Equations
4.2 Integer, Coin, and Stamp Problems
4.3 Geometry Problems
4.4 Markup and Discount Problems
4.5 Investment Problems
4.6 Mixture Problems
4.7 Uniform Motion Problems
4.8 Inequalities
• 5. Linear Equations and Inequalities
5.1 The Rectangular Coordinate System
5.2 Graphs of Straight Lines
5.3 Slopes of Straight Lines
5.4 Equations of Straight Lines
5.5 Functions
5.6 Graphing Linear Inequalities
• 6. Systems of Linear Equations
6.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
6.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by the Substitution Method
6.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by the Addition Method
6.4 Application Problems in Two Variables
• 7. Polynomials
7.1 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
7.2 Multiplication of Monomials
7.3 Multiplication of Polynomials
7.4 Integer Exponents and Scientific Notation
7.5 Division of Polynomials
• 8. Factoring
8.1 Common Factors
8.2 Factoring Polynomials of the Form x2 + bx + c
8.3 Factoring Polynomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c
8.4 Special Factoring
8.5 Solving Equations
• 9. Rational Expressions
9.1 Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions
9.2 Expressing Fractions in Terms of the Least Common Multiple of their Denominators
9.3 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions
9.4 Complex Fractions
9.5 Equations Containing Fractions
9.6 Literal Equations
9.7 Application Problems