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Now on its 8th edition, the best selling and widely adopted reference Elementary Algebra: Concepts and Applications allows students develop a concept-oriented view of math, preparing them for more challenging college courses. The book combines instruction with application and offers clear explanations of algebraic expressions and problem solving....
Now on its 8th edition, the best selling and widely adopted reference Elementary Algebra: Concepts and Applications allows students develop a concept-oriented view of math, preparing them for more challenging college courses. The book combines instruction with application and offers clear explanations of algebraic expressions and problem solving. Equations and inequalities are also discussed along with graphing, and polynomials. It is the ideal reference for those who want to develop mathematical and conceptual skills in algebra, as it offers numerous exercises and practice activities for self study. A solutions manual is also at hand, allowing students to follow examples and learn through the mathematical steps shown in the solutions. Written by Marvin Bittinger and David Ellenbogen, Elementary Algebra: Concepts and Applications (8th Edition) ISBN 9780321557179 features a brief introduction to algebra, including commutative, associative, and distributive laws, and other basic concepts like fraction notation, real numbers, and addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of real numbers. This comprehensive reference also teaches readers how to solve equations and inequalities, as well as how to solve problems pertaining to percentage, and other applications. Bittinger and Ellenbogen also discuss polynomials and factoring, as well as dealing with rational expressions and equations. The book concludes with quadratic equations, the quadratic formula and its applications. Bittinger and Ellenbogen are both seasoned professors and authors of effective math textbooks. In addition to Elementary Algebra, the two have also worked together on top-selling references like Calculus and its Applications, Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts and Applications, Prealgebra, and Intermediate Algebra.
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