# Intermediate Algebra Textbook – with Answers

### Intermediate Algebra Textbook – with Answers

Written in a clear and concise manner, this Intermediate Algebra Textbook (pdf) builds on the basics learned in elementary algebra and introduces more advanced topics. It includes a blend of traditional and graphical approaches, introduces functions early and stresses the geometry behind the algebra. All answers to odd-numbered problems are provided. The author uses his experience working with students developing their algebra skills, so he knows just where they struggle and how to present complex techniques in more understandable ways, presenting the concepts is a student-friendly and commonsense way. This Intermediate Algebra textbook is also available in an html format in this .zip file, just unzip it and open the index.html file in your browser for the linked table of contents.

• Chapter 1: Algebra Fundamentals:
Review of Real Numbers and Absolute Value
Operations with Real Numbers
Square and Cube Roots of Real Numbers
Algebraic Expressions and Formulas
Rules of Exponents and Scientific Notation
Polynomials and Their Operations
Solving Linear Equations
Solving Linear Inequalities with One Variable
• Chapter 2: Graphing Functions and Inequalities:
Relations, Graphs, and Functions
Linear Functions and Their Graphs
Modeling Linear Functions
Graphing the Basic Functions
Using Transformations to Graph Functions
Solving Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
Solving Inequalities with Two Variables
• Chapter 3: Solving Linear Systems:
Linear Systems with Two Variables and Their Solutions
Solving Linear Systems with Two Variables
Applications of Linear Systems with Two Variables
Solving Linear Systems with Three Variables
Matrices and Gaussian Elimination
Determinants and Cramer’s Rule
Solving Systems of Inequalities with Two Variables
• Chapter 4: Polynomial and Rational Functions:
Algebra of Functions
Factoring Polynomials
Factoring Trinomials
Solve Polynomial Equations by Factoring
Rational Functions: Multiplication and Division
Rational Functions: Addition and Subtraction
Solving Rational Equations
Applications and Variation
• Chapter 5: Radical Functions and Equations:
Multiplying and Dividing Radical Expressions
Rational Exponents
Complex Numbers and Their Operations
• Chapter 6: Solving Equations and Inequalities:
Extracting Square Roots and Completing the Square
Solving Equations Quadratic in Form
Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs
Solving Polynomial and Rational Inequalities
• Chapter 7: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions:
Composition and Inverse Functions
Exponential Functions and Their Graphs
Logarithmic Functions and Their Graphs
Properties of the Logarithm
Solving Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
• Chapter 8: Conic Sections:
Distance, Midpoint, and the Parabola
Circles
Ellipses
Hyperbolas
Solving Nonlinear Systems
Review Exercises and Sample Exam
• Chapter 9: Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem:
Introduction to Sequences and Series
Arithmetic Sequences and Series
Geometric Sequences and Series
Binomial Theorem -love learning -your best ed lessons guide, Scott

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