Packed with practical examples, graphs, and Q&As, this complete self-teaching guide from the best-selling author of Algebra Demystified covers all the essential topics, including: absolute value, nonlinear inequalities, functionsand their graphs, inverses, proportion and ratio, and much more.
Rhonda Huettenmueller is the author of the best-selling book in the Demystified series, Algebra Demystified. Popular with students for her ability to make higher math understandable and even enjoyable, she incorporates many of her teaching techniques in this book. Ms. Huettenmueller has taught mathematics at the college level for almost 15 years. She received her Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of North Texas.
PrefaceChapter 1: The Slope and Equation of a LineChapter 2: Introduction to FunctionsChapter 3: Functions and Their GraphsChapter 4: Combinations of Functions and Inverse FunctionsChapter 5: Translations and Special Functions Chapter 6: Quadratic FunctionsChapter 7: Polynomial FunctionsChapter 8: Rational FunctionsChapter 9: Exponents and LogarithmsChapter 10: Systems of Equations and InequalitiesChapter 11: MatricesChapter 12: Conic SectionsChapter 13: TrigonometryChapter 14: Sequences and SeriesAppendixFinal Exam