ISBN: 9780321570604 | 032157060X

Edition: 3rdFormat: Hardcover

Publisher: Pearson

Pub. Date: 12/28/2008

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KEY BENEFIT: Harshbarger/Yoccors"sCollege Algebra in Context with Applications for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences, Third Editionuses modeling and real-data problems to develop the skills that readers will need for their future courses and careers. Applications anticipate the math that readers will encounter in their professional lives, giving them the practice they need to become adept problem-solvers. Every chapter begins with the Algebra Toolbox, which reviews the skills and concepts necessary to master the material ahead. This new full-color edition offers a greater number of technology tips, and the content has been reorganized to accommodate a wide range of course syllabi. KEY TOPICS: Functions, Graphs, and Models; Linear Models, Equations and Inequalities; Quadratic and Other Nonlinear Functions; Additional Topics with Functions; Exponential and Logarithmic Functions; Higher-Degree Polynomial and Rational Functions; Systems of Equations and Inequalities; Matrices; Special Topics MARKET: For all readers interested in college algebra.