# College Algebra Essentials

**ISBN 13:**## 9780321577818

**ISBN 10:**## 0321577817

**Edition:**3rd**Format:**Hardcover**Copyright:**12/28/2008**Publisher:**Pearson- Newer Edition

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Normal 0 false false false Bob Blitzerrs"sunique background in mathematics and behavioral sciences, along with his commitment to teaching, inspired him to develop a precalculus series that gets readers engaged and keeps them engaged. Presenting the full scope of the mathematics is just the first step. Blitzer draws in the reader with vivid applications that use math to solve real-life problems. These applications help answer the question "When will I ever use this?" Readers stay engaged because the book helps them remain focused as they study. The three-step learning systemSee It, Hear It, Try Itmakes examples easy to follow, while frequent annotations offer the support and guidance of an instructorrs"s voice. Every page is interesting and relevant, ensuring that readers will actually use their textbook to achieve success! Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra; Equations and Inequalities; Functions and Graphs; Polynomial and Rational Functions; Exponential and Logarithmic Functions; Systems of Equations and Inequalities; Matrices and Determinants; Conic Sections; Sequences, Induction, and Probability For all readers interested in college algebra.