Algebra for College Students, 5th Edition by Mark Dugopolski

By Mark Dugopolski

Algebra for college kids, 4th variation, is designed to supply scholars with the algebra history wanted for extra college-level arithmetic classes. The unifying subject of this article is the advance of the talents useful for fixing equations and inequalities, by means of the applying of these talents to fixing utilized difficulties. this article comprises 2 chapters, Polynomial & Rational features, and Counting & likelihood, as well as these present in Dugopolski's Intermediate Algebra.

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