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# Algebra Math Book - Introductory Algebra - Index of Sections

## Chapter 1 -  Mathematics as a Living Experience

 Sec1.1 Section 1.1-Numbers and Algebra Sec1.2 Section 1.2-Integers Sec1.3 Section 1.3-Adding and Subtracting Integers Sec1.4 Section 1.4-Multiplying and Dividing Integers Sec1.5 Section 1.5-Prime Factorization and the Greatest Common Factor Sec1.6 Section 1.6-Rational Numbers-Decimals and Percents Sec1.7 Section 1.7-Operations with Fractions Sec1.8 Section1.8-Commutative and Associative Properties Sec1.9 Section1.9-Operations Involving 0 and 1 Sec1.10 Section1.10-Applications

## Chapter 2 - Evaluating and Simplifying Algebraic Expressions

 Sec2.1 Section2.1-Order of Operations and Grouping Symbols Sec2.2 Section2.2-Evaluating Algebraic Expressions-Applications to Geometry Sec2.3 Section2.3-Positive Exponents Sec2.4 Section2.4-Using the Distributive Property Sec2.5 Section2.5-Simplifying Algebraic Expressions

## Chapter 3 - Solving Equations and Inequalities

 Sec3.1 Section3.1-Solving Using the Addition Principle and Multiplication Principle Sec3.2 Section3.2-Combining the Principles to Solve Equations Sec3.3 Section3.3-Solving Equations Containing Parentheses Sec3.4 Section3.4-Solving Word Problems Sec3.5 Section3.5-Applied Problems Sec3.6 Section3.6-Formulas Sec3.7 Section3.7-Solving Inequalities Using the Addition Principle Sec3.8 Section3.8-Solving Inequalities Using the Multiplication Principle

## Chapter 4 - Exponents and Polynomials

 Sec4.1 Section4.1-Positive Integral Exponents Sec4.2 Section4.2-Polynomials Sec4.3 Section4.3-Addition of Polynomials Sec4.4 Section4.4-Subtraction of Polynomials Sec4.5 Section4.5-Multiplicaton of Polynomials Sec4.6 Section4.6-Division of Polynomials Sec4.7 Section4.7-Negative and Zero Exponents

## Chapter 5 - Factoring

 Sec5.1 Section5.1-Factoring Polynomials Sec5.2 Section5.2-Difference of Squares and Perfect Square Trinomials Sec5.3 Section5.3-Factoring Trinomials of the Type Sec5.4 Section5.4-Factoring Trinomials of the Type Sec5.5 Section5.5-A Strategy for Factoring Completely Sec5.6 Section5.6-Solving Equations by Factoring Sec5.7 Section5.7-Applications Sec5.8 Section5.8-Factoring the Sum and Difference of Two Cubes

## Chapter 6 - Fractional Expressions

 Sec6.1 Section6.1-Algebraic Fractions Sec6.2 Section6.2-Multiplication Sec6.3 Section6.3-Division Sec6.4 Section6.4-Sum and Difference of Like Fractions Sec6.5 Section6.5-Greatest Common Factors and Least Common Multiples Sec6.6 Section6.6-Sum and Difference of Unlink Fractions Sec6.7 Section6.7-Complex Fractions Sec6.8 Section6.8-Fractional Equations Sec6.9 Section6.9-Literal Equations

## Chapter 7 - Graphing

 Sec7.1 Section7.1-Cartesian Coordinate System Sec7.2 Section7.2-Graphing Straight Lines Sec7.3 Section7.3-Slope Sec7.4 Section7.4-Equations of Straight Lines Sec7.5 Section7.5-Graphing Inequalities in Two Variables

## Chapter 8 - Systems of Equations

 Sec8.1 Section8.1-Systems of Linear Equations Sec8.2 Section8.2-Solution by Substitution Sec8.3 Section8.3-Solution by Elimination Sec8.4 Section8.4-Solving Problems Sec8.5 Section8.5-Further Applications