
Intermediate Algebra: A Journey by Discovery of CurveFitting, Preliminary Edition, 1/e
Jay Lehmann, College of San Mateo Published November, 1997 by Prentice Hall Engineering/Science/Mathematics
 
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Using Qualitative Graphs to Describe Situations. 2. Modeling with Linear Functions. Making Predictions: From Tables to Graphs by Hand. Making Predictions: A Graphing Calculator Approach. Going from Equations to Graphs. Computing and Interpreting the Slope of a Line. Finding an Equation. Making Predictions: A Symbolic Approach. Combining Functions to Form New Ones. Finding Inverse Functions. Making More Predictions. Taking It to the Lab. 3. Modeling with Linear Systems. Making Predictions: From Tables to Graphs. Making Predictions: Symbolic Approaches. Making Predictions: From Systems to Inequalities. Taking It to the Lab. 4. Modeling with Quadratic Functions. Making Predictions: From Tables to Graphs. Going from Equations in Vertex Form to Graphs. Going from Equations in Standard Form to Graphs. Finding an Equation. Making Predictions: A Symbolic Approach. Combining Functions to Form New Ones. Taking It to the Lab. 5. Modeling with Exponential Functions. Making Predictions: From Tables to Formulas. Using Exponential Properties. Going From Equations to Graphs. Finding an Equation. Making Predictions: A Symbolic Approach. Combining Functions and Finding Inverse Functions. Making Predictions: Using Properties of Logarithms. Graphing Logarithmic Functions. Taking It to the Lab. 6. Modeling with Sequences and Series. Making Predictions Using Arithmetic Sequences. Making Predictions Using Geometric Sequences. Making Predictions Using Arithmetic Series. Making Predictions Using Geometric Series. Taking It to the Lab. 7. Modeling with Rational Functions. Making Predictions: Using Power Functions. Multiplying and Dividing Rational Functions. Adding and Subtracting Rational Functions. Making Predictions: Using Rational Functions. Taking It to the Lab. 8. Modeling with Radical Functions. Making Predictions: From Tables to Graphs. Going From Equations to Graphs. Making Predictions: A Symbolic Approach. Simplifying Functions and Solving Equations. Taking It to the Lab. Appendix A. Using a TI82 or TI83 Graphing Calculator. Turning Your Graphing Calculator On and Off. Making Your Screen Lighter or Darker. Entering a Function. Graphing a Function. Tracing a Function without a Scattergram. Zooming. Setting the Window Format. Plotting Points for a Scattergram. Tracing a Scattergram without a Function. Graphing Functions with a Scattergram. Tracing a Function with a Scattergram. Turning a Plotter “On” or “Off.” Creating a Table. Creating a Table for Two Functions. Using “Ask” in a Table. Finding the Regression Curve for Some Data. Plotting Points for Two Scattergrams. Finding the Intersection Point(s) of Two Curves. Finding the Minimum or Maximum of a Curve. Graphing Sequences. Turning a Function “On” or “Off.” Using the “Value” Choice. Finding Coordinates of Points. Graphing Functions with Axes “Turned Off.” Entering a Function using Yn references. Responding to Error Messages. Appendix B. Comparing TI82/83/85/86 Calculator Commands. Appendix C. Answers to Selected Homework Exercises. Index.
