By Jerome E. Kaufmann, Karen L. Schwitters

Starting ALGEBRA employs a confirmed, three-step problem-solving approach--learn a ability, use the ability to resolve equations, after which use the equations to unravel program problems--to maintain scholars concerned with development talents and reinforcing them via perform. this easy and simple technique, in an easy-to-read layout, has helped many scholars clutch and follow basic problem-solving talents. The rigorously dependent pedagogy contains studying pursuits, special examples to increase innovations, perform routines, an in depth collection of problem-set workouts, and well-organized end-of-chapter reports and exams. also, the fresh and uncluttered layout is helping maintain scholars eager about the thoughts whereas minimizing distractions. difficulties and examples reference a extensive array of issues, in addition to profession components corresponding to electronics, mechanics, and healthiness, displaying scholars that arithmetic is a part of way of life. additionally, as urged by way of the yank Mathematical organization of Two-Year schools, many easy geometric ideas are built-in within the book's problem-solving units. The text's source package--anchored by means of more advantageous WebAssign, an internet homework administration tool--saves teachers time whereas additionally delivering extra support and skill-building perform for college students open air of sophistication.

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42 Ϫ6 74. Ϫ72 Ϫ8 75. 96 Ϫ8 76. Ϫ91 7 78. 1Ϫ482 Ϭ 1Ϫ32 81. 1Ϫ722 Ϭ 18 82. 1Ϫ702 Ϭ 5 80. 102 Ϭ 1Ϫ72 6 Simplify Numerical Expressions Involving Integers For Problems 83 –92, simplify each numerical expression. 85. 1Ϫ32 1Ϫ82 ϩ 1Ϫ92 1Ϫ52 87. 89. 13 ϩ 1Ϫ252 Ϫ3 Ϫ71102 ϩ 61Ϫ92 Ϫ4 84. 61Ϫ32 ϩ 51Ϫ92 86. 1Ϫ72 1Ϫ62 ϩ 1Ϫ421Ϫ32 88. 90. for each of 9C ϩ 32 for each of 5 105. C ϭ 25 106. C ϭ 35 107. C ϭ 40 108. C ϭ 0 8 Use Integers to Solve Application Problems 77. 1Ϫ562 Ϭ 1Ϫ42 83. 31Ϫ42 ϩ 51Ϫ72 9 the given values for C.

5 Ϫ 9 Ϫ 4 13. Ϫ13 ϩ (Ϫ18) 14. Ϫ15 ϩ (Ϫ19) 47. Ϫ4 Ϫ (Ϫ6) ϩ 5 Ϫ 8 48. Ϫ3 Ϫ 8 ϩ 9 Ϫ (Ϫ6) 15. Ϫ27 ϩ 8 16. Ϫ29 ϩ 12 49. 5 ϩ 7 Ϫ 8 Ϫ 12 50. Ϫ7 ϩ 9 Ϫ 4 Ϫ 12 17. 32 ϩ (Ϫ23) 18. 27 ϩ (Ϫ14) 51. Ϫ6 Ϫ 4 Ϫ (Ϫ2) ϩ (Ϫ5) 19. Ϫ25 ϩ (Ϫ36) 20. Ϫ34 ϩ (Ϫ49) 52. Ϫ8 Ϫ 11 Ϫ (Ϫ6) ϩ (Ϫ4) 21. 54 ϩ (Ϫ72) 22. 48 ϩ (Ϫ76) 53. Ϫ6 Ϫ 5 Ϫ 9 Ϫ 8 Ϫ 7 23. Ϫ34 ϩ (Ϫ58) 24. Ϫ27 ϩ (Ϫ36) 55. Ϫ11 Ϫ (Ϫ14) ϩ (Ϫ17) Ϫ 18 54. 2 Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division of Integers 56. Ϫ15 ϩ 20 Ϫ 14 Ϫ 18 ϩ 9 95. Ϫ6x Ϫ 7y for x ϭ Ϫ4 and y ϭ Ϫ6 57.

A suggestion regarding this issue—a suggestion that also applies to the use of the other properties—is to think ﬁrst and then decide whether or not you can use the properties to make the manipulations easier. ” A term is an indicated product that may have any number of factors. We call the variables in a term literal factors, and we call the numerical factor the numerical coefﬁcient. Thus in the term 7xy, the x and y are literal factors, and 7 is the numerical coefﬁcient. The numerical coefﬁcient of the term Ϫ4abc is Ϫ4.