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Designed for first-year developmental math scholars who desire help in intermediate algebra, the Fourth version of Intermediate Algebra owes its good fortune to the hallmark positive aspects for which the Larson crew is understood: studying by means of instance, available writing kind, emphasis on visualization, and entire workout units. those pedagogical positive aspects are rigorously coordinated to make sure that scholars are greater capable of make connections among mathematical innovations and comprehend the content material. the hot pupil aid version maintains the Larson culture of guided studying by way of incorporating a accomplished diversity of pupil luck fabrics in the course of the textual content. also, teachers and scholars alike can tune growth with HM examine, a brand new on-line diagnostic overview and remediation instrument from Houghton Mifflin.

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Find the x- and y-intercepts of the graph of 2x ϩ 5y Ϫ 10 ϭ 0. Use the results to sketch the graph. In Exercises 13 and 14, determine whether the lines are parallel, perpendicular, or neither. 13. y ϭ 3x ϩ 2, y ϭ Ϫ 13 x Ϫ 4 14. L1: ͑4, 3͒, ͑Ϫ2, Ϫ9͒; L2: ͑0, Ϫ5͒, ͑5, 5͒ 15. Write the general form of the equation of a line that passes through the point ͑6, Ϫ1͒ and has a slope of 12. 16. Your company purchases a new printing press for $85,000. For tax purposes, the printing press will be depreciated over a 10-year period.

4. Subtract the result of Step 3 from the next-highest multiple of 10. Using the algorithm on the UPC at the right produces the following. Phil Degginger/Getty Images 1. ͑0 ϩ 5 ϩ 1 ϩ 0 ϩ 6 ϩ 8͒ ϫ 3 ϭ 60 2. 2 ϩ 2 ϩ 5 ϩ 4 ϩ 5 ϭ 18 3. 60 ϩ 18 ϭ 78 4. The next-highest multiple of 10 is 80. So, 80 Ϫ 78 ϭ 2, which is the check digit. Here are some types of questions you will be able to answer as you study this chapter. 2, Exercise 147. a. One student decides to combine Steps 1, 2, and 3 with the following results.

Com/pic/larsonIASSE4e. Before a eat a nutr test, breakfast itious easy on caand go ffein (p. S13) e. * Key Terms to Know sequence, p. 704 term (of a sequence), p. 704 infinite sequence, p. 704 finite sequence, p. 704 factorials, p. 706 series, p. 707 partial sum, p. 707 infinite series, p. 707 sigma notation, p. 708 index of summation, p. 708 upper limit of summation, p. 708 lower limit of summation, p. 708 arithmetic sequence, p. 715 common difference, p. 715 recursion formula, p. 716 nth partial sum, pp.