# Explorations in College Algebra (5th Edition) by Linda Almgren Kime, Judy Clark, Beverly K. Michael

By Linda Almgren Kime, Judy Clark, Beverly K. Michael

* Explorations in university Algebra, 5th Edition* is designed to make algebra attention-grabbing and suitable to the scholar. The textual content adopts a problem-solving strategy that motivates readers to know summary rules by way of fixing real-world difficulties. the issues lie on a continuum from easy algebraic drills to open-ended, non-routine questions. the point of interest is shifted from studying a suite of discrete mathematical principles to exploring how algebra is utilized in the social, actual, and lifestyles sciences. The objective of

*is to prepare students for destiny complicated arithmetic or different quantitatively established classes, whereas encouraging them to understand and use the facility of algebra in answering questions about the realm round us.*

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4). 3 shows a scatter plot of the data. The graph is called a time series because it shows changes over time. S. S. population grew quite steadily for one hundred years, from 1850 to 1950. Although the median age decreased between 1950 and 1970, since 1970 it has continued to increase. From 1850 to the present, the median age nearly doubled, and projections for 2025 and 2050 indicate continued increases, though at a slower pace. Constructing a “60-Second Summary” To communicate effectively, you need to describe your ideas succinctly and clearly.

When a function is described in these various ways, each description provides the same information but with a different emphasis. 06. 11 S O L U T I O N Using words The sales tax is 6% of the purchase price, which means you multiply the purchase price by six hundredths to get the sales tax. 06 ? ” The equation represents T as a function of P, since for each value of P the equation determines a unique (one and only one) value of T. The purchase price, P, is restricted to dollar amounts greater than or equal to zero.

Population pyramid charts are used to depict the overall age structure of a society. The accompanying pyramids show the age structure in 2010 for Ghana, a developing country, and for the United States, an industrialized nation. Describe three major differences in the distribution of ages in the these two countries in 2010. 6% World, Avg. 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 0 0–9 10–19 20–29 Dollars 30–39 40–49 Note: The course software “F4: Measures of Central Tendency” in FAM1000 Census Graphs can help you understand the mean and median and their relationship to histograms.