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By Richard N. Aufmann, Joanne Lockwood

As in earlier versions, the focal point in INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA is still at the Aufmann Interactive strategy (AIM). scholars are inspired to be energetic contributors within the school room and of their personal reports as they paintings throughout the how you can examples and the paired Examples and also you try out It difficulties. The function of "active player" is essential to luck. providing scholars with labored examples, after which delivering them with the chance to right away paintings related difficulties, is helping them construct their self assurance and at last grasp the ideas. up to now, simplicity performs a key consider the association of this variation, as in all different versions. All classes, workout units, checks, and vitamins are geared up round a carefully-constructed hierarchy of pursuits. This "objective-based" process not just serves the desires of scholars, by way of supporting them to obviously arrange their options round the content material, yet teachers to boot, as they paintings to layout syllabi, lesson plans, and different administrative records. The 8th version incorporates a new layout, bettering the Aufmann Interactive approach and the association of the textual content round goals, making the pages more uncomplicated for either scholars and teachers to stick to.

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40. What is the sign of the product of an even number of negative factors? 26 CHAPTER 1 • Review of Real Numbers OBJECTIVE B To add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational numbers 41. a. Describe the least common multiple of two numbers. b. Describe the greatest common factor of two numbers. ͩ ͪ For Exercises 43 to 70, simplify. 7 3 5 5 Ϫ Ϫ Ϫ 43. 44. 12 16 8 12 45. 5 14 Ϫ Ϫ 9 15 46. 1 1 5 ϩ Ϫ 2 7 8 49. 2 5 5 Ϫ ϩ 3 12 24 50. Ϫ 53. ͩ ͪͩ ͪ 54. 2 9 Ϫ 3 20 57. Ϫ 11 7 Ϭ 24 12 58. 14 7 Ϭ Ϫ 9 27 7 4 5 ϩ ϩ 10 5 6 48.

Add the numerators. Place the sum over the common denominator. ͩ ͪ 7 1 Ϫ Ϫ 15 6 7 1 ϩ 15 6 • Write subtraction as addition of the opposite. Ϫ7 2 1 5 Ϫ14 5 и ϩ и ϩ 15 2 6 5 30 30 • Write each fraction in terms of the common denominator, 30. Ϫ9 3 Ϫ 30 10 • Add the numerators. Write the answer in simplest form. The product of two fractions is the product of the numerators over the product of the denominators. HOW TO • 11 Ϫ Multiply: Ϫ 8 5 и 12 15 5 8 5и8 40 и Ϫ Ϫ 12 15 12 и 15 180 Ϫ 20 и 2 2 Ϫ 20 и 9 9 • The signs are different.

Note that the natural numbers and the positive integers are the same set of numbers. The integer zero is neither a positive nor a negative integer. Still other numbers are necessary to solve the variety of application problems that exist. For instance, a landscape architect may need to purchase irrigation pipe that has a diameter of 5 8 in. The numbers that include fractions are called rational numbers. Rational numbers 2 3 9 2 The numbers , Ϫ , and 5 1 p Άq, where p and q are integers and q 0· are examples of rational numbers.