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College Algebra

Version 3.0
By Edward B. Burger

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Key Features

  • Lively and engaging video lessons cover more than 320 topics in detail.
  • Real-world applications.
  • Glossary of more than 250 mathematical terms.

Example Video: Modeling with Linear Equations


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This textbook is suitable for the following courses: College Algebra

College Algebra is a clear and engaging text which covers the fundamentals of college-level algebra. In addition to the traditional text, every major topic includes a series of engaging video lessons (320 in total) by award-winning mathematician and professor Edward Burger. Burger breaks concepts into manageable chunks and explains each example step-by-step, making algebraic operations understandable and memorable. This unique text+video combination is a perfect solution for learners who benefit from supplemental instruction and review.

Example Video: Modeling with Linear Equations

Content and Supplement Details

Chapters 9 Chapters : 320 Sections Topic Videos 320 Book Problems 1,591 Odd Answers in Back of Book Yes Homework System Problem Stems 1,022 Homework System Unique Problems ~22,000 Homework Solutions Videos ~800 Test Bank Problems ~13,000
  • Solutions manual for book problems
  • PowerPoint lecture slides
  • Image database from book’s graphical elements for easy use in classroom
  • Cognero Paper Test Generators software (allows question scrambling, easy selection of questions, authoring of questions, answer keys, etc.)
  • Test bank files for Blackboard, Brightspace/D2L, Canvas, Moodle, and Respondus

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PowerPoint Lecture Notes

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Solutions Manual

Solutions Manual

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Edward B. Burger St. David's Foundation

Dr. Edward Burger is President and CEO of the St. David's Foundation and President Emeritus of Southwestern University as well as an educational leader on thinking, innovation, and creativity. Previously he was the Francis Christopher Oakley Third Century Professor of Mathematics at Williams College. He has delivered over 700 addresses worldwide at venues including Berkeley, Harvard, Princeton, and Johns Hopkins as well as at the Smithsonian Institution, Microsoft Corporation, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the U.S. Department of the Interior, the New York Public Library, and the National Academy of Sciences. He is the author of over 70 research articles, books, and video series (starring in over 4,000 on-line videos), including the book The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking, published by Princeton University Press and translated into over a dozen languages worldwide. His book, Making Up Your Mind: Thinking Effectively Through Creative Puzzle-Solving, also published by Princeton University Press, was on several of Amazon's Hot New Releases lists.

In 2006, Reader’s Digest listed Burger in their annual “100 Best of America” as America’s Best Math Teacher. In 2010 he was named the winner of the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching—the largest prize in higher education teaching across all disciplines in the English speaking world. Also in 2010, he starred in a mathematics segment for NBC-TV on the Today Show; that appearance earned him a 2010 Telly Award. The Huffington Post named him one of their 2010 Game Changers: “HuffPost’s Game Changers salutes 100 innovators, visionaries, mavericks, and leaders who are reshaping their fields and changing the world.” In 2012, Microsoft Worldwide Education selected him as one of their “Global Heroes in Education.” In 2013, Burger was inducted as an inaugural Fellow of the American Mathematical Society. In 2014, Burger was elected to The Philosophical Society of Texas. He is now in his fourth season of his weekly program on thinking and higher education produced by NPR’s Austin affiliate KUT. The series, Higher ED, is available here.

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