# Beginning and Intermediate Algebra (5th Edition) by Margaret L. Lial

By Margaret L. Lial

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60 points. ) 8. 84. 52. 68 points. ) Concept Check In Exercises 9–14, give a number that satisfies the given condition. 9. 6 10. 9 11. A whole number that is not positive and is less than 1 12. 5 13. An irrational number that is between ͙12 and ͙14 14. A real number that is neither negative nor positive Concept Check In Exercises 15–20, decide whether each statement is true or false. 15. Every natural number is positive. 16. Every whole number is positive. 17. Every integer is a rational number.

There are many pairs of values of x and y for which 2x + y will equal 6. Name two such pairs and describe how you determined them. Find the value for (a) x = 4 and (b) x = 6. See Example 1. 9. x + 7 10. x - 3 11. 4x x + 1 3 14. 5x 2 15. 19. 3x 2 + x 20. 2x + x 2 16. 13. 4x 2 12. 6x x - 2 5 21. 459x 17. 3x - 5 2x 18. 4x - 1 3x 22. 275x Find the value for (a) x = 2 and y = 1 and (b) x = 1 and y = 5. See Example 2. 23. 8x + 3y + 5 27. x + 4 y 24. 4x + 2y + 7 28. y + 8 x 25. 31x + 2y2 26. 212x + y2 y x 29.

6x - 2y (a) 3x + 4y (b) 2y - 9 (c) 4x 2 - y 2 EXAMPLE 2 # Evaluating Expressions Find the value of each expression for x = 5 and y = 3. 2x + 7y (a) (b) # = 2 Follow the rules for order of operations. 5 + 7 Multiply. = 31 Add. x 2 - 2y 2 52 = 5 # = 5 52 Let x = 5 and y = 3. 3 = 10 + 21 9x - 8y 2x - y 9 # 5 - 8 # 3 = 2 # 5 - 3 45 - 24 = 10 - 3 21 = , or 3 7 (c) # We could use parentheses and write 2152 + 7132. - 2 = 25 - 2 # Let x = 5 and y = 3. Multiply. Subtract, and then divide. 32 = 3 # # 3 32 Let x = 5 and y = 3.