# College Algebra with Support, 2nd Edition

Lead Author(s): **Andrea Hendricks**

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This text is a college level algebra texts that builds upon a range of topics. Includes student study tips, prerequisite skills lessons, exercise sets, and a test bank.

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## Key features in this textbook

## Key features in this textbook

### Engaging style

- Use a textbook with a conversational, engaging tone of writing
- Introduce content in a much more approachable and interesting way
- Promote student engagement with discussion topics in each lesson

### Study aids

- Academic mindset lessons are included in nearly every section of the text
- Students learn better from these ‘Study with Purpose’ sections
- Embedded videos help students work through examples step-by-step

### Dynamic assessments

- Enjoy 20–30 auto-graded homework questions per chapter
- Benefit from 3–5 auto-graded questions per lesson so students can check their understanding as they learn

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### Top Hat

Andrea – College Algebra with Support (2nd ed.)

### Pearson

Sullivan and Sullivan – College Algebra (4th ed.)

### McGraw-Hill

Miller and Gerken – College Algebra (2nd ed.)

### Hawkes Learning

### Pricing

Average price of textbook across most common format

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Lifetime access on any device

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### Always up-to-date content, constantly revised by community of professors

Content meets standard for College Algebra and is updated with the latest content

### In-Book Interactivity

Includes embedded multi-media files and integrated software to enhance visual presentation of concepts directly in textbook

Only available with supplementary resources at additional cost

Links to videos and animations included in eBook

Lessons include learn, practice, certify sections with videos (not embedded)

### Customizable

Ability to revise, adjust and adapt content to meet needs of course and instructor

### Built-in Interactive Assessment Questions

Assessment questions with feedback embedded throughout textbook

Assessment questions must be created through an assignment tool

Assessment questions must be created through an assignment tool

Practice and Certify sections follow Learn section

### All-in-one Platform

Access to additional questions, test banks, and slides available within one platform

Components are available but in different areas of platform

Components are available but in different areas of platform

Components are available but in different areas of platform

## Pricing

Average price of textbook across most common format

### Top Hat

Andrea – College Algebra with Support (2nd ed.)

#### Up to 40-60% more affordable

Lifetime access on any device

### Pearson

Sullivan and Sullivan – College Algebra (4th ed.)

#### $103

E-text in MyLab Math

### McGraw-Hill

Miller and Gerken – College Algebra (2nd ed.)

#### $288

Hardcover print text only

### Hawkes Learning

#### $83

E-text

## Always up-to-date content, constantly revised by community of professors

Content meets the standard for a College Algebra course and is updated with the latest content

### Top Hat

Andrea – College Algebra with Support (2nd ed.)

### Pearson

Sullivan and Sullivan – College Algebra (4th ed.)

### McGraw-Hill

Miller and Gerken – College Algebra (2nd ed.)

### Hawkes Learning

## In-book Interactivity

Includes embedded multi-media files and integrated software to enhance visual presentation of concepts directly in textbook

### Top Hat

Andrea – College Algebra with Support (2nd ed.)

### Pearson

Sullivan and Sullivan – College Algebra (4th ed.)

### McGraw-Hill

Miller and Gerken – College Algebra (2nd ed.)

### Hawkes Learning

## Customizable

Ability to revise, adjust and adapt content to meet needs of course and instructor

### Top Hat

Andrea – College Algebra with Support (2nd ed.)

### Pearson

Sullivan and Sullivan – College Algebra (4th ed.)

### McGraw-Hill

Miller and Gerken – College Algebra (2nd ed.)

### Hawkes Learning

## Built-in Interactive Assessment Questions

Assessment questions with feedback embedded throughout textbook

### Top Hat

Andrea – College Algebra with Support (2nd ed.)

### Pearson

Sullivan and Sullivan – College Algebra (4th ed.)

### McGraw-Hill

Miller and Gerken – College Algebra (2nd ed.)

### Hawkes Learning

## All-in-one Platform

Access to additional questions, test banks, and slides available within one platform

### Top Hat

Andrea – College Algebra with Support (2nd ed.)

### Pearson

Sullivan and Sullivan – College Algebra (4th ed.)

### McGraw-Hill

Miller and Gerken – College Algebra (2nd ed.)

### Hawkes Learning

## About this textbook

### Lead Authors

#### Andrea HendricksFlorida State University

Andrea Hendricks received her M.S. in Pure Mathematics from Florida State University. She has taught at the college level for 27 years, and online for 18 years. She has received several awards for teaching and service to the institution and has published five traditional textbooks.

### What you get from this textbook

An introductory textbook that includes topics that one would expect for students in a college-level course seeking a broad background in college algebra for students pursuing STEM fields.

This textbook includes just-in-time remediation topics for each college algebra lesson, an academic mindset and study skills lessons called Study with Purpose, and design ideas from successful, evidence-based pedagogies and strategies (problem-based learning, applications, case studies).

This textbook ascribes to the principle of “need to know,” in which sufficient background is presented to explain the ideas and information to the reader, and it makes topics understandable and lucid to the learner, aids the instructor in their tasks: succinctly, accurately and in an interesting way.

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