Introductory and Intermediate Algebra (Bittinger)
Key differences between 5th and 4th editions
 Period between current and previous editions: 4 years (2014 vs 2010).
 Bittinger's Introductory and Intermediate Algebra was first published in 1999.
 In Chapter 4 "Polynomials: Operations" Section 4.3 has consolidated objectives.
 Objective (a) in 4th Ed. is (a) in the 5th Ed.
 Objectives (b) and (i) in 4th Ed. are Objective (b) in 5th Ed.
 Objectives (d) and (g) in 4th Ed. are Objective (c) in 5th Ed.
 Objectives (c) and (e) in 4th Ed. are Objective (d) in 5th Ed.
 Objective (f) in 4th Ed. is Objective (e) in 5th Ed.
 Objective (h) in 4th Ed. is Objective (f) in 5th Ed.
 Chapter 6 "Rational Expressions and Equations"
 Section 6.8  rearranged content in Objective 6.8a (Solve applied problems using rational equations). In the 5th Ed. the motion examples are presented first and the work examples second.
 Chapter 12 "Exponential and Logarithmic Functions"
 Former Section 12.2 "Composite Functions and Inverse Functions" is now referred to as "Inverse and Composite Functions"
 Objectives (a), (b), and (c) in 4th Ed. are Objectives (b), (c), and (d) in 5th Ed.
 Objective (d) in 4th Ed. is Objective (a) in 5th Ed.
 Objective (e) in 4th Ed. is Objective (e) in 5th Ed.
 Former Appendixes D "Introductory Algebra Review" and F "Handling Dimension Symbols" have been deleted.
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