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Gary Rockswold has been a professor and teacher of mathematics, computer science, astronomy, and physical science for over 35 years. Not only algbra he taught at the undergraduate and graduate college levels, but he has also taught middle school, high school, vocational school, and adult education. He received his BA degree with majors in mathematics and physics from St. He has been a principal investigator at the Minnesota Supercomputer Institute, publishing research articles in numerical analysis and parallel processing.

He is currently an emeritus professor of mathematics at Minnesota State University—Mankato. He is an author for Pearson Education and algehra numerous textbooks at the developmental and precalculus levels.

## Beginning and Intermediate Algebra with Applications & Visualization, 4th Edition

Making mathematics accessible to students and professing the power of mathematics are special passions for Gary. He frequently gives keynote and invited addresses at regional, national, and international math conferences. In his spare time he enjoys sailing, doing yoga, hiking, and spending time with his family. Terry Krieger has taught mathematics for over 20 years at the algdbra school, high school, vocational, community college, and university levels.

His undergraduate degree in secondary education is from Bemidji State University in Minnesota, where he graduated summa cum laude. In addition to his teaching experience in the United States, Terry has taught mathematics in Intermediatf, Australia, and in a rural school in Swaziland, Africa, where he intermeediate as a Peace Corps volunteer.

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### Beginning and Intermediate Algebra with Applications & Visualization, 3rd Edition

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## Beginning and Intermediate Algebra with Applications & Visualization, 3rd Edition

New exercises involving the equation of a circle were added. In this final chapter, the coverage of writing a formula for a sequence from given terms of the sequence was increased. Table of Contents 1. Introduction to Algebra 1. Linear Equations and Inequalities 2. Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables 4.