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# Algebra I for dummies / by Mary Jane Sterling.

Material type: BookCopyright date: New York : Wiley, c2001Edition: First Edition.Description: xxii, 358 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780764553257.Subject(s): Algebra | AlgebraDDC classification: 512 Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Table of contents
Partial contents:
Part I: Starting off with the basics -- Chapter 1: Assembling your Tools -- Chapter 2: Assigning Signs: Positive and negative numbers -- Chapter 3: Figuring out Fractions and dealing with Decimals -- Chapter 4: Exploring Exponents and raising Radicals -- Chapter 5: Doing operations in order and checking your answers -- Chapter 6: Prepping for operations -- Part II: Figuring out factoring -- Chapter 7: Working with numbers in their prime -- Chapter 8: Sharing the fun: Distributing -- Chapter 9: Factoring in the first Degree -- Chapter 10: Getting the second degree -- Chapter 11: Factoring Special cases -- Part III: Working equations -- Chapter 12: Lining up for linear equations -- Chapter 13: Solving linear equations -- Chapter 14: Taking a crack at quadratic equations -- Chapter 15: Distinguishing equations with Distinctive powers -- Chapter 16: Fixing inequalities -- Part IV: Applying algebra -- Chapter 17: Making formulas behave -- Chapter 18: Sorting out story problems -- Chapter 19: Going visual: Graphing -- Part V: Part of tens -- Chapter 20: Ten most common Errors -- Chapter 21: Ten ways to factor a polynomial -- Chapter 22: Ten divisibility rules -- Chapter 23: Ten tips for dealing with story problems.
Abstract: Algebra touches everyone's lives, from calculating mortgage interest to going dutch at a restaurant -- not to mention the millions of high school students taking algebra classes. This friendly guide covers everything from fractions to quadratic equations. It includes real-world examples and story problems that will help even the most entrenched algebra phobes appproach the subject with ease.
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Includes index.

Part I: Starting off with the basics -- Chapter 1: Assembling your Tools -- Chapter 2: Assigning Signs: Positive and negative numbers -- Chapter 3: Figuring out Fractions and dealing with Decimals -- Chapter 4: Exploring Exponents and raising Radicals -- Chapter 5: Doing operations in order and checking your answers -- Chapter 6: Prepping for operations -- Part II: Figuring out factoring -- Chapter 7: Working with numbers in their prime -- Chapter 8: Sharing the fun: Distributing -- Chapter 9: Factoring in the first Degree -- Chapter 10: Getting the second degree -- Chapter 11: Factoring Special cases -- Part III: Working equations -- Chapter 12: Lining up for linear equations -- Chapter 13: Solving linear equations -- Chapter 14: Taking a crack at quadratic equations -- Chapter 15: Distinguishing equations with Distinctive powers -- Chapter 16: Fixing inequalities -- Part IV: Applying algebra -- Chapter 17: Making formulas behave -- Chapter 18: Sorting out story problems -- Chapter 19: Going visual: Graphing -- Part V: Part of tens -- Chapter 20: Ten most common Errors -- Chapter 21: Ten ways to factor a polynomial -- Chapter 22: Ten divisibility rules -- Chapter 23: Ten tips for dealing with story problems.

Algebra touches everyone's lives, from calculating mortgage interest to going dutch at a restaurant -- not to mention the millions of high school students taking algebra classes. This friendly guide covers everything from fractions to quadratic equations. It includes real-world examples and story problems that will help even the most entrenched algebra phobes appproach the subject with ease.

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