Algebra I Essentials For Dummies


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Author: Sterling, Mary Jane


  • For Dummies

Number Of Pages: 192

EAN: 9780470618349

Release Date: 11-05-2010

Languages: English

Item Condition: UsedGood

Binding: Paperback

Details: Product Description With its use of multiple variables, functions, and formulas algebra can be confusing and overwhelming to learn and easy to forget. Perfect for students who need to review or reference critical concepts, Algebra I Essentials For Dummies provides content focused on key topics only, with discrete explanations of critical concepts taught in a typical Algebra I course, from functions and FOILs to quadratic and linear equations. This guide is also a perfect reference for parents who need to review critical algebra concepts as they help students with homework assignments, as well as for adult learners headed back into the classroom who just need a refresher of the core concepts. The Essentials For Dummies Series Dummies is proud to present our new series, The Essentials For Dummies. Now students who are prepping for exams, preparing to study new material, or who just need a refresher can have a concise, easy-to-understand review guide that covers an entire course by concentrating solely on the most important concepts. From algebra and chemistry to grammar and Spanish, our expert authors focus on the skills students most need to succeed in a subject.  From the Back Cover Just the critical concepts you need for cramming, homework help, and reference Whether you're cramming, you're studying new material, or you just need a refresher, this compact guide gives you a concise, easy-to-follow review of the most important concepts covered in a typical Algebra I course. Free of review and ramp-up materials, it lets you skip right to the parts where you need the most help. It's that easy! Set the scene — get the lowdown on everything you'll encounter in algebra, from words andsymbols to decimals and fractions Plant your roots (and exponents) — find out how powers and roots factor into algebra problems Play by the rules — follow alongside easy-to-grasp explanations to solve linear, quadratic, and cubic equations Get a grip on graphing — learn how to graph a line, incorporate intercepts, and compute slopes Tell a story — discover how to use algebra to solve everyday problems, from making sense of financial investments to calculating distance formulas Open the book and find: Quick, focused lessons on key topics The basic rules of algebra How to change decimals tofractions (and vice versa) Guidance on getting numbers and variables to cooperate Tips for facing the factoring method When to use FOIL How to work with inequalities Sample equations for you to test your skills Warning signs of algebraic pitfalls Learn to: Exactly what you need to know to ace Algebra I The "must-know" formulas and equations Concise coverage of key topics About the Author Mary Jane Sterling is professor ofmathematics at Bradley University.She is the author of many booksincluding Algebra I For Dummies, 2nd Edition and Algebra Workbook For Dummies.

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