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Chapter 1: Setting the Scene for Actions in Algebra.
Chapter 2: Examining Powers and Roots.
Chapter 3: Ordering and Distributing: The Business of Algebra.
Chapter 4: Factoring in the First and Second Degrees.
Chapter 5: Broadening the Factoring Horizon.
Chapter 6: Solving Linear Equations.
Chapter 7: Tackling Second-Degree Quadratic Equations.
Chapter 8: Expanding the Equation Horizon.
Chapter 9: Reconciling Inequalities.
Chapter 10: Absolute-Value Equations and Inequalities.
Chapter 11: Making Algebra Tell a Story.
Chapter 12: Putting Geometry into Story Problems.
Chapter 13: Grappling with Graphing.
Chapter 14: Ten Warning Signs of Algebraic Pitfalls.
Series: For Dummies (Lifestyles Paperback)
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 24th May 2010
Publisher: John Wiley #38; Sons
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97 x 1.12
Weight (kg): 0.24
Edition Number: 1