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Algebra I Essentials For Dummies : For Dummies - Mary Jane Sterling

Algebra I Essentials For Dummies

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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.

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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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    Introduction 1

    Chapter 1: Setting the Scene for Actions in Algebra 5

    Chapter 2: Examining Powers and Roots 17

    Chapter 3: Ordering and Distributing: The Business of Algebra 25

    Chapter 4: Factoring in the First and Second Degrees 33

    Chapter 5: Broadening the Factoring Horizon 45

    Chapter 6: Solving Linear Equations 57

    Chapter 7: Tackling Second-Degree Quadratic Equations 73

    Chapter 8: Expanding the Equation Horizon 89

    Chapter 9: Reconciling Inequalities 105

    Chapter 10: Absolute-Value Equations and Inequalities 119

    Chapter 11: Making Algebra Tell a Story 125

    Chapter 12: Putting Geometry into Story Problems 137

    Chapter 13: Grappling with Graphing 147

    Chapter 14: Ten Warning Signs of Algebraic Pitfalls 163

    Index 167

    ISBN: 9780470618349
    ISBN-10: 0470618345
    Series: For Dummies
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 192
    Published: 24th May 2010
    Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Country of Publication: GB
    Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.1
    Weight (kg): 0.2
    Edition Number: 1