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Sterling, Mary Jane
Algebra I for dummies / Mary Jane Sterling
Alternate Title Algebra one for dummies
2nd ed
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Pub., Inc., 2010
book jacket
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 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 512.2 STE    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Algebra
Physical Description xiv, 368 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes index
Contents Part I: Starting off with the basics. Assembling your tools ; Assigning signs : positive and negative numbers ; Figuring out fractions and dealing with decimals ; Exploring exponents and raising radicals ; Doing operations in order and checking your answers -- Part II: Figuring out factoring. Working with numbers in their prime ; Sharing the fun : distribution ; Getting to first base with factoring ; Getting the second degree ; Factoring special cases -- Part III: Working equations. Establishing ground rules for solving equations ; Solving linear equations ; Taking a crack at quadratic equations ; Distinguishing equations with distinctive powers ; Rectifying inequalities -- Part IV: Applying algebra. Taking measure with formulas ; Formulating for profit and pleasure ; Sorting out story problems ; Going visual : graphing ; Lining up graphs of lines -- Part V: The part of tens. The ten best ways to void pitfalls ; The ten most famous equations
Summary Let this friendly guide show you the easy way to tackle algebra. You'll get plain-English explanations of the basics-- and the tougher stuff-- in terms you can understand
Series --For dummies
SOE Curriculum Lab

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