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 plainEnglish explanations of the basics and the tougher stuff in terms you can understand 
Series 
For dummies


SOE Curriculum Lab

