Algebra I Workbook For Dummies (2nd Revised edition)
By: Mary Jane Sterling (author)Paperback
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From signed numbers to story problems calculate equations with ease Practice is the key to improving your algebra skills, and that's what this workbook is all about. This hands-on guide focuses on helping you solve the many types of algebra problems you'll encounter in a focused, step-by-step manner. With just enough refresher explanations before each set of problems, this workbook shows you how to work with fractions, exponents, factoring, linear and quadratic equations, inequalities, graphs, and more! 100s of problems! Hundreds of practice exercises and helpful explanations Explanations mirror teaching methods and classroom protocols Focused, modular content presented in step-by-step lessons * Practice on hundreds of Algebra I problems * Review key concepts and formulas * Get complete answer explanations for all problems
Mary Jane Sterling is the author of Algebra I For Dummies, 2nd Edition, Trigonometry For Dummies, Algebra II For Dummies, Math Word Problems For Dummies, Business Math For Dummies, and Linear Algebra For Dummies. She taught junior high and high school math for many years before beginning her current 30-years-and-counting tenure at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. Mary Jane especially enjoys working with future teachers and trying out new technology.
Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Down to the Nitty-Gritty on Basic Operations 7 Chapter 1: Deciphering Signs in Numbers 9 Chapter 2: Incorporating Algebraic Properties 19 Chapter 3: Making Fractions and Decimals Behave 27 Chapter 4: Exploring Exponents 47 Chapter 5: Taming Rampaging Radicals 57 Chapter 6: Simplifying Algebraic Expressions 69 Part II: Changing the Format of Expressions 79 Chapter 7: Specializing in Multiplication Matters 81 Chapter 8: Dividing the Long Way to Simplify Algebraic Expressions 93 Chapter 9: Figuring on Factoring 105 Chapter 10: Taking the Bite Out of Binomial Factoring 113 Chapter 11: Factoring Trinomials and Special Polynomials 119 Part III: Seek and Ye Shall Find...Solutions 135 Chapter 12: Lining Up Linear Equations 137 Chapter 13: Muscling Up to Quadratic Equations 155 Chapter 14: Yielding to Higher Powers 169 Chapter 15: Reeling in Radical and Absolute Value Equations 181 Chapter 16: Getting Even with Inequalities 191 Part IV: Solving Story Problems and Sketching Graphs 205 Chapter 17: Facing Up to Formulas 207 Chapter 18: Making Formulas Work in Basic Story Problems 221 Chapter 19: Relating Values in Story Problems 235 Chapter 20: Measuring Up with Quality and Quantity Story Problems 245 Chapter 21: Getting a Handle on Graphing 257 Part V: The Part of Tens 285 Chapter 22: Ten Common Errors That Get Noticed 287 Chapter 23: Ten Quick Tips to Make Algebra a Breeze 291 Index 295
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