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Stan Gibilisco is an electronics engineer, researcher, and mathematician who has authored a number of titles for the McGraw-Hill Demystified series, along with more than 30 other books and dozens of magazine articles. His work has been published in several languages.
Part 1: Numbers, Sets, and Operations Chapter 1. Counting Methods Chapter 2. The Language of Sets Chapter 3. Natural Numbers and Integers Chapter 4. Addition and Subtraction Chapter 5. Multiplication and Division Chapter 6. Fractions Built of Integers Chapter 7. Decimal Fractions Chapter 8. Powers and Roots Chapter 9. Irrational and Real Numbers Chapter 10. Review Questions and Answers Part 2: Linear Equations and Relations Chapter 11. Equations and Inequalities Chapter 12. First-Degree Equations in One Variable Chapter 13. Mappings, Relations, and Functions Chapter 14. The Cartesian Plane Chapter 15. Graphs of Linear Relations Chapter 16. Two-by-Two Linear Systems Chapter 17. Two-by-Two Linear Graphs Chapter 18. Larger Linear Systems Chapter 19. The Matrix Morphing Game Chapter 20. Review Questions and Answers Part 3: Nonlinear Equations and Relations Chapter 21. Imaginary and Complex Numbers Chapter 22. Quadratic Equations with Real Roots Chapter 23. Quadratic Equations with Complex Roots Chapter 24. Graphs of Quadratic Functions Chapter 25. Cubic Equations in Real Numbers Chapter 26. Polynomial Equations in Real Numbers Chapter 27. More Two-by-Two Systems Chapter 28. More Two-by-Two Graphs Chapter 29. Logarithms and Exponentials Chapter 30. Review Questions and Answers Final Exam Appendix A: Worked-Out Solutions to Exercises: Chapters 1 to 9 Appendix B: Worked-Out Solutions to Exercises: Chapters 11 to 19 Appendix C: Worked-Out Solutions to Exercises: Chapters 21 to 29