Algebra I Essentials For Dummies

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/17/2010
  • Publisher: 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.The Essentials For Dummies Series Dummies is proud to present our new series, The Essentials For Dummies. Now students who are prepping for exams, preparing to study new material, or who just need a refresher can have a concise, easy-to-understand review guide that covers an entire course by concentrating solely on the most important concepts. From algebra and chemistry to grammar and Spanish, our expert authors focus on the skills students most need to succeed in a subject.

Author Biography

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.

Table of Contents

Setting the Scene for Actions in Algebra
Examining Powers and Roots
Ordering and Distributing: The Business of Algebra
Factoring in the First and Second Degrees
Broadening the Factoring Horizon
Solving Linear Equations
Tackling Second-Degree Quadratic Equations
Expanding the Equation Horizon
Reconciling Inequalities
Absolute-Value Equations and Inequalities
Making Algebra Tell a Story
Putting Geometry into Story Problems
Grappling with Graphing
Ten Warning Signs of Algebraic Pitfalls
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