Practice Makes Perfect Algebra

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July 8, 2010


Mixed media product, 192 pages

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0071638199 / 9780071638197


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Main description

A no-nonsense, practical guide to help you improve your algebra skills with solid instruction and plenty of practice, practice, practice

Practice Makes Perfect: Algebra presents thorough coverage of skills, such as handling decimals and fractions, functions, and linear and quadratic equations. Inside you will find the help you need for boosting your skills, preparing for an exam or re-introducing yourself to the subject. More than 500 exercises and answers covering all aspects of algebra will get you on your way to mastering algebra!

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Arithmetic to Algebra;
Chapter 2. Linear Equations;
Chapter 3. Linear Inequalities;
Chapter 4. Coordinate Graphing;
Chapter 5. Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities;
Chapter 6. Powers and Polynomials;
Chapter 7. Factoring;
Chapter 8. Radicals;
Chapter 9. Quadratic Equations and Their Graphs;
Chapter 10. Proportion and Variation;
Chapter 11. Radical Equations and Their Graphs;
Chapter 12. Exponential Growth and Decay;
Answer Key

Author comments

Carolyn Wheater teaches middle school and upper school mathematics at the Nightingale-Bamford School in New York City. Educated at Marymount Manhattan College and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, she has taught math and computer technology for 30 years to students from preschool through college. She is a member of National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and the Association of Teachers in Independent Schools.


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