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An Algebra Primer: What You Need to Know BEFORE You Can Solve for X

An Algebra Primer: What You Need to Know BEFORE You Can Solve for X

by Mark Phillips
     
 
"An Algebra Primer: What You Need to Know BEFORE You Can Solve for X" covers the most basic concepts necessary for an understanding of algebra. When students have trouble with algebra, it's usually because they don't understand these most basic concepts. As stated in Chapter 1, "Learning a new type of mathematics is a little like learning a new language. First,

Overview

"An Algebra Primer: What You Need to Know BEFORE You Can Solve for X" covers the most basic concepts necessary for an understanding of algebra. When students have trouble with algebra, it's usually because they don't understand these most basic concepts. As stated in Chapter 1, "Learning a new type of mathematics is a little like learning a new language. First, you need to familiarize yourself with the special signs, symbols, and terms that make up that language."

Includes: Terms and Symbols You Need to Know • Combining Like Terms • Multiplying Terms • Multiplying Expressions • Division • Factoring

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780985050146
Publisher:
A. J. Cornell Publications
Publication date:
07/10/2014
Pages:
38
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.08(d)

Meet the Author

Mark Phillips has taught at Northwestern University and has worked as an editor in the publishing field for over 40 years. He is the author of 11 books on various subjects, including history, music, grammar, vocabulary building, and mathematics.

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