Master Math: Algebra: Algebra / Edition 2

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Overview


Get ready to master the principles and operations of algebra! Master Math: Algebra is a comprehensive reference guide that explains and clarifies algebraic principles in a simple, easy-to-follow style and format. Beginning with the most basic fundamental topics and progressing through to the more advanced topics that will help prepare you for pre-calculus and calculus, the book helps clarify algebra using step-by-step procedures and solutions, along with examples and applications. A complete table of contents and a comprehensive index enable you to quickly find specific topics, and the approachable style and format facilitate an understanding of what can be intimidating and tricky skills. Perfect for both students who need some extra help or rusty professionals who want to brush up, Master Math: Algebra will help you master everything from simple algebraic equations to polynomials and graphing.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781598639803
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 5/21/2009
  • Series: Master Math Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 619,485
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author


Debra Anne Ross has a double BA in Chemistry and Biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and and MS in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University. Debra's career encompasses biology, chemistry, biochemistry, engineering, biosensors, pharmaceutical drug discovery, and intellectual property. She is the author of the popular Master Math books, The 3:00 PM Secret: Live Slim and Strong Live Your Dreams, The 3:00 PM Secret: Ten Day Dream Diet (2009), and Arrows Through Time: A Time Travel Tale of Adventure, Courage, and Faith (2009).
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Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Translating Problems into Algebraic Equations Chapter 2: Simplifying Algebraic Equations Chapter 3: Solving Simple Algebraic Equations Chapter 4: Algebraic Inequalities Chapter 5: Polynomials Chapter 6: Algebraic Fractions with Polynomial Expressions Chapter 7: Solving Quadratic Polynomial Equations with One Unknown Variable Chapter 8: Solving Systems of Linear Equations with Two or Three Unknown Variables Chapter 9: Working with Coordinate Systems and Graphing Equations
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 8, 2007

    The Best Algebra Book Available!

    This is the best book on learning basic algebra. It is thorough yet concise. The information is presented very clearly. The author has obviously tried to explain the concepts so that they `make sense¿ to students - and their parents. I use the book to explain algebra to my students. Like the other Master Math books by Ross, the topics flow logically and build in difficulty. What a breath of fresh air after the often confusing text books students are given in school. This book is helpful for students struggling with algebra and the parents who are tutoring them. This book is also extremely useful for older students who did not adequately learn algebra, yet find they need to know it later. Topics can easily be looked up and reviewed or learned. I highy recommend this book!

    5 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 10, 2009

    ALG 101 Launchpad

    Splendid clarity and progression.
    A cherry on top of this fine sundae,
    maybe a single page of exponential,
    radical,and complex properties for
    a quick reference,( but that's nitpicking).

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 20, 2007

    Outstanding Trigonometry Presentation!

    This is the best book out there on learning trigonometry. I especially appreciate the visually-oriented focus. Each concept is described in all its forms, such as sine. Do you know each of the different ways sine can be described? Like the other Master Math books by Ross, the topics flow logically and are in context with what precedes and follows. It is thorough yet concise, and packed full of everything you, as tutor, or your kids need to know. The real world and fun applications are wonderful! The information is explained clearly and in a way that makes sense, so that a given concept is explained in such a way you understand what is being discussed rather than just memorizing formulas. What a breath of fresh air after the often confusing text books I was and my children are given in school. I really feel I can explain trigonometry to young people using this book! if I were going back to school, and taking math or science, this book would be in my backpack.

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 21, 2012

    page 14 e reader

    i am not sure if i am missing something but on page 14 the book says x times $1.00 per glass will equal 20. then shows this equation
    X + ($1.00 per glass)=$20.00

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 12, 2012

    the internet is more helpful

    This book is terrible. There are many books that are better. I found websites more helpful.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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