Schaum's Easy Outline of College Algebra

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When you need just the essentials of college algebra, this Easy Outlines book is there to help

If you are looking for a quick nuts-and-bolts overview of college algebra, it’s got to be Schaum's Easy Outline. This book is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused version of its Schaum’s Outline cousin, with an emphasis on clarity and conciseness.

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Overview

When you need just the essentials of college algebra, this Easy Outlines book is there to help

If you are looking for a quick nuts-and-bolts overview of college algebra, it’s got to be Schaum's Easy Outline. This book is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused version of its Schaum’s Outline cousin, with an emphasis on clarity and conciseness.

Graphic elements such as sidebars, reader-alert icons, and boxed highlights stress selected points from the text, illuminate keys to learning, and give you quick pointers to the essentials.

  • Perfect if you have missed class or need extra review
  • Gives you expert help from teachers who are authorities in their fields
  • So small and light that it fits in your backpack!

Topics include: Fundamental Tools of Algebra, Algebraic Expressions and Operations, Functions, Quadratic Equations, Sequences, Series, and Mathematical Induction, Permutations, Combinations, the Binomial Therorem, and Probability

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071745840
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/21/2010
  • Series: Schaum's Easy Outlines Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 945,505
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Murray R. Spiegel (deceased) received the M.S. degree in Physics and the Ph.D. in Mathematics from Cornell University. He had positions at Harvard University, Columbia University, Oak Ridge, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and his last position was Professor and Chairman of Mathematics at the Rensselear Polytechnic Institute, Hartford Graduate Center.

Robert E. Moyer has been teaching mathematics at Fort Valley State University in Fort Valley, Georgia, since 1985. He received his Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics Education from the University of Illinois in 1974 and his Master of Science in 1967.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Fundamental Tools of Algebra 1

Chapter 2 Algebraic Expressions and Operations 18

Chapter 3 Functions 38

Chapter 4 Linear Equations 70

Chapter 5 Quadratic Equations 100

Chapter 6 Sequences, Series, and Mathematical Induction 110

Chapter 7 Permutations, Combinations, the Binomial Theorem, and Probability 118

Index 132

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