Understand Algebra: A Teach Yourself Guide

Understand Algebra: A Teach Yourself Guide

by Paul Abbott, Hugh Neill
     
 

More than 60 million Teach Yourself products sold worldwide!
A helpful guide for students struggling with algebra

Understand Algebra provides everything you need to broaden your skills and gain confidence. Assuming only a basic level of arithmetic, this carefully graded and progressive book guides them through the basic principles of the subject with

Overview

More than 60 million Teach Yourself products sold worldwide!
A helpful guide for students struggling with algebra

Understand Algebra provides everything you need to broaden your skills and gain confidence. Assuming only a basic level of arithmetic, this carefully graded and progressive book guides them through the basic principles of the subject with the help of exercises and fully worked examples.

Includes:

  • One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started
  • Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author’s many years of experience
  • Tests in the book to keep track of your progress
  • Exercises and examples with full answers allow you to practice your new skills progressively

Topics include: The meaning of algebra; Elementary operations in algebra; Brackets and operations with them; Positive and negative numbers; Expressions and equations; Linear equations; Formulae; Simultaneous equations; Linear inequalities; Graphical representation of quantities; Straight line graphs; coordinates; Using inequalities to define regions; Multiplying algebraicalalgebraics; Factors; Fractions; Graphs of quadratic functions; Quadratic equations; Indices; Logarithms; Ratio and proportion; Variation; The determination of laws; Rational and irrational numbers; Arithmetical and geometrical sequences

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071754859
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
01/10/2011
Series:
Teach Yourself: Reference Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Paul Abbott is a math teacher and author. Hugh Neill is a mathematics author and a former teacher, inspector and chief examiner in mathematics at various levels. Mr. Neill lectures in a range of mathematical subjects. Both have written numerous books on a variety of math topics.

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