Take it step-by-step for algebra success!
The quickest route to learning a subject is through a solid grounding in the basics. So what you won’t find in Easy Algebra Step-by-Step is a lot of endless drills. Instead, you get a clear explanation that breaks down complex concepts into easy-to-understand steps, followed by highly focused exercises that are linked to core skillsenabling learners to grasp when and how to apply those techniques.
This book features:
- Large step-by-step charts breaking down each step within a process and showing clear connections between topics and annotations to clarify difficulties
- Stay-in-step panels show how to cope with variations to the core steps
- Step-it-up exercises link practice to the core steps already presented
- Missteps and stumbles highlight common errors to avoid
You can master algebra as long as you take it Step-by-Step!
About the Author
Sandra Luna McCune, Ph.D. is Regents Professor currently teaching as a mathematics specialist in the Department of Elementary Education at Stephen F. Austin State University. She is also an in-demand statistical/mathematical consultant.
William D. Clark, Ph.D. has been a professor of mathematics at Stephen F. Austin State University for more than 30 years.
Table of Contents
1 Numbers of algebra
2 Algebraic terminology
3 Evaluation of expressions and formulas
6 Operations with polynomials
7 Solving equations and inequalities in one variable
8 Applications of one-variable equations
9 Special products and factoring
10 Rational explanations
11 Operations with rational expressions
12 Graphing linear equations
13 Equations and inequalities in two variables
14 Systems of equations
15 Roots and radicals
16 Solving quadratic equations
17 Application of quadratic equations
18 Function concepts