When you need just the essentials of elementary algebra, this Easy Outlines book is there to help
If you are looking for a quick nuts-and-bolts overview of elementary 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: From Arithmetic to Algebra, Simple Equations and Their Solutions, Graphs of Linear Equations, Monomials and Polynomials, Problem Solving, Factoring, Fractions, Roots and Radicals, Quadratic Equations
About the Author
Barnett Rich earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University and a J.D. from New York University. He was a founder of the New York City High School of Music and Art and was chairman of Mathematics at the Brooklyn Technical High School. He also taught at City University of New York and Columbia
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 From Arithmetic to Algebra 1
Chapter 2 Simple Equations and Their Solutions 25
Chapter 3 Graphs of Linear Equations 42
Chapter 4 Monomials and Polynomials 57
Chapter 5 Problem Solving 68
Chapter 6 Factoring 80
Chapter 7 Fractions 91
Chapter 8 Roots and Radicals 101
Chapter 9 Quadratic Equations in One Variable 112
Chapter 10 Introduction to Geometry 122