Elementary Algebra

Elementary Algebra

by Barnett Rich


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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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071745833
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 09/22/2010
Series: Schaum's Easy Outlines Series
Edition description: List
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 634,114
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

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

Index 137

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