Specifically designed to meet the needs of high school students, REA’s High School Algebra Tutor presents hundreds of solved problems with step-by-step and detailed solutions. Almost any imaginable problem that might be assigned for homework or given on an exam is covered. Starting with topics under algebraic laws, the book includes linear and quadratic equations, inequalities, logs and exponentials, and extensively illustrated applications to area/perimeters, motion, mixtures/fluid flow, numbers/digits/coins, age, work, proportions, variations, and costs. Fully indexed for locating specific problems rapidly.
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REA'S HIGH SCHOOL TUTOR® SERIES
Designed with You in Mind
REA's High School Tutor® series gives you everything you need to excel in your high school classes, especially on midterms, finals, and even pop quizzes.
Think of this book as access to your own private tutor. Here, right at your fingertips, in a handy Q & A format, is a great companion to your textbook. You'll also find that the High School Tutor® lends greater depth to classroom lectures. You've heard all about the theorems, the timelines, the big ideas, and the key principles; this book equips you to break it all down into bite-size chunks.
To obtain maximum benefit from the book, students should familiarize themselves with the tips below.
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HOW TO USE THIS BOOK
Algebra students will find this book to be an invaluable supplement to their textbooks. The book is divided into 30 chapters, each dealing with a separate topic. The information is presented in question-and-answer format to match the format of the tests and quizzes teachers are likely to use. By reviewing the questions and the provided answers, students can prepare themselves for actual test situations.
HOW TO GRASP A TOPIC FULLY
1. Refer to your class text and read the section pertaining to the topic. You should become acquainted with the themes discussed there.
2. Locate the topic you are looking for by referring to the Table of Contents in the front of this book.
To learn and understand a topic thoroughly and retain its contents, it will generally be necessary for you to review the problems several times. Repeated review is essential to gain experience in recognizing the themes that are most relevant and selecting the best solution techniques.
HOW TO FIND A QUESTION TYPE
To locate one or more questions related to particular subject matter, refer to the index. The numbers in the index refer to question numbers, not to page numbers. This arrangement is intended to facilitate finding a question rapidly, since two or more questions may appear on a page.
If a particular type of question cannot be found readily, it is recommended that you refer to the Table of Contents in the front pages and then turn to the chapter that is applicable to the question being sought.
In preparing for an exam, it is useful to find the topics to be covered on the exam in the Table of Contents, and then review the questions under those topics several times. This should equip you with what might be needed for the exam.