Algebra, the Easy WayDescribes and explains uses of equations, polynomials, the binomial formula, exponential functions, logarithms, and much more, with exercises and answers. Over the years, Barron’s popular and widelyused Easy Way books have proven themselves to be accessible selfteaching manuals. They have also found their way into many classrooms as valuable and easytouse textbook supplements. The titles cover a wide variety of both practical and academic topics, presenting fundamental subject matter so that it can be clearly understood and provide a foundation for more advanced study. Easy Way books fulfill many purposes. They help students improve their grades, serve as good test preparation review books, and provide readers working outside classroom settings with practical information on subjects that relate to their occupations and careers. All Easy Way books include review questions and minitests with answers. All new Easy Way editions feature type in twocolors, the second color used to highlight important study points and topic heads. 
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Review: Algebra the Easy Way, Fourth Edition
User Review  Martha  Christianbook.comWhat a delightful math book! Downing has a wonderful way of turning algebra lectures into conversations between outlandish characters. This book starts with the basic principles of math and works up ... Read full review
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i have read until page 11, nice book good for me to review and enhace my mathematical skills...
Contents
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III  31 
IV  42 
V  58 
VI  71 
VII  82 
VIII  95 
XI  163 
XII  181 
XIII  210 
XIV  232 
XV  247 
XVI  259 
XVII  266 
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