California STAR Grades 8 and 9 Math

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Research & Education Assoc., Jul 1, 2010 - Mathematics - 378 pages
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Every eighth and ninth grade student in California must participate in the STAR program...Are you ready for the STAR Mathematics Exam   REA’s California STAR Grades 8 & 9 Mathematics test prep helps you sharpen your skills and pass the exam!     Fully aligned with the learning standards of the California Department of Education, this second edition of our popular test prep provides the up-to-date instruction and practice that eighth and ninth grade students need to improve their math skills and pass this important state-required exam.    The comprehensive review features student-friendly, easy-to-follow lessons and examples that reinforce the key concepts tested on the STAR, including:  
  • Arithmetic
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Data Analysis
  • Statistics
  • Word Problems Focused lessons explain math concepts in easy-to-understand language that’s suitable for eighth and ninth grade students at any learning level. Our tutorials and targeted drills increase comprehension while enhancing your math skills. Color icons and graphics throughout the book highlight practice problems, charts, and figures.     The book contains four diagnostic tests that are perfect for classroom quizzes, homework, or extra study. A full-length practice exam lets you test your knowledge and reinforces what you’ve learned. The practice test comes complete with detailed explanations of answers, allowing you to focus on areas in need of further study. REA’s test-taking tips and strategies give you an added boost of confidence so you can succeed on the exam.     Whether used in a classroom, at home for self-study, or as a textbook supplement, teachers, parents, and students will consider this book a "must-have” prep for the STAR.     REA test preps have proven to be the extra support students need to pass their challenging state-required tests. Our comprehensive test preps are teacher-recommended and written by experienced educators. 

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Stephen Hearne is currently a Professor of Psychology at Skyline College in San Bruno, California where he teaches Quantitative Reasoning among other subjects. For the past twenty years, Stephen Hearne has worked as a mathematics tutor teaching students of all ages in math, algebra, statistics, and test preparation. He prides himself in being able to make the complex simple.

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