Algebra Know-It-ALL: Beginner to Advanced, and Everything in Between

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McGraw Hill Professional, Aug 14, 2008 - Mathematics - 650 pages
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Master algebra from the comfort of home!

Want to “know it all” when it comes to algebra? Algebra Know-It-ALL gives you the expert, one-on-one instruction you need, whether you're new to algebra or you're looking to ramp up your skills. Providing easy-to-understand concepts and thoroughly explained exercises, math whiz Stan Gibilisco serves as your own private tutor-without the expense! His clear, friendly guidance helps you tackle the concepts and problems that confuse you the most and work through them at your own pace.

Train your brain with ease! Algebra Know-It-ALL features:

  • Icons to help you identify your current skill level
  • Chapter-end quizzes and word problem/solution pairs to reinforce learning
  • Worked-out answers to all practice exercises
  • Extensive multiple-choice questions to prepare you for standardized tests
  • “Extra Credit” and “Challenge” problems to stretch your skills

Stan's expert guidance gives you the know-how to:

  • Solve arithmetic problems without a calculator
  • Convert fractions to decimal form and vice-versa
  • Manipulate simple equations and inequalities
  • Learn how coordinate systems work
  • Make simple graphs
  • Solve quadratic and cubic equations
  • Understand complex-number solutions to equations
  • Use logarithms and exponential functions
  • Take college entrance examinations with confidence li>And much more!

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Contents

Part 2 Linear Equations and Relations
171
Part 3 Nonlinear Equations and Relations
347
Final Exam
545
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Stan Gibilisco is one of McGraw-Hill's most prolific and popular authors. His clear, reader-friendly writing style makes his books accessible to a wide audience, and his experience as an electronics engineer, researcher, and mathematician makes him an ideal editor for reference books and tutorials. Stan has authored several titles for the McGraw-Hill Demystified library of home-schooling and self-teaching volumes, along with more than 30 other books and dozens of magazine articles. His work has been published in several languages. Booklist named his McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing one of the "Best References of 1996," and named his Encyclopedia of Electronics one of the "Best References of the 1980s."

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