Forgotten Algebra: A Selfteaching Refresher CourseThis selfteaching refresher course is exactly what you need if you are going on to higher math courses, or if you need a brushup before taking such tests as SAT I, GRE, or GMAT. Each work unit starts with definitions. Topics covered include firstdegree equations, fractional and literal equations, positive integral exponents, negative exponents, binomials, polynomials, quadratic equations, and more. The book is filled with problems and answers to provide you with extensive drill and review. Book jacket. 
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User Review  Briana  GoodreadsA great text for reviewing material you already learned once. Each unit is clearly explained just enough to refresh the rules, and exercises are provided with the answers in the back to test your ... Read full review
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User Review  suzannarama  GoodreadsThis book got the job done, and saved me a lot of time and money. I used to be decent at math, but that was more than 20 years ago, and I haven't done anything but simple arithmetic since then. I ... Read full review
Contents
Preface  4 
Some Important Definitions Grouping Symbols and Their Removal and Simplifying Expressions  7 
Solving FirstDegree Equations  14 
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able to simplify absolute value additional practice algebraic angle Answer axis of symmetry binomial collect like terms common monomial factor complex fraction coordinates satisfy curve opens Definition denominator division Drooyan and Wooton equal sign equation in standard EXAMPLE 11 EXAMPLE 3 Solve EXAMPLE 9 EXERCISES Solve firstdegree inequalities FOIL method fractional equation fractional exponents graph grouping symbols integers isosceles right triangle laws of exponents Leithold length Lial and Miller linear equation log2 log3 logarithm negative exponents negative number number line opposite the 60 ordered pair original equation Parabola opens polynomial positive number practice is needed Problem 1 Solve procedure Pythagorean theorem quadratic equation quadratic formula real numbers real solution Recall Rees Remember remove parentheses Rewrite satisfy the equation seconddegree equation side opposite signed numbers Solve the equation square root standard form Substitute back Subtract system of equations Transpose trinomial variable xaxis zero