**Whether you want to learn more about algebra, refresh your skills, or improve your classroom performance, ***Algebra Demystified* is the perfect shortcut. Knowing algebra gives you a better choice of jobs, helps you perform better in science, computing, and math courses, ups your score on competitive exams, and improves your ability to do daily computations. And there's no faster or more painless way to master the subject than *Algebra Demystified*! Entertaining author and experienced teacher Rhonda Huettenmueller provides all the math background you need and uses practical examples, real data, and a totally different approach to life the "myst" from algebra.

With *Algebra Demystified*, you master algebra one simple step at a time--at your own speed. Unlike most books on the subject, general concepts are presented first --and the details follow. In order to make the process as clear and simple as possible, long computations are presented in a logical, layered progression with just one execution per step.

**THIS ONE-OF-A-KIND SELF-TEACHING TEXT OFFERS:**

- Questions at the end of every chapter and section to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses
- A 100-questions final exam for self-assessment
- An intensive focus on word problems and fractions--help where it's most often needed
*Detailed* examples and solutions