Painless AlgebraFor students who are intimidated by all forms of math, here is a set of easy steps that lead to an understanding of elementary algebra. The author defines all terms, points out potential pitfalls in algebraic calculation, and makes problem solving a fun activity. New in this edition are painless approaches to understanding and graphing linear equations, solving systems of linear inequalities, and graphing quadratic equations. Barron’s popular Painless Series of study guides for middle school and high school students offer a lighthearted, often humorous approach to their subjects, transforming details that might once have seemed boring or difficult into a series of interesting and mentally challenging ideas. Most titles in the series feature many funtosolve “Brain Tickler” problems with answers at the end of each chapter. 
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User Review  Kelli  Christianbook.com
My son and I went through 3 different algebra curriculums before finding this one. We were thrilled to have something we could understand. It made algebra a breeze. Highly recommeded. Read full review
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User Review  joel61436  Overstock.comAs one who struggled with math from public school into college this truly is a painless book on algebra. It covers topics from orders of operations through square roots and quadratic equations. The ... Read full review