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College Algebra Demystified (Demystified)by Rhon Huettenmueller
Synopses & ReviewsPublisher Comments:A BETTER WAY TO COLLEGE ALGEBRA XPERTISE
One of the most valuable tools acquired in a university education, college algebra is essential for courses from the sciences to computing, engineering to mathematics. It can help you do better on placement exams, even before college, and it's useful in solving the computations of daily life. Now anyone with an interest in college algebra can master it. In College Algebra Demystified, entertaining author and experienced teacher Rhonda Huettenmueller breaks college algebra down into manageable bites with practical examples, real data, and a new approach that banishes algebra's mystery. With College Algebra Demystified, you master the subject one simple step at a timeat your own speed. Unlike most books on college algebra, general concepts are presented firstand 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 fast and easy selfteaching course will help you:
Synopsis:Preface Chapter 1: Completing the Square Chapter 2: Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities Chapter 3: The xy Coordinate Plane Chapter 4: Lines and Parabolas Chapter 5: Nonlinear Inequalities Chapter 6: Functions Chapter 7: Quadratic Functions Chapter 8: Transformations and Combinations Chapter 9: Polynomial Functions Chapter 10: Systems of Equations and Inequalities Chapter 11: Exponents and Logarithms Appendix (Final Exam and Index)
Synopsis:A BETTER WAY TO COLLEGE ALGEBRA XPERTISE
One of the most valuable tools acquired in a university education, college algebra is essential for courses from the sciences to computing, engineering to mathematics. It can help you do better on placement exams, even before college, and it's useful in solving the computations of daily life. Now anyone with an interest in college algebra can master it. In College Algebra Demystified, entertaining author and experienced teacher Rhonda Huettenmueller breaks college algebra down into manageable bites with practical examples, real data, and a new approach that banishes algebra's mystery. With College Algebra Demystified, you master the subject one simple step at a timeat your own speed. Unlike most books on college algebra, general concepts are presented firstand 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 fast and easy selfteaching course will help you:
About the AuthorRhonda Huettenmueller (Sanger, TX) has taught mathematics at the college level for over 14 years. Popular with students for her ability to make higher math understandable and even enjoyable, she incorporates many of her teaching techniques in this book. She received her Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of North Texas.
Table of ContentsChapter 1: Completing the Square
Writing Quadratic Expressions as Perfect Squares Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square Chapter 2: Absolute Value The Absolute Value of a Number Absolute Value Equations Absolute Value Inequalities The Graph of an Absolute Value Equation Chapter 3: The Coordinate Plane Points in the Plane The Distance Formula The Midpoint Formula Introduction: The Graphs of Equations Chapter 4: Circles The Equation of a Circle Finding Equations of Circles When the Center and Radius Are Known Finding the Center and Radius When the Equation Is Known Graphing Equations of Circles Finding the Center and Radius of a Circle by Completing the Square Chapter 5: Lines & Intercepts Equations of Lines and Their Graphs Intercepts of a Graph The Slope of a Line Horizontal and Vertical Lines The PointSlope Form of a Line Finding the Equation of a Line The SlopeIntercept Form of a Line More on Graphing Lines Parallel and Perpendicular Lines (and more...) What Our Readers Are SayingBe the first to add a comment for a chance to win!Product Details
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