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CLEP College Algebra with Online Practice Tests (CLEP Test Preparation)by Stu Schwartz
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Diagnostic exam at the REA Study Center focuses your study
Our online diagnostic exam pinpoints your strengths and shows you exactly where you need to focus your study. Armed with this information, you can personalize your prep and review where you need it the most.
Most complete subject review for CLEP* College Algebra
Our targeted review covers all the material you'll be expected to know for the exam and includes a glossary of must-know terms.
Two full-length practice exams
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CLEP* COLLEGE ALGEBRA Everything you need to pass the exam and get the college credits you deserve. CLEP* is the most popular credit-by-examination program in the country, accepted by more than 2,900 colleges and universities. For over 15 years, REA has helped students pass their CLEP* exams and earn college credits while reducing their tuition costs. DIAGNOSTIC EXAM TO FOCUS YOUR STUDY
Our online diagnostic exam pinpoints your strengths and shows you exactly where you need to focus your study. Armed with this information, you can personalize your prep and review where you need it the most. MOST COMPLETE SUBJECT REVIEW
Our targeted review covers all the material youll be expected to know for the exam and includes a glossary of must-know algebra terms. TWO FULL-LENGTH PRACTICE EXAMS
The online REA Study Center gives you two full-length practice tests and the most powerful scoring analysis and diagnostic tools available today. Instant score reports help you zero in on the topics that give you trouble now and show you how to arrive at the correct answer—so youll be prepared on test day. Access the REA Study Center at: #LINK
About the Author
Stu Schwartz has been teaching mathematics since 1973. For 35 years he taught in the Wissahickon School District, in Ambler, Pennsylvania, specializing in AP Calculus AB and BC and AP Statistics. He currently teaches statistics at Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia. Mr. Schwartz received his B.S. degree in Mathematics from Temple University, Philadelphia.
Mr. Schwartz was a 2002 recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching and also won the 2007 Outstanding Educator of the Year Award for the Wissahickon School District. Outside the classroom, Mr. Schwartz does consulting work with the Math and Science Partnership of Greater Philadelphia, focusing on factors affecting success in college in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) degrees. He is well-known in the AP community, having developed the website www.mastermathmentor.com, a website geared toward helping educators teach AP Calculus, AP Statistics, and other math courses.
Table of Contents
About Our Author
A Note from Our Author
About Research & Education Association
Passing the CLEP College Algebra Exam
The REA Study Center
An Overview of the Exam
All About the CLEP Program
Options for Military Personnel and Veterans
Ssd Accommodations for Candidates with Disabilities
6-Week Study Plan
In the Days Leading up to the Exam
The Day of the Exam
Online Diagnostic Test................................www.rea.com/studycenter Chapter 2
Review of Math Essentials
Operations with Signed Numbers
Powers and Roots
Order of Operations
Operations with Fractions
Operations with Algebraic Expressions
Operations with Exponents
Expanding and Factoring Polynomials
Operations with Rational Expressions
Solving Linear Equations and Inequalities
Functions and Their Properties
Relations and Graphs
Function Definition and Interpretation
Graphs of Common Functions
Transformation of Graphs
Equations and Inequalities
Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
Quadratic Equations and Inequalities
Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities
Exponential Functions and Logarithmic Equations
Number Systems and Operations
Sequences and Series
Factorials and the Binomial Theorem
Attacking the CLEP College Algebra Exam
Classifying CLEP Problems
Formulas You Must Know
When You See the Words
Common Mistakes to Avoid
Review of Test-Taking Tips
Practice Test 1 (also available online at www.rea.com/studycenter)
Detailed Explanations of Answers
Practice Test 2 (also available online at www.rea.com/studycenter)
Detailed Explanations of Answers
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