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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Algebra (Complete Idiot's Guides)by W. Michael Kelley
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Just the facts (and figures) to understanding algebra.
The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Algebra has been updated to include easier-to-read graphs and additional practice problems. It covers variations of standard problems that will assist students with their algebra courses, along with all the basic concepts, including linear equations and inequalities, polynomials, exponents and logarithms, conic sections, discrete math, word problems and more.
—Written in an easy-to-comprehend style to make math concepts approachable
—Award- winning math teacher and author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Calculus and the bestselling advanced placement book in ARCO’s “Master” series
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Book News Annotation:
Math teacher turned author, Kelley walks through the basics of high school algebra with a lot of jokes and puns and references to recent commercial culture to keep readers more attentive than they were in algebra class. Section titles include equations and inequalities, systems of equations and matrix algebra, the function junction, and wrapping things up. No date is noted for the first edition. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
From the author of the highly successful "The Complete Idiots Guide to Calculus" comes the perfect math book for high school and college students.
About the Author
W. Michael Kelley is an award-winning calculus teacher and the author of bestselling The Complete Idiot's Guide to Calculus and Master the AP Calculus AB and BC Tests-by far the bestselling advanced placement book in ARCO's Master series. He has been recognized as an Outstanding High School Mathematics Teacher by the Maryland Council of Teachers of Mathematics and has been named "Most Popular Teacher" for four years running in his home school.
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