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Practical Algebraby Peter H. Selby
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Practical Algebra If you studied algebra years ago and now need a refresher course in order to use algebraic principles on the job, or if youre a student who needs an introduction to the subject, heres the perfect book for you. Practical Algebra is an easy and fun-to-use workout program that quickly puts you in command of all the basic concepts and tools of algebra. With the aid of practical, real-life examples and applications, youll learn:
About the Author
PETER SELBY (deceased) was Director of Educational Technology at Man Factors Associates, a human factors engineering consulting firm. He is the author of two other self-teaching guides: Quick Algebra Review: A Self-Teaching Guide and Geometry and Trigonometry for Calculus: A Self-Teaching Guide, both published by Wiley.
STEVE SLAVIN, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Economics at Union County College, Cranford, New Jersey. He has written over 300 newspaper and magazine articles, and is the author of four other books, including All the Math You ll Ever Need: A Self-Teaching Guide and Economics: A Self-Teaching Guide, both published by Wiley.
Table of Contents
Some Basic Concepts.
The Number System.
Monomials and Polynomials.
Special Products and Factoring.
Exponents, Roots, and Radicals.
Linear and Fractional Equations and Formulas.
Functions and Graphs.
Ratio, Proportion, and Variation.
Solving Everyday Problems.
A Parting Word.
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