Synopses & Reviews
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Synopsis
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A is for Algebra-and that\'s the grade you\'ll pull when you use Bob Miller\'s simple guide to the math course every college-bound kid must take With eight books and more than 30 years of hard-core classroom experience, Bob Miller is the frustrated student\'s best friend. He breaks down the complexities of every problem into easy-to-understand pieces that any math-phobe can understand-and this fully updated second edition of Bob Miller\'s Algebra for the Clueless covers everything a you need to know to excel in Algebra I and II.'
Table of Contents
TO THE STUDENT
Chapter 1: Natural Numbers and Introductory Terms
Chapter 2: Integers Plus More
Chapter 3: First-Degree Equations
Chapter 4: Problems with Words: Why So Many Students Have Problems on the SAT
Chapter 5: Factoring
Chapter 6: Algebraic Fractions
Chapter 7: Radicals and Exponents
Chapter 8: Quadratics
Chapter 9: Points, Lines, and Planes
Chapter 10: Odds and Ends
Chapter 11: Miscellaneous Miscellany
APPENDIX 1: FRACTIONS, DECIMALS, PERCENTS, AND GRAPHS
APPENDIX 2: SETS
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
ABOUT BOB MILLER: IN HIS OWN WORDS
INDEX