Synopses & Reviews
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Inside you will find:
- 1,907 fully solved problems with step-by-step solutions
- 3,170 more practice problems
- Clear explanations of elementary algebra
- Skill-verifying practice drills at the end of each chapter
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Chapters include:
- Reviewing Arithmetic
- From Arithmetic to Algebra
- Simple Equations and Their Solutions
- Signed Numbers
- Monomials and Polynomials
- Equations of the First Degree in One Unknown
- Formulas
- Graphs of Linear Equations
- Equations of First Degree in Two Unknowns
- Problem Solving
- Special Products and Factoring
- Fractions
- Roots and Radicals
- Quadratic Equations in One Unknown
- The Variable: Direct and Inverse Variation
- Law of Pythagoras, Proportions, and Similar Triangles
- Trigonometry
- Introduction to Geometry
Plus Appendices including a Table of Approximate Square Roots and a Table of Natural Trigonometric Functions
Synopsis
This third edition of the perennial bestseller defines the recent changes in how the discipline is taught and introduces a new perspective on the discipline. New material in this third edition includes:
- A modernized section on trigonometry
- An introduction to mathematical modeling
- Instruction in use of the graphing calculator
- 2,000 solved problems
- 3,000 supplementary practice problems and more
Synopsis
This third edition of the perennial bestseller defines the recent changes in how the discipline is taught and introduces a new perspective on the discipline. New material in this third edition includes:
- A modernized section on trigonometry
- An introduction to mathematical modeling
- Instruction in use of the graphing calculator
- 2,000 solved problems
- 3,000 supplementary practice problems and more
About the Author
Philip A. Schmidt, Ph.D., has a B.S. from Brooklyn College (with a major in Mathematics), an M.A. in Mathematics, and a Ph.D. in Mathematics education from Syracuse University. He is Dean of the School of Education at SUNY College at New Paltz. He is author of 3000 Solved Problems in Precalculus and 2500 Solved Problems in College Algebra and Trigonometry as well as numerous journal articles.