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One Million Practice Makes Perfect Books Sold
Concise summaries, clear examples, and plenty of practice, practice, practice makes this series Perfect for algebra students.
About the Book
Practice Makes Perfect has established itself as a reliable practical workbook series in the language-learning category. Practice Makes Perfect: Algebra, provides students with the same clear, concise approach and extensive exercises to key fields they've come to expect from the series-but now within mathematics. This book presents thorough coverage of skills, such as handling decimals and fractions, functions, and linear and quadratic equations.
Practice Makes Perfect: Algebra is not focused on any particular test or exam, but complementary to most algebra curricula. Because of this approach, the book can be used by struggling students needing extra help, readers who need to firm up skills for an exam, or those who are returning to the subject years after they first studied algebra. Its al
Synopsis
A no-nonsense, practical guide to help you improve your algebra skills with solid instruction and plenty of practice, practice, practice
Practice Makes Perfect: Algebra presents thorough coverage of skills, such as handling decimals and fractions, functions, and linear and quadratic equations. Inside you will find the help you need for boosting your skills, preparing for an exam or re-introducing yourself to the subject. More than 500 exercises and answers covering all aspects of algebra will get you on your way to mastering algebra
About the Author
Carolyn Wheater teaches middle school and upper school mathematics at the Nightingale-Bamford School in New York City. Educated at Marymount Manhattan College and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, she has taught math and computer technology for 30 years to students from preschool through college. She is a member of National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and the Association of Teachers in Independent Schools.
Table of Contents
Introduction
Chapter 1. Arithmetic to Algebra;
Chapter 2. Linear Equations;
Chapter 3. Linear Inequalities;
Chapter 4. Coordinate Graphing;
Chapter 5. Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities;
Chapter 6. Powers and Polynomials;
Chapter 7. Factoring;
Chapter 8. Radicals;
Chapter 9. Quadratic Equations and Their Graphs;
Chapter 10. Proportion and Variation;
Chapter 11. Radical Equations and Their Graphs;
Chapter 12. Exponential Growth and Decay;
Answer Key