Synopses & Reviews
The fastest, easiest way to brush up on your algebra! Quick Algebra Review Need to hone your algebra skills? This bestselling review course in intermediate algebra gives you all the concepts, procedures, and problem-solving methods you need to succeed.
- Each chapter begins with an easy-to-use chart that zeroes in on your problem areas. Now you can avoid wasting hours rehashing familiar concepts.
- Every key algebraic concept is covered thoroughlyincluding positive and negative numbers, fractions, rational numbers, factoring, linear equations, quadratic equations, and word problems.
- Hundreds of questions, answers, review problems, and quizzes help you to test your progress every step of the way.
Now updated and revised to be even more relevant and accessible than ever, Quick Algebra Review is packed with practical examples drawn from real-life situations. Cover Design: Donald Munson
About the Author
PETER H. SELBY is the author of two other Wiley Self-Teaching Guides: Practical Algebra and Geometry and Trigonometry for Calculus, both revised by STEVE SLAVIN, PhD, who is Associate Professor of Economics at Union County College, Cranford, New Jersey. Dr. Slavin is also the author of All the Math You'll Ever Need: A Self-Teaching Guide and Economics: A Self-Teaching Guide, both available from John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Table of Contents
Some Basic Concepts.
The Number System.
Monomials and Polynomials.
Special Products and Factoring.
Fractions.
Exponents, Roots, and Radicals.
Linear and Fractional Equations and Formulas.
Functions and Graphs.
Quadratic Equations.
Inequalities.
Ratio, Proportion, and Variation.
Solving Everyday Problems.
Appendices.
Index.