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Mary Jane Sterling

Author of Algebra I for Dummies

31 Works 1,255 Members 7 Reviews

About the Author

Mary Jane Sterling is the author of Algebra I For Dummies, Algebra Workbook For Dummies, Algebra II For Dummies, Algebra II Workbook For Dummies, and oodles of other Dummies titles. She was a Professor of Mathematics at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, for more than 30 years.

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Works by Mary Jane Sterling

Algebra I for Dummies (2010) 292 copies
Algebra II For Dummies (2006) 158 copies
Trigonometry For Dummies (2005) 134 copies
Linear Algebra For Dummies (2009) 64 copies
Business Math for Dummies (2008) 60 copies
Algebra I (2003) 24 copies

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KINZAGHORI | Sep 12, 2022 |
Ditched this for an iTunes U class. Wasn't very helpful.
 
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SwitchKnitter | Dec 19, 2021 |
This book is interesting for it's friendly approach and sometimes just a wee bit over the top fun filled phrases and attempts to make it all very catchy and cute. I am glad to see much of the new work out there which attempts to make mathematics more accessible for everyone, but I do wish we could see more people first starting with applications that need doing, and then moving to the mathematics that is needed to build the apps (building, house, structure or non-physical apps), and breaking the mathematics down on an as-needed basis rather than insisting on teaching mathematics before the various disciplines or sections of mathematics are actually needed for practical application.

Page 353 has a neat example of the four-color problem.
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FourFreedoms | 1 other review | May 17, 2019 |
This book is interesting for it's friendly approach and sometimes just a wee bit over the top fun filled phrases and attempts to make it all very catchy and cute. I am glad to see much of the new work out there which attempts to make mathematics more accessible for everyone, but I do wish we could see more people first starting with applications that need doing, and then moving to the mathematics that is needed to build the apps (building, house, structure or non-physical apps), and breaking the mathematics down on an as-needed basis rather than insisting on teaching mathematics before the various disciplines or sections of mathematics are actually needed for practical application.

Page 353 has a neat example of the four-color problem.
… (more)
 
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ShiraDest | 1 other review | Mar 6, 2019 |

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