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# Algebra I for Dummies (2010)

## by Mary Jane Sterling

### Series:for Dummies Education, for Dummies Math and Science, for Dummies Math (Algebra), for Dummies

 Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Mentions 266 1 89,865 (3.21) 2 Let this friendly guide show you the easy way to tackle algebra. You'll get plain-English explanations of the basics-- and the tougher stuff-- in terms you can understand.
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Dedication
Author's Acknowledgements
Contents At A Glance
Introduction
Part 1: Starting Off With The Basics
2. Assigning Signs: Positive And Negative Numbers
3. Figuring Out Fractions And Dealing With Decimals
4. Exploring Exponents And Raising Radicals
6. Prepping For Operations
Part 2: Figuring Out Factoring
7. Working With Numbers In Their Prime
8. Sharing The Fun: Distributing
9. Factoring In The First Degree
10. Getting The Second Degree
11. Factoring Special Cases
Part 3: Working Equations
12. Lining Up For Linear Equations
13. Solving Linear Equations
14. Taking A Crack At Quadratic Equations
15. Distinguishing Equations With Distinctive Powers
16. Fixing Inequalities
Part 4: Applying Algebra
17. Making Formulas Behave
18. Sorting Out Story Problems
19. Going Visual: Graphing
Part 5: The Part Of Tens
20. The Ten Most Common Errors
21. Ten Ways To Factor A Polynomial
22. Ten Divisibility Rules
23. Ten Tips For Dealing With Story Problems
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 I dedicate this book to my husband, Ted, and my three children - Jon, Jim and Jane - for their love, support, and contributions. They constantly either come up with suggestions for my writing or get themselves into interesting situations that I can write about. I also dedicate the book to two teachers, Catherine Kay and Alba Biagini, who are responsible for the professions path I've taken. And, finally, I dedicate th book to my nephew, Timothy, for his continuing demonstrations of courage and faith.
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 Let me introduce you to Algebra.
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 The quadratic formula is the standard fallback - the surefire way of solving the equation for their solutions - whether the answers are real numbers or complex.(Click to show. Warning: May contain spoilers.)
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 The Pain Free way to ace Algebra I Does the word polynomial make your hair stand on end? Let this friendly guide show you the easy way to tackle algebra. You'll get plain-0English explanations of the basics - and the tougher stuff - in terms you can understand.Whether you want to brush upon your math skills or help your children with their homework, this book gives you power - to the nth degree.It's all about numbers - get the lowdown on numbers - rational and irrational, integers, and positive and negative.Factor the fun - discover the easy way to figure out working with prime numbers, factoring, and distributing.Don't hate, equate! - get a handle on the most common equations you'll encounter in algebra, from basic linear problems to the quadratic formula and everything in between.Resolve to solve - learn how to solve linear and quadratic equations, keep equations balanced, and check your work.Put it to use - find out how to apply algebra to tackle measurements, formulas, story problems and graphs
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