# Algebra II Workbook For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-05238-9
312 pages
January 2007

## Description

From radical problems to rational functions -- solve equations with ease

Do you have a grasp of Algebra II terms and concepts, but can't seem to work your way through problems? No fear -- this hands-on guide focuses on helping you solve the many types of Algebra II problems in an easy, step-by-step manner. With just enough refresher explanations before each set of problems, you'll sharpen your skills and improve your performance. You'll see how to work with linear and quadratic equations, polynomials, inequalities, graphs, sequences, sets, and more!

100s of Problems!
* Step-by-step answer sets clearly identify where you went wrong (or right) with a problem
* Get the inside scoop on complex numbers and matrices
* Know where to begin and how to solve the most common equations
* Use algebra in practical applications with confidence
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Introduction.

Part I: Homing In on the Basics.

Chapter 1: Going Beyond Beginning Algebra.

Chapter 3: Rooting Out the Rational, the Radical, and the Negative.

Chapter 4: Graphing for the Good Life.

Part II: Functions.

Chapter 5: Formulating Functions.

Chapter 6: Specializing in Quadratic Functions.

Chapter 7: Plugging In Polynomials.

Chapter 8: Acting Rationally with Functions.

Chapter 9: Exposing Exponential and Logarithmic Functions.

Part III: Conics and Systems of Equations.

Chapter 10: Any Way You Slice It: Conic Sections.

Chapter 11: Solving Systems of Linear Equations.

Chapter 12: Solving Systems of Non-Linear Equations and Inequalities.

Part IV: Other Good Stuff: Lists, Arrays, and Imaginary Numbers.

Chapter 13: Getting More Complex with Imaginary Numbers.

Chapter 14: Making Headway with Matrices.

Chapter 15: Going Out of Sequence with Sequences and Series.

Chapter 16: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Sets and Counting.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 17: Ten Basic Graphs.

Chapter 18: Ten Special Sequences and Their Sums.

Index.

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## Author Information

Mary Jane Sterling is also the author of Algebra For Dummies, Trigonometry For Dummies, Algebra Workbook For Dummies, Trigonometry Workbook For Dummies, Algebra II For Dummies, Algebra I CliffsStudySolver, and Algebra II CliffsStudySolver. She has been teaching at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, for over 25 years. Mary Jane enjoys working with her students both in the classroom and out, and she spends her free time on Kiwanis Family projects.
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