Algebra II Workbook For DummiesISBN: 9780470052389
312 pages
January 2007

Do you have a grasp of Algebra II terms and concepts, but can't seem to work your way through problems? No fear  this handson guide focuses on helping you solve the many types of Algebra II problems in an easy, stepbystep 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!
* Stepbystep 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
Part I: Homing In on the Basics.
Chapter 1: Going Beyond Beginning Algebra.
Chapter 2: Handling Quadratic (and QuadraticLike) Equations and Inequalities.
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 NonLinear 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.