Algebra I Workbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Practice is the key to improving your algebra skills, and that's what this workbook is all about. This hands-on guide focuses on helping you solve the many types of algebra problems you'll encounter in a focused, step-by-step manner. With just enough refresher explanations before each set of problems, this workbook shows you how to work with fractions, exponents, factoring, linear and quadratic equations, inequalities, graphs, and more!
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Part I: Getting Down to the Nitty-Gritty on Basic Operations.
Chapter 1: Deciphering Signs in Numbers.
Chapter 2: Incorporating Algebraic Properties.
Chapter 3: Making Fractions and Decimals Behave.
Chapter 4: Exploring Exponents.
Chapter 5: Taming Rampaging Radicals.
Chapter 6: Simplifying Algebraic Expressions.
Part II: Changing the Format of Expressions.
Chapter 7: Specializing in Multiplication Matters.
Chapter 8: Dividing the Long Way to Simplify Algebraic Expressions.
Chapter 9: Figuring on Factoring.
Chapter 10: Taking the Bite Out of Binomial Factoring.
Chapter 11: Factoring Trinomials and Special Polynomials.
Part III: Seek and Ye Shall Find. . .Solutions.
Chapter 12: Lining Up Linear Equations.
Chapter 13: Muscling Up to Quadratic Equations.
Chapter 14: Yielding to Higher Powers.
Chapter 15: Reeling in Radical and Absolute Value Equations.
Chapter 16: Getting Even with Inequalities.
Part IV: Solving Story Problems and Sketching Graphs.
Chapter 17: Facing Up to Formulas.
Chapter 18: Making Formulas Work in Basic Story Problems.
Chapter 19: Relating Values in Story Problems.
Chapter 20: Measuring Up with Quality and Quantity Story Problems.
Chapter 21: Getting a Handle on Graphing.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 22: Ten Common Errors That Get Noticed.
Chapter 23: Ten Quick Tips to Make Algebra a Breeze.