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Algebra I: 1,001 Practice Problems For Dummies (+ Free Online Practice)

ISBN: 978-1-118-44671-3
456 pages
April 2013
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1,001 Algebra I Practice Problems For  Dummies

Practice makes perfect—and helps deepen your understanding of algebra by solving problems

1,001 Algebra I Practice Problems For Dummies, with free access to online practice problems, takes you beyond the instruction and guidance offered in Algebra I For Dummies, giving you 1,001 opportunities to practice solving problems from the major topics in algebra. You start with some basic operations, move on to algebraic properties, polynomials, and quadratic equations, and finish up with graphing. Every practice question includes not only a solution but a step-by-step explanation. From the book, go online and find:

  • One year free subscription to all 1,001 practice problems
  • On-the-go access any way you want it—from your computer, smart phone, or tablet
  • Multiple choice questions on all you math course topics
  • Personalized reports that track your progress and help show you where you need to study the most
  • Customized practice sets for self-directed study
  • Practice problems categorized as easy, medium, or hard

Whether you're studying algebra at the high school or college level, the practice problems in 1,001 Algebra I Practice Problems For Dummies give you a chance to practice and reinforce the skill s you learn in the classroom and help you refine your understanding of algebra.

Note to readers: 1,001 Algebra I Practice Problems For Dummies, which only includes problems to solve, is a great companion to Algebra I For Dummies, 2nd Edition which offers complete instruction on all topics in a typical Algebra I course.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: The Questions 5

Chapter 1: Signing on with Signed Numbers 7

Chapter 2: Recognizing Algebraic Properties and Notation 13

Chapter 3: Working with Fractions and Decimals 17

Chapter 4: Making Exponential Expressions and Operations More Compatible 23

Chapter 5: Raking in Radicals 29

Chapter 6: Creating More User-Friendly Algebraic Expressions 35

Chapter 7: Multiplying by One or More Terms 41

Chapter 8: Dividing Algebraic Expressions 47

Chapter 9: Factoring Basics 53

Chapter 10: Factoring Binomials 57

Chapter 11: Factoring Quadratic Trinomials 61

Chapter 12: Other Factoring Techniques 65

Chapter 13: Solving Linear Equations 69

Chapter 14: Taking on Quadratic Equations 73

Chapter 15: Solving Polynomials with Powers Three and Higher 79

Chapter 16: Reining in Radical and Absolute Value Equations 83

Chapter 17: Making Inequalities More Fair 87

Chapter 18: Using Established Formulas 93

Chapter 19: Using Formulas in Geometric Story Problems 99

Chapter 20: Tackling Traditional Story Problems 105

Chapter 21: Graphing Basics 111

Chapter 22: Using the Algebra of Lines 117

Chapter 23: Other Graphing Topics 121

Part II: The Answers 125

Chapter 24: Answers 127

Index 425

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Author Information

Mary Jane Sterling has been teaching algebra, business calculus, geometry, and finite mathematics at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, for more than 35 years. She is the author of many For Dummies math titles including Algebra I For Dummies and Algebra Workbook For Dummies .

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