Algebra I Essentials For Dummies

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Just the critical concepts you need for cramming, homework help, and reference
Whether you’re cramming, you’re studying new material, or you just need a refresher, this compact guide gives you a concise, easy-to-follow review of the most important concepts covered in a typical Algebra I course. Free of review and ramp-up materials, it lets you skip right to the parts where you need the most help. It’s that easy!

Set the scene — get the lowdown on everything you’ll encounter in algebra, from words andsymbols to decimals and fractions

Plant your roots (and exponents) — find out how powers and roots factor into algebra problems

Play by the rules — follow alongside easy-to-grasp explanations to solve linear, quadratic, and cubic equations

Get a grip on graphing — learn how to graph a line, incorporate intercepts, and compute slopes

Tell a story — discover how to use algebra to solve everyday problems, from making sense of financial investments to calculating distance formulas

Open the book and find:
Quick, focused lessons on key topics
The basic rules of algebra
How to change decimals to fractions (and vice versa)
Guidance on getting numbers and variables to cooperate
Tips for facing the factoring method
When to use FOIL
How to work with inequalities
Sample equations for you to test your skills
Warning signs of algebraic pitfalls

Learn to:
Exactly what you need to know to ace Algebra I
The “must-know” formulas and equations
Concise coverage of key topics

About the Author
Mary Jane Sterling is professor of mathematics at Bradley University. She is the author of many books including Algebra I For Dummies, 2nd Edition and Algebra Workbook For Dummies.

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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.

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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.