Algebra Ii Essentials For Dummies

Author: Mary Jane Sterling
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 047061840X
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Passing grades in two years of algebra courses are required for high school graduation. Algebra II Essentials For Dummies covers key ideas from typical second-year Algebra coursework to help students get up to speed. Free of ramp-up material, Algebra II Essentials For Dummies sticks to the point, with content focused on key topics only. It provides discrete explanations of critical concepts taught in a typical Algebra II course, from polynomials, conics, and systems of equations to rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions. This guide is also a perfect reference for parents who need to review critical algebra concepts as they help students with homework assignments, as well as for adult learners headed back into the classroom who just need a refresher of the core concepts. The Essentials For Dummies Series Dummies is proud to present our new series, The Essentials For Dummies. Now students who are prepping for exams, preparing to study new material, or who just need a refresher can have a concise, easy-to-understand review guide that covers an entire course by concentrating solely on the most important concepts. From algebra and chemistry to grammar and Spanish, our expert authors focus on the skills students most need to succeed in a subject.

Dog Photography For Dummies

Author: Rodgers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111807775X
Size: 26.59 MB
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Provides information on knowing the kind of equipment, angle, and composition to use while photographing dogs.

Algebra I For Dummies

Author: Mary Jane Sterling
Publisher: For Dummies
ISBN: 9780764553257
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One of the most commonly asked questions in a mathematics classroom is, "Will I ever use this stuff in real life?" Some teachers can give a good, convincing answer; others hem and haw and stare at the floor. The real response to the question should be, "Yes, you will, because algebra gives you power" – the power to help your children with their math homework, the power to manage your finances, the power to be successful in your career (especially if you have to manage the company budget). The list goes on. Algebra is a system of mathematical symbols and rules that are universally understood, no matter what the spoken language. Algebra provides a clear, methodical process that can be followed from beginning to end to solve complex problems. There's no doubt that algebra can be easy to some while extremely challenging to others. For those of you who are challenged by working with numbers, Algebra I For Dummies can provide the help you need. This easy-to-understand reference not only explains algebra in terms you can understand, but it also gives you the necessary tools to solve complex problems. But rest assured, this book is not about memorizing a bunch of meaningless steps; you find out the whys behind algebra to increase your understanding of how algebra works. In Algebra I For Dummies, you'll discover the following topics and more: All about numbers – rational and irrational, variables, and positive and negative Figuring out fractions and decimals Explaining exponents and radicals Solving linear and quadratic equations Understanding formulas and solving story problems Having fun with graphs Top Ten lists on common algebraic errors, factoring tips, and divisibility rules. No matter if you're 16 years old or 60 years old; no matter if you're learning algebra for the first time or need a quick refresher course; no matter if you're cramming for an algebra test, helping your kid with his or her homework, or coming up with next year's company budget, Algebra I For Dummies can give you the tools you need to succeed.

Financial Algebra Student Edition

Author: Robert K. Gerver
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0538449675
Size: 32.18 MB
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By combining algebraic and graphical approaches with practical business and personal finance applications, South-Western's FINANCIAL ALGEBRA, motivates high school students to explore algebraic thinking patterns and functions in a financial context. FINANCIAL ALGEBRA will help your students achieve success by offering an applications based learning approach incorporating Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry topics. Authors Gerver and Sgroi have spent more than 25 years working with students of all ability levels and they have found the most success when connecting math to the real world. FINANCIAL ALGEBRA encourages students to be actively involved in applying mathematical ideas to their everyday lives. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Gre Test For Dummies

Author: Suzee Vlk
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470483105
Size: 75.18 MB
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A totally effective and surprisingly fun guide to the Graduate Record Examination In Fall 2007, the GRE Program is planning to implement significant changes to the verbal measure, quantitative measure, and analytical writing sections of the GRE. This easy-to-use, refreshingly irreverent revision shares inside information on what to expect with these changes, helping both recent graduates and workforce veterans prepare for the revised test, maximize their score, and get into the graduate program of their choice. It includes all of the secrets of the Internet-based test (iBT)-in which the computer generates unique questions according to correct or incorrect answers-as well as brush-up reviews on math and grammar, two complete practice tests, and proven time-management techniques that make test-prep fun and simple. Suzee Vlk wrote For Dummies guides to the ACT, SAT, GRE, and GMAT and taught test preparation classes for more than 25 years. Michelle Gilman (Solana, CA) is the founder and CEO of Fusion Learning Center. Veronica Saydak (Solana, CA) is Director of student curricula at Fusion and has been tutoring test preparation at all levels for several years.

Ecompanion For Aufmann Lockwood S Intermediate Algebra

Author: Richard N. Aufmann
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0840054289
Size: 67.92 MB
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This new text is a companion to the traditional and comprehensive print and eBook versions of the best-selling Intermediate Algebra with Applications text by the Aufmann/Lockwood team. The eCompanion provides a telescopic view of the core concepts for introductory algebra as a slim portable inexpensive print option that provides the traditional and online student the summary per learning objective they require. For many students, the format and functionality of the traditional print model has been a hurdle since it doesn't match or reflect their busy lifestyles. Students today need something in print but want the delivery to be digital as well. With that in mind, the eCompanion will provide both for them; a portable tool that is not 1000 pages long but under 250 pages, black-&-white, paperback providing students with what they need to learn and which accompanies the digital version of the more comprehensive text. Together, the print and digital combination helps them study and prepare for mastering the introductory algebra course. With the eCompanion, when accompanied by the entire traditional textbook whether in print or digital medium, they now have a tool that summarizes and presents the key learning objectives for their course. In addition, the eCompanion comes to life when students use it with Enhanced WebAssign our online homework system for Intermediate Algebra with Applications. The Enhanced WebAssign program contains over 2,300 exercises from Intermediate Algebra with Applications that students can solve either as practice or assessed homework. The EWA content also includes links to video examples, problem-specific tutorials, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Algebra Conspiracy

Author: Michael Wiener
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595128424
Size: 73.34 MB
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The Algebra Conspiracy is an irreverent, radical, politically incorrect, passionate challenge to the increasingly popular program of the educational establishment which requires every student to take two to four years of college-preparatory mathematics to earn a high school diploma. These well-meaning but misguided people are placing every secondary school student into Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry classes that they may not want, that they may not need to fulfill requirements for future employment, or that they may not be academically equipped to handle. This means, for instance, that a youngster who has trouble adding common fractions, computing with percents or even making change on a ten dollar purchase will nevertheless be required to pass Algebra and Geometry. In many school districts this is already creating an academic nightmare, as more and more math teachers are faced with the Hobson’s choice of either failing many of their students who simply cannot handle Algebra and Geometry, or handing out numerous “gift D’s,” or severely watering down the college-prep mathematics curriculum so more students can pass the classes. The author takes the controversial view that, the Age of Technology notwithstanding, a large percentage of today’s secondary school youngsters could, if allowed, live their entire adult working lives very comfortably without ever being forced to set foot in Algebra and Geometry classrooms. There are many other classes that these youngsters should be taking — such as cultural or practical arts electives — instead of wasting their time in college-prep math classes.

Beginning Algebra

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ISBN: 9780072316933
Size: 65.11 MB
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This interactive CD-ROM is a self-paced tutorial specifically linked to the text and reinforces topics through unlimited opportunities to review concepts and practice problem solving. The CD-ROM contains chapter-and section-specific tutorials, multiiple choice questions with feedback, as well as algorithmically generated questions. It requires virtually no computer training on the part of students and supports IBM and Macintosh computers. In addition, a number of other technology and Web-based ancillaries are under development; they will suppot the ever-changing technology needs in developmental mathematics.