College algebra demystified

Rhonda Huettenmueller

Book - 2013

"A straightforward, step-by-step approach for fast and fun mastery of college algebraCollege Algebra DeMYSTiFieD takes the mystery out of studying for college algebra and gets you comfortable with the topic through detailed explanations, clear diagrams, and hundreds of practice exercises, quiz, and test questions. The second edition features a new, more in-depth section on fundamentals, as well as a revised chapter on exponents and logarithms resulting from suggestions of reviewers of the f...irst edition of the work. Helps you master aspects not only in algebra, but also calculus, geometry, physics, chemistry, computing, and engineering Offers new quizzes and final exam questions Provides tons of exercises and worked examples similar to those seen on standard college entrance exams "--

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Published
New York : McGraw-Hill Professional 2013.
Edition
Second edition
Language
English
Item Description
Includes index.
Physical Description
xiii, 497 pages
ISBN
9780071815840
0071815848
Main Author
Rhonda Huettenmueller (author)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

"A straightforward, step-by-step approach for fast and fun mastery of college algebraCollege Algebra DeMYSTiFieD takes the mystery out of studying for college algebra and gets you comfortable with the topic through detailed explanations, clear diagrams, and hundreds of practice exercises, quiz, and test questions. The second edition features a new, more in-depth section on fundamentals, as well as a revised chapter on exponents and logarithms resulting from suggestions of reviewers of the first edition of the work. Helps you master aspects not only in algebra, but also calculus, geometry, physics, chemistry, computing, and engineering Offers new quizzes and final exam questions Provides tons of exercises and worked examples similar to those seen on standard college entrance exams "--

Review by Publisher Summary 2

"An easy-to-use self-teaching guide covering all the fundamentals of college algebra"--

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Don't let quadratic equations make you irrational

If you are absolutely confused by absolute value equations, or you think parabolas are short moralstories, College Algebra DeMYSTiFied, Second Edition is your solution to mastering the topic's concepts and theories at your own pace. This thoroughly revised and updated guide eases you into the subject, beginning with the math fundamentals then introducing you to this advancedform of algebra. As you progress, you will learn howto simplify rational expressions, divide complex numbers, and solve quadratic equations. You will understand the difference between odd and even functions and no longer be confused by the multiplicity of zeros. Detailed examples make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapterquizzes and a final exam help reinforce key ideas.

It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about:

  • The x-y coordinate plane
  • Lines and intercepts
  • The FOIL method
  • Functions
  • Nonlinear equations
  • Graphs of functions
  • Exponents and logarithms

Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, College Algebra DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition is your shortcut to a working knowledge of this engaging subject.