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Document Type: | Book |
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All Authors / Contributors: |
Rhonda Huettenmueller |

ISBN: | 9780071743617 0071743618 |

OCLC Number: | 671491715 |

Notes: | Includes index. |

Description: | xii, 480 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. |

Contents: | How to use this book -- 1: Fractions -- Fraction multiplication -- Multiplying fractions and whole numbers -- Fraction division -- Simplifying fractions -- Greatest common divisor -- Adding and subtracting fractions with like denominators -- Adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators -- Least Common Denominator (LCD) -- Finding the LCD -- Adding more than two fractions -- Whole number-fraction arithmetic -- Compound fractions -- Mixed numbers and improper fractions -- Fractions and division of whole numbers -- Mixed number arithmetic -- Multiplying mixed numbers -- Dividing mixed numbers -- Recognizing quantities and relationships in word problems -- Summary -- Quiz -- 2: Introduction To Variables -- Simplifying fractions containing variables -- Operations on fractions containing variables -- Fraction division and compound fractions -- Adding and subtracting fractions containing variables -- Variables in word problems -- Summary -- Quiz -- 3: Decimals -- Adding and subtracting decimal numbers -- Multiplying decimal numbers -- Containing decimals -- Division with decimals -- Summary -- Quiz -- 4: Negative Numbers -- Sum of a positive number and a negative number -- Subtracting a larger number from a smaller number -- Subtracting a positive number from a negative number -- Double negatives -- Rewriting a subtraction problem as an addition problem -- Multiplication and division with negative numbers -- Negating variables -- Fractions and negative signs -- Review -- Quiz -- 5: Exponents And Roots -- Exponent properties and algebraic expressions -- Adding/subtracting fractions -- Multiplying/dividing with exponents -- Roots -- Simplifying roots -- Roots expressed as exponents -- Simplifying multiple roots -- Summary -- Quiz -- 6: Factoring And The Distributive Property -- Distributing negative numbers -- Combining like terms -- Adding/subtracting fractions -- Factoring -- Factoring with negative numbers -- More factoring -- Factoring by grouping -- Factoring to simplify fractions -- FOIL method -- Factoring quadratic polynomials -- Factoring the difference of two squares -- More on factoring quadratic polynomials -- Quadratic-type expressions -- Factoring to simplify a larger family of fractions -- Adding/subtracting fractions -- Summary -- Quiz -- 7: Linear Equations -- Solving equations -- Strategy for solving linear equations -- Decimals -- Formulas -- Equations leading to linear equations -- Summary -- Quiz -- 8: Linear Applications -- Percents -- Increasing/decreasing by a percent -- Working with formulas -- Number sense -- Problems involving three unknowns -- Grade problems -- Coin problems -- Investment problems -- Mixture problems -- Work problems -- Distance problems -- Geometric figures -- Summary -- Quiz -- 9: Linear Inequalities -- Inequalities and the number line -- Solving linear inequalities -- Interval notation -- Applied problems -- Bounded intervals -- Solving double inequalities -- Applications of double inequalities -- Summary -- Quiz -- 10: Quadratic Equations -- Solving quadratic equations by factoring -- Extracting roots -- Solving quadratic equations with the quadratic formula -- Rational equations that lead to quadratic equations -- Summary -- Quiz -- 11: Quadratic Applications -- Number sense problems -- Revenue problems -- More work problems -- Height of a falling object -- Problems in geometry -- Distance problems -- Round-trip problems -- Summary -- Quiz -- Final exam -- Answers to quizzes and final exam -- Appendix -- Index. |

Series Title: | McGraw-Hill "Demystified" series. |

Responsibility: | Rhonda Huettenmueller. |

### Abstract:

Hard stuff made easy! Here's your solution to mastering algebra.
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