Helps you in brushing up on pre-Algebra concepts or in mastering algebraic fractions, factoring, and functions. This guide introduces each topic, defines key terms, and walks you through each sample problem step-by-step.
After 13 years off of college, I went back last fall. The University required non-traditional students to take assessment tests, and in my first test, I was two points under the "passing" grade to get into college-level math courses. I bought the book, spent a weekend on it just reminding myself of all those things I forgot, and took the test again 3 days later, this time getting a perfect grade, saving myself several hundred bucks and a year of boring math classes. The book is concise, clear, shows every step to each problem, and doesn't have a lot of empty filler. I can't recommend it highly enough, and it was very helpful for me.
Published by Thriftbooks.com User , 14 years ago
A book worthy of any math student's library. Truly an exceptional help in grasping the fundamentals of Algebra in clear, direct terms. Couldn't be better.
Great "Review" Book
Published by Thriftbooks.com User , 17 years ago
This book is the 2nd Algebra book that I bought. I am the type of person who goes beyond what is given to me. This book is a great book for review purposes. I am over half way through the year in Algebra 1 and already know how to do everything that will be taught to me by the end of the year. I have really learned a lot from these books and I will say, that this is a great book for anyone that is studying Algebra.
Excellent book for brushing up
Published by Thriftbooks.com User , 19 years ago
This book is an excellent overview for people who may not have had any algebra for a long time, it is clear, and has very good examples and explanations. Unlike many 'learn algebra' type books, this one shows you exactly how to do the problems from start to finish. I believe you could actually teach yourself an entire semester of algebra on your own with only this book as a teacher. I highly reccomend it.
Excellent refresher for College Algebra.
Published by Thriftbooks.com User , 22 years ago
The book is an excellent review of the subject for those who need to brush up on the subject after many years away from formal mathematics. Provides a down and dirty guide to entry level college algebra with emphasis on process. Problem solving rather than jargon takes precedence. Provides many useful rules that were never taught in school. I find myself referring to it frequently in higher level college math courses.
ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest
everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We
deliver the joy of reading in 100% recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $10.
ThriftBooks.com. Read more. Spend less.