Questing Vole Press
Essential Algebra

Essential Algebra: A Self-Teaching Guide
by Tim Hill

Description

This no-nonsense guide provides students and self-learners with a clear and readable study of algebra’s most important ideas. Tim Hill’s distraction-free approach combines decades of tutoring experience with the proven methods of his Russian math teachers. The result: learn in a few weeks what conventional schools stretch into months.

Contents

1. A Few Basics
2. Exponents
3. Polynomials
4. Factoring
5. Linear & Quadratic Equations
6. Inequalities & Absolute Values
7. Coordinates in a Plane
8. Functions & Graphs
9. Straight Lines
10. Circles
11. Parabolas
12. Types of Functions
13. Logarithms
14. Dividing Polynomials
15. Systems of Linear Equations
16. Geometric Progressions & Series
17. Arithmetic Progressions
18. Permutation & Combinations
19. The Binomial Theorem
20. Mathematical Induction
21. Solutions

Errata

Chapter 11, Parabolas, Change “P = (yy)” to “P = (xy)” in the sentence below the first figure (labeled Figure 11.1 in the print edition). Corrected in ebook and print editions on 25-Apr-2018.

Chapter 9, Parallel and Perpendicular Lines, Change “m2” to “−m2” in the figure displaying perpendicular lines (labeled Figure 9.6 in the print edition). Corrected in ebook and print editions on 25-Apr-2018.

Chapter 6, Problem 3, Change “x2 + 2x − 14 > 0” to “x2 + 2x − 15 > 0”. Corrected in ebook and print editions on 6-Apr-2018.

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