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- Painless Algebra byCall Number: QA152.3 .L66 2006ISBN: 0764134345Publication Date: 2006-08-01For students who are intimidated by all forms of math, here is a set of easy steps that lead to an understanding of elementary algebra. The author defines all terms, points out potential pitfalls in algebraic calculation, and makes problem solving a fun activity. New in this edition are painless approaches to understanding and graphing linear equations, solving systems of linear inequalities, and graphing quadratic equations. Barron's popular Painless Series of study guides for middle school and high school students offer a lighthearted, often humorous approach to their subjects, transforming details that might once have seemed boring or difficult into a series of interesting and mentally challenging ideas. Most titles in the series feature many fun-to-solve "Brain Tickler" problems with answers at the end of each chapter.
- Math Word Problems byCall Number: QA63 .B58 2011ISBN: 0071763864Publication Date: 2011-08-09ased on mathematician George Polya's proven four-step process, this practical guide helps you master the basic procedures and develop a plan of action you can use to solve many different types of word problems. Tips for using systems of equations and quadratic equations are included. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning.
- Barron's E-Z Statistics byCall Number: QA276.12.D68 2009ISBN: 0764139789Publication Date: 2009-04-01The self-teaching manual that makes learning statistics E-Z ; An in-depth subject review to help you achieve a higher grade in statistics ; Filled with practice questions with answers explained ; Includes charts, graphs, diagrams, and instructive illustrations
- Algebra and Trigonometry Refresher for Calculus Students byCall Number: QA154.2 .L37ISBN: 0716711109Publication Date: 1979-08-01Contains diagnostic tests to show areas of weakness, worked examples with explanations of concepts, exercises with pre-tests and post-tests, and includes the answers to all exercises and test problems.
- The Cartoon Guide to Calculus byCall Number: Graphic Novel QA303.2 .G66 2012ISBN: 0061689092Publication Date: 2011-12-27Master cartoonist Larry Gonick has already given readers the history of the world in cartoon form. Now, Gonick, a Harvard-trained mathematician, offers a comprehensive and up-to-date illustrated course in first-year calculus that demystifies the world of functions, limits, derivatives, and integrals. Using clear and helpful graphics—and delightful humor to lighten what is frequently a tough subject—he teaches all of the essentials, with numerous examples and problem sets. For the curious and confused alike, The Cartoon Guide to Calculus is the perfect combination of entertainment and education—a valuable supplement for any student, teacher, parent, or professional.

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- Algebra Nspirations SeriesInstructors who are looking for a way to integrate handheld technology and visual media into their algebra classes will benefit greatly from this ten-part series. In each program, internationally acclaimed mathematics educator Dr. Monica Neagoy explores specific problems through the use of graphing calculators. Although hands-on work with TI-Nspire technology is featured throughout, Dr. Neagoy also offers helpful, entertaining insight into general concepts, and her lessons use colorful real-world examples to help students discover and understand algebraic concepts. 10-part series, 22–32 minutes each.
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