College Algebra Demystified

College Algebra Demystified Author Rhonda Huettenmueller
ISBN-10 9780071471039
Release 2004-06-11
Pages 446
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Say goodbye to dry presentations, grueling formulas, and abstract theories that would put Einstein to sleep -- now there's an easier way to master the disciplines you really need to know. McGraw-Hill's Demystified Series teaches complex subjects in a unique, easy-to-absorb manner, and is perfect for users without formal training or unlimited time. They're also the most time-efficient, interestingly written "brush-ups" you can find. Organized as self-teaching guides, they come complete with key points, background information, questions at the end of each chapter, and even final exams. You'll be able to learn more in less time, evaluate your areas of strength and weakness and reinforce your knowledge and confidence. The perfect book for mastering all the essentials of college algebra, with coverage of: the coordinate plane, circles, lines and intercepts, parabolas, nonlinear equations, functions, graphs of functions, exponents and logarithms, and more.



College Algebra Demystified

College Algebra Demystified Author Rhonda Huettenmueller
ISBN-10 0071439285
Release 2004-05-18
Pages 446
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A BETTER WAY TO COLLEGE ALGEBRA X-PERTISE One of the most valuable tools acquired in a university education, college algebra is essential for courses from the sciences to computing, engineering to mathematics. It can help you do better on placement exams, even before college, and it's useful in solving the computations of daily life. Now anyone with an interest in college algebra can master it. In College Algebra Demystified, entertaining author and experienced teacher Rhonda Huettenmueller breaks college algebra down into manageable bites with practical examples, real data, and a new approach that banishes algebra's mystery. With College Algebra Demystified, you master the subject one simple step at a time—at your own speed. Unlike most books on college algebra, general concepts are presented first—and the details follow. In order to make the process as clear and simple as possible, long computations are presented in a logical, layered progression with just one execution per step. This fast and easy self-teaching course will help you: Perform better on placement exams Avoid confusion with detailed examples and solutions that help you every step of the way Conquer the coordinate plane, lines and intercepts, parabolas, and nonlinear equations Get comfortable with functions, graphs of functions, logarithms, exponents, and more Master aspects of algebra that will help you with calculus, geometry, trigonometry, physics, chemistry, computing, and engineering Reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses with questions at the end of every chapter, and a final at the end of the book



College Algebra DeMYSTiFieD 2nd Edition

College Algebra DeMYSTiFieD  2nd Edition Author Rhonda Huettenmueller
ISBN-10 9780071815857
Release 2013-12-06
Pages 512
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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 moral stories, 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 advanced form of algebra. As you progress, you will learn how to 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-chapter quizzes 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.



Pre Algebra Demystified

Pre Algebra Demystified Author Allan Bluman
ISBN-10 0071470972
Release 2004-05-25
Pages 290
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A self-teaching guide to basic arithmetic, covering whole numbers, fractions, percentages, ratio and proportion, basic algebra, basic geometry, basic statistics and probability You'll be able to learn more in less time, evaluate your areas of strength and weakness and reinforce your knowledge and confidence.



Algebra Demystified

Algebra Demystified Author Rhonda Huettenmueller
ISBN-10 9780071412100
Release 2002-08-22
Pages 349
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Whether you want to learn more about algebra, refresh your skills, or improve your classroom performance, Algebra Demystified is the perfect shortcut. Knowing algebra gives you a better choice of jobs, helps you perform better in science, computing, and math courses, ups your score on competitive exams, and improves your ability to do daily computations. And there's no faster or more painless way to master the subject than Algebra Demystified! Entertaining author and experienced teacher Rhonda Huettenmueller provides all the math background you need and uses practical examples, real data, and a totally different approach to life the "myst" from algebra. With Algebra Demystified, you master algebra one simple step at a time--at your own speed. Unlike most books on the subject, general concepts are presented first --and the details follow. In order to make the process as clear and simple as possible, long computations are presented in a logical, layered progression with just one execution per step. THIS ONE-OF-A-KIND SELF-TEACHING TEXT OFFERS: Questions at the end of every chapter and section to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses A 100-questions final exam for self-assessment An intensive focus on word problems and fractions--help where it's most often needed Detailed examples and solutions



Pre calculus Demystified 2 E

Pre calculus Demystified 2 E Author Rhonda Huettenmueller
ISBN-10 9780071778497
Release 2012-01-23
Pages 544
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Your step-by-step solution to mastering precalculus Understanding precalculus often opens the door to learning more advanced and practical math subjects, and can also help satisfy college requisites. Precalculus Demystified, Second Edition, is your key to mastering this sometimes tricky subject. This self-teaching guide presents general precalculus concepts first, so you'll ease into the basics. You'll gradually master functions, graphs of functions, logarithms, exponents, and more. As you progress, you'll also conquer topics such as absolute value, nonlinear inequalities, inverses, trigonometric functions, and conic sections. Clear, detailed examples make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key ideas. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about: Linear questions Functions Polynomial division The rational zero theorem Logarithms Matrix arithmetic Basic trigonometry Simple enough for a beginner but challenging enough for an advanced student, Precalculus Demystified, Second Edition, Second Edition, helps you master this essential subject.



Business Calculus Demystified

Business Calculus Demystified Author Rhonda Huettenmueller
ISBN-10 0071483438
Release 2006-01-06
Pages 384
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Take the FEAR OUT of Business Calculus Business Calculus Demystified clarifies the concepts and processes of calculus and demonstrates their applications to the workplace. Best-selling math author Rhonda Huettenmueller uses the same combination of winning step-by-step teaching techniques and real-world business and mathematical examples that have succeeded with tens of thousands of college students, regardless of their math experience or affinity for the subject. With Business Calculus Demystified, you learn at your own pace. You get explanations that make differentiation and integration -- the main concepts of calculus -- understandable and interesting. This unique self-teaching guide reinforces learning, builds your confidence and skill, and continuously demonstrates your mastery of topics with a wealth of practice problems and detailed solutions throughout, multiple-choice quizzes at the end of each chapter, and a "final exam" that tests your total understanding of business calculus. Learn business calculus for the real world! This self-teaching course conquers confusion with clarity and ease. Get ready to: Get a solid foundation right from the start with a review of algebra Master one idea per section -- develop complete, comfortable understanding of a topic before proceeding to the next Find a well-explained definition of the derivative and its properties; instantaneous rates of change; the power, product, quotient, and chain rules; and layering different formulas Learn methods for maximizing revenue and profit... minimizing cost... and solving other optimizing problems See how to use calculus to sketch graphs Understand implicit differentiation, rational functions, exponents, and logarithm functions -- learn how to use log properties to simplify differentiation Painlessly learn integration formulas and techniques and applications of the integral Take a "final exam" and grade it yourself! Who says business calculus has to be boring? Business Calculus Demystified is a lively and entertaining way to master this essential math subject!



Geometry DeMYSTiFieD 2nd Edition

Geometry DeMYSTiFieD  2nd Edition Author Stan Gibilisco
ISBN-10 9780071756273
Release 2011-05-13
Pages 352
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A new ANGLE to learning GEOMETRY Trying to understand geometry but feel like you're stuck in another dimension? Here's your solution. Geometry Demystified, Second Edition helps you grasp the essential concepts with ease. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins with two dimensions, reviewing points, lines, angles, and distances, then covers triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, and the Cartesian plane. The book goes on to discuss three dimensions, explaining surface area, volume, vectors, Cartesian three-space, alternative coordinates, hyperspace, and warped space. Detailed examples, concise explanations, and worked-out problems make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about: Plane geometry and solid geometry Using a drafting compass and straight edge Solving pairs of equations Working with vectors in three-space Polar coordinates Cartesian n-space Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Geometry Demystified, Second Edition helps you master this fundamental mathematics subject.



CLEP College Algebra Book Online

CLEP   College Algebra Book   Online Author Stu Schwartz
ISBN-10 9780738684710
Release 2013-07-22
Pages 352
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Earn College Credit with REA's Test Prep for CLEP* College Algebra Everything you need to pass the exam and get the college credit you deserve. CLEP* is the most popular credit-by-examination program in the country, accepted by more than 2,900 colleges and universities. For over 15 years, REA has helped students pass the CLEP* exam and earn college credit while reducing their tuition costs. Our CLEP* test preps are perfect for adults returning to college (or attending for the first time), military service members, high-school graduates looking to earn college credit, or home-schooled students with knowledge that can translate into college credit. There are many different ways to prepare for the CLEP*. What's best for you depends on how much time you have to study and how comfortable you are with the subject matter. Our test prep for CLEP* College Algebra and the free online tools that come with it, will allow you to create a personalized CLEP* study plan that can be customized to fit you: your schedule, your learning style, and your current level of knowledge. Here's how it works: Diagnostic exam at the REA Study Center focuses your study Our online diagnostic exam pinpoints your strengths and shows you exactly where you need to focus your study. Armed with this information, you can personalize your prep and review where you need it the most. Most complete subject review for CLEP* College Algebra Our targeted review covers all the material you'll be expected to know for the exam and includes a glossary of must-know terms. Two full-length practice exams The online REA Study Center gives you two full-length practice tests and the most powerful scoring analysis and diagnostic tools available today. Instant score reports help you zero in on the CLEP* College Algebra topics that give you trouble now and show you how to arrive at the correct answer-so you'll be prepared on test day.



Algebra DeMYSTiFieD Second Edition

Algebra DeMYSTiFieD  Second Edition Author Rhonda Huettenmueller
ISBN-10 0071743626
Release 2010-12-06
Pages 464
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Your SOLUTION to mastering ALGEBRA! Trying to tackle algebra but nothing's adding up? No problem! Factor in Algebra Demystified, Second Edition and multiply your chances of learning this important branch of mathematics. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide covers fractions, variables, decimals, negative numbers, exponents, roots, and factoring. Techniques for solving linear and quadratic equations and applications are discussed in detail. Clear examples, concise explanations, and worked problems with complete solutions make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn how to: Translate English sentences into mathematical symbols Write the negative of numbers and variables Factor expressions Use the distributive property to expand expressions Solve applied problems Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Algebra Demystified, Second Edition helps you master this essential math subject. It's also the perfect resource for preparing you for higher level math classes and college placement tests.



Calculus DeMYSTiFieD Second Edition

Calculus DeMYSTiFieD  Second Edition Author Steven Krantz
ISBN-10 9780071743648
Release 2010-12-06
Pages 416
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Calculate this: learning CALCULUS just got a whole lot easier! Stumped trying to understand calculus? Calculus Demystified, Second Edition, will help you master this essential mathematical subject. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins by covering the basics--number systems, coordinates, sets, and functions. You'll move on to limits, derivatives, integrals, and indeterminate forms. Transcendental functions, methods of integration, and applications of the integral are also covered. Clear examples, concise explanations, and worked problems make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key concepts. It's a no-brainer! You'll get: Applications of the derivative and the integral Rules of integration Coverage of improper integrals An explanation of calculus with logarithmic and exponential functions Details on calculation of work, averages, arc length, and surface area Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Calculus Demystified, Second Edition, is one book you won't want to function without!



Statistics Demystified

Statistics Demystified Author Stan Gibilisco
ISBN-10 9780071471046
Release 2004-06-16
Pages 335
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Say goodbye to dry presentations, grueling formulas, and abstract theories that would put Einstein to sleep -- now there's an easier way to master the disciplines you really need to know. McGraw-Hill's Demystified Series teaches complex subjects in a unique, easy-to-absorb manner, and is perfect for users without formal training or unlimited time. They're also the most time-efficient, interestingly written "brush-ups" you can find. Organized as self-teaching guides, they come complete with key points, background information, questions at the end of each chapter, and even final exams. You'll be able to learn more in less time, evaluate your areas of strength and weakness and reinforce your knowledge and confidence. Popular science/hobbyist writer Stan Gibilisco covers every important aspect of basic (algebra-based) statistics, including: notation and jargon, describing, tables, graphs, randomness and uncertainty, probability principles, distributions, obtaining and interpreting data, correlation, causation, and more.



College Algebra Made Easy

College Algebra Made Easy Author Atef Zaki
ISBN-10 1540813142
Release 2016-12-08
Pages 506
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THIS ONE OF A KIND BOOK IS WRITTEN SPECIFICALLY FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE SOME KNOWLEDGE OF ALGEBRA. THIS BOOK IS A UNIQUE SELF TEACHING GUIDE. ITS CLEAR, SIMPLE, AND CONCISE FORMAT INCLUDES ALL THE ESSENTIAL INFORMATION NEEDED TO LEARN COLLEGE ALGEBRA. THIS USER-FRIENDLY BOOK PROVIDES AN INVALUABLE TOOL FOR TEACHING ALGEBRA IN COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES. IT IS ALSO A USEFUL RESOURCE FOR THOSE WHO SIMPLY WANT TO DEVELOP A FUNDAMENTAL UNDERSTANDING OF COLLEGE ALGEBRA. THIS BOOK EXPLAINS THE FUNDAMENTALS OF COLLEGE ALGEBRA IN A SIMPLE WAY WITH EASY TO UNDERSTAND TERMS. IT INCLUDES MORE THAN 560 EXAMPLES, AS WELL AS THE ANSWERS TO MORE THAN 1,730 EXERCISE PROBLEMS. THE AUTHOR, ATEF ZAKI, IS A REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER WITH MORE THAN 40 YEARS EXPERIENCE. MR. ZAKI TAUGHT ENGINEERING CLASSES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA RIVERSIDE EXTENSION. MR. ZAKI ALSO SERVED AS A TECHNICAL EXPERT FOR THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AND HE IS ALSO THE AUTHOR OF TWO OTHER ALGEBRA BOOKS, "INTRODUCTORY ALGEBRA FOR BEGINNERS" AND "INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA."



College Algebra

College Algebra Author Jerome Kaufmann
ISBN-10 9781111990367
Release 2012-01-14
Pages 800
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Known for a clear and concise exposition, numerous examples, and plentiful problem sets, Jerome E. Kaufmann and Karen L. Schwitters’s COLLEGE ALGEBRA is an easy-to-use book that focuses on building technique and helping students hone their problem-solving skills. The eighth edition focuses on solving equations, inequalities, and problems; and on developing graphing techniques and using the concept of a function. Updated with new application problems and examples throughout, the eighth edition is accompanied by a robust collection of teaching and learning resources, including Enhanced WebAssign, an easy-to-use online homework management system for both instructors and students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Math Word Problems Demystified 2 E

Math Word Problems Demystified 2 E Author Allan Bluman
ISBN-10 9780071763851
Release 2011-08-22
Pages 300
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Your solution to MATH word PROBLEMS! Find yourself stuck on the tracks when two trains are traveling at different speeds? Help has arrived! Math Word Problems Demystified, Second Edition is your ticket to problem-solving success. Based 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. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn to solve: Decimal, fraction, and percent problems Proportion and formula problems Number and digit problems Distance and mixture problems Finance, lever, and work problems Geometry, probability, and statistics problems Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Math Word Problems Demystified, Second Edition helps you master this essential mathematics skill.



Pre Algebra DeMYSTiFieD Second Edition

Pre Algebra DeMYSTiFieD  Second Edition Author Allan Bluman
ISBN-10 0071742514
Release 2010-12-06
Pages 352
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Preempt your anxiety about PRE-ALGEBRA! Ready to learn math fundamentals but can't seem to get your brain to function? No problem! Add Pre-Algebra Demystified, Second Edition, to the equation and you'll solve your dilemma in no time. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins by covering whole numbers, integers, fractions, decimals, and percents. You'll move on to expressions, equations, measurement, and graphing. Operations with monomials and polynomials are also discussed. Detailed examples, concise explanations, and worked problems make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn: Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, integers, fractions, decimals, and algebraic expressions Techniques for solving equations and problems Measures of length, weight, capacity, and time Methods for plotting points and graphing lines Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Pre-Algebra Demystified, Second Edition, helps you master this essential mathematics subject. It's also the perfect way to review the topic if all you need is a quick refresh.



Practice Makes Perfect Algebra II

Practice Makes Perfect Algebra II Author Christopher Monahan
ISBN-10 9780071778428
Release 2012-06-01
Pages 224
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A no-nonsense, practical guide to help you improve your algebra II skills with solid instruction and plenty of practice, practice, practice Practice Makes Perfect: Algebra II presents thorough coverage of skills, such as handling decimals and fractions, functions, and linear and quadratic equations, as well as an introducing you to probability and trigonometry. Inside you will find the help you need for boosting your skills, preparing for an exam or re-introducing yourself to the subject. More than 500 exercises and answers covering all aspects of algebra will get you on your way to mastering algebra!