Alpha Teach Yourself Algebra I in 24 Hours

Book description

A one-volume, one-day algebra course.

Alpha Teach Yourself Algebra I in 24 Hours provides readers with a structured, self-paced, straight-forward tutorial on algebra. It's the perfect textbook companion for students struggling with algebra, a solid primer for those looking to get a head start on an upcoming class, and a welcome refresher for parents tasked with helping out with homework. The book provides 24 one-hour lessons, with each chapter designed to build on the previous one.

? Covers classifying number sets, expressions, polynomials, factoring, radicals, exponents and logarithms, and much more

? Each chapter ends with a quiz so readers can identify where they may need more help

Table of contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Dedication
  4. Introduction
  5. Acknowledgements
  6. Part I - The Language of Algebra
    1. Hour1 - Algebraic Expressions
    2. Hour 2 - The Real Number Line
    3. Hours 3 - Real Numbers: Four Operations
    4. Hours 4 - Real Numbers: Properties and Rules
  7. Part II - Solving Equations
    1. Hour 5 - Linear Equations: Solving with Basic Operations
    2. Hour 6 - Linear Equations: Solving More Complex Equations
  8. Part III - All About Polynomials
    1. Hour 7 - Polynomials: Exponents and Basic Operations
    2. Hour 8 - Polynomials: Solving Equations and Multiplying
    3. Hour 9 - Polynomials: Dividing
    4. Hour 10 - Polynomials: Solving Equations and Factoring
  9. Part IV - Fundamentals of Fractions
    1. Hour 11 - Algebraic Fractions: Simplifying, Multiplying, and Dividing
    2. Hour 12 - Algebraic Fractions: Adding and Subtracting
    3. Hour 13 - Ratios and Proportions: Basic Percent Problems
    4. Hour 14 - Ratios and Proportions: Mixture and Work Problems
  10. Part V - Systems of Linear Equations
    1. Hour 15 - Equations with Two Variables: Graphing
    2. Hour 16 - Equations with Two Variables: Equations of Lines
    3. Hour 17 - Solving Systems of Equations: Three Methods
    4. Hour 18 - Solving Systems of Equations: Combined Operations
    5. Hour 19 - Solving Inequalities: Graphing
    6. Hour 20 - Solving Inequalities: Absolute Value
  11. Part VI - Quadratic Equations
    1. Hour 21 - Square Roots: Simplifying and Solving Equations
    2. Hour 22 - Square Roots: Four Operations and Radical Equations
    3. Hour 23 - Quadratic Equations: Solving by Three Methods
    4. Hour 24 - Quadratic Equations: Solving by the Quadratic Formula
  12. Appendix A - Glossary
  13. Appendix B - Hour’s Up! Answers
  14. Index

Product information

  • Title: Alpha Teach Yourself Algebra I in 24 Hours
  • Author(s): Jane Cook
  • Release date: January 2011
  • Publisher(s): Alpha
  • ISBN: 9781101198391