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Fundamentals of Technical Mathematics by Sarhan M. Musa

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Chapter 2

Introduction to Algebra

Abstract

This chapter provides an introduction to algebra through learning basic principles of addition, multiplication, exponents, and radicals. The chapter shows addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of polynomials. Also, the chapter introduces ratios, proportions, and variation.

Keywords

Algebra; Exponent; Radical; Ratio; Polynomial; Proportion; Variation

When solving problem, dig at the roots instead of just hacking at the leaves.

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