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Head First Algebra by Tracey Pilone, Dan Pilone

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Chapter 11. Real-World Algebra: Solve the world’s problems

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The world’s got big problems... you’ve got big answers.

Hundreds of pages of math, and what do you really have? A bunch of x’s and y’s, a’s and b’s? Nope... you’ve got skills to solve for an unknown, even in the most difficult situations. So what’s that good for? Well, in this chapter, it’s all about the real world: you’re going to use your Algebra skills to solve some real problems. By the time you’re done, you’ll have won friends, influenced people, and saved yourself a whole bucket full of cash. Interested? Let’s get started.

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