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Practical Algebra If you studied algebra years ago and now need arefresher course in order to use algebraic principles on the job,or if you're a student who needs an introduction to the subject,here's the perfect book for you. Practical Algebra is an easy andfun-to-use workout program that quickly puts you in command of allthe basic concepts and tools of algebra. With the aid of practical,real-life examples and applications, you'll learn:

* The basic approach and application of algebra to problemsolving

* The number system (in a much broader way than you have known itfrom arithmetic)

* Monomials and polynomials; factoring algebraic expressions; howto handle algebraic fractions; exponents, roots, and radicals;linear and fractional equations

* Functions and graphs; quadratic equations; inequalities; ratio,proportion, and variation; how to solve word problems, andmore

Authors Peter Selby and Steve Slavin emphasize practical algebrathroughout by providing you with techniques for solving problems ina wide range of disciplines--from engineering, biology, chemistry,and the physical sciences, to psychology and even sociology andbusiness administration. Step by step, Practical Algebra shows youhow to solve algebraic problems in each of these areas, then allowsyou to tackle similar problems on your own, at your own pace.Self-tests are provided at the end of each chapter so you canmeasure your mastery.

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With a ``learn-by-doing'' approach, it reviews and teaches elementary and some intermediate algebra. While rigorous enough to be used as a college or high school text, the format is reader friendly, particularly in this Second Edition, and clear enough to be used for self-study in a non-classroom environment. ``Pre-test'' material enables readers to target problem areas quickly and skip areas that are already well understood. Some new material has been added to the Second Edition and redundant or confusing material omitted. The first chapter has undergone major revision. Chapters feature ``post-tests'' for self-evaluation. Thousands of practice problems, questions and answers make this algebra review a unique and practical text.

PETER SELBY (deceased) was Director of Educational Technology atMan Factors Associates, a human factors engineering consultingfirm. He is the author of two other self-teaching guides: QuickAlgebra Review: A Self-Teaching Guide and Geometry and Trigonometryfor Calculus: A Self-Teaching Guide, both published by Wiley.

STEVE SLAVIN, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Economics at UnionCounty College, Cranford, New Jersey. He has written over 300newspaper and magazine articles, and is the author of four otherbooks, including All the Math You ll Ever Need: A Self-TeachingGuide and Economics: A Self-Teaching Guide, both published byWiley.

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