The new Fourth Edition of McKeague's popular book presents the basic concepts of algebra early and then applies them to new topics as they are encountered. Patient and clear in its explanations and problems, McKeague's presentation helps students understand the material and concepts and gives additional information in visual form, diagrams, charts, and graphs. Each chapter opens with a real-world application and wherever possible, introductions are expanded in the chapter and carried through to topics found later in the book.
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This book is intended for a one-term course in Prealgebra. The basic concepts of algebra are introduced early in the book and then applied to new topics as they are encountered. Diagrams, charts, and graphs are emphasized to give students additional information, in visual form, to help them understand the material covered. Each chapter opens with a real-world application. Whenever possible, these introductions are expanded in the chapter and carried through to topics found later in the book.About the Author:
Charles P. "Pat" McKeague earned his B.A. in Mathematics from California State University, Northridge, and his M.S. in Mathematics from Brigham Young University. A well-known author and respected educator, he is a full-time writer and a part-time instructor at Cuesta College. He has published twelve textbooks in mathematics covering a range of topics from basic mathematics to trigonometry. An active member of the mathematics community, Professor McKeague is a popular speaker at regional conferences, including the California Mathematics Council for Community Colleges, the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the Texas Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges, the New Mexico Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges, and the National Association for Developmental Education. He is a member of the American Mathematics Association for Two-Year Colleges, the Mathematics Association of America, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and the California Mathematics Council for Community Colleges.
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Book Description Brooks Cole, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 4. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0534434037