Algebra II For Dummies

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Wiley, Oct 2, 2006 - Mathematics - 384 pages
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Besides being an important area of math for everyday use, algebra is a passport to studying subjects like calculus, trigonometry, number theory, and geometry, just to name a few. To understand algebra is to possess the power to grow your skills and knowledge so you can ace your courses and possibly pursue further study in math.

Algebra II For Dummies is the fun and easy way to get a handle on this subject and solve even the trickiest algebra problems. This friendly guide shows you how to get up to speed on exponential functions, laws of logarithms, conic sections, matrices, and other advanced algebra concepts. In no time you’ll have the tools you need to:

  • Interpret quadratic functions
  • Find the roots of a polynomial
  • Reason with rational functions
  • Expose exponential and logarithmic functions
  • Cut up conic sections
  • Solve linear and non linear systems of equations
  • Equate inequalities
  • Simplifyy complex numbers
  • Make moves with matrices
  • Sort out sequences and sets

This straightforward guide offers plenty of multiplication tricks that only math teachers know. It also profiles special types of numbers, making it easy for you to categorize them and solve any problems without breaking a sweat. When it comes to understanding and working out algebraic equations, Algebra II For Dummies is all you need to succeed!

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User Review  - msrg - Overstock.com

Algebra for Dummies, like most of the "for Dummies" series, explains concepts in a clear, concise manner. My son and his friends did think the book was helpful in clarifying algebra. Some topics ... Read full review

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User Review  - Leigh Clemons - Goodreads

Not as useful as its predecessor in explaining new concepts relevant to college algebra….. Read full review

About the author (2006)

Mary Jane Sterling has authored Algebra For Dummies, Trigonometry For Dummies, Algebra Workbook For Dummies, Trigonometry Workbook For Dummies, Algebra I CliffsStudySolver, and Algebra II CliffsStudySolver. She taught junior high and high school math for many years before beginning her current 25-year-and-counting career at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. Mary Jane enjoys working with her students both in the classroom and outside the classroom, where they do various community service projects.

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