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Algebra Survival Guide: A Conversational Handbook for the Thoroughly Befuddled

3.95 of 5 stars 3.95  ·  rating details  ·  44 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Expanded and revised, the Second Edition of the Algebra Survival Guide unleashes its power for a new generation of students. Now that the Common Core Standardshave changed how math is taught, this2ndedition aligns its content to these broad new guidelines. ThenewEdition also adds advanced content. In its XTREMEALGEBRAsection, the new edition tackles the topics of Functions ...more
Paperback, 276 pages
Published August 1st 2000 by Singing Turtle Press (first published December 18th 1999)
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Dec 28, 2010 Lisa rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: motivated students needing to review Alg 1
Shelves: nonfiction
I checked this book out with the hopes that it would be helpful with an Algebra 2 student I am working with. This book would be a good review for a student getting ready to start Algebra 2, but the material covers the simplest material throughout the year in Algebra 1.
The material is organized logically and as simply as possible. This book is not filled with words, but with math problems. The biggest problem with this book would be getting a 9th or 10th grade student to sit down with it by thems
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Did you barely survive algebra? Did you find it confusing and unrelated to anything in your world? Or have you made your class selections for the upcoming school year and Algebra is in your future? Or are you like me and just got lost in the vocabulary? If you can answer yes to any of these questions, I suggested you check out “Algebra Survival Guide: A conversational handbook for the thoroughly befuddled.” This little gem is written by Josh Rappaport who was an Algebra tutor for 100s
This book is exactly what the title says - it is not a book for algebra whizzes or for those that want to know the extended math theory behind algebra. It DOES take you through Algebra I step-by-step. The think I like about it is that it breaks the algebra down methodically and each skill builds on the next. My daughter was struggling with Algebra, and by picking and choosing problems from the book, along with the accompanying workbook, I was able to pinpoint EXACTLY which concepts were giving h ...more
Very clear and helpful book. Kindle version has some formatting issues and math errors due to conversion problems. Print version is accurate.
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