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# Algebra Survival Guide: A Conversational Handbook for the Thoroughly Befuddled

It's no secret that algebra gives students the 'jitters, ' and word problems give them the 'shakes.' As a dastardly duo, the word problems of algebra are just about as nerve-wracking as anything in the teenage years. But now there's a new book that rescues students from this combination of confusion: the Algebra Survival Guide, Second Edition.

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Paperback, 276 pages

Published
August 1st 2000
by Singing Turtle Press
(first published December 18th 1999)

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motivated students needing to review Alg 1

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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 ...more

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 ...more

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 ...more

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