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Practical Algebra: A Self-Teaching Guide

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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 ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published February 28th 1991 by Wiley (first published January 1st 1974)
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Mark Longo
Apr 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Want to feel really dumb? Enroll in a science PhD program at an elite school after having been out of academia for many years and after having spent your middle and high school years in a state of stultified catatonic boredom and disinterest. Sign up for a few advanced math classes during your PhD program and become painfully aware of the gaps in your knowledge that your earlier disinterest engendered.

Want to feel really smart? Go back and try to fill in those holes with a book like this. At
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Lananorris
Oct 11, 2011 rated it it was amazing
This is probably the best self teaching guide I have come across for any subject, not just Algebra. Reader friendly, it anticipates that the person who picks this book up is most certainly a math-phobe, who was scarred by public school Algebra classes and teachers. Clear, plain, simple, well thought out explanations, good selection of questions to test whether the concept was grasped AND, (a really great thing) with the question is a direct reference back to the teaching of that particular ...more
Giuseppe Forgione
Nov 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The former long-life identity of "I'm bad at math" is gone thanks to this incredible book. I now understand and appreciate the intricacies and beauty of math, and I feel inspired and capable of tackling any challenge as a result.
Ashleyg
Apr 21, 2008 rated it it was amazing
I've been using this book for a few months. It's an excellent textbook for teaching myself algebra -- it covers *everything* and is clear, thorough and actually has a sense of humor.
Michelle
This really helps and it's extremely interesting.
Care
Feb 22, 2009 rated it liked it
returned to the library - didn't get all the way thru (uh oh)
Zoe
Dec 09, 2010 is currently reading it
This is a great book to use when you need help in algebra. I use it to look up subjects when I am stuck on a concept.
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