Understand Algebra: A Teach Yourself Guide

Author: Paul Abbott,Hugh Neill

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 9780071754859

Category: Mathematics

Page: 352

View: 1999

More than 60 million Teach Yourself products sold worldwide! A helpful guide for students struggling with algebra Understand Algebra provides everything you need to broaden your skills and gain confidence. Assuming only a basic level of arithmetic, this carefully graded and progressive book guides them through the basic principles of the subject with the help of exercises and fully worked examples. Includes: One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author’s many years of experience Tests in the book to keep track of your progress Exercises and examples with full answers allow you to practice your new skills progressively Topics include: The meaning of algebra; Elementary operations in algebra; Brackets and operations with them; Positive and negative numbers; Expressions and equations; Linear equations; Formulae; Simultaneous equations; Linear inequalities; Graphical representation of quantities; Straight line graphs; coordinates; Using inequalities to define regions; Multiplying algebraicalalgebraics; Factors; Fractions; Graphs of quadratic functions; Quadratic equations; Indices; Logarithms; Ratio and proportion; Variation; The determination of laws; Rational and irrational numbers; Arithmetical and geometrical sequences

Understand Trigonometry: A Teach Yourself Guide

Author: Paul Abbott,Hugh Neill

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 9780071754842

Category: Mathematics

Page: 208

View: 7784

More than 60 million Teach Yourself products sold worldwide! The definitive guide to the basics of trigonometry Whether you are new to trigonometry or just need to refresh your knowledge, Understand Trigonometry is the ideal handbook of this complex subject. Offering a complete introduction, with fully worked examples and carefully paced exercises at every level, you will progress steadily from the basics to more advanced skills and gain new confidence in your abilities. One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author’s many years of experience. Tests in the book to keep track of your progress Questions accompanied by detailed answers which help you to identify your areas of strength and weakness Topics include: Historical background; The tangent; Sine and cosine; In three dimensions; Angles of any magnitude; Solving simple equations; The sine and cosine formulae; Radians; Relations between the ratios; Ratios of compound angles; The form asinx+bcosx; The factor formulae; Circles related to a triangle; General solution of equations

Trigonometry: A Complete Introduction

Author: Hugh Neill

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 1473678501

Category: Mathematics

Page: 208

View: 6692

Trigonometry: A Complete Introduction is the most comprehensive yet easy-to-use introduction to Trigonometry. Written by a leading expert, this book will help you if you are studying for an important exam or essay, or if you simply want to improve your knowledge. The book covers all areas of trigonometry including the theory and equations of tangent, sine and cosine, using trigonometry in three dimensions and for angles of any magnitude, and applications of trigonometry including radians, ratio, compound angles and circles related to triangles. Everything you will need is here in this one book. Each chapter includes not only an explanation of the knowledge and skills you need, but also worked examples and test questions.

Complete Mathematics: Teach Yourself

Author: Trevor Hugh Neill

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 1444130986

Category: Mathematics

Page: 336

View: 4032

Are you looking for a clear, accessible guide to mathematics that can help you brush up your skills and rediscover the key concepts and techniques? Complete Mathematics provides an invaluable, step-by-step introduction to the subject. Packed full of worked examples and useful exercises, it will guide you through the essentials quickly and easily, giving you the knowledge you need to gain maths confidence. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of psychology. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

Teach Yourself Algebra for Electronic Circuits

Author: Kenneth Jenkins

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071381821

Category: Mathematics

Page: 576

View: 2384

Practical math to help you plan, design, and problem-solve electric circuits The ideal tool for upgrading career-enhancing math skills, Teach Yourself Algebra for Electronic Circuits helps you learn the methods that support today’s technological growth and innovation. Author Ken Jenkins has put together a genuinely user-friendly tutorial. Every chapter is a self-contained unit, making it easier to find the answers you want and learn at your own pace – without flipping through pages, looking for connections or background. Learn or upgrade your skills with: * Self-teaching text, complete with worked-out questions/solutions and final exams *Math that goes beyond elementary algebra, without the burden of heavy-duty calculus you don’t need * Circuit-focused applications, illustrations, and examples * Special help with the algebra of logic and matrices *Hundreds of practical problems with detailed solutions throughout the book * Over 300 illustrations to help you learn quickly and easily

Algebra Survival Guide

A Conversational Guide for the Thoroughly Befuddled

Author: Josh Rappaport

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780984638192

Category: Education

Page: 352

View: 501

Expanded and revised, the Second Edition of the Algebra Survival Guide unleashes its power for a new generation of students. Now that Âthe Common Core StandardsÂhave changed how math is taught, thisÂ2ndÂedition aligns its content to these broad new guidelines. TheÂnewÂEdition also adds advanced content. In its XTREMEÂALGEBRAÂsection, the new edition tackles the topics of Functions, Inequalities and the Advanced Coordinate Plane,Âand it teaches storyÂproblems in all threeÂareas. These additions update the book for today's elementary and secondaryÂstudents; they also provide additional supportÂfor adults taking algebra in their return to college. Plus, with its newly expandedÂindex and glossary,ÂtheÂ2ndÂEdition makes all of its content easy to find.ÂTheÂbook retains the cartoons, analogies and conversational format that brought out praise from all corners and garnered the book both a Parents Choice Commendation and a Golden Porch Award forÂpedagogical excellence.

Practical Algebra

A Self-Teaching Guide

Author: Peter H. Selby,Steve Slavin

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471530121

Category: Mathematics

Page: 336

View: 3462

Practical Algebra If you studied algebra years ago and now need a refresher course in order to use algebraic principles on the job, or if you're a student who needs an introduction to the subject, here's the perfect book for you. Practical Algebra is an easy and fun-to-use workout program that quickly puts you in command of all the basic concepts and tools of algebra. With the aid of practical, real-life examples and applications, you'll learn: * The basic approach and application of algebra to problem solving * The number system (in a much broader way than you have known it from arithmetic) * Monomials and polynomials; factoring algebraic expressions; how to handle algebraic fractions; exponents, roots, and radicals; linear and fractional equations * Functions and graphs; quadratic equations; inequalities; ratio, proportion, and variation; how to solve word problems, and more Authors Peter Selby and Steve Slavin emphasize practical algebra throughout by providing you with techniques for solving problems in a wide range of disciplines--from engineering, biology, chemistry, and the physical sciences, to psychology and even sociology and business administration. Step by step, Practical Algebra shows you how to solve algebraic problems in each of these areas, then allows you to tackle similar problems on your own, at your own pace. Self-tests are provided at the end of each chapter so you can measure your mastery.

Calculus: A Complete Introduction

Author: Hugh Neill

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 1473678455

Category: Mathematics

Page: 368

View: 1043

Calculus: A Complete Introduction is the most comprehensive yet easy-to-use introduction to using calculus. Written by a leading expert, this book will help you if you are studying for an important exam or essay, or if you simply want to improve your knowledge. The book covers all areas of calculus, including functions, gradients, rates of change, differentiation, exponential and logarithmic functions and integration. Everything you will need to know is here in one book. Each chapter includes not only an explanation of the knowledge and skills you need, but also worked examples and test questions.

All the Math You'll Ever Need

A Self-Teaching Guide

Author: Steve Slavin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471674028

Category: Mathematics

Page: 240

View: 1319

A sharp mind, like a healthy body, is subject to the same rule of nature: Use it or lose it Need a calculator just to work out a 15 percent service charge? Not exactly sure how to get the calculator to give you the figure you need? Turn to this revised and updated edition of All the Math You'll Ever Need, the friendliest, funniest, and easiest workout program around. In no time, you'll have total command of all the powerful mathematical tools needed to make numbers work for you. In a dollars-and-cents, bottom-line world, where numbers influence everything, none of us can afford to let our math skills atrophy. This step-by-step personal math trainer: Refreshes practical math skills for your personal and professional needs, with examples based on everyday situations. Offers straightforward techniques for working with decimals and fractions. Demonstrates simple ways to figure discounts, calculate mortgage interest rates, and work out time, rate, and distance problems. Contains no complex formulas and no unnecessary technical terms.

Basic Physics

A Self-Teaching Guide

Author: K. Kuhn

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781948117807

Category:

Page: 214

View: 7826

Here is the most practical, complete, and easy-to-use book available for understanding physics. Even if you do not consider yourself a science student, this book helps make learning a pleasure.

A Mind for Numbers

How to Excel at Math and Science (even If You Flunked Algebra)

Author: Barbara A. Oakley

Publisher: TarcherPerigree

ISBN: 039916524X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 316

View: 5858

An engineering professor who started out doing poorly in mathematical and technical subjects in school offers tools, tips and techniques to learning the creative and analytical thought processes that will lead to achievement in math and science. Original.

Teach Yourself Algebra

Author: P. Abbott

Publisher: Chandra Chakravarti Press

ISBN: 9781447457541

Category: Mathematics

Page: 318

View: 2782

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Precalculus Mathematics in a Nutshell: Geometry, Algebra, Trigonometry

Geometry, Algebra, Trigonometry

Author: George F. Simmons

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1592441300

Category: Mathematics

Page: 128

View: 9482

ÒGeometry is a very beautiful subject whose qualities of elegance, order, and certainty have exerted a powerful attraction on the human mind for many centuries. . . Algebra's importance lies in the student's future. . . as essential preparation for the serious study of science, engineering, economics, or for more advanced types of mathematics. . . The primary importance of trigonometry is not in its applications to surveying and navigation, or in making computations about triangles, but rather in the mathematical description of vibrations, rotations, and periodic phenomena of all kinds, including light, sound, alternating currents, and the orbits of the planets around the sun.Ó In this brief, clearly written book, the essentials of geometry, algebra, and trigonometry are pulled together into three complementary and convenient small packages, providing an excellent preview and review for anyone who wishes to prepare to master calculus with a minimum of misunderstanding and wasted time and effort. Students and other readers will find here all they need to pull them through.

Calculus For Dummies

Author: Mark Ryan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119297435

Category: Mathematics

Page: 384

View: 7845

Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119293491) was previously published as Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781118791295). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product. Slay the calculus monster with this user-friendly guide Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition makes calculus manageable—even if you're one of the many students who sweat at the thought of it. By breaking down differentiation and integration into digestible concepts, this guide helps you build a stronger foundation with a solid understanding of the big ideas at work. This user-friendly math book leads you step-by-step through each concept, operation, and solution, explaining the "how" and "why" in plain English instead of math-speak. Through relevant instruction and practical examples, you'll soon learn that real-life calculus isn't nearly the monster it's made out to be. Calculus is a required course for many college majors, and for students without a strong math foundation, it can be a real barrier to graduation. Breaking that barrier down means recognizing calculus for what it is—simply a tool for studying the ways in which variables interact. It's the logical extension of the algebra, geometry, and trigonometry you've already taken, and Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition proves that if you can master those classes, you can tackle calculus and win. Includes foundations in algebra, trigonometry, and pre-calculus concepts Explores sequences, series, and graphing common functions Instructs you how to approximate area with integration Features things to remember, things to forget, and things you can't get away with Stop fearing calculus, and learn to embrace the challenge. With this comprehensive study guide, you'll gain the skills and confidence that make all the difference. Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition provides a roadmap for success, and the backup you need to get there.

Understand Physics: Teach Yourself

Author: Jim Breithaupt

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 1444129805

Category: Science

Page: 300

View: 8779

Understand Physics gives you a solid understanding of the key skills and ideas that run through the subject. You will explore the important concepts of force and motion, electricity, light, molecules, matter and space and discover the frontiers of physics. With numerous questions, answers and worked examples throughout, you will feel confident in approaching the science and applying your knowledge. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of physics. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

Algebra: A Complete Introduction

Author: Hugh Neill

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 1473678420

Category: Mathematics

Page: 400

View: 1098

Algebra: A Complete Introduction is the most comprehensive yet easy-to-use introduction to using Algebra. Written by a leading expert, this book will help you if you are studying for an important exam or essay, or if you simply want to improve your knowledge. The book covers all the key areas of algebra including elementary operations, linear equations, formulae, simultaneous equations, quadratic equations, logarithms, variation, laws and sequences. Everything you will need is here in this one book. Each chapter includes not only an explanation of the knowledge and skills you need, but also worked examples and test questions. Chapter 1: The meaning of algebra Chapter 2: Elementary operations in algebra Chapter 3: Brackets and operations with them Chapter 4: Positive and negative numbers Chapter 5: Equations and expressions Chapter 6: Linear equations Chapter 7: Formulae Chapter 8: Simultaneous equations Chapter 9: Linear inequalities Chapter 10: Straight-line graphs; coordinates Chapter 11: Using inequalities to define regions Chapter 12: Multiplying algebraical expressions Chapter 13: Factors Chapter 14: Fractions Chapter 15: Graphs of quadratic functions Chapter 16: Quadratic equations Chapter 17: Indices Chapter 18: Logarithms Chapter 19: Ratio and proportion Chapter 20: Variation Chapter 21: The determination of laws Chapter 22: Rational and irrational numbers and surds Chapter 23: Arithmetical and geometric sequences

Algebra Demystified

Author: Rhonda Huettenmueller

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071412107

Category: Mathematics

Page: 349

View: 8945

Whether you want to learn more about algebra, refresh your skills, or improve your classroom performance, Algebra Demystified is the perfect shortcut. Knowing algebra gives you a better choice of jobs, helps you perform better in science, computing, and math courses, ups your score on competitive exams, and improves your ability to do daily computations. And there's no faster or more painless way to master the subject than Algebra Demystified! Entertaining author and experienced teacher Rhonda Huettenmueller provides all the math background you need and uses practical examples, real data, and a totally different approach to life the "myst" from algebra. With Algebra Demystified, you master algebra one simple step at a time--at your own speed. Unlike most books on the subject, general concepts are presented first --and the details follow. In order to make the process as clear and simple as possible, long computations are presented in a logical, layered progression with just one execution per step. THIS ONE-OF-A-KIND SELF-TEACHING TEXT OFFERS: Questions at the end of every chapter and section to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses A 100-questions final exam for self-assessment An intensive focus on word problems and fractions--help where it's most often needed Detailed examples and solutions