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Topic: [ap-calculus] OFF TOPIC: Algebra and Geo Textbook Suggestions
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Paul A. Foerster

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Re: [ap-calculus] OFF TOPIC: Algebra and Geo Textbook Suggestions
Posted: Oct 10, 2012 11:27 PM
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David, et al. -

While you are looking at Algebra I texts, may I respectfully suggest that
you examine my "Algebra I: Expressions, Equations, and Applications."
Originally published by Addison-Wesley, it is now available through
Pearson/Prentice Hall. Go to www.phschool.com. In the search for authors
box, type "foerster." You will also get reference to my "Algebra and
Trigonometry: Functions and Applications."

For geometry, you might try Michael Serra's text, originally published by
Key Curriculum Press, and now available through Kendall Hunt Publishing,
www.kendallhunt.com. You might also investigate Harold Jacobs' geometry
text, published by Bedford-Freeman-Worth.

Regards,
Paul

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> I am looking for some suggestions for a geometry text and algebra 1 text.
> Anything anyone really likes? I am looking for a geometry book that really
> does a good job merging geometry and algebra. Both books should have solid
> critical thinking problems. We are exploring problem based learning
> methods, so the more problems (as opposed to drill and kill) the better.
>
> David Sabol '99
> *Mathematics Department Chair*
> (216) 651-0222 ext. 232
> dsabol@ignatius.edu
> www.ignatius.edu




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