> Richard, > > I no longer have access to the Leinwand et al. book, > which has 921 pages, plus 165 additional pages at the > end. The 482-page Shute book is somewhere in the > attic. > > I still have fond memories of my 9th-grade Algebra I > textbook, which had about 350 pages. The last topic > we covered involved graphing quadratic functions and > identifying the Focus and the Directrix. ...
So, do you think that Shute is 132 pages better than - or worse than - your 9th grade algebra book? :-)
If you ever find the Shute book, I would be interested in your take on what would have to be added or removed to make it optimal.
What do you think of Robert's course outline in this thread?