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Visit this site: http://www.jamesbrennan.org/algebra/

Author:James Brennan, Boise State University
Description: In addition to "stuff to play with" on the web (a Graphing Applet (for exploring slope and intercepts of straight lines), a Prime Factorization Machine, a Prime Number List, a Quadratic Equation Solver, and a Quadratic Function Plotter), this book's full text is available. It presents "The Numbers of Arithmetic" (the basics - an introduction to the real numbers, addition and subtraction, order of operations, fractions, decimals, and percents); a general Introduction to Algebra; Word Problems; Graphing and Straight Lines; Systems of Linear Equations; Polynomials; Rational Expressions; Exponents and Roots; and Quadratic Equations. You can also buy the book through a link on this site. Available at http://www.edteach.com/algebra/, too.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Problems/Puzzles, Word Problems, Books, Tutorials
Math Topics: Basic Algebra

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