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Read these reviews of our two algebra books and our two geometry books by Maria Miller from HomeschoolMath.net. Also read Hema Gopalakrishnan's review of Dr. Math Gets You Ready for Algebra on the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) site. Read about the books - how, what, why, and who?

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Dr. Math® Gets You Ready for Algebra

The book is a series of questions and answers arranged according to a standard math pre-algebra class, and supplemented with Internet references and a glossary.

Read reviews by Maria Miller and Hema Gopalakrishnan.

Table of Contents

Fundamental Operations
Introduction to Algebraic Thinking
Variables
Exponents
Large and Small Numbers
Order of Operations
Distributive Property and Other Properties
Integers
Coordinate Graphing of Integers
Origin of Integers
Adding and Subtracting Integers
Multiplying and Dividing Integers
Absolute Value
Real Numbers
Rational Numbers
Factoring
Squares and Square Roots
Irrational Numbers
Pi
Real Numbers
Equations with Variables
Solving Basic Equations
Graphing Equations
Equivalent Equations
Algebra Applications
Ratio and Proportion
Area and Perimeter
Distance, Rate, and Time Problems
Rate of Work Problems

Dr. Math® Explains Algebra

The book is a series of questions and answers arranged according to a standard Algebra I class, and supplemented with Internet references and a glossary.

Read a review by Maria Miller.

Table of Contents

Linear Equations
Linear Expressions and Equations
Slope, Intercepts, and Slope-Intercept Form
Graphing Linear Equations
Systems of Equations
Simultaneous Equations
Graphing Simultaneous Equations
Inconsistent and Dependent Systems
Polynomials
Monomials and Polynomials
Simplifying Polynomials
Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
Multiplying Polynomials
Patterns in Polynomials
Dividing Polynomials
Factoring
Prime, Composite, and Square Numbers
Factoring Monomials
Factoring Polynomials
Factoring the Difference of Two Squares
Quadratic Equations
Quadratic Expressions, Equations, And Functions
Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
Solving Quadratic Equations by Graphing
Solving Quadratic Equations by Taking Square Roots
Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
The Quadratic Formula

Dr. Math® Introduces Geometry

The book is a series of questions and answers arranged according to the geometry topics covered in grades 5 - 8, and supplemented with Internet references and a glossary.

Read review by Maria Miller

Table of Contents

Introduction to Two-Dimensional (2-D) Geometric Figures
Points, Lines, and Planes
Angles
Triangles
Quadrilaterals
Areas and Perimeters of Two-Dimensional (2-D) Geometric Figures
Area and Perimeter
Units of Area
Areas and Perimeters of Parallelograms and Trapezoids
Circles and Pi
Pi, Circle Parts, and Circle Measurements
Introduction to Three-Dimensional (3-D) Geometric Figures
Polyhedra
Platonic Solids
Surface Area
Volume
Nets of Solids
Symmetry
Rigid Motions: Rotation, Reflection, Translation, and Glide Reflection
Symmetries
Lines of Symmetry
Tessellation

Dr. Math® Presents More Geometry

The book is a series of questions and answers arranged according to a standard high school Geometry class, and supplemented with Internet references and a glossary.

Read review by Maria Miller

Table of Contents

Points, Lines, Planes, Angles, and Their Relationships
Angle Relationships and Perpendicular and Parallel Lines
Proving Lines Parallel
The Parallel Postulate
Coordinates and Distance
Logic and Proof
Introduction to Logic
Direct Proof
Indirect Proof
Triangles: Properties, Congruence, and Similarity
The Triangle Inequality Property
Centers of Triangles
Isosceles and Equilateral Triangles
Congruence in Triangles: SSS, SAS, and ASA
Similarity in Triangles
Congruence Proofs
Quadrilaterals and Other Polygons
Properties of Polygons
Properties of Quadrilaterals
Area and Perimeter of Quadrilaterals
Circles and Their Parts
Tangents
Arcs and Angles
Chords

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