# Complete Idiot's Guide to Algebra

## Algebra

ch01s01 encountering-expressions

ch01s02 introducing-variables

ch01s03 translating-words-into-math

ch01s04 behold-power-exponents

ch01s06 dastardly-distribution

ch01s07 get-operations-order

ch01s08 evaluating-expressions

ch02s01 solving-basic-equations

ch02s02 maintaining-balance

ch02s03 equations-with-multiple-steps

ch02s04 absolute-value-equations

ch03s01 graphing-linear-equations

ch03s02 climb-aboard-coordinate-plane

ch03s03 sketching-line-graphs

ch03s04 its-slippery-slope

ch03s05 kinky-absolute-value-graphs

ch04s01 cooking-up-linear-equations

ch04s02 point-slope-form

ch04s03 slope-intercept-form

ch04s05 standard-form-line

ch04s06 tricky-linear-equations

ch05s01 linear-inequalities

ch05s02 equations-vs-inequalities

ch05s03 solving-basic-inequalities

ch05s04 inequality-mood-swing

ch05s05 graphing-solutions

ch05s06 compound-inequalities

ch05s08 graphing-linear-inequalities

ch06s01 introducing-polynomials

ch06s02 classifying-polynomials

ch06s03 adding-subtracting-polynomials

ch06s04 multiplying-polynomials

ch06s05 dividing-polynomials

ch07s01 factoring-polynomials

ch07s02 greatest-common-factors

ch07s03 factoring-by-grouping

ch07s04 special-factoring-patterns

ch07s06 factoring-with-bomb-method

ch08s01 wrestling-with-radicals

ch08s02 introducing-radical-sign

ch08s03 simplifying-radical-expressions

ch08s04 unleashing-radical-powers

ch08s05 radical-operations

ch08s06 solving-radical-equations

ch08s07 when-things-get-complex

ch09s01 quadratic-equations-inequalities

ch09s02 solving-quadratics-by-factoring

ch09s03 completing-square

ch09s04 quadratic-formula

ch09s05 all-signs-point-to-discriminant

ch10s01 rational-expressions

ch10s02 simplifying-rational-expressions

ch10s03 combining-rational-expressions

ch10s04 multiplying-dividing-rationally

ch10s05 encountering-complex-fractions

ch11s01 rational-equations-inequalities

ch11s02 solving-rational-equations

ch11s03 proportions-cross-multiplying

ch11s04 investigating-variation

ch11s05 solving-rational-inequalities

ch12s01 whipping-word-problems

ch12s02 interest-problems

ch12s03 area-volume-problems

ch12s04 speed-distance-problems

ch12s05 mixture-combination-problems

Excerpted from The Complete Idiot's Guide to Algebra 2004 by W. Michael Kelley. All rights reserved including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form. Used by arrangement with **Alpha Books**, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.

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