A lighthearted, sometimes irreverent introduction to the concepts, vocabulary and strategies of first year algebra. Designed for people who learn best by reading, it includes no exercises. Beginning with some pre algebra concepts, like working with fractions, it explains linear equations, quadratic equations and graphing in easy to understand, non frightening language. Ideal for people who think they hate math to read before they take the class or as a supplement during it. It provides an additional explanation to the confused and comfort for the fearful.
For nearly twenty years this book has been helping math-phobes survive their most dreaded class.
As a student, and in any profession based on your studies, you need good oral communication skills. It is therefore extremely important to develop your ability to converse, to discuss, to argue persuasively, and to speak in public.
Ideal for reference in the classroom or office, this brief and easy-to-navigate handbook puts clear and concise grammar, style, mechanics, and punctuation information, as well as strategies for writing paragraphs and essays, conducting research, and documenting sources at your fingertips.
sing exercises, examples, and writing applications, the Fifth Edition of AT A GLANCE: SENTENCES focuses on sentence writing, with detailed attention to matters such as grammar, rhetoric, sentence variety, sentence combining, diction, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling in Chapters 1-11; provides a reproducible Writing Process Worksheet (at the end of the Student Overview and on the Student Companion Site) designed to provide guidance for your writing by offering documentation on the progression or completion of an assignment; provides concise instruction with student examples on the process of writing paragraphs and essays in Chapter 12; and provides further instruction with more than a hundred prompts and topics for writing specific and combined patterns of paragraphs and essays in Chapter 13.