KEY MESSAGE: Elayn Martin-Gay's developmental math textbooks and video resources are motivated by her firm belief that every student can succeed. Martin-Gay's focus on the student shapes her clear, accessible writing, inspires her constant pedagogical innovations, and contributes to the popularity and effectiveness of her video resources. This revision of Martin-Gay's algebra series continues her focus on students and what they need to be successful. Martin-Gay also strives to provide the highest level of instructor and adjunct support.
KEY TOPICS: Review of Real Numbers; Equations and Problem Solving; Graphing; Systems of Linear Equations; Exponents and Polynomials; Factoring Polynomials; Rational Expressions; More on Functions and Graphs; Inequalities and Absolute Value; Radicals, Rational Exponents, and Complex Numbers; Quadratic Equations and Functions; Exponential and Logarithmic Functions; Conic Sections; Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem
MARKET: for all readers interested in algebra.
Thirteen chapters discuss real numbers; equations, inequalities, and problem solving; graphs and functions; solving systems of linear equations; exponents and polynomials; factoring polynomials; rational expressions; transitions to intermediate algebra; radicals, rational exponents, and complex numbers; quadratic equations and functions; exponential and logarithmic functions; sequences, series, and the binomial theorem; and conic sections. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)