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Life of Fred: Advanced Algebra - Expanded Edition (G306)

Life of Fred: Advanced Algebra - Expanded Edition (G306)

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Item Code: G306
Publisher: Life of Fred
Series: Life of Fred - Highschool Math
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Page Numbers: 318
Author: Stanley F. Schmidt, Ph.D.

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Find out about...
- Romance! How little kids meet each other on the bus
- Cuisine! What pie you shouldn't order . . . unless you're rich
- Travel! Parts of Kansas you've never been to
- Fashion! Hairless anteriors and gold chains
- Music! The newest hit "Unselfish Love" by accordionist Rockin' Rita, age 4

....while learning all of advanced algebra.

The Expanded Edition of Advanced Algebra contains the contents of the original version plus the discontinued Companion Guide. It also has all of the answers worked out in full. Laid out in 108 daily lessons, this hard cover text covers everything you need for 2nd year highschool Algebra.

In this course you will learn about...


Proofs by math induction
Linear Programming
Cramer's rule
Arithmetic progressions and series
Adding and multiplying matrices

Natural numbers
Whole numbers
Irrational numbers
Real numbers
Imaginary numbers
Complex numbers
Scientific notation
Sigma notation
Fundamental principle of counting

Other Topics

Brief History of mathematics
Conversion factors
Unit analysis
Using a scientific calculator


Multiplying binomials
Factoring binomials
Factoring a difference of squares
Factoring trinomials
Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing polynomial fractions
Binomial formula
Long division of polynomials


Median averages
Constants of proportionality
Inverse variation
Direct variation
Joint variation
Weight varies directly as the cube of the height
Area varies directly as the square of the height
Volume varies directly as the cube of the height

Venn diagrams
Union of sets
Disjoint sets
Intersection of sets

Dividing by zero
Rationalizing the denominator
Solving radical equations

Significant digits in addition and multiplication
Linear equations
Quadratic equations
Radical equations
Systems of Equations
Inconsistent, dependent and independent equations

Laws of exponents
Exponential equations

Complex fractions
Partial fractions

Definition of a function
Functional notation
Inverse functions

Pythagorean theorem
Surface area of a cone
Reflective property of ellipses
Geometric sequences and progressions
Pascal's Triangle



Slope given two points
Slope-intercept and double-slope forms of the line
Slopes of perpendicular lines
Graphing planes in three dimensions
Graphing inequalities
Ordered pairs


Product, quotient, birdie, and power rules for logarithms
Finding antilogs
Three definitions of logarithms
Change-of-base rule for logarithms

Unlike all other math programs, this one also has:
- Material from Modern Bus & Electric Journal
- Why Rita could never be 50 feet tall
- A 12-page True Fairytale History of Mathematics from the counting numbers to the complex numbers
- A short discussion of tachyons (which travel faster than the speed of light)

. . . and all of these are just in the first two chapters!

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