Elementary Algebra for College Students

9780135288948: Elementary Algebra for College Students

Angel's texts are a proven favorite among students and instructors alike.  The Angel texts consistently receive praise for their readability - short, clear sentences are used to ensure the text is readable even for those with weak reading skills- and for the abundance of detailed, worked-out examples... more than any other text!  In this revised, 7th edition of Elementary Algebra for College Students, Angel continues to focus on the needs of the students taking this class and the instructors teaching them.


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About the Author:

Allen R. Angel received his AAS in Electrical Technology from New York City Community College. He then received his BS in Physics and his MS in Mathematics from SUNY at New Paltz, and he took additional graduate work at Rutgers University. He is Professor Emeritus at Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York where he served for many years as the chair of the Mathematics Department. He also served as the Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation Summer Institutes at Rutgers University from 1967—73. He served as the President of the New York State Mathematics Association of Two Year Colleges (NYSMATYC) and the Northeast Vice President of the American Mathematics Association of Two Year Colleges (AMATYC). He is the recipient of many awards including a number of NISOD Excellence in Teaching Awards, NYSMATYC's Outstanding Contributions to Mathematics Education Award, and AMATYC's President Award. Allen enjoy tennis, worldwide travel, and visiting with his children and granddaughter.

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Elementary Algebra for College Students, Sixth Edition by Allen R. Angel will guide you through a practical approach to learning algebra. It was written with you, the student, in mind. For example:

  • In section 1. 1, the author presents Study Skills for Success in Mathematics. Following these study skills will increase your chance of success in this course.
  • Boxes marked Helpful Hints provide important information and guide students through difficult topics.
  • Exercises are marked with a CD/Videotape icon to indicate that a specific exercise is worked out in detail on the Lecture Videos, making it easy for you to review material presented in class. The Lecture Videos are available digitized on CD-ROM and on VHS tape.

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