This textbook is suitable for the following courses: Elementary Algebra, Beginning Algebra, and Algebra 1.
Elementary Algebra is written in a clear and concise manner, making no assumption of prior algebra experience. It carefully guides students from the basics to the more advanced techniques required to be successful in the next course, Intermediate Algebra. This text is written in such a way as to maintain maximum flexibility and usability. A modular format was carefully integrated into the design. This textbook will effectively enable traditional or nontraditional approaches to elementary algebra.
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John Redden (MS California State University, Northridge) is Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at the College of the Sequoias. He teaches courses ranging from prealgebra to calculus, including statistics and linear algebra. John is the author of several mathematics textbooks and a pioneer of the open source movement who has created products ranging from classroom materials to a graphing calculator application. He has also written Elementary Algebra, v2.0 that is also published by FlatWorld.