Developing Skills in Algebra is designed for the student who needs a comprehensive review of the topics from elementary and intermediate algebra. This textbook uses the topics covered by many schools in an intermediate algebra course. Within the reader friendly styled text, students will find the algebraic skills necessary to prepare them for courses in college algebra and trigonometry. New topics are presented with expanded explanations, a progression of examples and colorful diagrams, aiding visual learners in their understanding of formulas. To help build a strong foundation and ensure understanding, students will have plenty of opportunity for practice before proceeding to the next concept.


Chapter 1: 

Fundamental Concepts 
Chapter 2: 

FirstDegree Equations and Inequalities: One Unknown 
Chapter 3: 

Solving Word Problems 
Chapter 4: 

Products and Factoring 
Chapter 5: 

Rational Expressions 
Chapter 6: 

Exponents and Radicals 
Chapter 7: 

Quadratic Equations 
Chapter 8: 

Systems of Equations and Inequalities 
