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Name: Elementary Algebra
ID: col10614
Language: English (en)
Summary: Elementary Algebra is a work text that covers the traditional topics studied in a modern elementary algebra course. It is intended for students who (1) have no exposure to elementary algebra, (2) have previously had an unpleasant experience with elementary algebra, or (3) need to review algebraic concepts and techniques.
Collection Subtype: Textbook
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: algebra, college, community, elementary, equations, expressions, factor, factoring, graph, graphing, inequalities, k-12, linear, mathematics, operations, polynomial, properties, quadratic, radical, rational, real numbers, root, solve, solving, square, system, variable
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

Authors: Wade Ellis (, Denny Burzynski (
Copyright Holders: Wade Ellis (, Denny Burzynski (
Maintainers: Wade Ellis (, Denny Burzynski (, LearningMate LearningMate (, Matt Gardner (

Latest version: 1.3 (history)
First publication date: Dec 12, 2008 2:40 pm US/Central
Last revision to collection: May 8, 2009 4:40 pm GMT-5


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Version History

Version: 1.3 May 8, 2009 4:40 pm GMT-5 by Jonathan Emmons
Corrected presentation order of Chapter 11 modules

Version: 1.2 May 5, 2009 8:55 am GMT-5 by Jonathan Emmons
Adds CNXML markup for entire book, replaces previous PDF scans.

Version: 1.1 Dec 12, 2008 6:16 pm US/Central by Judy Baker

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