Life Of Fred Beginning Algebra Expanded, Stanley F Schmidt PhD, Hardcover, 544 Pages, Grade 9-10

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Featuring humor, easy-to-understand explanations, and silly illustrations, Life of Fred is guaranteed to make your math studies come alive! Each text is written as a novel, including a hilarious story line based on the life of Fred Gauss.

As Fred encounters the need for math during his daily exploits, he learns the methods necessary to solve his predicaments – plus loads of other interesting facts! Filled with plenty of solved examples, each book is self-teaching and reusable – perfect for families full of learners.

Introduce your students to Fred today and see how his fun, lighthearted approach to learning is revolutionizing mathematics!

Life of Fred: Beginning Algebra Expanded Edition covers the following concepts:


  • Finite/Infinite Numbers
  • Natural numbers
  • Whole numbers
  • Integers
  • Adding signed numbers
  • Ratios
  • Multiplying signed numbers
  • Proportions
  • Inequalities in the integers
  • Continued Ratios
  • Adding like terms
  • Rectangles
  • Trapezoids
  • Sectors
  • Symmetric Law of Equality
  • Order of operations
  • Solving Equations
  • Rational numbers
  • Set builder notation
  • Distance-rate-time problems
  • Distributive law
  • Reflexive Law of Equality
  • Proof of the distributive law
  • Coin problems
  • Age problems
  • Transposing
  • Solving systems of equations by elimination
  • Work problems in two unknowns
  • Graphs
  • Plotting points
  • Averages
  • Graphing linear equations
  • Graphing any equation
  • Solving systems of equations by graphing
  • Solving systems of equations by substitution
  • Inconsistent and Dependent systems of equations
  • Factorial function
  • Areas and volumes
  • Commutative laws
  • Negative exponents
  • Multiplying polynomials
  • Solving quadratic equations by factoring
  • Common factors factoring
  • Easy trinomial factoring
  • Difference of squares factoring
  • Grouping factoring
  • Harder trinomial factoring
  • Solving fractional equations
  • Simplifying rational expressions
  • Adding and subtracting rational expressions
  • Multiplying and dividing rational expressions
  • Solving pure quadratic equations
  • Square roots
  • Pythagorean theorem
  • Real numbers
  • Irrational numbers
  • Fractional exponents
  • Solving radical equations
  • Rationalizing the denominator
  • Quadratic equations in everyday life
  • Solving quadratic equations by completing the square
  • Quadratic formula
  • Long division of polynomials
  • Functions
  • Slope
  • Finding slope of a line from its equation
  • Slope-intercept form of a line
  • Range of a function
  • Fast way to graph y = mx + b
  • Fahrenheit-Celsius conversions
  • Graphing inequalities
  • Why you can’t divide by zero
  • Absolute value
  • Solving inequalities in one unknown.

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