# Life Of Fred: Beginning Algebra Expanded Edition - Grades 8-10

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• Vendor: Z Twist Books

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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
• Ratios
• Multiplying signed numbers
• Proportions
• Inequalities in the integers
• Continued Ratios
• 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
• Square roots
• Pythagorean theorem
• Real numbers
• Irrational numbers
• Fractional exponents
• Rationalizing the denominator
• Quadratic equations in everyday life
• Solving quadratic equations by completing the square
• 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.
• Binding Type

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