If you are seeking clarity and success in learning (or teaching) algebra, this is the book you are looking for. One of the biggest missing factors in math education is communication. This book provides that missing element. It is your personal tutor that translates the math into words, explains what things mean, gives you clues to look for, and tells you how to solve problems.rnrnThis guide focuses on all the important topics of algebra including:rn-Linear Equationsrn-Systems of Linear Equationsrn-Factoringrn-Trinomialsrn-Quadratic Equationsrn-Complex Rational Expressionsrn-Powers and RadicalsrnrnThis book explains this seemingly complicated subject through unique sections you won't find in any other study guide such as:rn-Obscure Properties of Zero, One and Negativesrn-The Real Order of Operationsrn-The Prime Number Multiples Tablern-Is 51 a Prime Number?rn-GCF vs. LCDrn-What Does "Undefined" Mean?rn-Parallel & Perpendicular Lines on a Graphrn-What Does "Solving in Terms of" Mean?rn-The Wrong Way to Simplify a Rational Expressionrn-The Part Everyone Forgets (The Last Step of the Quadratic Equation)rn-Special Words for Special Casesrn-Prime vs. No Solutionrn-The All-LCD Methodrn-Cross-Multiplying vs. Cross Cancellingrn-List of Common Radical Fingerprintsrn-Manipulating & Simplifying Radicalsrn-The Two Meanings of "Cancelling Out"rn-What Does "Error" on a Calculator Mean?rn-Scientific Notation on Your Calculatorrn-FMMs (Frequently Made Mistakes).rnrnThis book contains:rn-Step-by-step instructionsrn-Annotated examplesrn-Detailed descriptionsrnrnAnd:rn-will help you process what you see and hearrn-will tell you how to write and speak the mathrn-highlights the most commonly made mistakesrn-connects key topics that cross through different chaptersrnrnThis is the perfect resource to help you with homework or prepare for an exam. It will help any middle school, high school or college student solidify the important fundamentals used in Basic Math, Algebra I, Algebra II, Introductory Algebra, Elementary Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra, Pre-Calculus and even Calculus. rn rnUtilize this book to get a clearer understanding of algebra, to improve your grades... and to learn why GEMA is the new PEMDAS! rn rnThis book makes a great gift for 8th grade, junior high and high school (college bound) graduates.