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Use some of the money you save for a supplement like one of the Critical Thinking Company's books so students get review and practice with previously mastered topics. Enter Algebra Survival Handbook and Workbook. Using a question and answer format, Rappaport explains concepts in the simple language he developed from years of tutoring experience. Does it go into both 74 and 80? Author takes each problem step by step. I never got the basics. As you slash these numbers down, remember this rule. The Survival Guide is easy to understand.
The guide, and workbook were lifesavers for me. The Algebra Survival Workbook and Guide have been a great tool to keep my son practicing over the summer. As an adult, who never had Algebra in high school, I was not prepared for it in college. The Emergency Fact sheet will be a great reference. They easily completed the entire book over the summer.
Teachers use the workbook's problem sets to help children sharpen specific skills - or they can use the pages as tests or quizzes on specific topics. I was fine with teaching basic math skills as I know exactly where math falls apart for most kids who learn to hate it. I have just about finished the book and will be moving on to harder algebra. I came across the Algebra Survival Guide on my Kindle, and I downloaded the free sample. Perfect for an Algebra beginner. Great for students, parents, etc, and helped build common sense skills and increase skills while decreasing that dreaded math fear. Algebra Survival Guide — Second Edition by Josh Rappaport illustrated by Sally Blakemore The Algebra Survival Guide — Second Edition is here, but not yet released to the general public.
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It would have saved hours of tears and frustration lost in a maze of Algebraic computations. In fact, I soon learned I knew th properties and laws better than my classmates and began using the analogies to explain them so they to could remember all the little tricks this guide taught me. I bought this to help me brush up on my Algebra skills and test out of my college math placement. It has also garnered a Parents Choice award, and it has been used in school districts all across the country as the cornerstone curriculum for Algebra Professional Development Workshops. If you are a homeschooler, you should add this tool to your arsenal. My teenage daughter has really been struggling through Algebra, even though she is a straight A student in all other subjects.
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