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while learning all of advanced algebra.

The Expanded Edition of Advanced Algebra contains the contents of the original version plus the discontinued Companion Guide. It also has all of the answers worked out in full. Laid out in 108 daily lessons, this hard cover text covers everything you need for 2nd year highschool Algebra.

If you are jumping into Life of Fred Advanced Algebra from any other math curriculum, we highly recommend that you consider going through the Life of Fred Beginning Algebra first. The Beginning Algebra book will provide the foundation needed to be successful with Life of Fred Advanced Algebra.

Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing polynomial fractions

Binomial formula

Long division of polynomials

Proportions

Ratios

Median averages

Proportions

Cross-multiplying

Constants of proportionality

Inverse variation

Direct variation

Joint variation

Weight varies directly as the cube of the height

Area varies directly as the square of the height

Volume varies directly as the cube of the height

Sets

Venn diagrams

Union of sets

Disjoint sets

Subsets

Intersection of sets

Domain

Codomain

Range

Equations

Dividing by zero

Rationalizing the denominator

Solving radical equations

Significant digits in addition and multiplication

Linear equations

Quadratic equations

Radical equations

Systems of Equations

Inconsistent, dependent and independent equations

Exponents

Laws of exponents

Exponential equations

Fractions

Complex fractions

Partial fractions

Functions

Definition of a function

Functional notation

One-to-one

Inverse functions

Geometry

Pythagorean theorem

Surface area of a cone

Ellipses

Circles

Reflective property of ellipses

Parabolas

Hyperbolas

Geometric sequences and progressions

Pascal’s Triangle

Graphing

Graphing

Abscissa

Ordinate

Quadrants

Slope

Slope given two points

Slope-intercept and double-slope forms of the line

Slopes of perpendicular lines

Graphing planes in three dimensions

Graphing inequalities

Ordered pairs

Logarithms

Logarithms

Product, quotient, birdie, and power rules for logarithms

Finding antilogs

Three definitions of logarithms

Change-of-base rule for logarithms

Unlike all other math programs, this one also has:
• Material from Modern Bus & Electric Journal
• Why Rita could never be 50 feet tall
• A 12-page True Fairytale History of Mathematics from the counting numbers to the complex numbers
• A short discussion of tachyons (which travel faster than the speed of light)
. . . and all of these are just in the first two chapters!

Life of Fred Advanced Algebra is a hardcover textbook containing 544 pages. This book is not consumable. All answers are written on separate paper or in a notebook.

Number of Lessons: 105 Lessons

Life of Fred: Zillions of Practice Problems for Advanced Algebra

Need a lot of practice or stuck on a particular kind of problem? Requested by many readers, this book contains questions keyed directly to the chapters and topics of Life of Fred: Advanced Algebra. The answer to every problem is worked out in complete detail.

In this book you will find:
• Ten exponential equations worked out step by step.
• Over 40 problems dealing with functions.
• Sixteen imaginary number problems solved in detail.
• Eleven linear programming problems — each taking about a page to solve.
• A bonus six-page introduction to Turing Machines.

This book is mandatory for those who need it. The Zillions of Practice Problems Slogan: If your cat can work through all the problems in this book, your cat can teach Advanced Algebra at any school in the nation.

Life of Fred Zillions of Practice Problems for Advanced Algebra is a hardcover textbook containing 240 pages. This book is not consumable. All answers are written on separate paper or in a notebook. This is an optional book of extra questions for those who feel the need for extra practice.