Top Resources for Algebra

A variety of text resources to support Algebra at the high school and college level. Your guide's picks to resources in Algebra.
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Great Apps for Learning Algebra

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Here is a list of my favorite apps for learning algebra. Some of the apps are interactive, some are exercises and some offer a text book approach. Most are very reasonable in price and offer a free trial.


Have you previously taken Algebra but forgotten a great deal of it? This book is for you. This resources addresses: Monomials and polynomials; factoring algebraic expressions; how to handle algebraic fractions; exponents, roots, and radicals; linear and fractional equations Functions and graphs; quadratic equations; inequalities; ratio, proportion, and variation; how to solve word problems, and more.
This pracitical book is a self-teaching guide with hundreds of useful exercises. If you give the 20 minutes a day, you'll be well on your way to understanding algebra. As always, the time committment is essential.
Another one of my favorites. This book is for you if you are experiencing difficulty with algebraic concepts. A step-by-step approach with clear and concise instructions that is sure to help even the most anxious math student. A great resource!
I really liked the approach in this book. Extremely detailed solutions to common algebra concepts. Jargon is explained and the step by step approach is one of the best I've seen. This is truly for the person who wants to teach themselves algebra from the beginner to the advanced level. Clear, concise and extremely well written.

It's an algebra text in the form of a fantasy novel, with the story's characters solving problems by using algebra. Readers discover the hows and whys of equations, negative numbers, exponents, roots and real numbers, algebraic expressions, functions, graphs, quadratic equations, polynomials, permutations and combinations, matrices and determinants, mathematical induction, and imaginary numbers. 100+ drawings & diagrams. For the quick learner only!