The Cartoon Guide To Algebra

Paperback | January 20, 2015

byLarry Gonick

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In this latest edition of the successful Cartoon Guide series, master cartoonist and former Harvard instructor Larry Gonick offers a complete and up-to-date illustrated course to help students understand and learn this core mathematical course taught in American schools.

Using engaging graphics and lively humor, Gonick covers all of the algebra essentials, including linear equations, polynomials, quadratic equations, and graphing techniques. He also offers a concise overview of algebra’s history and its many practical applications in modern life.

Combining Gonick’s unique ability to make difficult topics fun, interesting, and easy-to-understand—while still relaying the essential information in a clear, organized and accurate format—The Cartoon Guide to Algebra is an essential supplement for students of all levels, in high school, college, and beyond.

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In this latest edition of the successful Cartoon Guide series, master cartoonist and former Harvard instructor Larry Gonick offers a complete and up-to-date illustrated course to help students understand and learn this core mathematical course taught in American schools.Using engaging graphics and lively humor, Gonick covers all of the...

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A comprehensive and comical new illustrated guide to algebraDo you think that a Cartesian plane is a luxury jetliner? Does the phrase "algebraic expression" leave you with a puzzled look? Do you believe that the Order of Operations is an Emmy-winning medical drama? Then you need The Cartoon Guide to Algebra to put you on the road to al...

Larry Gonick has been creating comics that explain math, history, science, and other big subjects for more than forty years. He has been a calculus instructor at Harvard (where he earned his BA and MA in mathematics) and a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT, and he is currently staff cartoonist forMusemagazine. He lives in San Fra...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.25 × 7.38 × 0.66 inPublished:January 20, 2015Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062202693

ISBN - 13:9780062202697

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