Beginning Algebra Materials
Online Subscription, 12-month access
Access to a complete online package that includes everything you need:
- High quality video lessons explain all of the Beginning Algebra math topics and concepts
- Automatically graded algebra problems with immediate feedback allow you to track your progress
- Printable full-color illustrated notes help you review what you've learned in the video lesson
- Subscriptions start when you are ready. Buy now and activate your course anytime you like. Wait up to one year to activate your subscription; your 12-month subscription doesn't begin until you say so!
Workbook, Notes, sample problems, exercises, and practice problems
Study without a computer. Our workbook companion contains the same lecture notes and sample problems that are delivered online, as well as some additional exercises, all in a convenient print format. Answers to the odd-numbered exercises are in the back of the book. Online Subscription is required; workbook not sold separately.
CD Set Video Lectures on CD-ROM
This optional CD-ROM set delivers the exact same video lectures delivered online, but without an internet connection. Online Subscription is required; CDs not sold separately. The CDs only contain the videos.
Beginning Algebra Details
Thinkwell's Beginning Algebra has all the features your home school needs:
- More than 180 video lessons ()
- 1000+ interactive exercises with immediate feedback allow you to track your progress
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- Algebra practice tests and final tests for all 10 chapters, as well as a midterm and a final (only available in the homeschool version)
- Printable illustrated notes for each topic
- Interactive animations with audio
- Real-world application examples in both lectures and exercises
- Closed captioning for all video
- Glossary of more than 350 mathematical terms
- Engaging content to help students advance their mathematical knowledge:
- Fractions and decimals
- Exponents and scientific notation
- Solving equations and inequalities
- Multiplying, dividing, and factoring polynomials
- Functions
- Radical expressions
- Quadratic equations
- Systems of equations
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About the Author
Edward Burger
Williams College
Edward Burger, Professor of Mathematics at Williams College, earned his Ph.D. at the University of Texas at Austin, having graduated summa cum laude with distinction in mathematics from Connecticut College.
He has also taught at UT-Austin and the University of Colorado at Boulder, and he served as a fellow at the University of Waterloo in Canada and at Macquarie University in Australia. Prof. Burger has won many awards, including the 2001 Haimo Award for Distinguished Teaching of Mathematics, the 2004 Chauvenet Prize, and the 2006 Lester R. Ford Award, all from the Mathematical Association of America. In 2006, Reader's Digest listed him in the "100 Best of America". After completing his tenure as Gaudino Scholar at Williams, he was named Lissack Professor for Social Responsibility and Personal Ethics.
Prof. Burger is the author of over 50 articles, videos, and books, including the trade book, Coincidences, Chaos, and All That Math Jazz: Making Light of Weighty Ideas and of the textbook The Heart of Mathematics: An Invitation to Effective Thinking. He also speaks frequently to professional and public audiences, referees professional journals, and publishes articles in leading math journals, including The Journal of Number Theory and American Mathematical Monthly. His areas of specialty include number theory, Diophantine approximation, p-adic analysis, the geometry of numbers, and the theory of continued fractions.
Prof. Burger's unique sense of humor and his teaching expertise combine to make him the ideal presenter of Thinkwell's entertaining and informative video lectures.