Electricity Demystified, 2E

Electricity Demystified, 2E Author : Stan Gibilisco
Release : 2011-12-20
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN : 007177534X
File Size : 77.19 MB
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Add some SPARK to your study of ELECTRICITY Having trouble understanding the fundamentals of electricity? Problem solved! Electricity Demystified, Second Edition, makes it shockingly easy to learn the basic concepts. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins by covering direct current (DC), voltage, resistance, circuits, cells, and batteries. The book goes on to discuss alternating current (AC), power supplies, wire, and cable. Magnetism and electromagnetic effects are also addressed. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material. End-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key concepts. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about: Ohm's Law, power, and energy Kirchhoff's Laws Electrochemical energy Electricity in the home Protecting electronic equipment Electromagnetic interference Practical magnetism Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Electricity Demystified, Second Edition, powers up your understanding of this essential subject.

Electricity Demystified, Second Edition

Electricity Demystified, Second Edition Author : Stan Gibilisco
Release : 2012-03-20
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN : 0071775358
File Size : 80.65 MB
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Add some SPARK to your study of ELECTRICITY Having trouble understanding the fundamentals of electricity? Problem solved! Electricity Demystified, Second Edition, makes it shockingly easy to learn the basic concepts. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins by covering direct current (DC), voltage, resistance, circuits, cells, and batteries. The book goes on to discuss alternating current (AC), power supplies, wire, and cable. Magnetism and electromagnetic effects are also addressed. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material. End-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key concepts. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about: Ohm's Law, power, and energy Kirchhoff's Laws Electrochemical energy Electricity in the home Protecting electronic equipment Electromagnetic interference Practical magnetism Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Electricity Demystified, Second Edition, powers up your understanding of this essential subject.

Electronics Demystified, Second Edition

Electronics Demystified, Second Edition Author : Stan Gibilisco
Release : 2011-10-28
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN : 0071768084
File Size : 46.18 MB
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SUPERCHARGE your understanding of ELECTRONICS Learn electronics without getting your wires crossed! Electronics Demystified, Second Edition teaches you fundamental concepts and applications step by step. This practical guide begins by covering voltage, current, resistance, impedance, admittance, and power supplies. The book goes on to discuss semiconductor diodes, transistors, integrated circuits, and signal amplifiers and oscillators. Wireless electronics is then addressed, including radio-frequency transmitters and receivers, telecommunications, and antennas. Detailed examples make it easy to understand the material. End-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key topics. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about: Ohm's law Current and voltage in RL and RC circuits Oscillation and amplification Bipolar and field-effect transistors Radio-wave propagation Receiver and transmitter design Communications satellites and antennas Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Electronics Demystified, Second Edition helps you master this essential subject.

Physics DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition

Physics DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition Author : Stan Gibilisco
Release : 2010-12-06
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN : 9780071744515
File Size : 87.64 MB
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Understanding PHYSICS just got a whole lot EASIER! Stumped trying to make sense of physics? Here's your solution. Physics Demystified, Second Edition helps you grasp the essential concepts with ease. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins by covering classical physics, including mass, force, motion, momentum, work, energy, and power, as well as the temperature and states of matter. Electricity, magnetism, and electronics are discussed as are waves, particles, space, and time. Detailed examples, concise explanations, and worked problems make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about: Scientific notation, units, and constants Newton's laws of motion Kirchhoff's laws Alternating current and semiconductors Optics Relativity theory Simple enough for a beginner, but detailed enough for an advanced student, Physics Demystified, Second Edition helps you master this challenging and diverse subject. It's also the perfect resource to prepare you for higher-level physics classes and college placement tests.

Troubleshooting and Repairing Commercial Electrical Equipment

Troubleshooting and Repairing Commercial Electrical Equipment Author : David Herres
Release : 2013-07-13
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Prof Med/Tech
ISBN : 0071810323
File Size : 44.98 MB
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A PRACTICAL GUIDE that shows maintenance and construction electricians how to successfully repair commercial and industrial electrical equipment Troubleshooting and Repairing Commercial Electrical Equipment is the first work that offers a practical approach to diagnosing and repairing commercial/industrial electrical equipment – covering everything from motors, computers, elevators, and fire alarm systems to heavy-duty ovens and audio equipment. If you are a licensed construction or maintenance electrician who repairs malfunctioning industrial electrical equipment, this one-of-a-kind guide can help you become more competent in your profession. Inside you'll find ways to become faster, more efficient, and able to achieve a much higher success rate in restoring large electrical equipment without damaging it, introducing an additional defect, or creating a hazard. This invaluable resource also includes information for those seeking licensing and certification, as well as different measures that should be taken to ensure that a UL or other agency listing is not voided. Presents a new system of diagnostics based on the difficulty of each procedure and the probability of its success Emphasizes a practical approach to ensure that equipment is fixed properly Uses a blend of basic electrical theory and sophisticated mathematical equations that both experienced technicians and apprentices can learn from Includes separate chapters on elevators, fire alarm systems, motors, largescale stereo equipment, and industrial appliances Discusses related licensing and certification as they pertain to troubleshooting and repair Written by a Master Electrician with more than 35 years of experience

French DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition

French DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition Author : Annie Heminway
Release : 2011-06-10
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN : 0071755772
File Size : 63.10 MB
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Lick your French-language problems with DeMYSTiFieD! Want to figure out French but don't know where to start? No problem! Just use French DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition and--voilá!--learning the language gets a whole lot easier. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide provides a firm foundation in French-language basics. You’ll move on to mastering subjects such as using verbs, asking questions, telling time, counting, and more. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning. It's a no brainer. You'll learn: Pronunciation Special Characters Definite Articles Conjugations Pronouns And more Topics include: French Pronunciation, Identifying Things, Asking Questions, To Be or To Have, That is the Question, Describing Things, Telling Time, Expressing Possibilities, Wishes, and Abilities, Getting Acquainted, Talking About the Immediate Future and Past, Using Pronomial Verbs, All About Pronouns, Talking About the Past with the Passé, Talking About the Past with the Imparfait, All About Prepositions, Indicating Possession, Using The Infinitive, Present Participle, and Passive Voice, Making Suggestions and Hypotheses, Knowing Who is Whom with Relative Pronouns, The Subjunctive Mood

German DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition

German DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition Author : Ed Swick
Release : 2011-06-10
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN : 007175587X
File Size : 23.98 MB
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Lick your language problems with DeMYSTiFieD! Want to get the most out of German but don't know where to start? No problem! German DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition takes the angst out of learning the language. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide provides a firm foundation in German-language basics. You’ll move on to mastering subjects such as using verbs, asking questions, telling time, counting, and more. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning. It's a no brainer. You'll learn: The German Alphabet Special Characters Definite Articles Conjugations Pronouns And more Topics include: German Prounuciation, People and Names, Asking Questions, Describing People and Things, Indicting Possession, Actions in the Present, Irregularties in Present Tense Verbs, Talking About Location, Talking Abut the Past, Time and Calendar, More Talking About the Past, Important Details, Talking About the Future, Review of Verbs Tenses, Linking Ideas Together, Comparing Things, Using Commands, Using the Passive Voice, Using the Subjunctive Mood, Expressing Wishes and Conditions

Italian DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition

Italian DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition Author : Marcel Danesi
Release : 2011-06-10
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN : 0071756000
File Size : 56.36 MB
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Lick your Italian-language problems with DeMYSTiFieD! Want to get into Italian but don't know where to start? No problem! Italian DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition will help you say arrivederci to your fears of learning a new language. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide provides a firm foundation in Italian-language basics. You’ll move on to mastering subjects such as using verbs, asking questions, telling time, counting, and more. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning. It's a no brainer. You'll learn: Italian Pronunciation Special Characters Verb usage Conjugations Pronouns And more Topics include: Italian Pronunciation and Spelling, Meeting and Greeting People, Asking Questions, Describing People and Things, Expressing Likes and Dislikes, Eating and Drinking, Telling Time, Expressing Dates, Talking About the Weather, Giving Commands, Using Reflexive Verbs, Using the Present Perfect Tense, Using the Imperfect Tense, Using the Pluperfect and Past Absolute Tenses, Talking About the Human Body, Talking About the Future, Using the Conditional Tense, Using Object Pronouns, Using Double and Attached Object Pronouns, Making Comparisons

Spanish DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition

Spanish DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition Author : Jenny Petrow
Release : 2011-06-10
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN : 0071755918
File Size : 40.86 MB
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A fast and painless way to learn Spanish--now with all new quiz and test questions and a companion 75-minute audio download Spanish DeMYSTiFieD takes the mystery and menace out of learning Spanish by walking you step-by-step through the fundamentals of the language. The book lets you work at your own pace and arms you with the essentials of Spanish grammar in an unintimidating format. You will be able to: Understand basic grammar structures and verb tenses Pronounce Spanish words correctly Build a Spanish vocabulary Communicate with confidence Inside you will find: Hundreds of brand-new quiz and test questions with answer keys, similar to those used in standardized scholastic exams Chapter-opening objectives that give you insight into what you are going to learn in each step Questions at the end of every chapter that reinforce your learning and pinpoint your weaknesses "Still Struggling?" icons that offer specific recommendations for those difficult subtopics

Chemistry DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition

Chemistry DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition Author : Linda D. Williams
Release : 2011-05-13
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN : 9780071751315
File Size : 43.88 MB
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A PROVEN formula for mastering CHEMISTRY Trying to understand chemistry but feel like the information's just not bonding with your brain? Here's your solution. Chemistry Demystified, Second Edition, helps you grasp both fundamental and complex concepts with ease. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide first covers atomic theory, elements, symbols, and the Periodic Table of the Elements. The book then delves into solids, liquids, gases, solutions, orbitals, chemical bonds, acids, and bases. Electrochemistry, thermodynamics, biochemistry, and organic, environmental, and nuclear chemistry are discussed. In-depth examples, detailed illustrations, and worked-out problems make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about: Molecular and structural formulas Metallurgy Gas laws Molar mass Molecular orbital theory Covalent and ionic bonds Oxidation/reduction The laws of thermodynamics Organic reactions Biological and environmental markers Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Chemistry Demystified, Second Edition, helps you master this fascinating subject.

Algebra DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition

Algebra DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition Author : Rhonda Huettenmueller
Release : 2010-12-06
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN : 9780071743624
File Size : 42.23 MB
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Your SOLUTION to mastering ALGEBRA! Trying to tackle algebra but nothing's adding up? No problem! Factor in Algebra Demystified, Second Edition and multiply your chances of learning this important branch of mathematics. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide covers fractions, variables, decimals, negative numbers, exponents, roots, and factoring. Techniques for solving linear and quadratic equations and applications are discussed in detail. Clear examples, concise explanations, and worked problems with complete solutions make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn how to: Translate English sentences into mathematical symbols Write the negative of numbers and variables Factor expressions Use the distributive property to expand expressions Solve applied problems Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Algebra Demystified, Second Edition helps you master this essential math subject. It's also the perfect resource for preparing you for higher level math classes and college placement tests.

Pre-Algebra DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition

Pre-Algebra DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition Author : Allan G. Bluman
Release : 2010-12-06
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN : 0071742514
File Size : 34.49 MB
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Preempt your anxiety about PRE-ALGEBRA! Ready to learn math fundamentals but can't seem to get your brain to function? No problem! Add Pre-Algebra Demystified, Second Edition, to the equation and you'll solve your dilemma in no time. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins by covering whole numbers, integers, fractions, decimals, and percents. You'll move on to expressions, equations, measurement, and graphing. Operations with monomials and polynomials are also discussed. Detailed examples, concise explanations, and worked problems make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn: Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, integers, fractions, decimals, and algebraic expressions Techniques for solving equations and problems Measures of length, weight, capacity, and time Methods for plotting points and graphing lines Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Pre-Algebra Demystified, Second Edition, helps you master this essential mathematics subject. It's also the perfect way to review the topic if all you need is a quick refresh.

Pre-calculus Demystified, Second Edition

Pre-calculus Demystified, Second Edition Author : Rhonda Huettenmueller
Release : 2012-02-13
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN : 0071778500
File Size : 60.86 MB
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Your step-by-step solution to mastering precalculus Understanding precalculus often opens the door to learning more advanced and practical math subjects, and can also help satisfy college requisites. Precalculus Demystified, Second Edition, is your key to mastering this sometimes tricky subject. This self-teaching guide presents general precalculus concepts first, so you'll ease into the basics. You'll gradually master functions, graphs of functions, logarithms, exponents, and more. As you progress, you'll also conquer topics such as absolute value, nonlinear inequalities, inverses, trigonometric functions, and conic sections. Clear, detailed examples make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key ideas. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about: Linear questions Functions Polynomial division The rational zero theorem Logarithms Matrix arithmetic Basic trigonometry Simple enough for a beginner but challenging enough for an advanced student, Precalculus Demystified, Second Edition, Second Edition, helps you master this essential subject.

Smart Grid

Smart Grid Author : Stan Mark Kaplan
Release : 2009
Publisher : The Capitol Net Inc
ISBN : 1587331624
File Size : 47.65 MB
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This resource describes the thought behind a smart-grid system and the move away from a centralized, producer-controlled network to one that is less centralized and more consumer-interactive.

Alternative Energy DeMYSTiFieD, 2nd Edition

Alternative Energy DeMYSTiFieD, 2nd Edition Author : Stan Gibilisco
Release : 2012-11-20
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN : 0071794336
File Size : 26.27 MB
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DeMYSTiFieD fuels your knowledge of tricky subjects like alternative energy If you think a Maglev train is a child's toy, or learning about fusion makes your brain reach critical mass, Alternative Energy DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition will power up your knowledge of this topic's fundamental concepts and theories at your own pace. This practical guide eases you into this field of science, starting at primitive heating sources such as coal and wood. As you progress, you will master the science behind alternative energies such as evaporative cooling, fuel-cell vehicles, aeroelectric power, and more. You will understand the difference between conventional fluorescent and compact fluorescent lamps as well as the benefits of large-scale wind power. Detailed examples make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key ideas. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about: Passive solar heating Thermal-mass cooling Propulsion with biofuels Electric vehicles Large-scale hydropower Semiconductor lamps Geothermal power Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Alternative Energy DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition is your shortcut to a working knowledge of this timely topic.

Microbiology DeMYSTiFieD, 2nd Edition

Microbiology DeMYSTiFieD, 2nd Edition Author : Tom Betsy
Release : 2012-03-22
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN : 0071761101
File Size : 30.20 MB
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Demystified is your vaccine for tricky subjects like microbiology If you don't know your prokaryotes from your protozoa, or learning about fungi puts you in a funk, look no further--Microbiology Demystified, Second Edition is your cure for learning this topic's fundamental concepts and theories at your own pace. This practical guide eases you into this field of science, starting at the cell level. As you progress, you will master microbiology essentials such as bacteria, algae, viruses, pasteurization, and more. You will understand the difference between friendly and unfriendly microorganisms as well as the microscope's role in shaping microbiology. Detailed examples make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key ideas. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about: Classification of microorganisms Immunology Germ theory Recombinant DNA technology Pathogens E.coli Antiseptics Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Microbiology Demystified. Second Edition, helps you master this essential subject.

Accounting DeMYSTiFieD, 2nd Edition

Accounting DeMYSTiFieD, 2nd Edition Author : Leita Hart
Release : 2011-10-07
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN : 0071770976
File Size : 49.73 MB
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Accounting information and tips you can take to the bank! You may not know the first thing about debits, credits, and cash ratios now—but when you’re done with this book, you’ll be able to juggle profits and losses with your eyes closed and read any balance sheet like it’s a good novel. Accounting DeMySTiFieD, Second Edition, is a curriculum-based, self-teaching guide that makes learning accounting easier than 1-2-3. With graphs, plain-English explanations, and real-life examples, it starts with the fundamentals—such as basic financial terms, balance sheets, and cash flow statements—and eases you into the more complicated stuff, like adjusting entries, double entry bookkeeping, profit ratios, and liquidity. Completely updated and revised to cover finance terms, theories, and best practices, Accounting DeMySTiFieD teaches you the ins and outs of accounting in no time at all. This fast and easy guide features: A complete overview of financial statements, GAAP rules, transactions, cost, budgets, and tax accounting Proven accounting insights, tips, strategies, and techniques Chapter-ending practice exercises, quizzes, and final exam to reinforce your knowledge and chart progress Tons of examples to show how accounting works in the real world Simple enough for a beginner but challenging enough for a more advanced student, Accounting DeMySTiFieD is your shortcut to mastery of this otherwise complex subject.

Everyday Math Demystified, 2nd Edition

Everyday Math Demystified, 2nd Edition Author : Stan Gibilisco
Release : 2012-09-05
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN : 0071790144
File Size : 42.17 MB
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Solve your math troubles with DeMYSTiFieD If you cannot tell the difference between your Roman and Arabic numerals, or if when someone asks 'what is pi' you say "delicious," you need Everyday Math DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition, to unravel these fundamental concepts and theories at your own pace. This practical guide eases you into basic math, starting with counting and simple operations. As you progress, you will master essential concepts such as division, converting decimals into fractions, determining volume, and more. You will learn to measure capital gains and losses as well as apply percentages in the real world. Detailed examples make it easy to understand the material, and end-of- chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key ideas. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about: Decimals Proportions Prime numbers Surface area Powers of 10 Graphs English vs. metric units Simple enough for a beginner but challenging enough for an advanced student, Everyday Math DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition, helps you master this essential subject.

Alternative Energy DeMYSTiFieD, 2nd Edition

Alternative Energy DeMYSTiFieD, 2nd Edition Author : Stan Gibilisco
Release : 2013-01-05
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN : 0071794344
File Size : 40.89 MB
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DeMYSTiFieD fuels your knowledge of tricky subjects like alternative energy If you think a Maglev train is a child's toy, or learning about fusion makes your brain reach critical mass, Alternative Energy DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition will power up your knowledge of this topic's fundamental concepts and theories at your own pace. This practical guide eases you into this field of science, starting at primitive heating sources such as coal and wood. As you progress, you will master the science behind alternative energies such as evaporative cooling, fuel-cell vehicles, aeroelectric power, and more. You will understand the difference between conventional fluorescent and compact fluorescent lamps as well as the benefits of large-scale wind power. Detailed examples make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key ideas. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about: Passive solar heating Thermal-mass cooling Propulsion with biofuels Electric vehicles Large-scale hydropower Semiconductor lamps Geothermal power Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Alternative Energy DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition is your shortcut to a working knowledge of this timely topic.

College Algebra DeMYSTiFieD, 2nd Edition

College Algebra DeMYSTiFieD, 2nd Edition Author : Rhonda Huettenmueller
Release : 2013-12-06
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN : 0071815856
File Size : 48.92 MB
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Don't let quadratic equations make you irrational If you are absolutely confused by absolute value equations, or you think parabolas are short moral stories, College Algebra DeMYSTiFied, Second Edition is your solution to mastering the topic's concepts and theories at your own pace. This thoroughly revised and updated guide eases you into the subject, beginning with the math fundamentals then introducing you to this advanced form of algebra. As you progress, you will learn how to simplify rational expressions, divide complex numbers, and solve quadratic equations. You will understand the difference between odd and even functions and no longer be confused by the multiplicity of zeros. Detailed examples make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key ideas. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about: The x-y coordinate plane Lines and intercepts The FOIL method Functions Nonlinear equations Graphs of functions Exponents and logarithms Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, College Algebra DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition is your shortcut to a working knowledge of this engaging subject.