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Barron's E-Z Geometry

Age: 14 and Up
Grade: Grade 9
Summary: Known for many years as Barron's Easy Way Series, the new editions of these popular self-teaching titles are now Barron's E-Z Series. Brand-new cover designs reflect all new page layouts, which feature extensive two-color treatment, a fresh, modern typeface, and more graphic material than ever- charts, graphs, diagrams, instructive line illustrations, and where appropriate, amusing cartoons. Meanwhile, the quality of the books' contents remains at least as high as ever. Barron's E-Z books are self-help manuals focused to improve students' grades in a wide variety of academic and practical subjects. For most subjects, the level of difficulty ranges between high school and college-101 standards. Although primarily designed as self-teaching manuals, these books are also preferred by many teachers as classroom supplements-and for some courses, as main textbooks. E-Z books review their subjects in detail, and feature both short quizzes and longer tests with answers to help students gauge their learning progress. Subject heads and key phrases are set in a second color as an easy reference aid.

Barron's E-Z Geometry covers the "how" and "why" of geometry, with examples, exercises, and solutions throughout, plus hundreds of drawings, graphs, and tables.

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$13.59

Barron's E-Z Precalculus

Age: 14 and Up
Grade: Grade 9
Summary: Known for many years as Barron's Easy Way Series, the new editions of these popular self-teaching titles are now Barron's E-Z Series. Brand-new cover designs reflect all new page layouts, which feature extensive two-color treatment, a fresh, modern typeface, and more graphic material than ever- charts, graphs, diagrams, instructive line illustrations, and where appropriate, amusing cartoons. Meanwhile, the quality of the books' contents remains at least as high as ever. Barron's E-Z books are self-help manuals focused to improve students' grades in a wide variety of academic and practical subjects. For most subjects, the level of difficulty ranges between high school and college-101 standards. Although primarily designed as self-teaching manuals, these books are also preferred by many teachers as classroom supplements-and for some courses, as main textbooks. E-Z books review their subjects in detail, and feature both short quizzes and longer tests with answers to help students gauge their learning progress. Subject heads and key phrases are set in a second color as an easy reference aid.

An experienced math teacher breaks down Barron's E-Z Precalculus into easy-to-follow lessons for self-teaching and rapid learning. The book features a generous number of step-by-step demonstration examples as well as tables, graphs, and graphing-calculator-based approach. Major topics include: algebraic methods; functions and their graphs; complex numbers; polynomial and rational functions; exponential and logarithmic functions; trigonometry and polar coordinates; counting and probability; binomial theorem; calculus preview; and much more. Exercises at the end of each chapter.

About the Author:
Lawrence Leff is Assistant Principal and Chairman of the Mathematics Department at Franklin D. Roosevelt High School, New York City.

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Paperback

$13.59

Barron's E-Z Calculus

Age: 14 and Up
Grade: Grade 9
Summary: Known for many years as Barron's Easy Way Series, the new editions of these popular self-teaching titles are now Barron's E-Z Series. Brand-new cover designs reflect all new page layouts, which feature extensive two-color treatment, a fresh, modern typeface, and more graphic material than ever- charts, graphs, diagrams, instructive line illustrations, and where appropriate, amusing cartoons. Meanwhile, the quality of the books' contents remains at least as high as ever. Barron's E-Z books are self-help manuals focused to improve students' grades in a wide variety of academic and practical subjects. For most subjects, the level of difficulty ranges between high school and college-101 standards. Although primarily designed as self-teaching manuals, these books are also preferred by many teachers as classroom supplements-and for some courses, as main textbooks. E-Z books review their subjects in detail, and feature both short quizzes and longer tests with answers to help students gauge their learning progress. Subject heads and key phrases are set in a second color as an easy reference aid.

The author of Barron's E-Z Calculus tells an entertaining story about travels in the fictional land of Carmorra. In the process he introduces a series of problems and solves them by applying principles of calculus. Readers are introduced to derivatives, natural logarithms, exponential functions, differential equations, and much more. Skill-building exercises are presented at the end of every chapter.

About the Author:
Douglas Downing earned B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Yale, and has taught economics at Seattle Pacific University since 1983. E-Z Calculus is part of a trilogy with E-Z Algebra and E-Z Trigonometry, all written be Douglas Downing and available from Barron's.

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$13.59

More Word Smart

Age: 14 and Up
Grade: Grade 9
Summary: Build a More Impressive Vocabulary.

Did you know that:

  • The word "noisome" has nothing whatsoever to do with noise?
  • "Ordinance" and "ordnance" have two distinct meanings?
  • An "errant" fool is a fool who is lost, while an "arrant" fool is one whose foolishness is obvious?
  • If any of these facts caught you by surprise, then you need More Word Smart. More than one million people improved their vocabulary with the original Word Smart, but an educated and powerful vocabulary doesn't stop growing with one book! All of words featured in More Word Smart belong in an impressive vocabulary. Learning and using these words effectively can help you get better grades, score higher on tests, and communicate more confidently at work.

    More Word Smart includes:

  • A rigorous emphasis on correct pronunciation
  • Specialized chapters that highlight vocabulary from classic literature, law, and religion
  • A guide to frequently occurring usage errors in written English
  • Two chapters focusing on the words frequently found on the SAT and other standardized tests.
  • Available Formats:

    Paperback

    $11.19

    Barron's E-Z Trigonometry

    Age: 14 and Up
    Grade: Grade 9
    Summary: Known for many years as Barron's Easy Way Series, the new editions of these popular self-teaching titles are now Barron's E-Z Series. Brand-new cover designs reflect all new page layouts, which feature extensive two-color treatment, a fresh, modern typeface, and more graphic material than ever- charts, graphs, diagrams, instructive line illustrations, and where appropriate, amusing cartoons. Meanwhile, the quality of the books' contents remains at least as high as ever. Barron's E-Z books are self-help manuals focused to improve students' grades in a wide variety of academic and practical subjects. For most subjects, the level of difficulty ranges between high school and college-101 standards. Although primarily designed as self-teaching manuals, these books are also preferred by many teachers as classroom supplements-and for some courses, as main textbooks. E-Z books review their subjects in detail, and feature both short quizzes and longer tests with answers to help students gauge their learning progress. Subject heads and key phrases are set in a second color as an easy reference aid.

    Barron's E-Z Trigonometry explains angles and triangles, and demonstrates the solutions to right triangle problems. Chapters that follow deal with trigonometric functions of sine, cosine, and tangent, radian measures, Pythagorean and other trigonometric identities, graphs of trigonometric functions, waves, polar coordinates, complex numbers, conic sections, spherical trigonometry, polynomial approximation for sin x and cos x, and more. Exercises follow every chapter with answers given at the back of the book.

    Available Formats:

    Paperback

    $13.59

    Word Smart for the GRE (2nd Edition)

    Age: 14 and Up
    Grade: Grade 9
    Summary: Word Smart for the GRE will help you build your vocabulary and boost your GRE verbal scores. It provides you with successful strategies for learning new words as well as proven techniques for scoring higher on the GRE Verbal exam. It also includes:
  • The GRE Hit Parade: the words most frequently tested on the exam
  • Quick quizzes and a final exam
  • Secondary definitions to help you avoid tricks and traps on the GRE
  • Available Formats:

    Paperback

    $11.19
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