Get the right solution every time -- algebra the fun and easy way! Includes a great glossary of algebraic terms for easy reference The pain-free way to explore algebra--and come out smilin' Does the word polynomial make your hair stand on end? Let Mary Jane Sterling show you the easy way to tackle algebra. This friendly guide explains the basics--and the tougher stuff--in easy-to-understand, no-nonsense language. Whether you want to brush up on your math skills or help your children with their homework, this book gives you power--to the nth degree. Discover how to: * Find out about fractions and explore exponents * Figure out factoring * Solve Linear equations * Factor quadratic equations * Graph equations * Solve story problems The Dummies Way(TM) Explanations in plain English * "Get in, get out" information * Icons and other navigational aids * Tear-out cheat sheet * Top ten lists * A dash of humor and fun Get Smart! www.dummies.com * Sign up for daily eTips at www.dummiesdaily.com * Choose from among 33 different subject categories * Get news you can use on everything from money to health to computersSterling, Mary Jane is the author of 'Algebra for Dummies' with ISBN 9780764553257 and ISBN 0764553259.