Features and Benefits

Algebra 1

This highly motivational text approaches the study of algebra with imaginative applications and clear problems derived from the real world. Technology tools are used to assist with time-consuming calculations and to integrate graphing and problem-solving skills. The 2006 Classics edition also includes a new feature, the Skills Handbook. This handbook provides the tools to help students review problem-solving strategies and other math basics to get the on track and keep them progressing.

Teacher's Edition

This user-friendly format provides the student text in a smaller version so that the margin contains valuable teaching tools such as Chalkboard Examples, Problem Notes, and Assignment Suggestions. At the end of every chapter, there are Test Suggestions to help teachers create a test that will challenge their students to learn the content that has been presented to them.

Algebra and Trigonometry

In this text, algebra and trigonometry are presented as a study of special classes of functions. In the process, relationships between theory and real-world applications are thoroughly explored, bringing the material to life. Critical thinking is developed by a strong emphasis on graphing and creative problem solving. Applications problems challenge students to use many mathematical concepts to solve one problem. The 2006 Classics edition also includes a new feature, the Skills Handbook. This handbook provides the tools to help students review problem-solving strategies and other math basics to get the on track and keep them progressing.

Teacher's Editon

Like the Algebra 1 teacher's edition, this edition features the same valuable teaching tools such as Chalkboard Examples, Assignment Suggestions, and Problem Notes in the margin with the student edition in the center for easy reference.

Other Features

  • Strengthen Problem Solving Skills Students develop critical thinking skills through a strong emphasis on creative problem solving.
  • Skills Practice and Reinforcement Application problems challenge students to use several concepts to solve the same problem.
  • Step-by-Step Guidelines Includes guidelines offering students problems sloving ideas for selected real world problems.