# Algebra Textbooks

## Advanced Algebra v. 1.0

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributor: Redden

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Intermediate Algebra is the second part of a two-part course in Algebra. Written in a clear and concise manner, it carefully builds on the basics learned in Elementary Algebra and introduces the more advanced topics required for further study of applications found in most disciplines. Used as a standalone textbook, it offers plenty of review as well as something new to engage the student in each chapter. Written as a blend of the traditional and graphical approaches to the subject, this textbook introduces functions early and stresses the geometry behind the algebra. While CAS independent, a standard scientific calculator will be required and further research using technology is encouraged.

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## Basic Algebra with Applications - 6th Edition

Copyright Year: 2018

Contributor: Zaigralin

Publisher: Ivan G. Zaigralin

License: CC BY-SA

Basic Algebra with Applications

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## Tea Time Linear Algebra Explorations in Mathematics - 2nd Edition

Copyright Year: 2022

Contributor: Brin

Publisher: Leon Q. Brin

License: CC BY-SA

This creation is an all-purpose open source textbook for linear algebra classes of all ilks. Inside you will find a complete and engaging introduction to linear algebra, making it a perfect primary resource for classroom study.

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## Intermediate Algebra

Copyright Year: 2020

Contributor: Yoshiwara

Publisher: Bruce Yoshiwara

License: Free Documentation License (GNU)

Intermediate Algebra is a textbook for students who have some acquaintance with the basic notions of variables and equations, negative numbers, and graphs, although we provide a "Toolkit" to help the reader refresh any skills that may have gotten a little rusty. In this book we journey farther into the subject, to explore a greater variety of topics including graphs and modeling, curve-fitting, variation, exponentials and logarithms, and the conic sections. We use technology to handle data and give some instructions for using a graphing calculator, but these can easily be adapted to any other graphing utility.

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## Elementary Algebra

Copyright Year: 2019

Contributor: Yoshiwara

Publisher: Bruce Yoshiwara

License: Free Documentation License (GNU)

This text introduces the basic skills and ideas of algebra.

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## Elementary Abstract Algebra: Examples and Applications

Copyright Year: 2019

Contributors: Hill and Thron

Publisher: Justin Hill and Chris Thron

License: CC BY-NC-SA

This book is not intended for budding mathematicians. It was created for a math program in which most of the students in upper-level math classes are planning to become secondary school teachers. For such students, conventional abstract algebra texts are practically incomprehensible, both in style and in content. Faced with this situation, we decided to create a book that our students could actually read for themselves. In this way we have been able to dedicate class time to problem-solving and personal interaction rather than rehashing the same material in lecture format.

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## Fundamentals of Matrix Algebra

Copyright Year: 2011

Contributor: Hartman

Publisher: APEX Calculus

License: CC BY-NC

A college (or advanced high school) level text dealing with the basic principles of matrix and linear algebra. It covers solving systems of linear equations, matrix arithmetic, the determinant, eigenvalues, and linear transformations. Numerous examples are given within the easy to read text. This third edition corrects several errors in the text and updates the font faces.

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## Open Resources for Community College Algebra

Copyright Year: 2018

Contributor: Faculty

Publisher: Portland Community College

License: CC BY

Open Resources for Community College Algebra (ORCCA) is an open-source, openly-licensed textbook package (eBook, print, and online homework) for basic and intermediate algebra. At Portland Community College, Part 1 is used in MTH 60, Part 2 is used in MTH 65, and Part 3 is used in MTH 95.

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## College Algebra & Trigonometry

Copyright Year: 2018

Contributor: Beveridge

Publisher: Richard W. Beveridge

License: CC BY-NC-SA

This College Algebra text will cover a combination of classical algebra and analytic geometry, with an introduction to the transcendental exponential and logarithmic functions. If mathematics is the language of science, then algebra is the grammar of that language. Like grammar, algebra provides a structure to mathematical notation, in addition to its uses in problem solving and its ability to change the appearance of an expression without changing the value.

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## Introduction to GNU Octave: A brief tutorial for linear algebra and calculus students

Copyright Year: 2017

Contributor: Lachniet

Publisher: Jason Lachniet

License: CC BY-SA

This brief book provides a noncomprehensive introduction to GNU Octave, a free open source alternative to MatLab. The basic syntax and usage is explained through concrete examples from the mathematics courses a math, computer science, or engineering major encounters in the first two years of college: linear algebra, calculus, and differential equations.

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