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New eBook Helps Adults With Math

Singing Turtle has just launched a new eBook for adults, Math Basics Made Easy, that helps with a basic problem. Though we live in a world where numbers, percentages and statistics are tossed at us daily — a world that expects us to make sense of these figures — 87% of American adults are deemed […]

Algebra Survival e-Workbook arrives TODAY!!

eBook version of the Algebra Survival Guide is HERE! Check it out on Price is 20% lower than that of the paperback version, and the e-version has several unique advantages over the paperback book.

Algebra Survival Guide wins an AWARD!

An organization in Detroit, Michigan has just given my book, the Algebra Survival Guide, an award. The Detroit-based Front Porch organization selected the Algebra Survival Guide for its acclaimed “Golden Porch Award.” This year there were just two winners of the Golden Porch Award, and the Guide was one of them. Sharing the honors with […]

eVersion of Algebra Survival Guide ARRIVES!

The award-winning Algebra Survival Guide is now available as an eBook. As such you can read it on any of these devices: Kindle, iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Android, Mac or PC. Price of eVersion is just $9.95.

“Algebra-for-All” Strategy, Good or Bad? Get the News

For more than a decade now, state education departments have been mandating that all students must pass Algebra 1 in order to graduate from high school. New studies are finally coming out on the effectiveness of this push. Read the referenced article to find out what the latest research has to say.

How to factor out the GCF with stories

Real-life stories, related to algebraic procedures, can dramatically help students understanding both what the process is about, and how to do the process. Here I show how two real-life stories can help students master the steps required for factoring the GCF out of a polynomial.

Not all variables are created equal

Variables do not all serve the same purpose. Making this clear helps students more deeply understand algebraic equations, such as the equation for a line. This post shows how to understand the two kinds of variables in the slope-intercept form of a linear equation.

How to Survive College Algebra

You can survive College Algebra if you have the right tools. One of the best tools is my Algebra Survival Guide, which has helped more than 100,000 people succeed at this difficult subject. The Algebra Survival Workbook helps by providing additional practice problems. Check them out at