by Larry Gonick
A comprehensive and comical new illustrated guide to algebra
Do you think that a Cartesian plane is a luxury jetliner? Does the phrase "algebraic expression" leave you with a puzzled look? Do you believe that the Order of Operations is an Emmy-winning medical drama? Then you need The Cartoon Guide to Algebra to put you on the road to algebraic literacy.
The Cartoon Guide to Algebra covers all of algebra's essentials including rational and real numbers, the number line, variables, expressions, laws of combination, linear and quadratic equations, rates, proportion, and graphing with clear, funny, and easy-to-understand illustrations, making algebra's many practical applications come alive. This latest math guide from New York Times bestselling author Larry Gonick is an essential supplement for students of all levels, in high school, college, and beyond. School's most dreaded subject has never been more fun.