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1.0 out of 5 stars Worst math book I have ever had to use.
I absolutely hate this book. The examples are crap and the explinations are retarded. Charles P. Mckeague makes no real attempt to explain anything, and there have been several instances in which I, and several other people, realized there were missing steps. He only gives one example per problem type, which insinuates that there is no other alternate ways of completing...
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1.0 out of 5 stars Worst math book I have ever had to use., August 4, 2013
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I absolutely hate this book. The examples are crap and the explinations are retarded. Charles P. Mckeague makes no real attempt to explain anything, and there have been several instances in which I, and several other people, realized there were missing steps. He only gives one example per problem type, which insinuates that there is no other alternate ways of completing a problem. This book has caused no end of syndication and stress to the point I got on Amazon to leave a bitter review in the middle of homework. Seriously, if a teacher assigns this book, drop the class.
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1.0 out of 5 stars I said this was the best math book--I was wrong. It is very common., June 16, 2014
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This is the third time that I have edited the review of this book, and like student who wrote the first review of this textbook, I've taken time out in the middle of doing my homework to write what I think about this book. It took me some time to learn. The first time, I really did think that it was a good book. I was doing well in my math class, as it was material that I was
already familiar with. I went back the second time to Amazon, and put in an even more emphatic and positive review of this book. Now, after having gone through the book more, and into more
difficult material, I realize that this math book is just like all the other ones that I have seen-- vague and nebulous. I can see why so many students get frustrated with math. I have still not
seen a math textbook that was truly helpful, and it certainly is not this one. It does feature some nice inspirational quotes at the end of each chapter-- presumably to give the student a confidence boost. But what would really give a student a confidence boost is to be able to succeed at answering the problems at the end of the lesson. This book is all too common among math
textbooks-- there are step by step examples, except that they are sweet, tidy little examples that the student probably could have figured out for him/herself. Then the student is hit with mind-
cracking problems at the end, that are much tougher than what was shown. Again, this is the style of every math textbook that I have ever seen. I suspect this editorial style among math texts stems
from "drawing out the students inherent knowledge"-- as I have heard spoken many times before in academic circles. Except that nobody I know, is naturally fluent in mathematics. Math takes practice and work, and a good textbook.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, September 21, 2014
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, September 11, 2014
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Elementary and Intermediate Algebra by Charles P. McKeague (Hardcover - January 1, 2011)
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