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About Chris McMullen
Dr. Chris McMullen has over 20 years of experience teaching university physics in California, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Louisiana. Dr. McMullen is also an author of math and science books. Whether in the classroom or as a writer, Dr. McMullen loves sharing knowledge and the art of motivating and engaging students.
Chris McMullen earned his Ph.D. in phenomenological highenergy physics (particle physics) from Oklahoma State University in 2002. Originally from California, Dr. McMullen earned his Master's degree from California State University, Northridge, where his thesis was in the field of electron spin resonance.
Dr. McMullen is wellknown for:
* engaging students in challenging ideas through creativity
* breaking difficult problems down into manageable steps
* providing clear and convincing explanations to subtle issues
* his mastery of physics and strong background in mathematics
* helping students become more fluent in practical math skills
As a physics teacher, Dr. McMullen observed that many students lack fluency in fundamental math skills. In an effort to help students of all ages and levels master basic math skills, he published a series of math workbooks on arithmetic, fractions, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus called the Improve Your Math Fluency Series. Dr. McMullen has also published a variety of science books, including introductions to basic astronomy and chemistry concepts in addition to physics workbooks.
Dr. McMullen is very passionate about teaching. Many students and observers have been impressed with the transformation that occurs when he walks into the classroom, and the interactive engaged discussions that he leads during class time. Dr. McMullen is wellknown for drawing monkeys and using them in his physics examples and problems, using his creativity to inspire students. A stressedout student is likely to be told to throw some bananas at monkeys, smile, and think happy physics thoughts.
Dr. McMullen first published The Visual Guide to Extra Dimensions, Volumes 1 and 2, to share his passion for the geometry and physics of the fourth dimension. Dr. McMullen has coauthored a halfdozen articles on current and future collider searches for large extra dimensions.
In addition to writing and teaching, Dr. McMullen enjoys Scrabble, golf, and chess.
Chris McMullen earned his Ph.D. in phenomenological highenergy physics (particle physics) from Oklahoma State University in 2002. Originally from California, Dr. McMullen earned his Master's degree from California State University, Northridge, where his thesis was in the field of electron spin resonance.
Dr. McMullen is wellknown for:
* engaging students in challenging ideas through creativity
* breaking difficult problems down into manageable steps
* providing clear and convincing explanations to subtle issues
* his mastery of physics and strong background in mathematics
* helping students become more fluent in practical math skills
As a physics teacher, Dr. McMullen observed that many students lack fluency in fundamental math skills. In an effort to help students of all ages and levels master basic math skills, he published a series of math workbooks on arithmetic, fractions, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus called the Improve Your Math Fluency Series. Dr. McMullen has also published a variety of science books, including introductions to basic astronomy and chemistry concepts in addition to physics workbooks.
Dr. McMullen is very passionate about teaching. Many students and observers have been impressed with the transformation that occurs when he walks into the classroom, and the interactive engaged discussions that he leads during class time. Dr. McMullen is wellknown for drawing monkeys and using them in his physics examples and problems, using his creativity to inspire students. A stressedout student is likely to be told to throw some bananas at monkeys, smile, and think happy physics thoughts.
Dr. McMullen first published The Visual Guide to Extra Dimensions, Volumes 1 and 2, to share his passion for the geometry and physics of the fourth dimension. Dr. McMullen has coauthored a halfdozen articles on current and future collider searches for large extra dimensions.
In addition to writing and teaching, Dr. McMullen enjoys Scrabble, golf, and chess.
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The author, Chris McMullen, Ph.D., has over twenty years of experience teaching math skills to physics students. He prepared this comprehensive workbook (with full solutions to every problem) to share his strategies for mastering calculus. This workbook covers a variety of essential calculus skills, including:
 derivatives of polynomials, trig functions, exponentials, and logarithms
 the chain rule, product rule, and quotient rule
 second derivatives
 how to find the extreme values of a function
 limits, including l’Hopital’s rule
 antiderivatives of polynomials, trig functions, exponentials, and logarithms
 definite and indefinite integrals
 techniques of integration, including substitution, trig sub, and integration by parts
 multiple integrals
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Logarithms and Exponentials Essential Skills Practice Workbook with Answers (Improve Your Math Fluency)
Jul 26, 2020
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Master essential logarithm and exponential skills through helpful explanations, instructive examples, and plenty of practice exercises with answers. Authored by experienced teacher, Chris McMullen, Ph.D., this selfstudy math workbook covers:
 logarithms of various bases and natural logarithms
 the change of base formula
 logarithm rules like the sum and difference formulas
 exponential functions
 hyperbolic functions and their inverses
 graphs of logarithms, exponentials, and hyperbolic functions
 a concise review of exponents in the first chapter
 Euler’s number
 applications such as population growth, continuously compounded interest, and radioactive nuclear decays
 an introduction to complex numbers in the last chapter
 an optional chapter covering the calculus of logarithms, exponentials, and hyperbolic functions
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Trigonometry Essentials Practice Workbook with Answers: Master Basic Trig Skills (Improve Your Math Fluency)
Jul 18, 2015
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EDITIONS: Originally published as a paperback workbook, this print replica digital format is designed for value pricing (compared to the print edition) and the convenience of electronic storage. Pinchandzoom allow for closeup reading. Problems can be worked out on scratch paper. Also available in paperback.
WHAT TO EXPECT: This is a workbook designed to offer plenty of practice with essential skills. It is not a textbook designed to teach trigonometry, but a workbook designed to supplement a student’s instruction in trigonometry. Examples and a brief description of the concepts are included to serve as a quick refresher and a guide. If you need more instruction, you should use this workbook in combination with a textbook. The last chapter involves applications of trig identities, which is a challenging topic that will mostly interest more advanced students. A few chapters are intended to help students memorize the trig functions of common angles like 30, 150, or 315 degrees, which will be especially useful for students who may take exams without a calculator (that’s the case with the MCAT and many math and science courses). There may be more practice than many students need, which is much better than having too little practice. Any extra pages may be helpful for teachers or parents with multiple children.
DESCRIPTION: This Trigonometry Essentials Practice Workbook with Answers provides ample practice for developing fluency in very fundamental trigonometry skills. Every problem can be answered without a calculator, which is very helpful for students who aren’t allowed to use a calculator. This is the case in some trig and physics courses, as well as some standardized exams (like the MCAT).
CONTENTS: This workbook is conveniently divided up into 11 chapters so that students can focus on one trigonometry skill at a time. Skills include the following:
EXAMPLES: Each section begins with a few pages of instructions for how to solve the problems followed by some examples. These examples should serve as a useful guide until students are able to solve the problems independently.
ANSWERS: Answers to exercises are tabulated at the back of the book. This helps students develop confidence and ensures that students practice correct techniques, rather than practice making mistakes.
PHOTOCOPIES: The copyright notice permits parents/teachers who purchase one copy or borrow one copy from a library to make photocopies for their own children/students only. This is very convenient if you have multiple children/students or if a child/student needs additional practice.
WHAT TO EXPECT: This is a workbook designed to offer plenty of practice with essential skills. It is not a textbook designed to teach trigonometry, but a workbook designed to supplement a student’s instruction in trigonometry. Examples and a brief description of the concepts are included to serve as a quick refresher and a guide. If you need more instruction, you should use this workbook in combination with a textbook. The last chapter involves applications of trig identities, which is a challenging topic that will mostly interest more advanced students. A few chapters are intended to help students memorize the trig functions of common angles like 30, 150, or 315 degrees, which will be especially useful for students who may take exams without a calculator (that’s the case with the MCAT and many math and science courses). There may be more practice than many students need, which is much better than having too little practice. Any extra pages may be helpful for teachers or parents with multiple children.
DESCRIPTION: This Trigonometry Essentials Practice Workbook with Answers provides ample practice for developing fluency in very fundamental trigonometry skills. Every problem can be answered without a calculator, which is very helpful for students who aren’t allowed to use a calculator. This is the case in some trig and physics courses, as well as some standardized exams (like the MCAT).
CONTENTS: This workbook is conveniently divided up into 11 chapters so that students can focus on one trigonometry skill at a time. Skills include the following:
 converting between degrees and radians;
 expressing sine, cosine, tangent, secant, cosecant, and cotangent as fractions by looking at right triangles;
 solving for unknown sides and angles in 45°45°90° and 30°60°90° right triangles;
 determining the sine, cosine, tangent, secant, cosecant, and cotangent of multiples of 30° and 45° up to 360° (working with both degrees and radians);
 practice finding the reference angle for angles in Quadrants II, III, and IV;
 finding the inverse trig functions;
 applying the law of sines and the law of cosines to solve for unknown sides and angles in acute and obtuse triangles;
 solving problems with trig identities (like the angle sum and difference formulas);
 and solving algebraic equations that feature basic trig functions.
EXAMPLES: Each section begins with a few pages of instructions for how to solve the problems followed by some examples. These examples should serve as a useful guide until students are able to solve the problems independently.
ANSWERS: Answers to exercises are tabulated at the back of the book. This helps students develop confidence and ensures that students practice correct techniques, rather than practice making mistakes.
PHOTOCOPIES: The copyright notice permits parents/teachers who purchase one copy or borrow one copy from a library to make photocopies for their own children/students only. This is very convenient if you have multiple children/students or if a child/student needs additional practice.
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LEVEL: This book covers physics with calculus at the university level. (If instead you're looking for a trigbased physics book, search for ISBN 1941691145.) Note that the calculusbased edition includes all of material from the trigbased book, plus ample coverage of the calculusbased material.
DESCRIPTION: This combination of physics study guide and workbook focuses on essential problemsolving skills and strategies:
AUTHOR: The author, Dr. Chris McMullen, has over 20 years of experience teaching university physics in California, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Louisiana (and has also taught physics to gifted high school students). Dr. McMullen currently teaches physics at Northwestern State University of Louisiana. He has also published a halfdozen papers on the collider phenomenology of superstringinspired large extra dimensions. Chris McMullen earned his Ph.D. in particle physics from Oklahoma State University (and his M.S. in physics from California State University, Northridge).
Dr. McMullen is wellknown for:
SOLUTIONS: The back of the book includes a detailed section of hints, intermediate answers, final answers, and explanations to help you solve each problem one step at a time. It's like having a physics tutor in the back of the book. (However, if you would prefer complete solutions, search for ISBN 194169117X.)
USES: This study guide workbook can be used to:
DESCRIPTION: This combination of physics study guide and workbook focuses on essential problemsolving skills and strategies:
 Fully solved examples with explanations show you stepbystep how to solve standard university physics problems.
 Handy charts tabulate the symbols, what they mean, and their SI units.
 Problemsolving strategies are broken down into steps and illustrated with examples.
 Answers, hints, intermediate answers, and explanations are provided for every practice exercise.
 Terms and concepts which are essential to solving physics problems are defined and explained.
AUTHOR: The author, Dr. Chris McMullen, has over 20 years of experience teaching university physics in California, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Louisiana (and has also taught physics to gifted high school students). Dr. McMullen currently teaches physics at Northwestern State University of Louisiana. He has also published a halfdozen papers on the collider phenomenology of superstringinspired large extra dimensions. Chris McMullen earned his Ph.D. in particle physics from Oklahoma State University (and his M.S. in physics from California State University, Northridge).
Dr. McMullen is wellknown for:
 engaging physics students in challenging ideas through creativity
 breaking difficult problems down into manageable steps
 providing clear and convincing explanations to subtle issues
 his mastery of physics and strong background in mathematics
 helping students become more fluent in practical math skills
SOLUTIONS: The back of the book includes a detailed section of hints, intermediate answers, final answers, and explanations to help you solve each problem one step at a time. It's like having a physics tutor in the back of the book. (However, if you would prefer complete solutions, search for ISBN 194169117X.)
USES: This study guide workbook can be used to:
 learn how to solve fundamental problems in physics with calculus
 find fullysolved examples of standard physics problems
 develop fluency in physics via practice exercises that include answers, hints, and explanations
 quickly find the most essential physics terms, concepts, and formulas
 prepare for the AP physics exam
 review for standardized exams, such as AP Physics or the fundamentals of the GRE.
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LEVEL: This book covers physics with calculus at the university level. (If instead you're looking for a trigbased physics book, search for ISBN 1941691161.) Note that the calculusbased edition includes all 100 problems from the trigbased book, plus dozens of calculusbased examples (there are over 200 examples in all, including math review examples).
DESCRIPTION:
AUTHOR: The author, Dr. Chris McMullen, has over 20 years of experience teaching university physics in California, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Louisiana (and has also taught physics to gifted high school students). Dr. McMullen currently teaches physics at Northwestern State University of Louisiana. He has also published a halfdozen papers on the collider phenomenology of superstringinspired large extra dimensions. Chris McMullen earned his Ph.D. in particle physics from Oklahoma State University (and his M.S. in physics from California State University, Northridge).
Dr. McMullen is wellknown for:
USES: This physics book serves two functions:
DESCRIPTION:
 over 100 fullysolved examples
 stepbystep solutions with explanations
 standard problems from physics with calculus
 includes tables of equations, symbols, and units
AUTHOR: The author, Dr. Chris McMullen, has over 20 years of experience teaching university physics in California, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Louisiana (and has also taught physics to gifted high school students). Dr. McMullen currently teaches physics at Northwestern State University of Louisiana. He has also published a halfdozen papers on the collider phenomenology of superstringinspired large extra dimensions. Chris McMullen earned his Ph.D. in particle physics from Oklahoma State University (and his M.S. in physics from California State University, Northridge).
Dr. McMullen is wellknown for:
 engaging physics students in challenging ideas through creativity
 breaking difficult problems down into manageable steps
 providing clear and convincing explanations to subtle issues
 his mastery of physics and strong background in mathematics
 helping students become more fluent in practical math skills
USES: This physics book serves two functions:
 It provides a variety of examples for how to solve fundamental physics problems.
 It's also the solutions manual to Essential Calculusbased Physics Study Guide Workbook, ISBN 9781941691151.
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How to SelfPublish a Book on Amazon.com: Writing, Editing, Designing, Publishing, and Marketing (Detailed Guide 3)
May 17, 2009
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2019 Update: Revised in February, 2019 to reflect the merger between CreateSpace and Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP).
2014 Update:
Expanded and updated in March, 2014 to include 35% more content. An additional 66 pages cover ebook design, page numbering and header issues for paperbacks, a revamped chapter on marketing, and more.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION:
Learn how to selfpublish your book on Amazon.com using printondemand and ebook publishing services. This handy reference will guide you through all of the stages of the selfpublishing process, from the conception of your book to writing the manuscript to editing and formatting to PDF conversion to publishing to promotional strategies. With this handy reference as a guide, you can selfpublish a quality manuscript with ease!
AUTHOR:
Chris McMullen has written and selfpublished over a dozen paperback books and ebooks. This book also was selfpublished using the same techniques that are described here. Chris McMullen, who has drawn thousands of professional illustrations from scratch using Word's drawing tools, shares several useful drawing and formatting tips.
DESCRIPTION:
This book begins with the decision to selfpublish or traditionally publish, moves onto important information on developing the concept and researching the book's potential, provides a thorough discussion of formatting and designing the book interior and cover in both Word 2003 and 2010, describes how to convert the Word document to PDF, shows how to publish both paperback and ebook editions, and concludes with a detailed introduction to marketing that both novices and experienced authors will find informative and helpful. Formatting includes tricky features like how to use both Arabic numbers and Roman numerals in page numbering, how to have different odd and evenpage headers, and how to use Word's Styles and the paragraph dialog box for proper ebook formatting.
EDITIONS:
This book is available in paperback and ebook formats.
2014 Update:
Expanded and updated in March, 2014 to include 35% more content. An additional 66 pages cover ebook design, page numbering and header issues for paperbacks, a revamped chapter on marketing, and more.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION:
Learn how to selfpublish your book on Amazon.com using printondemand and ebook publishing services. This handy reference will guide you through all of the stages of the selfpublishing process, from the conception of your book to writing the manuscript to editing and formatting to PDF conversion to publishing to promotional strategies. With this handy reference as a guide, you can selfpublish a quality manuscript with ease!
AUTHOR:
Chris McMullen has written and selfpublished over a dozen paperback books and ebooks. This book also was selfpublished using the same techniques that are described here. Chris McMullen, who has drawn thousands of professional illustrations from scratch using Word's drawing tools, shares several useful drawing and formatting tips.
DESCRIPTION:
This book begins with the decision to selfpublish or traditionally publish, moves onto important information on developing the concept and researching the book's potential, provides a thorough discussion of formatting and designing the book interior and cover in both Word 2003 and 2010, describes how to convert the Word document to PDF, shows how to publish both paperback and ebook editions, and concludes with a detailed introduction to marketing that both novices and experienced authors will find informative and helpful. Formatting includes tricky features like how to use both Arabic numbers and Roman numerals in page numbering, how to have different odd and evenpage headers, and how to use Word's Styles and the paragraph dialog box for proper ebook formatting.
EDITIONS:
This book is available in paperback and ebook formats.
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UPDATE: The eBook edition was updated on February 15, 2013 and the paperback editions were updated on February 8, 2013.
AUTHOR: Chris McMullen holds a Ph.D. in physics and teaches physics, astronomy, and physical science (including the concepts of chemistry) at Northwestern State University of Louisiana. He is highly regarded for his ability to explain science concepts clearly and to get students interested in learning about science.
OVERVIEW: This eBook focuses on fundamental chemistry concepts, such as understanding the periodic table of the elements and how chemical bonds are formed. No prior knowledge of chemistry is assumed. The mathematical component involves only basic arithmetic. The content is much more conceptual than mathematical.
AUDIENCE: This eBook is geared toward helping anyone  student or not  to understand the main ideas of chemistry. Both students and nonstudents may find it helpful to be able to focus on understanding the main concepts without the constant emphasis on computations that is generally found in chemistry lectures and textbooks.
CONTENTS:
(1) Understanding the organization of the periodic table, including trends and patterns.
(2) Understanding ionic and covalent bonds and how they are formed, including the structure of valence electrons.
(3) A set of rules to follow to speak the language of chemistry fluently: How to name compounds when different types of compounds follow different naming schemes.
(4) Understanding chemical reactions, including how to balance them and a survey of important reactions.
(5) Understanding the three phases of matter: properties of matter, amorphous and crystalline solids, ideal gases, liquids, solutions, and acids/bases.
(6) Understanding atomic and nuclear structure and how it relates to chemistry.
(7) VErBAl ReAcTiONS: A brief fun diversion from science for the verbal side of the brain, using symbols from chemistry's periodic table to make word puzzles.
ANSWERS: Every chapter includes selfcheck exercises to offer practice and help the reader check his or her understanding. 100% of the exercises have answers at the back of the book.
LENGTH: The paperback edition of this eBook has 176 pages.
COPYRIGHT: All rights are reserved by the author. However, teachers who purchase one copy of this book or borrow one copy of this book from a library may reproduce selected pages for the purpose of teaching chemistry concepts to their own students.
FORMATS: This book is available in paperback in 5.5" x 8.5" (portable size), 8.5" x 11" (large size, ISBN 9781479201259), and as an eBook. The details of the figures  including the periodic tables  are most clear in the large size and large print edition (ISBN 9781479201259). However, the eBook is in color, whereas the paperback editions are in blackandwhite.
AUTHOR: Chris McMullen holds a Ph.D. in physics and teaches physics, astronomy, and physical science (including the concepts of chemistry) at Northwestern State University of Louisiana. He is highly regarded for his ability to explain science concepts clearly and to get students interested in learning about science.
OVERVIEW: This eBook focuses on fundamental chemistry concepts, such as understanding the periodic table of the elements and how chemical bonds are formed. No prior knowledge of chemistry is assumed. The mathematical component involves only basic arithmetic. The content is much more conceptual than mathematical.
AUDIENCE: This eBook is geared toward helping anyone  student or not  to understand the main ideas of chemistry. Both students and nonstudents may find it helpful to be able to focus on understanding the main concepts without the constant emphasis on computations that is generally found in chemistry lectures and textbooks.
CONTENTS:
(1) Understanding the organization of the periodic table, including trends and patterns.
(2) Understanding ionic and covalent bonds and how they are formed, including the structure of valence electrons.
(3) A set of rules to follow to speak the language of chemistry fluently: How to name compounds when different types of compounds follow different naming schemes.
(4) Understanding chemical reactions, including how to balance them and a survey of important reactions.
(5) Understanding the three phases of matter: properties of matter, amorphous and crystalline solids, ideal gases, liquids, solutions, and acids/bases.
(6) Understanding atomic and nuclear structure and how it relates to chemistry.
(7) VErBAl ReAcTiONS: A brief fun diversion from science for the verbal side of the brain, using symbols from chemistry's periodic table to make word puzzles.
ANSWERS: Every chapter includes selfcheck exercises to offer practice and help the reader check his or her understanding. 100% of the exercises have answers at the back of the book.
LENGTH: The paperback edition of this eBook has 176 pages.
COPYRIGHT: All rights are reserved by the author. However, teachers who purchase one copy of this book or borrow one copy of this book from a library may reproduce selected pages for the purpose of teaching chemistry concepts to their own students.
FORMATS: This book is available in paperback in 5.5" x 8.5" (portable size), 8.5" x 11" (large size, ISBN 9781479201259), and as an eBook. The details of the figures  including the periodic tables  are most clear in the large size and large print edition (ISBN 9781479201259). However, the eBook is in color, whereas the paperback editions are in blackandwhite.
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300+ Mathematical Pattern Puzzles: Number Pattern Recognition & Reasoning (Improve Your Math Fluency)
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Enjoy a variety of mathematical pattern puzzles. It starts out easy with basic patterns and simple puzzles, and the challenge level grows progressively. This way, puzzlers of all ages and abilities can enjoy many of the patterns and puzzles in this book.
Patterns include:
Each chapter begins with a brief introduction or review of the relevant concepts, followed by 23 examples of pattern puzzles with explanations.
Patterns include:
 Arithmetic
 Prime numbers
 Fibonacci sequence
 Visual puzzles
 Roman numerals
 Arrays and more
 pattern recognition
 visual discrimination
 analytical skills
 logic and reasoning
 analogies
 mathematics
Each chapter begins with a brief introduction or review of the relevant concepts, followed by 23 examples of pattern puzzles with explanations.
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LEVEL: This book covers the electricity and magnetism topics from physics with calculus at the university level. (If instead you’re looking for a trigbased physics book, search for ISBN 1941691102.) Note that the calculusbased edition includes all of material from the trigbased book, plus ample coverage of the calculusbased material.
DESCRIPTION: This combination of physics study guide and workbook focuses on essential problemsolving skills and strategies:
AUTHOR: The author, Dr. Chris McMullen, has over 20 years of experience teaching university physics in California, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Louisiana (and has also taught physics to gifted high school students). Dr. McMullen currently teaches physics at Northwestern State University of Louisiana. He has also published a halfdozen papers on the collider phenomenology of superstringinspired large extra dimensions. Chris McMullen earned his Ph.D. in particle physics from Oklahoma State University (and his M.S. in physics from California State University, Northridge).
Dr. McMullen is wellknown for:
SOLUTIONS: The back of the book includes a detailed section of hints, intermediate answers, final answers, and explanations to help you solve each problem one step at a time. It’s like having a physics tutor in the back of the book. (However, if you would prefer complete solutions, search for ISBN 1941691137.)
USES: This study guide workbook can be used to:
DESCRIPTION: This combination of physics study guide and workbook focuses on essential problemsolving skills and strategies:
 Fully solved examples with explanations show you stepbystep how to solve standard university physics problems.
 Handy charts tabulate the symbols, what they mean, and their SI units.
 Problemsolving strategies are broken down into steps and illustrated with examples.
 Answers, hints, intermediate answers, and explanations are provided for every practice exercise.
 Terms and concepts which are essential to solving physics problems are defined and explained.
AUTHOR: The author, Dr. Chris McMullen, has over 20 years of experience teaching university physics in California, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Louisiana (and has also taught physics to gifted high school students). Dr. McMullen currently teaches physics at Northwestern State University of Louisiana. He has also published a halfdozen papers on the collider phenomenology of superstringinspired large extra dimensions. Chris McMullen earned his Ph.D. in particle physics from Oklahoma State University (and his M.S. in physics from California State University, Northridge).
Dr. McMullen is wellknown for:
 engaging physics students in challenging ideas through creativity
 breaking difficult problems down into manageable steps
 providing clear and convincing explanations to subtle issues
 his mastery of physics and strong background in mathematics
 helping students become more fluent in practical math skills
SOLUTIONS: The back of the book includes a detailed section of hints, intermediate answers, final answers, and explanations to help you solve each problem one step at a time. It’s like having a physics tutor in the back of the book. (However, if you would prefer complete solutions, search for ISBN 1941691137.)
USES: This study guide workbook can be used to:
 learn how to solve fundamental problems in physics with calculus
 find fullysolved examples of standard physics problems
 develop fluency in physics via practice exercises that include answers, hints, and explanations
 quickly find the most essential physics terms, concepts, and formulas
 prepare for the AP physics exam
 review for standardized exams, such as AP Physics or the fundamentals of the GRE.
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CONTENTS: This algebra workbook is devoted to solving systems of equations. Specifically, it helps to develop fluency with the following algebra skills:
EXAMPLES: Each section begins with a concise description of the main concepts, an outline of the strategy, and an example with explanations. The examples should serve as a useful guide until students are able to solve the problems independently.
ANSWERS: Answers to 100% of the exercises are tabulated at the back of the book. This helps students develop confidence and ensures that students practice correct techniques, rather than practice making mistakes.
PRACTICE: With no pictures, this workbook is geared strictly toward learning the material and developing fluency through practice.
PHOTOCOPIES: The copyright notice permits parents/teachers who purchase one copy or borrow one copy from a library to make photocopies for their own children/students only. This is very convenient if you have multiple children/students or if a child/student needs additional practice.
EDITIONS: Available in both print and ebook editions. The print edition ISBN is 1941691048.
 solving two equations with two unknowns (x and y)
 solving three equations with three unknowns (x, y, and z)
 the method of substitution
 simultaneous equations (setting up equal and opposite coefficients)
 2x2 and 3x3 determinants
 Cramer's rule for systems of equations
EXAMPLES: Each section begins with a concise description of the main concepts, an outline of the strategy, and an example with explanations. The examples should serve as a useful guide until students are able to solve the problems independently.
ANSWERS: Answers to 100% of the exercises are tabulated at the back of the book. This helps students develop confidence and ensures that students practice correct techniques, rather than practice making mistakes.
PRACTICE: With no pictures, this workbook is geared strictly toward learning the material and developing fluency through practice.
PHOTOCOPIES: The copyright notice permits parents/teachers who purchase one copy or borrow one copy from a library to make photocopies for their own children/students only. This is very convenient if you have multiple children/students or if a child/student needs additional practice.
EDITIONS: Available in both print and ebook editions. The print edition ISBN is 1941691048.
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Master the art of balancing chemical reactions through examples and practice:
 10 examples are fully solved stepbystep with explanations to serve as a guide.
 Over 200 chemical equations provide ample practice.
 Exercises start out easy and grow progressively more challenging and involved.
 Answers to every problem are tabulated at the back of the book.
 A chapter of prebalancing exercises helps develop essential counting skills.
 Opening chapter reviews pertinent concepts and ideas.
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2018 UPDATE: This book was updated in November, 2018 to reflect the merger between CreateSpace and KDP (plus a few other updates).
BRIEF DESCRIPTION: This is a highly detailed guide with several stepbystep instructions for how to format and publish your book both as a paperback book with Amazon (and other major online booksellers) and as an eBook with Kindle (and a variety of other eReaders).
The book is both highly informative (like describing how to set the margins with bleed, including the gutter, and listing the pixel sizes of different brands of eReaders), yet also focused on useful formatting and publishing skills.
With this reference as a guide, you can selfpublish a quality manuscript with ease.
The paperback edition includes a comprehensive, 18page index to help you quickly find information.
AUTHOR: Chris McMullen has written and selfpublished over a dozen paperback books and eBooks. This book also was selfpublished using the same techniques that are described here. Chris McMullen shares numerous useful formatting tips in clear language with precise, detailed instructions.
NOTES: The formatting instructions of Volume 1 are geared specifically toward using Microsoft Word 2010 (which is similar to Word 2007 and 2013) for Windows. In contrast, Volume 2sold separatelyon marketing and marketability has very little to do with Microsoft Word. The paperback instructions are largely geared toward CreateSpace, while the eBook instructions accommodate Kindle and other eReaders.
DESCRIPTION: Find highly detailed tryityourself, walkyouthroughit tutorials for how to use Microsoft Word 2010 (which is similar to Word 2007 and 2013) specifically with Windows to publish your book both as a paperback book and as an eBook. This includes:
Updated November 21, 2018.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION: This is a highly detailed guide with several stepbystep instructions for how to format and publish your book both as a paperback book with Amazon (and other major online booksellers) and as an eBook with Kindle (and a variety of other eReaders).
The book is both highly informative (like describing how to set the margins with bleed, including the gutter, and listing the pixel sizes of different brands of eReaders), yet also focused on useful formatting and publishing skills.
With this reference as a guide, you can selfpublish a quality manuscript with ease.
The paperback edition includes a comprehensive, 18page index to help you quickly find information.
AUTHOR: Chris McMullen has written and selfpublished over a dozen paperback books and eBooks. This book also was selfpublished using the same techniques that are described here. Chris McMullen shares numerous useful formatting tips in clear language with precise, detailed instructions.
NOTES: The formatting instructions of Volume 1 are geared specifically toward using Microsoft Word 2010 (which is similar to Word 2007 and 2013) for Windows. In contrast, Volume 2sold separatelyon marketing and marketability has very little to do with Microsoft Word. The paperback instructions are largely geared toward CreateSpace, while the eBook instructions accommodate Kindle and other eReaders.
DESCRIPTION: Find highly detailed tryityourself, walkyouthroughit tutorials for how to use Microsoft Word 2010 (which is similar to Word 2007 and 2013) specifically with Windows to publish your book both as a paperback book and as an eBook. This includes:
 How to use numerous formatting features (like page borders and bookmark hyperlinks). (A couple of more subtle formatting tips, like using different page headers or page numbering styles or how to avoid widows and orphans, are described in Volume 2sold separately.)
 How to convert the content file for your paperback book into an eBook. (A couple of subtle formatting tips, like applying Word's Styles to achieve more reliable formatting or using very basic HTML to perfect the eBook, are described in Volume 2sold separately.)
 How to format pictures and equations in an eBook with a variety of eReaders in mind.
 How to minimize the eBook's file size.
 How to draw your own pictures from scratch
 How to create your own cover. (Volume 1 discusses how to make the cover, while Volume 2sold separatelydiscusses the art of cover design and its impact on marketability at length. Volume 2 also discusses the pros and cons of hiring a cover designer, including tips for doing so.)
 How to insert and format equations.
 Choosing a Publishing Service
 Formatting Your Book Interior
 Creating a Book Cover
 SelfPublishing Your Book.
Updated November 21, 2018.
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