The Old-School Typewriter Algebra Workbook by Brian R. Krause

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The Old-School Typewriter Algebra Workbook

The Old-School Typewriter Algebra Workbook teaches today's teens basic algebra including linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational and radical expressions and equations, drawing them in with the vintage charm of an old typewriter that evokes memories of how past generations learned algebra. A summary of the needed mathematics introduces each section of worksheets, making the book ideal for independent extra practice, refreshing parents' memories or end-of-semester review. The focus is high school algebra with reinforcement of key topics often introduced in middle school.

In keeping with the old-school spirit of this book, all the exercises can be completed without calculators and have clear-cut answers given in the answer key. Every page was created entirely on the author's charmingly worn 1930 Corona Four manual typewriter. It features worked-out problems focused on common errors and a section about the unique typewriter behind the book.

About the author

Brian R. Krause is an MIT graduate with a passion for mathematics, technology and education. His teaching experience spans public middle and high schools in California and Arizona. Drawing on his internationally sought-after software design and engineering expertise, his innovative methods include using 3D modeling software to bring geometry to life and developing beautiful and engaging paper worksheets when students need them. He lives in Arizona with five typewriters, three bicycles and one dog.

About Adducive

Adducive was founded by Brian R. Krause in 1997 to develop innovative educational materials and software. Its debut project, “Let's Connect!”, was ahead of its time, a series of cross-disciplinary high school lessons using cloud-based data analysis tools. Today, “The Old-School Typewriter Algebra Workbook” continues that tradition with its unique, vintage approach.

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