**ERIC Number:**ED176962

**Record Type:**RIE

**Publication Date:**1969

**Pages:**649

**Abstractor:**N/A

**Reference Count:**0

**ISBN:**N/A

**ISSN:**N/A

A Programmed Course in Algebra.

Mewborn, Ancel C.; Hively, Wells II

This programed textbook consists of short sections of text interspersed with questions designed to aid the student in understanding the material. The course is designed to increase the student's understanding of some of the basic ideas of algebra. Some general experience and manipulative skill with respect to high school algebra is assumed. Emphasis is placed upon development of the logical structure of algebra. Chapter topics include: (1) sets, relations, and functions; (2) algebra of real numbers; (3) algebraic systems; (4) order in the real number system; (5) equations and inequalities; (6) absolute value; (7) completeness of the real number system; (8) natural numbers; (9) integers; (10) rational numbers; (11) complex numbers; (12) algebra of real functions; (13) polynomials; and (14) equivalence relations and groups. (MP)

**Publication Type:**Guides - Classroom - Learner

**Education Level:**N/A

**Audience:**N/A

**Language:**English

**Sponsor:**National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.

**Authoring Institution:**Minnesota Academy of Science, Minneapolis.

**Identifiers:**Functions (Mathematics)