Course Description
An introduction to basic algebra topics, MATH 24 is the first course in a two semester sequence of Elementary Algebra courses. Instruction includes units on operations with signed numbers, linear equations and inequalities in one variable, the coordinate plane, and linear systems in two variables. See detailed objectives.
Circulating Books in KCC Library

Cliffs Quick Review: Algebra I  Review of basic operations, signed numbers, equations, inequalities, graphing, word problems. Includes practice problems with solutions and a glossary. 

Super Review: Basic Math & PreAlgebra  Covers signed numbers, linear equations and inqualities, graphs, word problems, and some geometry. Also reviews PCM 23 topics. Features concise exposition, with the primary focus on stepbystep solutions to numerous example problems. 

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Algebra, 2nd Ed.  Signed numbers, fractions, variables, linear equations, graphing, linear inequalities, linear systems. MATH 24 topics are generally covered in chapters 18. A glossary is provided, as are about a dozen practice problems per chapter, with answers at the end of the book. 

Practical Algebra: A SelfTeaching Guide  Signed numbers, linear equations, graphs. Includes numerous practice problems, with answers provided. Also covers MATH 25 topics. 

Quick Algebra Review: A SelfTeaching Guide  A more condensed, revieworiented version of the above book. Includes practice problems with solutions. 

Master Math: Algebra  Algebraic equations, algebraic inequalites, Polynominals, algebraic fractions, quadradic equations, linear equations, coordinate systems and graphing equations. 

Kiss My Math: Showing PreAlgebra Who's Boss  Signed numbers, variables, word problems, equations, inequalities, exponents, graphing points and lines. Written in a playful, fauxmagazine style. 

Merrill Algebra One  Language of algebra, signed numbers, inequalities, powers, polynomials, factoring, functions and graphs, lines and slopes, open sentences, radicals, quadratics, rational expressions, trigometry. 
Online Books (ebrary)  KCC Student

Algebra Demystified  Chapters on variables, negative numbers, exponents and roots, factoring, linear equations, and linear inequalities. Includes both stepbystep examples and practice problems, although answers are frequently on the same page as the exercises. 

Bob Miller's Algebra for the Clueless (2nd edition)  Covers signed numbers, ratio and proportion, linear equations, polynomials, and graphs, among other topics. Some very detailed example problems, with explanations given for each step in the solution. Lacks practice exercises. 

Maran Illustrated Effortless Algebra  Algebra basics, fractions and exponents, solving basic equations, graphing linear equations, solving and graphing inequalities, working with matrices, solving systems of equations, polynomials, radicals, factoring expressions, quadratic equations and inequalities, graphing quadratic equations. 

Schaum's Outline of Elementary Algebra  From arithmetric to algebra, simple equations, signed numbers, monomials and polynomials, 1st degree equations, formulas, graphs of linear equations, problem solving and mathematical modeling, progucts and factoring, fractions, roots, radicals, quadratic equations. 

Arithmetic and Algebra Again (2nd Edition)  Part One: Algebra. Whole numbers, integers, decimals and percents, fractions, measurements. Part Two: Algebra. Basic operations, equations and inequalities, graphing, word problems. Part Three: Practical Mathematics. Applications, mathematics in banking, statistics, probability, calculators 

College Algebra  Fundamental tools of algebra, algebraic expressions and operations, functions, linear equations, sequences, series, mathematical induction, permutations, combinations, inomial, theorem and probability 
Videos
Khan Academy: Algebra  Blackboardstyle videos with audio narration. See also the preceding section for a review of prealgebra topics, including operations with signed numbers. 