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## New free e-book on college algebra and calculus

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## Order of Operations in Elementary Algebra

I find rules such as GEMDAS or PEMDAS or BODMAS somewhat misleading. There is no reason to perform addition before subtraction or multiplication before division. I would use PEMA instead (operations in parentheses first, then Exponentiation and the associated inverse operation of extracting roots and taking logs, then somewhat easier operation of Multiplication and the […]

## How to teach Elementary Algebra to college students in 3 weeks

Sound Mathematics is pleased to offer training materials suggesting how to teach elementary algebra to college students. We offer an article and a power point presentation with suggestions on how to teach elementary algebra to college students. These training materials discuss difficulties experienced by STEM students when studying algebra as well as common mistakes and […]

## A free digital book on Elementary Algebra for college students

We are pleased to offer a free digital book on Elementary Algebra for college students and teachers STEM students often struggle with elementary algebra. As an introductory offer, Sound Mathematics offers complementary maths/math digital books , including the digital book on Elementary Algebra for college students and teachers, explaining most of its mysteries. You are […]