Ranked #87 in Abstract Algebra

Explains algebra clearly through theory and example

Renews the reader's aquaintance with school mathematics before taking them progressively further

Elucidates the laws governing algebra in order to reveal the elegance and power of equations and inequalities

Provides an accessible account of algebra for the general reader

Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over seven million sold worldwide

Algebra marked the beginning of modern mathematics, moving it beyond arithmetic, which involves calculations featuring given numbers, to problems where some... more

Renews the reader's aquaintance with school mathematics before taking them progressively further

Elucidates the laws governing algebra in order to reveal the elegance and power of equations and inequalities

Provides an accessible account of algebra for the general reader

Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over seven million sold worldwide

Algebra marked the beginning of modern mathematics, moving it beyond arithmetic, which involves calculations featuring given numbers, to problems where some... more