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Hot X

Algebra Exposed!

By Danica McKellar

Plume Books, Paperback, 9780452297197, 417pp.

Publication Date: June 28, 2011

Description
"Dancing With The Stars" contestant Danica McKellar's (Math Doesn't Suck, Kiss My Math, Girls Get Curves) New York Times bestseller tackles the most feared of all math classes: Algebra
Algebra: The word alone has been known to strike fear in the hearts of even the best students, but help is here With her two earlier books, actress and math genius Danica McKellar shattered the "math nerd" stereotype and empowered girls to conquer middle-school math and pre- algebra. Sizzling with McKellar's trademark sass and style, Hot X: Algebra Exposed now shows high schoolers how to master algebra topics like square roots, polynomials, quadratic equations, word problems, and more. In addition to fun extras like personality quizzes, reader polls, and boy-crazy confessionals, Hot X includes
  • time-saving tips and tricks
  • sample problems with detailed solutions
  • relatable real-world examples


Parents and daughters alike will cheer McKellar as they watch their test scores rise



About the Author
Danica McKellaris aNew York Timesbestselling author of groundbreaking math books, includingMath Doesn't Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math, Girls Get Curves: Geometry Takes Shape, Kiss My Math: Showing Pre-Algebra Who's Boss, Hot X: Algebra Exposed!, and theGoodnight, Numbersseries of children's books, and is a summa cum laude graduate of UCLA with a degree in mathematics. She is also well known for her acting roles onThe Wonder Years, The West Wing, and multiple Hallmark Channel movies, and as a quarterfinalist onDancing with the Stars.She lives with her family in Los Angeles."