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Okay so I have a couple of questions. Firstly, I'm a self taught math student. I'm teaching myself math and want to see how far I can go before i need a teacher.

I've successfully, taught myself Algebra. However, I'm still confused weither the book I used taught me Algebra 1 and 2, or only Algebra 1.

I'll give you the table of contents of my book:

1. The basics

2. Linear Equations and Inequalities

3. Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables

4. Systems of Linear Equations

5. Exponents and Polynomials

6. Factoring

7. Rational Expressions

8. Roots and Radicals

9. Quadratic Equations

That's what I've learned in my book. So my question is, is this Algebra 1 and 2, or only Algebra 1?

My next question is regarding Precalculus and Trigonometry. Right now I'm attempting to teach myself Precalculus, but I'm using a book that I do not like.

The book I'm using is "Precalculus, Seventh Edition" By Ron Larson and Robert Hostetler

Here's the link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/0618643443/?tag=pfamazon01-20&tag=pfamazon01-20

Frankely I hate this book. I understand everything this book says, and so far I've had no problem understanding the concepts. It's actually really easy, but the book spends too much time talking about things that I think are a waste of time, and things that you can figure out with common sense. Also, the book talks too much and doesn't actually do math enough. When I'm doing the chapters, I feel like I'm reading an actual book instead of a math book. The book spends way too much time in my opinion, talking instead of showing examples of how to actually do the problems.

My number one problem with this book though is that I find it boring. It was easy for me to teach myself Algebra because the book was fun. My Precalculus book is extremely boring, and since I'm a self taught math student, motivation is an extremely important thing for me because I have no concern about getting a bad grade if I put off learning material.

I loved my algebra book because the author spent little time talking, but spent a lot of time showing you how to do the problem. Also the algebra book I used was concise and to the point. My precalculus book is anything but concise, and spends too much time talking about irrelevant garbage in my opinion.

Can anyone reccommend me a book that's good for teaching yourself Precalculus, but is concise and to the point?

Also, could I just teach myself Trigonometry, and then go straight to Calculus? Or should I actually teach myself Precalculus? I've heard lots of people say that you don't even need to learn Precalculus, you just need to learn Algebra and Trig.

And my last question is, could I skip precalculus and trigonometry altogether and just go straight into Calculus? I already have lots of Calculus books, and all of them spend their beggining chapters talking about things you need to know before they start the new Calculus material. Could I just learn what I need to know in these beginning chapters in the Calculus books and jump right into Calculus? Or is this not recommended?

I've successfully, taught myself Algebra. However, I'm still confused weither the book I used taught me Algebra 1 and 2, or only Algebra 1.

I'll give you the table of contents of my book:

1. The basics

2. Linear Equations and Inequalities

3. Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables

4. Systems of Linear Equations

5. Exponents and Polynomials

6. Factoring

7. Rational Expressions

8. Roots and Radicals

9. Quadratic Equations

That's what I've learned in my book. So my question is, is this Algebra 1 and 2, or only Algebra 1?

My next question is regarding Precalculus and Trigonometry. Right now I'm attempting to teach myself Precalculus, but I'm using a book that I do not like.

The book I'm using is "Precalculus, Seventh Edition" By Ron Larson and Robert Hostetler

Here's the link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/0618643443/?tag=pfamazon01-20&tag=pfamazon01-20

Frankely I hate this book. I understand everything this book says, and so far I've had no problem understanding the concepts. It's actually really easy, but the book spends too much time talking about things that I think are a waste of time, and things that you can figure out with common sense. Also, the book talks too much and doesn't actually do math enough. When I'm doing the chapters, I feel like I'm reading an actual book instead of a math book. The book spends way too much time in my opinion, talking instead of showing examples of how to actually do the problems.

My number one problem with this book though is that I find it boring. It was easy for me to teach myself Algebra because the book was fun. My Precalculus book is extremely boring, and since I'm a self taught math student, motivation is an extremely important thing for me because I have no concern about getting a bad grade if I put off learning material.

I loved my algebra book because the author spent little time talking, but spent a lot of time showing you how to do the problem. Also the algebra book I used was concise and to the point. My precalculus book is anything but concise, and spends too much time talking about irrelevant garbage in my opinion.

Can anyone reccommend me a book that's good for teaching yourself Precalculus, but is concise and to the point?

Also, could I just teach myself Trigonometry, and then go straight to Calculus? Or should I actually teach myself Precalculus? I've heard lots of people say that you don't even need to learn Precalculus, you just need to learn Algebra and Trig.

And my last question is, could I skip precalculus and trigonometry altogether and just go straight into Calculus? I already have lots of Calculus books, and all of them spend their beggining chapters talking about things you need to know before they start the new Calculus material. Could I just learn what I need to know in these beginning chapters in the Calculus books and jump right into Calculus? Or is this not recommended?

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