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Bob Miller's Basic Math and PreAlgebra for the Clueless
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If you suffer from math anxiety, then sign up for private tutoring with Bob Miller! Do mathematics and algebraic formulas leave your head spinning? If so, you are like hundreds of thousands of other students who face mathespecially, algebrawith fear. Luckily, there is a cure: Bob Miller's Clueless series! Like the teacher you always wished you had (but never thought existed), Bob Miller brings knowledge, empathy, and fun to math and prealgebra. He breaks down the learning process in an easy, nontechnical way and builds it up again using his own unique methods. Meant to bridge the gulf between the student, the textbook, and the teacher, Basic Math and PreAlgebra for the Clueless is packed with all the latest information you need to conquer basic math and prealgebra, including:
“I am always delighted when a student tells me that he or she hated math … but taking a class with me has made math understandable … even enjoyable.” Now it's your turn. Sharpen your #2 pencils, and let Bob Miller show you how to never be clueless again! Synopsis:Bob Miller's failsafe methodology helps students grasp basic math and prealgebraAll of the courses in the junior high, high school, and college mathematics curriculum require a thorough grounding in the fundamentals, principles, and techniques of basic math and prealgebra, yet many students have difficulty grasping the necessary concepts. Utilizing the author's acclaimed and patented failsafe methodology for making mathematics easy to understand, Bob Miller's Basic Math and PreAlgebra for the Clueless enhances students' facility in these techniques and in understanding the basics.This valuable new addition to Bob Miller's Clueless series provides students with the reassuring help they need to master these fundamental techniques, gives them a solid understanding of how basic mathematics works, and prepares them to perform well in any further mathematics courses they take.
About the AuthorBob Miller has been a mathematics lecturer at City College of New York for more than 28 years.
Table of ContentsTo the StudentAcknowledgmentsCongratulationsChapter 1: PreAlgebra 1: Introductory terms, order of operations, exponents, products, quotients, distributive lawChapter 2: PreAlgebra 2: Integers plus; signed numbers, basic operations, short division, distributive law, the beginning of factoringChapter 3: PreAlgebra 3: Fractions, with a taste of decimalsChapter 4: PreAlgebra 4: Firstdegree equations and the beginning of problems with wordsChapter 5: PreAlgebra 5: point well taken; graphing points and lines, slope, equation of a lineChapter 6: PreAlgebra 6: Ratios, proportions, and percentagesChapter 7: Prebusiness: What you need to know about surviving the real world: checks, deposits and withdrawal slips, interest, what you should know about banks and credit cards, mortgages, bonds and stocksChapter 8: Pregeometry 1: Some basics about geometry and some geometric problems with wordsChapter 9: Pregeometry 2: Triangles, square roots, and good old PythagorasChapter 10: Pregeometry 3: Rectangles, squares, and our other foursided friendsChapter 11: Pregeometry 4: Securing the perimeter and areal search of triangles and quadrilateralsChapter 12: Pregeometry 5: All about circlesChapter 13: Pregeometry 6: Volumes and surface area in 3DChapter 14: Pretrig: Right angle trigonometry (how the pyramids were built)Chapter 15: Precounting, Preprobability, and PrestatisticsChapter 16: MiscellaneousWhat Our Readers Are SayingBe the first to add a comment for a chance to win!Product Details
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