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Conquer your math anxiety forever!

Are you a mathphobe? Do formulas, calculations, and algorithms leave you in a cold sweat? Do you freeze when you see equations marching across a page? This second edition of the bestselling, easy-to-use guide can banish your fear of mathematics and algebra forever. Written by teachers with years of experience teaching the math-anxious, Arithmetic and Algebra Again gives you specific, one-step-at-a-time support in calming your anxiety, learning about numbers, and solving problems. Before you know it, you'll be looking forward to algebra exams!

  • Features the latest techniques for breaking through common anxieties about numbers
  • Takes a real-world approach that helps you learn the math you need when you need it
  • Covers all key math areas--from whole numbers and fractions to basic algebra
  • Features a section on practical math for banking, mortgages, interest, and statistics and probability
  • Includes a new section on the graphing calculator, a chapter on the metric system, a section on word problems, and all updated exercises

If you don't have a lot of time but want to excel in class, this book helps you:

  • Understand the material
  • Locate answers quickly
  • Brush up before tests
  • Master math and algebra problems without spending hours with lengthy textbooks

Synopsis:

This revised and expanded second edition of the perennial bestseller: - Features the latest techniques for breaking through common anxieties about numbers - Takes a real-world approach that lets mathphobes learn the math they need as they need it - Covers all key math areas--from whole numbers and fractions to basic algebra - Features a section on practical math for banking, mortgages, interest, and statistics and probability - Includes a new section on the graphing calculator, a chapter on the metric system, a section on word problems, and all updated exercises

Synopsis:

The bestselling guide updated and expanded for today's mathphobes

Written by two pioneers of the concept of math anxiety and how to overcome it, Arithmetic and Algebra Again has helped tens of thousands of people conquer their irrational fear of math.

This revised and expanded second edition of the perennial bestseller:

  • Features the latest techniques for breaking through common anxieties about numbers
  • Takes a real-world approach that lets mathphobes learn the math they need as they need it
  • Covers all key math areas--from whole numbers and fractions to basic algebra
  • Features a section on practical math for banking, mortgages, interest, and statistics and probability
  • Includes a new section on the graphing calculator, a chapter on the metric system, a section on word problems, and all updated exercises

About the Author

Britta Immergut, Ed.D. taught mathematics for more than 30 years in middle schools, high schools, and at Fiorello H. LaGuardia Community College, the City University of New York. The author of several books, Professor Immergut received an Ed.D. degree in mathematics education from Teachers College, Columbia University. Jean Burr Smith taught mathematics for 22 years at Middlesex Community College in Connecticut. One of the originators of the concept of math anxiety, she received numerous awards for her math teaching techniques.

Table of Contents

' Part One. Arithmetic

1. The Arithmetic of Whole Numbers

2. Integers

3. Decimals and Percents

4. Fractions

5. Measurements

6. Basic Operations

7. Equations and Inequalities

8. Graphing

9. Word Problems

Part Two. Practical Mathematics

10. Applications

11. Mathematics in Banking

12. Statistics

13. Probability

14. Calculators'

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071435338
Author:
Immergut, Brita
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies
Author:
Burr-Smith, Jean
Author:
Smith, Jean Burr
Subject:
Algebra
Subject:
Arithmetic
Subject:
Algebra - General
Subject:
Mathematics-Algebra - General
Subject:
Mathematics
Subject:
arithmetic, algebra, Brita Immergut, Jean Burr Smith, word problem, math anxiety, exercises, math fears, mathematics, math, graphing, integers, decimals, exponents, radicals, place values, multiplication, division, fraction, equivalent fractions, addition
Subject:
Mathematics-Basics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Publication Date:
February 2005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
10.83x8.60x.65 in. 1.68 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This revised and expanded second edition of the perennial bestseller: - Features the latest techniques for breaking through common anxieties about numbers - Takes a real-world approach that lets mathphobes learn the math they need as they need it - Covers all key math areas--from whole numbers and fractions to basic algebra - Features a section on practical math for banking, mortgages, interest, and statistics and probability - Includes a new section on the graphing calculator, a chapter on the metric system, a section on word problems, and all updated exercises

"Synopsis" by , The bestselling guide updated and expanded for today's mathphobes

Written by two pioneers of the concept of math anxiety and how to overcome it, Arithmetic and Algebra Again has helped tens of thousands of people conquer their irrational fear of math.

This revised and expanded second edition of the perennial bestseller:

  • Features the latest techniques for breaking through common anxieties about numbers
  • Takes a real-world approach that lets mathphobes learn the math they need as they need it
  • Covers all key math areas--from whole numbers and fractions to basic algebra
  • Features a section on practical math for banking, mortgages, interest, and statistics and probability
  • Includes a new section on the graphing calculator, a chapter on the metric system, a section on word problems, and all updated exercises

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