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Basic Math Refresher (Rea)by Stephen Hearne
Synopses & ReviewsPublisher Comments: Basic Math Refresher Everyday Math for Everyday People Chock full of examples and reallife situations, even the math phobic will not be intimidated by this easytouse selfteaching guide. Citing reallife situations and using a wealth of examples, Stephen Hearnes Basic Math Refresher is the only book you need to grasp the concepts of basic mathematics.
Never worry about math again, as REAs Basic Math Refresher guides you through a multitude of topics—from addition to interest rates—always emphasizing simple and effective ways to determine solutions. This handy reference book explains the basics of commonly used math topics, including addition, decimals, percentages, fractions, averages, sales tax, and more! Its a great review for students preparing for homework, quizzes, or exams. Adults who want to brush up on their math skills will find it an easytouse resource. Each chapter is devoted to a specific math topic and explains basic math functions in a simple style. Hundreds of stepbystep examples show students and adults how to solve problems quickly and correctly. If you need help with math, Basic Math Refresher is the book for you!
Synopsis:Citing reallife situations and using a wealth of example problems, Stephen Hearne's Basic Math Refresher is the only book you need to grasp the concepts of basic mathematics. Never worry about math again, as Hearne guides you through a multitude of topics—from addition to interest rates—always emphasizing simple and effective ways to determine solutions. —If you're preparing for a test at work or school... —If you're tired of feeling lost when looking at a bank statement... —If you want your children to excel in math... —If you just want to brush up on rusty skills... This is the book for you! Synopsis:Everyday math for everyday people Finally, a common sense reference for math! Portable and very affordable, the Basic Math Refresher is the useful, practical, and informative way to understand all types of math fundamentals. Never worry about math again! Clear, concise entries by author Stephen Hearne make the complex seem simple by guiding you through the most basic of mathematical concepts up to math's more perplexing topics (including those perplexing fractions, percentages and measurements). This easytofollow reference is chock full of examples and real life situations making this book the perfect choice for everyone from the young math student to the businessperson to anyone with rusty math skills. Discover the single best resource for understanding basic math that is also the perfect companion for any reference library. Table of Contents PREFACE ADDITION SUBTRACTION MULTIPLICATION DIVISION DECIMALS ROUNDING PERCENTAGES FRACTIONS AVERAGES SALES TAX DISCOUNTS MEASUREMENTS GRAPHS About the AuthorStephen Hearne, Ph.D. is currently a professor at Skyline College in San Bruno, California, where he teaches Quantitative Reasoning among other subjects. For the past 20 years, Dr. Hearne has tutored students of all ages in math, algebra, statistics, and test preparation. He prides himself on being able to make the complex simple.
Table of ContentsPREFACE.........................................................ix
ADDITION.......................................................1 Practice Problems.......................................9 Calculations...............................................11 Answers.....................................................12 SUBTRACTION.............................................15 Practice Problems......................................24 Calculations...............................................26 Answers.....................................................27 MULTIPLICATION.......................................30 Practice Problems......................................39 Calculations....................................................41 Answers.....................................................42 DIVISION........................................................45 Practice Problems......................................54 Calculations...............................................56 Answers.....................................................57 DECIMALS.....................................................60 Practice Problems......................................69 Calculations...............................................71 Answers.....................................................72 ROUNDING.....................................................75 Practice Problems......................................87 Answers......................................................89 PERCENTAGES..............................................91 Practice Problems......................................99 Answers....................................................102 FRACTIONS..................................................107 Practice Problems.....................................115 Answers....................................................118 AVERAGES....................................................120 Practice Problems.....................................128 Answers.....................................................131 SALES TAX....................................................137 Practice Problems......................................148 Answers.....................................................150 DISCOUNTS...................................................155 Practice Problems.......................................169 Answers......................................................171 MEASUREMENTS........................................176 Practice Problems......................................194 Answers......................................................196 GRAPHS..........................................................201 Practice Problems......................................223 Answers.....................................................227 What Our Readers Are SayingAdd a comment for a chance to win!Average customer rating based on 1 comment:
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