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ISBN13: 9780738600529
ISBN10: 0738600520
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Basic Math Refresher Everyday Math for Everyday People Chock full of examples and real-life situations, even the math phobic will not be intimidated by this easy-to-use self-teaching guide. Citing real-life 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 easy-to-use resource. Each chapter is devoted to a specific math topic and explains basic math functions in a simple style. Hundreds of step-by-step 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 real-life 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 easy-to-follow 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 Author

Stephen 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 Contents

PREFACE.........................................................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

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Dolores32, August 31, 2006 (view all comments by Dolores32)
I would say that this a really helpful book and and it covers a lot of topics that come in handy and useful when I am working on homework.Not only is this a good book, The Author as well is an well oriented person and I am glad that he had this book made and published
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780738600529
Subtitle:
Everyday Math for Everyday People
Editor:
Arshaghi, Adel
Editor:
Arshaghi, Adel
Author:
Hearne, Stephen
Author:
Arshaghi, Adel
Publisher:
Research and Education Association
Subject:
General
Subject:
Study and teaching
Subject:
Mathematics
Subject:
Study Guides
Subject:
General Study Aids
Subject:
Mathematics -- Study and teaching.
Subject:
General Mathematics
Subject:
Reference-Student Guides
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Mathematics Learning and Practice
Publication Date:
20041220
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 0.6 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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"Synopsis" by ,
Citing real-life 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" by ,
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 easy-to-follow 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

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