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Barron's E-Z Arithmetic (Barron's E-Z)

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Publisher Comments:

Barron's growing list of E-Z Series titles are new, updated, and improved versions of Barron's longtime popular Easy Way books. New cover designs reflect the all-new interior layouts, which feature extensive two-color treatment, a fresh, modern typeface, and more graphic material than ever. These books are self-teaching manuals designed to improve students' grades in a wide variety of academic and practical subjects. Skill levels range between senior high school and college-101 standards. All titles present detailed reviews of the target subject plus short quizzes and longer tests to help students assess their learning progress. All exercises and tests come with answers. This handy brush-up for students and general readers reviews the basics of arithmetic as it's used in practical, everyday situations. Topics covered include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, percentages, units of measurement, and word problems.

Synopsis:

(back cover)

Learning to solve arithmetic problems makes sense when you approach it the E-Z way! Open this book for a clear, concise, step-by-step review of:

  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication and Division
  • Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages
  • Units of Measurement
  • Word Problems

    Measure your progress as you learn to improve your problem-solving skills:

  • Read the rules, tips, and techniques provided
  • Build your skills with exercises along the way

    And discover that learning arithmetic can be E-Z!

  • Table of Contents

    Preface

    Introduction

    Reference Tables

  • 1 WE CAN WORK TOGETHER

    Pretest 1

    1.1 Number Symbols We Use

    1.2 Counting and Tallying

    1.3 One-Digit, Two-Digit, and Larger Numbers

    1.4 Each Place Has a Value

    1.5 Even Nothing Means Something

    1.6 Old Number Systems Still Influence Us

    Chapter Test 1

  • 2 IT ALL ADDS UP!

    Pretest 2A

    2.1 Whole Numbers

    2.2 The Language of Addition

    2.3 Help from the Number Line

    2.4 Nothing Is Still Important

    2.5 Unequal Place Addition

    2.6 No Addition Problem Is Long

    2.7 Word Problems

    Chapter Test 2A

    Pretest 2B

    2.8 Every Number Has Its Place

    2.9 Place Value and Column Addition

    2.10 Longer Columns of Numbers

    2.11 When the Columns Are Broken

    2.12 Know the Combinations

    2.13 More Difficult Word Problems Requiring Addition

    2.14 More Problems with Addition

    Chapter Test 2B

  • 3 SUBTRACTION--TAKE IT AWAY!

    Pretest 3

    3.1 What Happens in Subtraction?

    3.2 The Language of Subtraction

    3.3 Help from the Number Line

    3.4 Unequal Place Subtraction

    3.5 Word Problems

    3.6 Subtraction by Addition

    3.7 Numbers Can Be Exchanged

    3.8 Exchanging in Subtraction

    3.9 More Difficult Word Problems Requiring Subtraction

    Chapter Test 3

  • 4 MULTIPLICATION--REMEMBER THOSE TIMES?

    Pretest 4

    4.1 Multiplication Is Repeated Addition

    4.2 Help from the Number Line

    4.3 Multiplying Whole Numbers

    4.4 Those Old Combinations Again

    4.5 Multiplying by a One-Digit Number

    4.6 Word Problems

    4.7 Multiplying by a Number Having Two or More Digits

    4.8 Multiplication Applied to Measuring

    4.9 More Difficult Word Problems Requiring Multiplication

    Chapter Test 4

  • 5 LET'S DIVIDE IT UP!

    Pretest 5

    5.1 What Is Division?

    5.2 The Language of Division

    5.3 You Still Need Those Combinations

    5.4 Help from the Number Line

    5.5 Dividing by a One-Digit Number

    5.6 When the Quotient Contains Fewer Places Than the Dividend

    5.7 Zero as a Place Holder

    5.8 Dividing and Leaving a Remainder

    5.9 Carrying Remainders

    5.10 Word Problems Requiring Division

    5.11 Dividing by More Than a One-Digit Number

    5.12 More Difficult Word Problems Requiring Division

    5.13 Mean, Median, and Mode

    5.14 Division Applied to Area Measurement

    Chapter Test 5

  • 6 THE IMPORTANT PARTS--FRACTIONS

    Pretest 6

    6.1 What Is a Fraction?

    6.2 The Language of a Fraction

    6.3 What Kinds of Fractions Are There?

    6.4 Simplifying Fractions

    6.5 Equivalent Fractions

    6.6 Which Fraction Is Larger or Smaller?

    6.7 Changing Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers

    6.8 Changing Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions

    Chapter Test 6

  • 7 PIECE BY PIECE--ADDING FRACTIONS

    Pretest 7

    7.1 Fractions Can Be Added

    7.2 After Adding, What Next?

    7.3 Fractions Whose Sum Is One

    7.4 Fractions Whose Sum Is Greater Than One

    7.5 Mixed Numbers Can Also Be Added

    7.6 Mixed Numbers Whose Sum May Be Simplified

    7.7 Mixed Numbers Whose Fractional Parts Add Up to One

    7.8 Mixed Numbers with Fractional Parts Whose Sum Is Greater Than One

    7.9 Word Problems

    7.10 What About Those Denominators?

    7.11 Mixing Them All Up

    7.12 More Difficult Word Problems

    Chapter Test 7

  • 8 SUBTRACTING FRACTIONS

    Pretest 8

    8.1 Subtracting Fractions

    8.2 After Subtracting, What Next?

    8.3 Like Fractions Whose Difference Is One or Greater Than One

    8.4 Mixed Numbers Can Also Be Subtracted

    8.5 Exchanging in Subtracting Fractions

    8.6 Exchanging in Subtracting Mixed Numbers (Like Denominators)

    8.7 Word Problems

    8.8 Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators

    8.9 Subtracting Mixed Numbers

    8.10 Exchanging in Subtracting Mixed Numbers (Unlike Denominators)

    8.11 More Difficult Word Problems

    Chapter Test 8

  • 9 MULTIPLYING AND DIVIDING FRACTIONS

    Pretest 9A

    9.1 The Product of Two Fractions

    9.2 Cancellation

    9.3 Finding Parts of Whole Numbers

    9.4 Multiplying Three or More Fractions

    9.5 Multiplying Mixed Numbers

    9.6 Word Problems

    Chapter Test 9A

    Pretest 9B

    9.7 The Quotient of Two Fractions

    9.8 Dividing Mixed Numbers

    9.9 Word Problems

    Chapter Test 9B

  • 10 DECIMALS--WHAT'S THE POINT?

    Pretest 10

    10.1 Introducing Decimals

    10.2 Reading and Writing Decimals

    10.3 Which Fraction Equals Which Decimal?

    10.4 Comparing Decimals

    10.5 Rounding Off Decimals

    Chapter Test 10

  • 11 ADDING AND SUBTRACTING DECIMALS

    Pretest 11A

    11.1 Adding Decimals

    11.2 Adding Mixed Decimals

    11.3 Word Problems Requiring the Addition of Decimals

    Chapter Test 11A

    Pretest 11B

    11.4 Subtracting Decimals

    11.5 Subtracting Mixed Decimals

    11.6 Word Problems Requiring the Subtraction of Decimals

    Chapter Test 11B

  • 12 MULTIPLYING DECIMALS

    Pretest 12

    12.1 Multiplying a Decimal by a Whole Number

    12.2 Multiplying Decimal Numbers

    12.3 Special Multipliers of 10, 100, 1,000, and So On

    12.4 Word Problems Requiring the Multiplication of Decimals

    Chapter Test 12

  • 13 DIVIDING DECIMALS

    Pretest 13

    13.1 Dividing a Decimal by a Whole Number

    13.2 Zero As a Place Holder in the Quotient

    13.3 Changing a Fraction into a Decimal

    13.4 Dividing a Decimal by a Decimal

    13.5 Zero As a Place Holder in the Dividend

    13.6 Word Problems Requiring the Division of Decimals

    13.7 Special Divisors of 10, 100, 1,000, and So On

    13.8 Changing a Decimal into a Fraction

    13.9 Rewriting Decimals with Fractions

    13.10 Word Problems Combining Fractions and Decimals

    Chapter Test 13

  • 14 PERCENTS

    Pretest 14

    14.1 Meaning of Percent

    14.2 Changing Percents to Decimals

    14.3 Changing Decimals to Percents

    14.4 Changing Percents to Fractions

    14.5 Changing Fractions to Percents

    14.6 Finding a Percent of a Number

    14.7 Finding the Percent That One Number Is of Another

    14.8 Finding a Number When a Percent of It Is Known

    Chapter Test 14

  • 15 MEASUREMENT

    Pretest 15

    15.1 Units of Measurement

    15.2 Adding Measures

    15.3 Subtracting Measures

    15.4 Multiplying Measures

    15.5 Dividing Measures

    15.6 Word Problems Requiring Measures

    15.7 Converting Metric Measures

    Chapter Test 15

  • ANSWERS TO TESTS AND EXERCISES

    Index

  • Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780764144660
    Author:
    Williams, Edward
    Publisher:
    Barron's Educational Series
    Author:
    Prindle, Katie
    Subject:
    Arithmetic
    Subject:
    Study guide
    Subject:
    Mathematics-Basics
    Edition Description:
    Trade paper
    Publication Date:
    20110831
    Binding:
    TRADE PAPER
    Grade Level:
    General/trade
    Language:
    English
    Pages:
    496
    Dimensions:
    10 x 7.8125 in

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    Learning to solve arithmetic problems makes sense when you approach it the E-Z way! Open this book for a clear, concise, step-by-step review of:

  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication and Division
  • Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages
  • Units of Measurement
  • Word Problems

    Measure your progress as you learn to improve your problem-solving skills:

  • Read the rules, tips, and techniques provided
  • Build your skills with exercises along the way

    And discover that learning arithmetic can be E-Z!

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