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Barron's EZ Arithmetic (Barron's EZ)by Edward Williams
Synopses & ReviewsPublisher Comments:Barron's growing list of EZ Series titles are new, updated, and improved versions of Barron's longtime popular Easy Way books. New cover designs reflect the allnew interior layouts, which feature extensive twocolor treatment, a fresh, modern typeface, and more graphic material than ever. These books are selfteaching manuals designed to improve students' grades in a wide variety of academic and practical subjects. Skill levels range between senior high school and college101 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 brushup 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.
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Learning to solve arithmetic problems makes sense when you approach it the EZ way! Open this book for a clear, concise, stepbystep review of:
Measure your progress as you learn to improve your problemsolving skills:
And discover that learning arithmetic can be EZ! Table of ContentsPreface
Introduction Reference Tables
Pretest 1 1.1 Number Symbols We Use 1.2 Counting and Tallying 1.3 OneDigit, TwoDigit, 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
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
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
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 OneDigit 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
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 OneDigit 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 OneDigit 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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