Synopses & Reviews
Everybody uses arithmetic on virtually a daily basis, and this book serves as a handy brush-up for general readers while it also helps students master basic skills that they need before moving up to high-school-level math and beyond. It reviews addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, then moves on to calculating with fractions, decimals, and percentages. A concluding chapter reviews units of measurement and word problems. Chapters are filled with short practice exercises, all of which are answered at the back of the book. The book features many tables, charts, and line illustrations. Barron's Easy Way books introduce a variety of academic and practical subjects to students and general readers in clear, understandable language. Ideal as self-teaching manuals for readers interested in learning a new career-related skill, these books have also found widespread classroom use as supplementary texts and brush-up test-preparation guides. Subject heads and key phrases that need to be learned are set in a second color.
Synopsis
(back cover)
ALL THE ESSENTIALS IN ONE CLEAR VOLUME
by Edward Williams, M.A., and Katie Prindle, M.S.
A helpful brush-up review for students and general readers Practice exercises in every chapter Answers at the back of the book Tables, charts, and line illustrations
Addition and subtraction Multiplication and division Calculating with fractions Decimals and percentages Much moreSynopsis
These books are ideal student self-help supplements. They offer valuable overviews of course work and extra help with difficult subject areas. This volume includes all the essentials in one clear volume, including math fundamentals, quantitative word problems, exercises, tests with answers, puzzles, and amusing cartoons.