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Synopsis
We take great notes — and make learning a snapWhen it comes to pinpointing the stuff you really need to know, nobody does it better than CliffsNotes. This fast, effective tutorial helps you master core mathematical concepts — from fractions, decimals, and statistics to graphs, integers, and exponents — and get the best possible grade.
At CliffsNotes, we're dedicated to helping you do your best, no matter how challenging the subject. Our authors are veteran teachers and talented writers who know how to cut to the chase—and zero in on the essential information you need to succeed.
Master the basics—fast
- Complete coverage of core concepts
- Accessible, topic-by-topic organization
- Free pocket guide for easy reference
About the Author
Jerry Bobrow, PhD, is an award-winning teacher and educator. He is a national authority in the field of test preparation. As executive directory of Bobrow Test Preparation Services, Dr. Bobrow has been administering the test preparation programs for most California State Universities for the past 27 years. Dr. Bobrow has authored more than 30 national best-selling test preparation books including Cliffs Preparation Guides for the GRE, GMAT, MSAT, SAT I, CBEST, NTE, ACT, and PPST. Each year he personally lectures to thousands of students on preparing for these important exams.
Table of Contents
Introduction.
Why You Need This Book.
How to Use This Book.
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Chapter 1: Preliminaries Groups of Numbers.
Chapter 2: Whole Numbers Place Value.
Chapter 3: Decimals Using the Place Value Grid.
Chapter 4: Fractions Proper and Improper Fractions.
Chapter 5: Percents Changing Percents, Decimals, and Fractions.
Chapter 6: Integers and Rationals Integers.
Chapter 7: Powers, Exponents, and Roots Powers and Exponents.
Chapter 8: Powers of Ten and Scientific Notation Powers of Ten.
Chapter 9: Measurements English System.
Chapter 10: Graphs Bar Graphs.
Chapter 11: Probability and Statistics Probability.
Chapter 12: Number Series Arithmetic Progressions.
Chapter 13: Variables, Algebraic Expressions, and Simple Equations Variables and Algebraic Expressions.
Chapter 14: Word Problems Solving Process.
Key Words.
CQR Review.
CQR Resource Center.
Glossary.
Index.