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Empower Yourself. Conquer Math Anxiety.
Whether you want to sharpen your skills for school or standardized tests, better manage your personal and business finances, or just make more sense out of sports statistics, this book will boost your math skills and confidence. Covering all the math skills an educated person should know, Kaplan Math Power is the essential mathematics guide for non-mathematicians.
Kaplan Math Power includes:
A thorough review of key content areas, including algebra, percents, geometry, and probability
Engaging real world examples to help you apply math in school, on standardized tests, at work, and even at play
A user-friendly organization that adapts to your needs
Clear explanations of all practice material
A glossary of key terms
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
About the Author
Power Up: Getting Charged Up about Math
Chapter 1: Numbers: How Many Are Enough?
Chapter 2: The Positive Integers: The Whole Truth
Chapter 3: Fractions: Pieces of the Pie
Chapter 4: Percents: A System with Hundreds of Uses
Chapter 5: Mean, Median, and Mode: Just Your Average Chapter
Chapter 6: Ratios: Two-to-One Readers Prefer This Chapter
Chapter 7: Permutations and Probability: You'll Probably Read This Chapter
Chapter 8: Exponents and Roots: Get the Power and Get Radical
Chapter 9: Monomials and Polynomials: Express Yourself!
Chapter 10: Factoring Polynomials: Just the Factors, Ma'am
Chapter 11: Basic Equations: Be Fair to Both Sides
Chapter 12: Advanced Equations: Advancing the Cause
Chapter 13: Word Problems: Words of Wisdom
Chapter 14: The Elements of Geometry: Are Euclid-ing Me?
Chapter 15: Polygons: The Shapes of Things to Come
Chapter 16: The Pythagorean Theorem: Know Your Rights
Chapter 17: Circles: There's No Getting Around Them
Chapter 18: Solids: Put On Your 3-D Glasses
Appendix 1: Plug-In Solutions
Appendix 2: Glossary