Synopses & Reviews
Get ready to master basic arithmetic subjects, principles, and formulas! Master Math: Basic Math and Pre-Algebra is a comprehensive reference guide that explains and clarifies mathematic principles in a simple, easy-to-follow style and format. Beginning with the most basic fundamental topics and progressing through to the more advanced, Master Math: Basic Math and Pre-Algebra explains the principles and operations of arithmetic, provides step-by-step procedures and solutions, and presents examples and applications. A complete table of contents and a comprehensive index enable you to quickly find specific topics, and the approachable style and format facilitate an understanding of what can be intimidating and tricky skills. Perfect for both students who need some extra help or rusty professionals who want to brush up on their basic math skills, Master Math: Basic Math and Pre-Algebra will help you master everything from fractions and decimals to roots and radicals.
Focuses on basic mathematical principles that establish a solid foundation, helping students advance to more difficult operations.
Master Math: Basic Math and Pre-Algebra teaches the reader in a very user-friendly and accessible manner the principles and formulas for establishing a solid math foundation. This book covers topics such as complex fractions, mixed numbers and improper fractions; converting fractions, percents, and decimals; solving equations with logarithms or exponents, and much more.
About the Author
Debra Anne Ross has a double BA in Chemistry and Biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and and MS in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University. Debra's career encompasses biology, chemistry, biochemistry, engineering, biosensors, pharmaceutical drug discovery, and intellectual property. She is the author of the popular Master Math books, The 3:00 PM Secret: Live Slim and Strong Live Your Dreams, The 3:00 PM Secret: Ten Day Dream Diet (2009), and Arrows Through Time: A Time Travel Tale of Adventure, Courage, and Faith (2009).
Table of Contents
Introduction. 1. Numbers and Their Operations. 2. Fractions. 3. Decimals. 4. Percentages. 5. Converting Percentages, Fractions and Decimals. 6. Ratios, Proportions and Variation. 7. Powers and Exponents. 8. Logarithms. 9. Roots and Radicals. 10. Important Statistical Quantities. Index