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Basic maths for dummies

Author: Colin Beveridge
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley ; Chichester : John Wiley [distributor], 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : UK edView all editions and formats
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Whether you are returning to school, studying for an adult numeracy test, helping your kids with homework, or seeking the confidence that a firm maths foundation provides in everyday encounters,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Beveridge
ISBN: 9781119974529 1119974526
OCLC Number: 751765353
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction 1 Part I: Whole Numbers: The Building Blocks of Maths 7 Chapter 1: Getting Started 9 Chapter 2: Setting Yourself Up for Success 23 Chapter 3: It All Adds Up: Addition and Subtraction 35 Chapter 4: Equal Piles: Multiplying and Dividing 53 Chapter 5: Are We Nearly There Yet? Rounding and Estimating 75 Part II: Parts of the Whole 89 Chapter 6: Cake or Death: Fractions without Fear 91 Chapter 7: What's the Point? Dealing with Decimals 107 Chapter 8: It's All Relative: Ratios and Proportions 123 Chapter 9: Perfect Percentages, 100% of the Time 137 Part III: Sizing Up Weights, Shapes and Measures 151 Chapter 10: Clocking Time 153 Chapter 11: Working with Cold, Hard Cash 163 Chapter 12: Taking the Weight Off Your Shoulders 175 Chapter 13: Feeling the Heat 189 Chapter 14: That s About the Size of It 203 Chapter 15: Shaping Up 223 Part IV: Statistically Speaking 237 Chapter 16: Data Mining (No Hard Hat Required) 239 Chapter 17: Top of the Charts 255 Chapter 18: Average Joe 275 Chapter 19: What Are the Chances? 289 Part V: The Part of Tens 305 Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Prepare Yourself Before You Start Studying 307 Chapter 21: Ten Tricks for Remembering Your Number Facts 313 Chapter 22: Ten Pitfalls to Avoid 323 Chapter 23: Ten Ways to Make Any Exam Easier 327 Index 333
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