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The complete how to figure it

Author: Darrell Huff; Kristy Maria Huff
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"When should I roll over my mortgage?" "How much paint will it take to redo the house?" "How can I improve my first-serve percentage in tennis?" The math anxious and math avoiders among us can't even balance our checkbooks, but modern life regularly confronts us with puzzling calculations. Now Darrell Huff, best-selling author of the classic How to Lie with Statistics, offers easy-to-follow solutions (with and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Darrell Huff; Kristy Maria Huff
ISBN: 0393036006 9780393036008 0393319245 9780393319248
OCLC Number: 33668127
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, 470 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: A lifetime money strategy --
Some personal things --
Interest and saving --
Investing --
Other people's money --
Getting a home loan --
Spending --
Measuting things --
House planning --
Building things --
Measuring at home --
Rafters and beams --
Around the house --
Operating your shelter --
Workshop numbers --
Your car --
Travel --
Outdoors --
Fun and games --
Business decisions --
Conversions --
Math in a hurry --
Chance and statistics --
Reality and illusion --
Stretching a calculator --
Computer does numbers.
Responsibility: Darrell Huff ; illustrated by Carolyn R. Kinsey ; designed by Kristy Maria Huff.

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An all-in-one compendium of easy techniques for all kinds of calculations, from personal finance to home improvement.  Read more...

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