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Basic math & pre-algebra for dummies

Author: Mark Zegarelli
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, ©2014.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A fun and accessible guide to the fundamentals of math. Conquer your math anxiety forever with the easy-to-follow instructions and practical exercises in this guide.
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Zegarelli
ISBN: 9781119293637 1119293634 9781118791981 1118791983 9781119173816 1119173817
OCLC Number: 870293358
Notes: "A Wiley brand."
Previous edition: 2007.
Includes indexes.
Description: xii, 366 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Getting started with basic math and pre-algebra --
Getting a handle on whole numbers --
Parts of the whole: fractions, decimals, and percents --
Picturing and measuring: graphs, measures, stats, and sets --
The x-files: introduction to algebra --
The part of tens. Part 1: Getting started with basic math and pre-algebra. --
1. Playing the numbers game --
2. It's all in the fingers: numbers and digits --
3. The big four: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division --
Part 2: Getting a handle on whole numbers. --
4. Putting the big four operations to work --
5. A question of values: evaluating arithmetic expressions --
6. Say what? Turning words into numbers --
7. Divisibility --
8. Fabulous factors and marvelous multiples --
Part 3: Parts of the whole: fractions, decimals, and percents. --
9. Fooling with fractions --
10. Parting ways: fractions and the big four operations --
11. Dallying with decimals --
12. Playing with percents --
13. Word problems with fractions, decimals, and percents --
Part 4: Picturing and measuring: graphs, measures, stats, and sets. --
14. A perfect ten: condensing numbers with scientific notation --
15. How much have you got? Weights and measures --
16. Picture this: basic geometry --
17. Seeing is believing: graphing as a visual tool --
18. Solving geometry and measurement word problems --
19. Figuring your chances: statistics and probability --
20. Setting things up with basic set theory --
Part 5: The x-files: introduction to algebra. --
21. Enter Mr. X: algebra and algebraic expressions --
22. Unmasking Mr. X: algebraic equations --
23. Putting Mr. X to work: algebra word problems --
Part 6: The part of tens. --
24. Ten little math demons that trip people up --
25. Ten important number sets to know.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Other Titles: Basic math and pre-algebra for dummies
Responsibility: by Mark Zegarelli.

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