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Everyday math demystified

Author: Stan Gibilisco
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, [2013]
Series: '">McGraw-Hill "Demystified" series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"More than 2 million books sold in the DeMYSTiFieD series! A straightforward, step-by-step approach for fast and fun mastery of everyday math from the trusted DeMYSTiFieD brand"--
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Genre/Form: Programmed instructional materials
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stan Gibilisco
ISBN: 9780071790130 0071790136
OCLC Number: 806059315
Description: xii, 269 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Numerals. Numeric pictures ; Roman numerals ; Arabic numerals ; What's the base? Base Eight ; Base Sixteen ; Base Two ; Quiz --
Quantities. Counting and whole numbers ; Even and odd whole numbers ; Prime numbers ; Prime factors ; Negative numbers and integers ; Between the integers ; Quiz --
Decimals. Powers of 10 ; Terminating decimals ; Endless repeating decimals ; Terminating decimal to fraction ; Endless repeating decimal to fraction ; Endless nonrepeating decimals ; Quiz --
Proportions. Ratios ; Direct proportions ; Inverse proportions ; Percentages ; Percentages with money ; Percentages up or down ; Rational or irrational? ; Real numbers ; Quiz --
Operations. Longhand addition ; Longhand subtraction ; Longhand multiplication ; Longhand division ; Quiz --
Objects. Perimeter and circumference ; Interior area ; Surface area ; Volume ; Combining areas and volumes ; Quiz --
Graphs. Smooth curves ; Bars and a pie ; Point-to-point graphs ; Interpolation ; Curve fitting ; Extrapolation ; Trends ; Paired bar graphs ; Quiz --
Finances. Dollars and change ; Compound interest ; Loans and amortization ; Taxation ; Quiz --
Extremes. Subscripts and superscripts ; Powers of 10 revisited ; Exponents in action ; Approximation and precedence ; Significant figures ; Quiz --
Measurements. Unit systems ; Primary base units ; Secondary base units ; Derived units ; Unit conversions ; Quiz.
Series Title: McGraw-Hill "Demystified" series.
Responsibility: Stan Gibilisco.

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Suitable for those who cannot tell the difference between your Roman and Arabic numerals, or if when someone asks 'what is pi' you say "delicious," this book unravels these fundamental concepts and  Read more...

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