Completely updated-but just as fun and easy! The bestselling refresher course in math survival returns Sharp minds, like healthy bodies, are subject to the same rule of nature: use it or lose it. And in our dollar-and-cents, bottom-line world, where numbers influence every aspect of our lives, none of us can afford to let our math skills atrophy. This revised and updated edition of All the Math You'll Ever Need is a friendly, funny, and easy workout program that quickly puts you in command of all the powerful math tools you need, both at home and at work. * A complete update of the classic guide that has sold more than 100,000 copies * Shows step-by-step techniques for working with decimals and fractions, figuring discounts, working out time, rate, and distance problems, calculating mortgage interest rates, and much more
STEVE SLAVIN, Ph.D., is a professor of economics at Union County College in Cranford, New Jersey. He is the author of several textbooks and self--teaching guides, including Quick Business Math, Math for Your First and Second Grader, and Economics (all from Wiley).
Getting Started. Simple Multiplication. Long Multiplication. Division. Fast Multiplication and Division. Multiplying and Dividing with Decimals. Converting Fractions into Decimals and Decimals into Fractions. Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying, and Dividing Fractions. Advanced Word Problems. Percentages. Negative Numbers. The Isolation of x. Exponents and Square Roots. Ratios and Proportions. Finding the Areas of Rectangles and Triangles. Finding the Circumferences and Areas of Circles. Rate, Time, and Distance Problems. Finding x: Avanced Problems. Interest Rates. Big Numbers. A Taste of Statistics. Personal Finances. Business Math. Review. Index.