Basic Math & Pre-algebra Workbook For Dummies(R) (2nd Revised edition)

Basic Math & Pre-algebra Workbook For Dummies(R) (2nd Revised edition)

By: Mark Zegarelli (author)Paperback

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Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition helps take the guesswork out of solving math equations and will have you unraveling the mystery of FOIL in no time. Whether you need to brush up on the basics of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division or you re ready to tackle algebraic expressions and equations, this handy workbook will demystify math so you can get back to having fun in math class. * Properly use negative numbers, units, inequalities, exponents, square roots, and absolute value * Round numbers and estimate answers * Solve problems with fractions, decimals, and percentages * Navigate basic geometry * Complete algebraic expressions and equations * Understand statistics and sets * Sample questions with step-by-step explanation * Answers to practice problems so you can check your work Let Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition take the guessing out of math and help you discover your problem solving potential.

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Mark Zegarelli is a math teacher and tutor and the author of many books on a variety of math, logic, and test prep topics.


Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started with Basic Math and Pre-Algebra 5 Chapter 1: We ve Got Your Numbers 7 Chapter 2: Smooth Operators: Working with the Big Four Operations 23 Chapter 3: Getting Down with Negative Numbers 37 Chapter 4: It s Just an Expression 49 Chapter 5: Dividing Attention: Divisibility, Factors, and Multiples 69 Part II: Slicing Things Up: Fractions, Decimals, and Percents 89 Chapter 6: Fractions Are a Piece of Cake 91 Chapter 7: Fractions and the Big Four 109 Chapter 8: Getting to the Point with Decimals 143 Chapter 9: Playing the Percentages 165 Part III: A Giant Step Forward: Intermediate Topics 177 Chapter 10: Seeking a Higher Power through Scientific Notation 179 Chapter 11: Weighty Questions on Weights and Measures 189 Chapter 12: Shaping Up with Geometry 203 Chapter 13: Getting Graphic: Xy-Graphs 223 Part IV: The X Factor: Introducing Algebra 235 Chapter 14: Expressing Yourself with Algebraic Expressions 237 Chapter 15: Finding the Right Balance: Solving Algebraic Equations 257 Part V: The Part of Tens 273 Chapter 16: Ten Alternative Numeral and Number Systems 275 Chapter 17: Ten Curious Types of Numbers 283 Index 289

Product Details

  • publication date: 04/04/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781118828045
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9781118828045
  • weight: 432
  • ISBN10: 1118828046
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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