Basic Math & Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies
1. Edition August 2008
2008. 312 Pages, Softcover
ISBN 978-0-470-28817-7 - John Wiley & Sons
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Get the confidence and the math skills you need to get started with algebra!
Are you about to jump into algebra? This easy-to-follow, hands-on workbook helps you brush up on your general math skills and practice the types of problems you'll encounter in your coursework. You get plenty of work space, step-by-step solutions to every problem, and expert tips on making the leap from arithmetic to algebra.
100s of Problems!
* Detailed, fully worked-out solutions to problems
* The inside scoop on converting fractions, decimals, and percents
* The tips and tricks you need to solve basic algebra problems
From the contents
Part I: Back to Basics with Basic Math.
Chapter 1: We've Got Your Numbers.
Chapter 2: Smooth Operators: Working with the Big Four Operations.
Chapter 3: Getting Down with Negative Numbers.
Chapter 4: It's Just an Expression.
Chapter 5: Dividing Attention: Divisibility, Factors, and Multiples.
Part II: Slicing Things Up: Fractions, Decimals, and Percents.
Chapter 6: Fractions Are a Piece of Cake.
Chapter 7: Fractions and the Big Four.
Chapter 8: Getting to the Point with Decimals.
Chapter 9: Playing the Percentages.
Part III: A Giant Step Forward: Intermediate Topics.
Chapter 10: Seeking a Higher Power through Scientific Notation.
Chapter 11: Weighty Questions on Weights and Measures.
Chapter 12: Shaping Up with Geometry.
Chapter 13: Getting Graphic: Cartesian Graphs.
Part IV: The X Factor: Introducing Algebra.
Chapter 14: Expressing Yourself with Algebraic Expressions.
Chapter 15: Finding the Right Balance: Solving Algebraic Equations.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 16: Ten Alternative Numeral and Number Systems.
Chapter 17: Ten Curious Types of Numbers.