Basic Maths Practice Problems For Dummies
1. Edition September 2012
2012. 378 Pages, Softcover
ISBN 978-1-118-35162-8 - John Wiley & Sons
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Ready to put pencil to paper and brush up on your maths skills? With practice problems and fully worked-out solutions, Basic Maths Practice Problems For Dummies, UK Edition, is the perfect revision tool. Whether you're returning to school, studying for an adult numeracy test, helping the kids with homework, or seeking the confidence that a firm maths foundation provides in everyday encounters, Basic Maths Practice Problems For Dummies, UK Edition, provides you with the practice you need to commit mathematics techniques to memory.
* Maths Practice Problems For Dummies can be used alone or in conjunction with Basic Maths For Dummies.
* This title contains 2,000 practice problems and solutions - hours of pencil-and-paper basic maths practice.
* The topics covered in Maths Practice Problems For Dummies and the order in which they're presented, support the U.K. Adult Numeracy Core Curriculum and can be used in preparation for the Entry Level 3, Level 1, and Level 2 Adult Numeracy Tests.
From the contents
Part I: The Building Blocks of Maths 7
Chapter 1: Getting Started 9
Chapter 2: Introducing the Basics: Addition and Subtraction 17
Chapter 3: Equal Piles: Multiplying and Dividing 35
Chapter 4: Are We Nearly There Yet? Estimating and Rounding 53
Part II: Working with Parts of the Whole 67
Chapter 5: Facing Fractions without Fear 69
Chapter 6: What's the Point? Dealing with Decimals 91
Chapter 7: It's All Relative: Tackling Ratio and Proportion 107
Chapter 8: Working Out Perfect Percentages, 100% of the Time 127
Part III: Real-life Maths 147
Chapter 9: Clocking Time 149
Chapter 10: Counting the Cash: Dealing with Money 171
Chapter 11: Working with Weights 189
Chapter 12: Feeling the Heat: Getting to Grips with Temperature 203
Chapter 13: Sizing Up Shapes 219
Chapter 14: Sharpening Your Knowledge of Shapes 241
Part IV: Speaking Statistically 259
Chapter 15: Mining Data (No Hard Hat Required) 261
Chapter 16: Grappling with Graphs 289
Chapter 17: Average Joe: Sussing Out Statistics 299
Chapter 18: What Are the Chances? Playing with Probability 313
Part V: The Part of Tens 325
Chapter 19: Ten (Or So) Ways to Check Your Work 327
Chapter 20: Ten Tips for Remembering Your Number Facts 333
Chapter 21: Ten Top Tips for Getting Things Right 341