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Basic Math & Pre-Algebra Workbook for Dummies

Format:  Paperback,

298 pages

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

Publish Date: Sep 2008

ISBN-13: 9780470288177

ISBN-10: 0470288175

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When you have the right math teacher, learning math can be painless and even fun Let "Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies" teach you how to overcome your fear of math and approach the subject correctly and directly. A lot of the topics that probably inspired fear before will seem simple when you realize that you can solve math problems, from basic addition to algebraic equations. Lots of students feel they got lost somewhere between learning to count to ten and their first day in an algebra class, but help is here

Begin with basic topics like interpreting patterns, navigating the number line, rounding numbers, and estimating answers. You will learn and review the basics of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Do remainders make you nervous? You'll find an easy and painless way to understand long division. Discover how to apply the commutative, associative, and distributive properties, and finally understand basic geometry and algebra. Find out how to: Properly use negative numbers, units, inequalities, exponents, square roots, and absolute valueRound numbers and estimate answersSolve problems with fractions, decimals, and percentagesNavigate basic geometryComplete algebraic expressions and equationsUnderstand statistics and setsUncover the mystery of FOILingAnswer sample questions and check your answers

Complete with lists of ten alternative numeral and number systems, ten curious types of numbers, and ten geometric solids to cut and fold, "Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Workbook" "For Dummies" will demystify math and help you start solving problems in no time

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: Sep 2008
ISBN-13: 9780470288177
ISBN-10: 0470288175
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 298
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.0
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Chapter outline

Introduction
Back to Basics with Basic Math
We've Got Your Numbers
Smooth Operators: Working with the Big Four Operations
Getting Down with Negative Numbers
It's Just an Expression
Dividing Attention: Divisibility, Factors, and Multiples
Slicing Things Up: Fracti

Book description

When you have the right math teacher, learning math can be painless and even fun! Let Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies teach you how to overcome your fear of math and approach the subject correctly and directly. A lot of the topics that probably inspired fear before will seem simple when you realize that you can solve math problems, from basic addition to algebraic equations. Lots of students feel they got lost somewhere between learning to count to ten and their first day in an algebra class, but help is here!

Begin with basic topics like interpreting patterns, navigating the number line, rounding numbers, and estimating answers.

You will learn and review the basics of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Do remainders make you nervous? You’ll find an easy and painless way to understand long division. Discover how to apply the commutative, associative, and distributive properties, and finally understand basic geometry and algebra. Find out how to:

  • 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
  • Uncover the mystery of FOILing
  • Answer sample questions and check your answers

Complete with lists of ten alternative numeral and number systems, ten curious types of numbers, and ten geometric solids to cut and fold, Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies will demystify math and help you start solving problems in no time!

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