Basic Math Refresher: Everyday Math for Everyday People, 2nd Edition

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Do You Need Extra Help with Math?
Then REA’s Basic Math Refresher is perfect for you!

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REA’s newest edition of our popular Basic Math Refresher helps students and adults refresh their math knowledge in a fast and easy-to-understand format. It’s everyday math for everyday people.

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Basic Math Refresher, 2nd Ed.: Everyday Math for Everyday People

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Overview

Do You Need Extra Help with Math?
Then REA’s Basic Math Refresher is perfect for you!

Updated Second Edition

REA’s newest edition of our popular Basic Math Refresher helps students and adults refresh their math knowledge in a fast and easy-to-understand format. It’s everyday math for everyday people.

Citing real-life situations and using hundreds of example problems, Stephen Hearne’s Basic Math Refresher is perfect for anyone who needs to grasp the concepts of basic mathematics. It’s a fast and easy way to learn basic math!

This handy reference book explains the basics of commonly used math topics, including addition, decimals, percentages, fractions, averages, sales tax, and more. It’s a great tool to have on hand when preparing for homework, quizzes, or exams. If you are an adult who wants to brush up on your math skills you’ll find it an easy-to-use resource.

The book includes hundreds of math examples solved step-by-step and a glossary of must-know math terms. Each chapter is devoted to a specific math topic and explains basic math functions in a simple style. Numerous examples show students and adults how to solve math problems quickly and correctly.

Basic Math Refresher is an excellent classroom reference book and/or textbook supplement. The easy-to-follow format is perfect for middle school, high school, and college students who need a simple math refresher. Adults who need help with basic math will view it as a practical guide to math concepts they have forgotten or never fully grasped in school.

If you’re math phobic, or just need to refresh your math skills, this book is for you!

 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738610719
  • Publisher: Research & Education Association
  • Publication date: 11/1/2011
  • Series: Reference
  • Edition description: Second
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 421,507
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author


Stephen Hearne, Ph.D. is currently a professor at Skyline College in San Bruno, California, where he teaches Quantitative Reasoning among other subjects. For the past 20 years, Dr. Hearne has tutored students of all ages in math, algebra, statistics, and test preparation. He prides himself on being able to make the complex simple.
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Citing real-life situations and using a wealth of example problems, Stephen Hearne's Basic Math Refresher is the only book you need to grasp the concepts of basic mathematics.

Never worry about math again, as Hearne guides you through a multitude of topics—from addition to interest rates—always emphasizing simple and effective ways to determine solutions.

—If you're preparing for a test at work or school...
—If you're tired of feeling lost when looking at a bank statement...
—If you want your children to excel in math...
—If you just want to brush up on rusty skills...

This is the book for you!

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Table of Contents

PREFACE

ADDITION
Practice Problems
Calculations
Answers

SUBTRACTION
Practice Problems
Calculations
Answers

MULTIPLICATION
Practice Problems
Calculations
Answers

DIVISION
Practice Problems
Calculations
Answers

DECIMALS
Practice Problems
Calculations
Answers

ROUNDING
Practice Problems
Answers

PERCENTAGES
Practice Problems
Answers

FRACTIONS
Practice Problems
Answers

AVERAGES
Practice Problems
Answers

SALES TAX
Practice Problems
Answers

DISCOUNTS
Practice Problems
Answers

MEASUREMENTS
Practice Problems
Answers

GRAPHS
Practice Problems
Answers

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