Basic Math Refresher

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Everyday math for everyday people

Finally, a common sense reference for math! Portable and very affordable, the Basic Math Refresher is the useful, practical, and informative way to understand all types of math fundamentals. Never worry about math again!

Clear, concise entries by author Stephen Hearne make the complex seem simple by guiding you through the most basic of mathematical concepts up to math's more perplexing topics (including those...

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Overview


Everyday math for everyday people

Finally, a common sense reference for math! Portable and very affordable, the Basic Math Refresher is the useful, practical, and informative way to understand all types of math fundamentals. Never worry about math again!

Clear, concise entries by author Stephen Hearne make the complex seem simple by guiding you through the most basic of mathematical concepts up to math's more perplexing topics (including those perplexing fractions, percentages and measurements). This easy-to-follow reference is chock full of examples and real life situations making this book the perfect choice for everyone from the young math student to the businessperson to anyone with rusty math skills.

Discover the single best resource for understanding basic math that is also the perfect companion for any reference library.

Table of Contents
PREFACE
ADDITION
SUBTRACTION
MULTIPLICATION
DIVISION
DECIMALS
ROUNDING
PERCENTAGES
FRACTIONS
AVERAGES
SALES TAX
DISCOUNTS
MEASUREMENTS
GRAPHS

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738600529
  • Publisher: Research & Education Association
  • Publication date: 12/28/2004
  • Series: Reference
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.60 (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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Table of Contents

PREFACE.........................................................ix

ADDITION.......................................................1
Practice Problems.......................................9
Calculations...............................................11
Answers.....................................................12

SUBTRACTION.............................................15
Practice Problems......................................24
Calculations...............................................26
Answers.....................................................27

MULTIPLICATION.......................................30
Practice Problems......................................39

Calculations....................................................41
Answers.....................................................42

DIVISION........................................................45
Practice Problems......................................54
Calculations...............................................56
Answers.....................................................57

DECIMALS.....................................................60
Practice Problems......................................69
Calculations...............................................71
Answers.....................................................72

ROUNDING.....................................................75
Practice Problems......................................87
Answers......................................................89

PERCENTAGES..............................................91
Practice Problems......................................99
Answers....................................................102

FRACTIONS..................................................107
Practice Problems.....................................115
Answers....................................................118

AVERAGES....................................................120
Practice Problems.....................................128
Answers.....................................................131

SALES TAX....................................................137
Practice Problems......................................148
Answers.....................................................150

DISCOUNTS...................................................155
Practice Problems.......................................169
Answers......................................................171

MEASUREMENTS........................................176
Practice Problems......................................194
Answers......................................................196

GRAPHS..........................................................201
Practice Problems......................................223
Answers.....................................................227

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  • Posted April 26, 2010

    Good refresher!

    Great basic math review!

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