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Everyday Math Demystified, 2nd Edition [NOOK Book]

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Solve your math troubles with DeMYSTiFieD

If you cannot tell the difference between your Roman and Arabic numerals, or if when someone asks 'what is pi' you say "delicious," you need Everyday Math DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition, to unravel these fundamental concepts and theories at your own pace.



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Overview

Solve your math troubles with DeMYSTiFieD

If you cannot tell the difference between your Roman and Arabic numerals, or if when someone asks 'what is pi' you say "delicious," you need Everyday Math DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition, to unravel these fundamental concepts and theories at your own pace.



This practical guide eases you into basic math, starting with counting and simple operations. As you progress, you will master essential concepts such as division, converting decimals into fractions, determining volume, and more. You will learn to measure capital gains and losses as well as apply percentages in the real world. Detailed examples make it easy to understand the material, and end-of- chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key ideas.



It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about:



  • Decimals


  • Proportions


  • Prime numbers


  • Surface area


  • Powers of 10


  • Graphs


  • English vs. metric units




Simple enough for a beginner but challenging enough for an advanced student, Everyday Math DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition, helps you master this essential subject.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071790147
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 8/14/2012
  • Series: Demystified
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 762,547
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Stan Gibilisco has authored or coauthored dozens of nonfiction books in the fields of electronics, general science, mathematics, and engineering. He has worked as a technical writer in industry, as a radio broadcast station technician, as a radio-frequency designer, and as a magazine editor.

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Table of Contents

How to Use This Book

Ch 1. Numbers-dots, hash marks, Roman numerals, Arabic numerals

Ch 2. Quantities-counting numbers, prime numbers, integers, fractions, rational numbers

Ch 3. Decimals-converting between fractions and decimals, terminating decimals, repeating decimals, nonrepeating decimals

Ch 4. Proportions-rules of proportionality, percentage values, per-mil values

Ch 5. Operations-addition, subtraction, multiplications, division, powers, roots, precedence

Ch 6. Objects-perimeters, interior areas, surface areas, volumes

Ch 7. Graphs-bar, pie, point-to-point and continuous graphsCh 8. Finances-counting change, compound interest, capital gains and losses, loans, debts, inflation

Ch 9. Measurements-power-of-10 notation, English vs. metric units, displacement, time, weight, temperature, power, energy, speed, acceleration

Ch 10. Computers-binary numbers, octal numbers, hexadecimal numbers, bits, bytes, data speed, data storage

Final Exam

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