Smart Guide to Practical Math

Smart Guide to Practical Math

by Jim Stein
     
 

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Regardless of whether they are housewives or auto mechanics, doctors or lawyers, or students or businessmen, The Smart Guide to Practical Math provides readers with responses to the questions they want answered about everyday math. From how many pounds of hamburger are required to make meatloaf to feed 12 people to how much to invest annually to be able to

Overview

Regardless of whether they are housewives or auto mechanics, doctors or lawyers, or students or businessmen, The Smart Guide to Practical Math provides readers with responses to the questions they want answered about everyday math. From how many pounds of hamburger are required to make meatloaf to feed 12 people to how much to invest annually to be able to send a child to college, and whether it’s really a good idea to buy fuel additive for a car, this guide provides readers with practical mathematical formulas that can serve as templates for a number of real-life scenarios.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780983442127
Publisher:
Smart Guide Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
05/15/2012
Series:
Smart Guides Series
Pages:
420
Product dimensions:
9.22(w) x 7.42(h) x 1.08(d)

Meet the Author

Jim Stein is an emeritus professor of mathematics at California State University–Long Beach. He is the author of several books that explain mathematics to general audiences, including How Math Can Save Your Life, How Math Explains the World, and The Right Decision. He has been a guest blogger for the Huffington Post and Psychology Today and has conducted conferences for the National Science Foundation. He lives in Redondo Beach, California.

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