The Math Handbook: Everyday Math Made Simple

Overview

Does math intimidate you? Don’t panic! The good news is that just a handful of central ideas and techniques can carry you a very long way. So, I am pleased to present this book: a no-nonsense guide to the essentials of the subject, especially written for anyone who ‘was never any good at mathematics’. 

With chapters on the language of mathematics, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, fractions, geometry, trigonometry, graphs, statistics, and ...

See more details below
Paperback
$8.99
BN.com price
(Save 10%)$9.99 List Price
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (9) from $4.99   
  • New (6) from $5.73   
  • Used (3) from $4.99   
Sending request ...

Overview

Does math intimidate you? Don’t panic! The good news is that just a handful of central ideas and techniques can carry you a very long way. So, I am pleased to present this book: a no-nonsense guide to the essentials of the subject, especially written for anyone who ‘was never any good at mathematics’. 

With chapters on the language of mathematics, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, fractions, geometry, trigonometry, graphs, statistics, and probability, this book is sure to have the information that you seek to understand. Complete with quizzes in each chapter, this book gives you all the tools to become proficient in different areas of math.

The Math Handbook is the complete and easy guide to becoming better at doing math in your head, especially percentages and money calculations—the day-to-day mathematics that you use on a regular basis. It’s perfect for getting parents up to speed fast in order to help their children with homework, or compete in the workplace.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781848661653
  • Publisher: Quercus
  • Publication date: 1/2/2012
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author


Dr. Richard Elwes is a writer, teacher and researcher in Mathematics and a Visiting Fellow at the University of Leeds. He contributes to New Scientist and Plus Magazine and publishes research on model theory. Dr. Elwes is a committed popularizer of mathematics which he regularly promotes at public lectures and on radio.
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)