Where Do I Put the Decimal Point?

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Accountants and actuaries to the side, most of us do not earn our livelihoods laboring in the mathematical vineyard. Yet, numbers have a way of creeping insidiously into everyday life: popping up in the form of credit card statements and checkbook balances; currency conversions and recipe modifications; stock market reports, statistics, and public opinion polls.

This wonderfully accessible book helps you learn enough math to hold your own in the real world. Just as there are many approaches to learning, there are many ways to solve mathematical problems. The authors zero in on each reader's math anxiety and offer alternative ways to conceptualize and compute, clarifying along the way such confusing concepts as proportions and percentages. No matter how "anti-numbers" you think you are, Rudey and Nirenberg can remove the obstacles to math proficiency and help you build confidence through a variety of exercises and workable techniques.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780760706039
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/15/1997
  • Edition description: Only from B&N
  • Pages: 227

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