Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies & Basic Math and Pre-Algebra For Dummies Bundle

Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies & Basic Math and Pre-Algebra For Dummies Bundle

by Zegarelli


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2 Great Books! Basic Math and Pre-Algebra, 2nd Edition For Dummies with Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies Bundle with over 300+ pages that show you how to factor fearlessly, conquer the quadratice formula, solve linear equations, deal with decimals, use FOIL, figure out fractions, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781119387107
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/12/2017
Edition description: Workbook
Pages: 696
Sales rank: 50,873
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Mark Zegarelli (Long Branch, NJ) holds degrees in math and English from Rutgers University. His deep interest in logic has led him to write numerous magazine articles and three books of logic puzzles.

Table of Contents

Basic Math and Pre-Algebra For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Introduction 1

Part 1: Getting Started with Basic Math and Pre-Algebra 5

CHAPTER 1: Playing the Numbers Game 7

CHAPTER 2: It’s All in the Fingers: Numbers and Digits 23

CHAPTER 3: The Big Four: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division 29

Part 2: Getting a Handle on Whole Numbers 47

CHAPTER 4: Putting the Big Four Operations to Work 49

CHAPTER 5: A Question of Values: Evaluating Arithmetic Expressions 63

CHAPTER 6: Say What? Turning Words into Numbers 75

CHAPTER 7: Divisibility 87

CHAPTER 8: Fabulous Factors and Marvelous Multiples 95

Part 3: Parts of the Whole: Fractions, Decimals, and Percents 109

CHAPTER 9: Fooling with Fractions 111

CHAPTER 10: Parting Ways: Fractions and the Big Four Operations 125

CHAPTER 11: Dallying with Decimals 149

CHAPTER 12: Playing with Percents 171

CHAPTER 13: Word Problems with Fractions, Decimals, and Percents 183

Part 4: Picturing and Measuring — Graphs, Measures, Stats, and Sets 195

CHAPTER 14: A Perfect Ten: Condensing Numbers with Scientific Notation 197

CHAPTER 15: How Much Have You Got? Weights and Measures 205

CHAPTER 16: Picture This: Basic Geometry 217

CHAPTER 17: Seeing Is Believing: Graphing as a Visual Tool 239

CHAPTER 18: Solving Geometry and Measurement Word Problems 247

CHAPTER 19: Figuring Your Chances: Statistics and Probability 259

CHAPTER 20: Setting Things Up with Basic Set Theory 271

Part 5: The X-Files: Introduction to Algebra 279

CHAPTER 21: Enter Mr X: Algebra and Algebraic Expressions 281

CHAPTER 22: Unmasking Mr X: Algebraic Equations 299

CHAPTER 23: Putting Mr X to Work: Algebra Word Problems 311

Part 6: The Part of Tens 321

CHAPTER 24: Ten Little Math Demons That Trip People Up 323

CHAPTER 25: Ten Important Number Sets to Know 329

Index 337

Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies, 3rd Edition

Introduction 1

Part 1: Getting Started with Basic Math and Pre-Algebra 5

CHAPTER 1: We've Got Your Numbers 7

CHAPTER 2: Smooth Operators: Working with the Big Four Operations 23

CHAPTER 3: Getting Down with Negative Numbers 37

CHAPTER 4: It's Just an Expression 49

CHAPTER 5: Dividing Attention: Divisibility, Factors, and Multiples 69

Part 2: Slicing Things Up: Fractions, Decimals, and Percents 89

CHAPTER 6: Fractions Are a Piece of Cake 91

CHAPTER 7: Fractions and the Big Four 109

CHAPTER 8: Getting to the Point with Decimals 143

CHAPTER 9: Playing the Percentages 165

Part 3: A Giant Step Forward: Intermediate Topics 177

CHAPTER 10: Seeking a Higher Power through Scientific Notation 179

CHAPTER 11: Weighty Questions on Weights and Measures 189

CHAPTER 12: Shaping Up with Geometry 203

CHAPTER 13: Getting Graphic: Xy-Graphs 223

Part 4: The X Factor: Introducing Algebra 235

CHAPTER 14: Expressing Yourself with Algebraic Expressions 237

CHAPTER 15: Finding the Right Balance: Solving Algebraic Equations 259

Part 5: The Part of Tens 277

CHAPTER 16: Ten Alternative Numeral and Number Systems 279

CHAPTER 17: Ten Curious Types of Numbers 287

Index 293

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