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|Genre/Form:||Problems, exercises, etc|
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|Notes:||Previous ed.: 2002.|
|Description:||xiii, 186 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||To the Student Acknowledgments Congratulations Chapter 1: Pre-Algebra 1: Introductory terms, order of operations, exponents, products, quotients, distributive law Chapter 2: Pre-Algebra 2: Integers plus; signed numbers, basic operations, short division, distributive law, the beginning of factoring Chapter 3: Pre-Algebra 3: Fractions, with a taste of decimals Chapter 4: Pre-Algebra 4: First-degree equations and the beginning of problems with words Chapter 5: Pre-Algebra 5: point well taken; graphing points and lines, slope, equation of a line Chapter 6: Pre-Algebra 6: Ratios, proportions, and percentages Chapter 7: Prebusiness: What you need to know about surviving the real world: checks, deposits and withdrawal slips, interest, what you should know about banks and credit cards, mortgages, bonds and stocks Chapter 8: Pregeometry 1: Some basics about geometry and some geometric problems with words Chapter 9: Pregeometry 2: Triangles, square roots, and good old Pythagoras Chapter 10: Pregeometry 3: Rectangles, squares, and our other four-sided friends Chapter 11: Pregeometry 4: Securing the perimeter and areal search of triangles and quadrilaterals Chapter 12: Pregeometry 5: All about circles Chapter 13: Pregeometry 6: Volumes and surface area in 3-D Chapter 14: Pretrig: Right angle trigonometry (how the pyramids were built) Chapter 15: Precounting, Preprobability, and Prestatistics Chapter 16: Miscellaneous|
|Other Titles:||Basic math and pre-algebra for the clueless|
Algebra and calculus are tough on high school students. Written by an author with more than 30 years' teaching experience, this book breaks the tougher areas of mathematics so you can master the materials and ace each test.
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