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Basic Math and Pre-Algebra: 1,001 Practice Problems For Dummies (+ Free Online Practice)

ISBN: 978-1-118-44656-0
408 pages
April 2013
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1001 Basic Math & Pre- Algebra Practice Problems For  Dummies


Practice makes perfect—and helps deepen your understanding of basic math and pre-algebra by solving problems

1001 Basic Math & Pre-Algebra Practice Problems For Dummies, with free access to online practice problems, takes you beyond the instruction and guidance offered in Basic Math & Pre-Algebra For Dummies, giving you 1,001 opportunities to practice solving problems from the major topics in your math course. You begin with some basic arithmetic practice, move on to fractions, decimals, and percents, tackle story problems, and finish up with basic algebra.  Every practice question includes not only a solution but a step-by-step explanation. From the book, go online and find:

  • One year free subscription to all 1001 practice problems
  • On-the-go access any way you want it—from your computer, smart phone, or tablet
  • Multiple choice questions on all you math course topics 
  • Personalized reports that track your progress and help show you where you need to study the most 
  • Customized practice sets for self-directed study 
  • Practice problems categorized as easy, medium, or hard

The practice problems in 1001 Basic Math & Pre-Algebra Practice Problems For Dummies give you a chance to practice and reinforce the skills you learn in class and help you refine your understanding of basic math & pre-algebra.

Note to readers: 1,001 Basic Math & Pre-Algebra Practice Problems For Dummies, which only includes problems to solve, is a great companion to Basic Math & Pre-Algebra I For Dummies, which offers complete instruction on all topics in a typical Basic Math & Pre-Algebra course.

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Table of Contents

Introduction  1

Part I: The Questions  5

Chapter 1: The Big Four Operations  7

Chapter 2: Less than Zero: Working with Negative Numbers  11

Chapter 3: You’ve Got the Power: Powers and Roots  17

Chapter 4: Following Orders: Order of Operations  23

Chapter 5: Big Four Word Problems 29

Chapter 6: Divided We Stand  35

Chapter 7: Factors and Multiples  43

Chapter 8: Word Problems about Factors and Multiples  49

Chapter 9: Fractions  53

Chapter 10: Decimals  63

Chapter 11: Percents  69

Chapter 12: Ratios and Proportions  75

Chapter 13: Word Problems for Fractions, Decimals, and Percents  79

Chapter 14: Scientific Notation  87

Chapter 15: Weights and Measures  91

Chapter 16: Geometry  97

Chapter 17: Graphing  109

Chapter 18: Statistics and Probability 115

Chapter 19: Set Theory  123

Chapter 20: Algebraic Expressions  127

Chapter 21: Solving Algebraic Equations  133

Chapter 22: Solving Algebra Word Problems  139

Part II: The Answers  143

Chapter 23: Answers 145

Index  389

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Author Information

Mark Zegarelli is a math and test prep tutor and instructor in SanFrancisco and New Jersey. He is the author of Basic Math & Pre-Algebra For Dummies, SAT Math For Dummies, ACT Math For Dummies, Logic For Dummies, and Calculus II For Dummies .

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