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All the Math You'll Ever Need: A Self-Teaching Guide, Revised Edition

All the Math You'll Ever Need: A Self-Teaching Guide, Revised Edition

Steve Slavin

ISBN: 978-0-471-31751-7 April 1999 240 Pages


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A sharp mind, like a healthy body, is subject to the same ruleof nature: Use it or lose it

Need a calculator just to work out a 15 percent service charge?Not exactly sure how to get the calculator to give you the figureyou need? Turn to this revised and updated edition of All the MathYou'll Ever Need, the friendliest, funniest, and easiest workoutprogram around.

In no time, you'll have total command of all the powerfulmathematical tools needed to make numbers work for you. In adollars-and-cents, bottom-line world, where numbers influenceeverything, none of us can afford to let our math skills atrophy.This step-by-step personal math trainer:
* Refreshes practical math skills for your personal andprofessional needs, with examples based on everydaysituations.
* Offers straightforward techniques for working with decimals andfractions.
* Demonstrates simple ways to figure discounts, calculatemortgage interest rates, and work out time, rate, and distanceproblems.
* Contains no complex formulas and no unnecessary technicalterms.
Getting Started.

Simple Multiplication.

Long Multiplication.


Fast Multiplication and Division.

Multiplying and Dividing with Decimals.

Converting Fractions into Decimals and Decimals intoFractions.

Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying, and Dividing Fractions.

Advanced Word Problems.


Negative Numbers.

The Isolation of x.

Exponents and Square Roots.

Ratios and Proportions.

Finding the Areas of Rectangles and Triangles.

Finding the Circumferences and Areas of Circles.

Rate, Time, and Distance Problems.

Finding x: Avanced Problems.

Interest Rates.

Big Numbers.

A Taste of Statistics.

Personal Finances.

Business Math.