Arithmetic and Algebra Again, 2/e: Leaving Math Anxiety Behind Forever

Paperback | February 8, 2005

byBrita Immergut, Jean Burr-Smith

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The bestselling guide updated and expanded for today's mathphobes

Written by two pioneers of the concept of math anxiety and how to overcome it, Arithmetic and Algebra Again has helped tens of thousands of people conquer their irrational fear of math.

This revised and expanded second edition of the perennial bestseller:

  • Features the latest techniques for breaking through common anxieties about numbers
  • Takes a real-world approach that lets mathphobes learn the math they need as they need it
  • Covers all key math areas--from whole numbers and fractions to basic algebra
  • Features a section on practical math for banking, mortgages, interest, and statistics and probability
  • Includes a new section on the graphing calculator, a chapter on the metric system, a section on word problems, and all updated exercises

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The bestselling guide updated and expanded for today's mathphobesWritten by two pioneers of the concept of math anxiety and how to overcome it, Arithmetic and Algebra Again has helped tens of thousands of people conquer their irrational fear of math.This revised and expanded second edition of the perennial bestseller:Features the lates...

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Conquer your math anxiety forever!Are you a mathphobe? Do formulas, calculations, and algorithms leave you in a cold sweat? Do you freeze when you see equations marching across a page? This second edition of the bestselling, easy-to-use guide can banish your fear of mathematics and algebra forever. Written by teachers with years of exp...

Britta Immergut, Ed.D. taught mathematics for more than 30 years in middle schools, high schools, and at Fiorello H. LaGuardia Community College, the City University of New York. The author of several books, Professor Immergut received an Ed.D. degree in mathematics education from Teachers College, Columbia University. Jean Burr Smith ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 0.67 inPublished:February 8, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071435336

ISBN - 13:9780071435338

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Table of Contents


Part One. Arithmetic
1. The Arithmetic of Whole Numbers
2. Integers
3. Decimals and Percents
4. Fractions
5. Measurements
6. Basic Operations
7. Equations and Inequalities
8. Graphing
9. Word Problems
Part Two. Practical Mathematics
10. Applications
11. Mathematics in Banking
12. Statistics
13. Probability
14. Calculators