Everyday Math Demystified, 2nd Edition

Paperback | August 14, 2012

byStan Gibilisco

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Solve your math troubles with DeMYSTiFieD

If you cannot tell the difference betweenyour Roman and Arabic numerals, or if when someone asks 'what is pi' you say "delicious," you need EverydayMath DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition, to unravel these fundamental concepts and theories at your own pace.

This practical guide eases you into basic math,starting with counting and simple operations. As you progress, you will master essential concepts such as division, converting decimals into fractions, determining volume, and more. You will learn to measure capital gains and losses as well as apply percentages in the real world. Detailed examples make it easy to understand the material, and end-of- chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforcekey ideas.

It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about:

  • Decimals
  • Proportions
  • Prime numbers
  • Surface area
  • Powers of 10
  • Graphs
  • English vs. metric units

    Simple enough for a beginner but challenging enough for an advanced student, Everyday Math DeMYSTiFieD,Second Edition, helps you master this essential subject.

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Solve your math troubles with DeMYSTiFieDIf you cannot tell the difference betweenyour Roman and Arabic numerals, or if when someone asks 'what is pi' you say "delicious," you need EverydayMath DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition, to unravel these fundamental concepts and theories at your own pace.This practical guide eases you into basic math...

Stan Gibilisco has authored or coauthored dozens of nonfiction books in the fields of electronics, general science, mathematics, and engineering. He has worked as a technical writer in industry, as a radio broadcast station technician, as a radio-frequency designer, and as a magazine editor.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:9.1 × 7.4 × 0.6 inPublished:August 14, 2012Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071790136

ISBN - 13:9780071790130

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Table of Contents

How to Use This Book
Ch 1. Numbers-dots, hash marks, Roman numerals, Arabic numerals
Ch 2. Quantities-counting numbers, prime numbers, integers, fractions, rational numbers
Ch 3. Decimals-converting between fractions and decimals, terminating decimals, repeating decimals, nonrepeating decimals
Ch 4. Proportions-rules of proportionality, percentage values, per-mil values
Ch 5. Operations-addition, subtraction, multiplications, division, powers, roots, precedence
Ch 6. Objects-perimeters, interior areas, surface areas, volumes
Ch 7. Graphs-bar, pie, point-to-point and continuous graphsCh 8. Finances-counting change, compound interest, capital gains and losses, loans, debts, inflation
Ch 9. Measurements-power-of-10 notation, English vs. metric units, displacement, time, weight, temperature, power, energy, speed, acceleration
Ch 10. Computers-binary numbers, octal numbers, hexadecimal numbers, bits, bytes, data speed, data storage
Final Exam