Pre-algebra Demystified, Second Edition

Paperback | December 1, 2010

byAllan Bluman

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Preempt your anxiety about PRE-ALGEBRA!

Ready to learn math fundamentals but can't seem to get your brain to function? No problem! Add Pre-Algebra Demystified, Second Edition, to the equation and you'll solve your dilemma in no time.

Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins by covering whole numbers, integers, fractions, decimals, and percents. You'll move on to expressions, equations, measurement, and graphing. Operations with monomials and polynomials are also discussed. Detailed examples, concise explanations, and worked problems make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning.

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

  • Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, integers, fractions, decimals, and algebraic expressions
  • Techniques for solving equations and problems
  • Measures of length, weight, capacity, and time
  • Methods for plotting points and graphing lines

    Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Pre-Algebra Demystified, Second Edition, helps you master this essential mathematics subject. It's also the perfect way to review the topic if all you need is a quick refresh.

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Preempt your anxiety about PRE-ALGEBRA!Ready to learn math fundamentals but can't seem to get your brain to function? No problem! Add Pre-Algebra Demystified, Second Edition, to the equation and you'll solve your dilemma in no time.Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins by covering whole numbers, integers, fracti...

Allan G. Bluman taught mathematics and statistics in high school, college, and graduate school for more than 35 years. He received his doctor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Bluman has written several other mathematics books. He is the recipient of “An Apple for the Teacher Award” for bringing excellence to the le...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9.1 × 7.4 × 0.63 inPublished:December 1, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071742522

ISBN - 13:9780071742528

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Whole Numbers; Chapter 2. Integers; Chapter 3. Fractions: Part I; Chapter 4. Fractions: Part 2; Chapter 5. Decimals; Chapter 6. Percent; Chapter 7. Expressions and Equations; Chapter 8. Ratio and Proportion; Chapter 9. Informal Geometry; Chapter 10. Measurement; Chapter 11. Graphing; Chapter 12. Operations with Monomials and Polynomials; Final Exam; Answers to Quizzes Final Exam; Appendix: Overcoming Math Anxiety; Index