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  • Basic maths practice problems for dummies
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  • 作者: by Colin Beveridge
  • 出版社:John Wiley & Sons ltd.
  • 出版年:c2012
  • 集叢名:--For dummies
  • ISBN:9781118351628 ; 9781118351581
  • 格式:PDF

Learn to:
 
Master maths with more than 2,000 practice questions
Add, subtract, multiply and divide with confidence
Work with decimals, fractions and percentages

Size up weights and measures
Fun, friendly coaching and all the practice you need to tackle maths problems with confidence and ease
 
In his popular Basic Maths For Dummies, professional maths tutor Colin Beveridge proved that he could turn anyone even the most maths–phobic person into a natural–born number cruncher. In this book he supplies more of his unique brand of maths–made–easy coaching, plus 2,000 practice problems to help you master what you learn. Whether you′re prepping for a numeracy test or an employability exam, thinking of returning to school, or you′d just like to be one of those know–it–alls who says, ′Oh, that′s easy!′ about any maths problem that comes your way, this book is for you.
 
Master basic arithmetic, fast in no time, solving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division problems will seem as easy as tying your shoes
Face down fractions you′ll never again feel shy around fractions, decimals, percentages and ratios
Juggle weights and measures like a pro whether it′s a question of how much it weighs, how long (or far) it is, or how much it costs, you′ll never be at a loss for an answer
Make shapes your playthings circles, squares, triangles and rectangles you′ll measure them, draw them and manipulate them with ease
Open the book and find:
 
2,000 pencil–and–paper practice problems
The keys to mastering addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
The lowdown on fractions, decimals and percentages
Basic geometry made easy
How to handle weights, measures and money problems
How to read charts, tables and graphs at a glance


About Colin Beveridge
 
Colin Beveridge holds a doctorate in mathematics from the University of St Andrews. He gave up a position as a researcher at Montana State University (working with NASA, among other projects) to become a full time maths tutor, helping adults, GCSE, A level and university students overcome their fear of maths a position he finds far more enjoyable than real work.

  • Introduction(第1頁)
    • About This Book(第1頁)
    • Conventions Used in This Book(第2頁)
    • What You’re Not to Read(第2頁)
    • Foolish Assumptions(第3頁)
    • How This Book Is Organised(第3頁)
    • Icons Used in This Book(第6頁)
    • Where to Go from Here(第6頁)
  • Part I: The Building Blocks of Maths(第7頁)
    • Chapter 1: Getting Started(第9頁)
    • Chapter 2: Introducing the Basics: Addition and Subtraction(第17頁)
    • Chapter 3: Equal Piles: Multiplying and Dividing(第35頁)
    • Chapter 4: Are We Nearly There Yet? Estimating and Rounding(第53頁)
  • Part II: Working with Parts of the Whole(第67頁)
    • Chapter 5: Facing Fractions without Fear(第69頁)
    • Chapter 6: What’s the Point? Dealing with Decimals(第91頁)
    • Chapter 7: It’s All Relative: Tackling Ratio and Proportion(第107頁)
    • Chapter 8: Working Out Perfect Percentages, 100% of the Time(第127頁)
  • Part III: Real-life Maths(第147頁)
    • Chapter 9: Clocking Time(第149頁)
    • Chapter 10: Counting the Cash: Dealing with Money(第171頁)
    • Chapter 11: Working with Weights(第189頁)
    • Chapter 12: Feeling the Heat: Getting to Grips with Temperature(第203頁)
    • Chapter 13: Sizing Up Shapes(第219頁)
    • Chapter 14: Sharpening Your Knowledge of Shapes(第241頁)
  • Part IV: Speaking Statistically(第259頁)
    • Chapter 15: Mining Data (No Hard Hat Required)(第261頁)
    • Chapter 16: Grappling with Graphs(第289頁)
    • Chapter 17: Average Joe: Sussing Out Statistics(第299頁)
    • Chapter 18: What Are the Chances? Playing with Probability(第313頁)
  • Part V: The Part of Tens(第325頁)
    • Chapter 19: Ten (Or So) Ways to Check Your Work(第327頁)
    • Chapter 20: Ten Tips for Remembering Your Number Facts(第333頁)
    • Chapter 21: Ten Top Tips for Getting Things Right(第341頁)
  • Index(第347頁)
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