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  • Math for real life for dummies
  • 點閱:35
  • 作者: by Barry Schoenborn
  • 出版社:John Wiley & Sons Inc.
  • 出版年:c2013
  • 集叢名:--For dummies
  • ISBN:9781118453308 ; 9781118453346
  • 格式:PDF

The easy way to brush up on the math skills you need in real life
Not everyone retains the math they learned in school. Like any skill, your ability to speak 'math' can deteriorate if left unused. From adding and subtracting money in a bank account to figuring out the number of shingles to put on a roof, math in all of its forms factors into daily life. Math For Real Life For Dummies provides you with the simple formulas and theorems that you're likely to encounter in the workplace, the kitchen, and even when playing games.
 
You can turn to Math For Real Life For Dummies to brush up on your math skills or to handle everyday encounters, like calculating restaurant tips, understanding interest rates, and figuring out percentages and odds. Packed with real-world examples that make sense, Math For Real Life For Dummies takes the stress out of your daily calculation encounters.
 

Provides tips for understanding and using basic mathematical concepts
Shows you how math helps the mind to reason and organize complicated situations or problems into clear, simple, and logical steps
Covers all of the math skills you're likely to need in everyday situations
If you're looking for a practical, plain-English guide to mastering everyday math skills, Math For Real Life For Dummies has you covered.


About the Author
Barry Schoenborn, a longtime math, science, and technical writer, is the coauthor of Technical Math For Dummies, Medical Dosage Calculations For Dummies, and Physician Assistant Exam For Dummies.

  • 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3頁)
    • Foolish Assumptions(第3頁)
    • How This Book Is Organized(第4頁)
    • Icons Used in This Book(第5頁)
    • Where to Go from Here(第5頁)
  • Part I : Boning Up on Math Basics(第7頁)
    • Chapter 1 : Awesome Operations : Math Fundamentals(第9頁)
    • Chapter 2 : High School Reunion : Revisiting Key Principles of Algebra and Geometry(第27頁)
    • Chapter 3 : Becoming a Believer : Conversion, Statistics, Probability, and More(第47頁)
    • Chapter 4 : The Miracle of Mental Math(第59頁)
  • Part II : Math for Everyday Activities(第71頁)
    • Chapter 5 : Let’s Make a Deal! Math You Use When Shopping(第73頁)
    • Chapter 6 : Mmm, Mmm, Good: Kitchen Calculations(第97頁)
    • Chapter 7 : It Does a Body Good : Math for Health and Well-Being(第109頁)
    • Chapter 8 : Putting Geometry to Work at Home(第129頁)
    • Chapter 9 : Math and Statistics around Town and on the Road(第141頁)
  • Part III : Math to Manage Your Personal Finances(第161頁)
    • Chapter 10 : Budgets, Bank Accounts, Credit Cards, and More(第163頁)
    • Chapter 11 : Key Principles of Investment Math(第183頁)
    • Chapter 12 : Covering Your Assets: Insurance Math(第203頁)
    • Chapter 13 : Taking Math to Work(第215頁)
    • Chapter 14 : How Taxing! (Almost) Understanding the Government(第229頁)
  • Part IV : The Part of Tens(第241頁)
    • Chapter 15 : Ten Quick Calculations You Can Do in Your Head(第243頁)
    • Chapter 16 : Ten Activities That Build Math Skills(第249頁)
  • Index(第255頁)
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