All the Math You'll Ever Need: A Self-Teaching Guide Paperback – Apr 12 1999
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Completely updatedbut just as fun and easy!
The classic refresher course in math survival returns.
ALL the MATH YOU'LL EVER NEED
A Self-Teaching Guide
A sharp mind, like a healthy body, is subject to the same rule of nature: Use it or lose it. Need a calculator just to work out a 15 percent service charge? Not exactly sure how to get the calculator to give you the figure you need? Turn to this revised and updated edition of All the Math You'll Ever Need, the friendliest, funniest, and easiest workout program around.
In no time, you'll have total command of all the powerful mathematical tools needed to make numbers work for you. In a dollars-and-cents, bottom-line world, where numbers influence everything, none of us can afford to let our math skills atrophy. This step-by-step personal math trainer:
- Refreshes practical math skills for your personal and professional needs, with examples based on everyday situations
- Offers straightforward techniques for working with decimals and fractions
- Demonstrates simple ways to figure discounts, calculate mortgage interest rates, and work out time, rate, and distance problems
- Contains no complex formulas and no unnecessary technical terms
About the Author
STEVE SLAVIN, Ph.D., is a professor of economics at Union County College in Cranford, New Jersey. He is the author of several textbooks and self-teaching guides, including Quick Business Math, Math for Your First and Second Grader, and Economics (all from Wiley).
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Top Customer Reviews
It's a well written book, and overall a good one, and with more pages on geometry, it would have been an excellent one. Four stars.
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This is a great book. Steve Slavin really understand the difficulties many people have with math and makes math easy, and not a chore. THIS IS A KEEPER.Published on Sept. 28 2014 by Truth
This book is great for learing new math skills and reviewing old ones. It is very easy to understand and rather funny too.Published on Aug. 1 2000