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# Basic Maths Practice Problems For Dummies

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Ready to put pencil to paper and brush up on your maths skills? With practice problems and fully worked-out solutions, Basic Maths Practice Problems For Dummies, UK Edition, is the perfect revision tool. Whether you're returning to school, studying for an adult numeracy test, helping the kids with homework, or seeking the confidence that a firm maths foundation provides in everyday encounters, Basic Maths Practice Problems For Dummies, UK Edition, provides you with the practice you need to commit mathematics techniques to memory.

• Maths Practice Problems For Dummies can be used alone or in conjunction with Basic Maths For Dummies.
• This title contains 2,000 practice problems and solutions - hours of pencil-and-paper basic maths practice.
• The topics covered in Maths Practice Problems For Dummies and the order in which they're presented, support the U.K. Adult Numeracy Core Curriculum and can be used in preparation for the Entry Level 3, Level 1, and Level 2 Adult Numeracy Tests.

Introduction&nbsp; 1

Part I: The Building Blocks of Maths&nbsp; 7

Chapter 1: Getting Started&nbsp; 9

Chapter 2: Introducing the Basics: Addition and Subtraction&nbsp; 17

Chapter 3: Equal Piles: Multiplying and Dividing&nbsp; 35

Chapter 4: Are We Nearly There Yet? Estimating and Rounding&nbsp; 53

Part II: Working with Parts of the Whole&nbsp; 67

Chapter 5: Facing Fractions without Fear&nbsp; 69

Chapter 6: What&rsquo;s the Point? Dealing with Decimals&nbsp; 91

Chapter 7: It&rsquo;s All Relative: Tackling Ratio and Proportion&nbsp; 107

Chapter 8: Working Out Perfect Percentages, 100% of the Time&nbsp; 127

Part III: Real-life Maths&nbsp; 147

Chapter 9: Clocking Time&nbsp; 149

Chapter 10: Counting the Cash: Dealing with Money&nbsp; 171

Chapter 11: Working with Weights 189

Chapter 12: Feeling the Heat: Getting to Grips with Temperature&nbsp; 203

Chapter 13: Sizing Up Shapes&nbsp; 219

Chapter 14: Sharpening Your Knowledge of Shapes 241

Part IV: Speaking Statistically&nbsp; 259

Chapter 15: Mining Data (No Hard Hat Required)&nbsp; 261

Chapter 16: Grappling with Graphs&nbsp; 289

Chapter 17: Average Joe: Sussing Out Statistics&nbsp; 299

Chapter 18: What Are the Chances? Playing with Probability&nbsp; 313

Part V: The Part of Tens&nbsp; 325

Chapter 19: Ten (Or So) Ways to Check Your Work&nbsp; 327

Chapter 20: Ten Tips for Remembering Your Number Facts&nbsp; 333

Chapter 21: Ten Top Tips for Getting Things Right&nbsp; 341

Index&nbsp; 347

ISBN: 9781118351628
ISBN-10: 1118351622
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 378
Published: 7th September 2012
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.7  x 2.075
Weight (kg): 0.48