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Chapter 1: Arming Yourself with Math Basics.
Chapter 2: Evaluating Arithmetic Expressions.
Chapter 3: Say What? Making Sense of Word Problems.
Chapter 4: Figuring Out Fractions.
Chapter 5: Deciphering Decimals.
Chapter 6: Puzzling Out Percents.
Chapter 7: Fraction, Decimal, and Percent Word Problems.
Chapter 8: Using Variables in Algebraic Expressions.
Chapter 9: X's Secret Identity: Solving Algebraic Equations.
Chapter 10: Decoding Algebra Word Problems.
Chapter 11: Geometry: Perimeter, Area, Surface Area, and Volume.
Chapter 12: Picture It! Graphing Information.
Chapter 13: Ten Essential Math Concepts.
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 26th May 2010
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 14.4 x 1.078
Weight (kg): 0.208