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# Basic Maths Practice Problems For Dummies

Paperback Published: 7th September 2012
ISBN: 9781118351628
Number Of Pages: 384

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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.

IntroductionÂ  1

Part I: The Building Blocks of MathsÂ  7

Chapter 1: Getting StartedÂ  9

Chapter 2: Introducing the Basics: Addition and SubtractionÂ  17

Chapter 3: Equal Piles: Multiplying and DividingÂ  35

Chapter 4: Are We Nearly There Yet? Estimating and RoundingÂ  53

Part II: Working with Parts of the WholeÂ  67

Chapter 5: Facing Fractions without FearÂ  69

Chapter 6: What?s the Point? Dealing with DecimalsÂ  91

Chapter 7: It?s All Relative: Tackling Ratio and ProportionÂ  107

Chapter 8: Working Out Perfect Percentages, 100% of the TimeÂ  127

Part III: Real-life MathsÂ  147

Chapter 9: Clocking TimeÂ  149

Chapter 10: Counting the Cash: Dealing with MoneyÂ  171

Chapter 11: Working with Weights 189

Chapter 12: Feeling the Heat: Getting to Grips with TemperatureÂ  203

Chapter 13: Sizing Up ShapesÂ  219

Chapter 14: Sharpening Your Knowledge of Shapes 241

Part IV: Speaking StatisticallyÂ  259

Chapter 15: Mining Data (No Hard Hat Required)Â  261

Chapter 16: Grappling with GraphsÂ  289

Chapter 17: Average Joe: Sussing Out StatisticsÂ  299

Chapter 18: What Are the Chances? Playing with ProbabilityÂ  313

Part V: The Part of TensÂ  325

Chapter 19: Ten (Or So) Ways to Check Your WorkÂ  327

Chapter 20: Ten Tips for Remembering Your Number FactsÂ  333

Chapter 21: Ten Top Tips for Getting Things RightÂ  341

IndexÂ  347

ISBN: 9781118351628
ISBN-10: 1118351622
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 7th September 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 13.8  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.47
Edition Number: 1

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