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# Everyday Math Demystified : 2nd Edition

### The Demystified Series

Paperback Published: 14th August 2012
ISBN: 9780071790130
Number Of Pages: 288

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#### Solve your math troubles with DeMYSTiFieD

If you cannot tell the difference betweenyour Roman and Arabic numerals, or if when someone asks 'what is pi' you say "delicious," you need EverydayMath DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition, to unravel these fundamental concepts and theories at your own pace.

This practical guide eases you into basic math,starting with counting and simple operations. As you progress, you will master essential concepts such as division, converting decimals into fractions, determining volume, and more. You will learn to measure capital gains and losses as well as apply percentages in the real world. Detailed examples make it easy to understand the material, and end-of- chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforcekey ideas.

It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about:

• Decimals
• Proportions
• Prime numbers
• Surface area
• Powers of 10
• Graphs
• English vs. metric units

Simple enough for a beginner but challenging enough for an advanced student, Everyday Math DeMYSTiFieD,Second Edition, helps you master this essential subject.

 Introduction p. xi Numerals p. 1 Numeric Pictures p. 2 Roman Numerals p. 5 Arabic Numerals p. 7 What's the Base? p. 11 Base Eight p. 13 Base Sixteen p. 14 Base Two p. 16 Quiz p. 20 Quantities p. 23 Counting and Whole Numbers p. 24 Even and Odd Whole Numbers p. 26 Prime Numbers p. 29 Prime Factors p. 31 Negative Numbers and Integers p. 33 Between the Integers p. 36 Quiz p. 41 Decimals p. 43 Powers of 10 p. 44 Terminating Decimals p. 49 Endless Repeating Decimals p. 52 Terminating Decimal to Fraction p. 58 Endless Repeating Decimal to Fraction p. 60 Endless Nonrepeating Decimals p. 63 Quiz p. 65 Proportions p. 67 Ratios p. 68 Direct Proportions p. 69 Inverse Proportions p. 71 Percentages p. 72 Percentages with Money p. 74 Percentages Up or Down p. 76 Rational or Irrational? p. 78 Real Numbers p. 81 Quiz p. 84 Operations p. 87 Longhand Addition p. 88 Longhand Subtraction p. 92 Longhand Multiplication p. 97 Longhand Division p. 103 Quiz p. 117 Objects p. 121 Perimeter and Circumference p. 122 Interior Area p. 126 Surface Area p. 130 Volume p. 134 Combining Areas and Volumes p. 138 Quiz p. 140 Graphs p. 143 Smooth Curves p. 144 Bars and a Pie p. 146 Point-to-Point Graphs p. 150 Interpolation p. 152 Curve Fitting p. 154 Extrapolation p. 157 Trends p. 160 Paired Bar Graphs p. 162 Quiz p. 167 Finances p. 169 Dollars and Change p. 170 Compound Interest p. 172 Loans and Amortization p. 176 Taxation p. 178 Quiz p. 186 Extremes p. 189 Subscripts and Superscripts p. 190 Powers of 10 Revisited p. 190 Exponents in Action p. 196 Approximation and Precedence p. 203 Significant Figures p. 206 Quiz p. 211 Measurements p. 213 Unit Systems p. 214 Primary Base Units p. 215 Secondary Base Units p. 219 Derived Units p. 223 Unit Conversions p. 227 Quiz p. 231 Final Exam p. 233 Answers to Quizzes and Final Exam p. 255 Suggested Additional Reading p. 257 Index p. 259 Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780071790130
ISBN-10: 0071790136
Series: Demystified
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 14th August 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 19.1  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.57
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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