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# Pre-Algebra Essentials For Dummies

### For Dummies

Paperback Published: 26th May 2010
ISBN: 9780470618387
Number Of Pages: 192

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Many students worry about starting algebra. Pre-Algebra Essentials For Dummies provides an overview of critical pre-algebra concepts to help new algebra students (and their parents) take the next step without fear. Free of ramp-up material, Pre-Algebra Essentials For Dummies contains content focused on key topics only. It provides discrete explanations of critical concepts taught in a typical pre-algebra course, from fractions, decimals, and percents to scientific notation and simple variable equations. This guide is also a perfect reference for parents who need to review critical pre-algebra concepts as they help students with homework assignments, as well as for adult learners headed back into the classroom who just need to a refresher of the core concepts. The Essentials For Dummies Series

Dummies is proud to present our new series, The Essentials For Dummies. Now students who are prepping for exams, preparing to study new material, or who just need a refresher can have a concise, easy-to-understand review guide that covers an entire course by concentrating solely on the most important concepts. From algebra and chemistry to grammar and Spanish, our expert authors focus on the skills students most need to succeed in a subject.

Mark Zegarelli is a math tutor and author of several books, including Basic Math & Pre-Algebra For Dummies.

Introduction.

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.

Index.

ISBN: 9780470618387
ISBN-10: 0470618388
Series: For Dummies
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 26th May 2010
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.2
Edition Number: 1

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