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The Only Math Book You'LL Ever Need - Stanley Kogelman

The Only Math Book You'LL Ever Need

Hardcover Published: 30th September 1995
ISBN: 9780816027675
Number Of Pages: 268

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You may be one of the many who are in the dark when it comes to applying math to practical problem solving. The Only Math Book You'll Ever Need will show you - step by step - how to do the math required to figure out a tip, determine your mortgage, compare investment alternatives, and much, much more.
The Only Math Book You'll Ever Need takes you clearly and painlessly through a variety of everyday math challenges. Part One, The Mathematics of Personal Finance, covers earnings and taxes and explains how to determine percentage increases and evaluate such investments as time-deposit certificates, stocks and bonds, and tax-deferred annuities. Part Two, Outdoor Math, presents the practical math steps involved in hobbies and games such as photography and poker. A chapter on foreign travel describes currency, temperature, metric, and electric current (voltage) conversions. Part Three, Indoor Math, deals with situations ranging from reading a gas meter to calculating the amount of paint needed to cover a room. The final chapter discusses personal computers and their most useful applications in light of the average person's needs. All the chapters have undergone substantial revision and updating, and entirely new sections have been added on retirement annuities and zero-coupon bonds. You'll also find a host of new tips on how to estimate and approximate solutions to problems.
Written in clear, straightforward language by Stanley Kogelman, a mathematician, and Barbara Heller, an educator, The Only Math Book You'll Ever Need is exactly what its title implies - the perfect solution for the math phobic and the perfect reference for anyone who needs or wants to understand the practical application of math to everyday life.

Introduction
The Mathematics of Personal Financep. 1
Earnings and Taxesp. 3
Bankingp. 21
Investmentsp. 46
Long-term Loansp. 72
Outdoor Mathp. 101
Restaurants and Boutiquesp. 103
Foreign Travelp. 120
Sports and Car Mathp. 155
Hobbies, Games, and Gamblingp. 163
Indoor Mathp. 181
Media Mathp. 183
Kitchen Mathp. 203
Home Improvementp. 218
Figuring Your Billp. 237
Room to Grow: Personal Computersp. 255
Indexp. 265
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780816027675
ISBN-10: 0816027676
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 268
Published: 30th September 1995
Publisher: Facts on File Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Type: Revised

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