# Basic math & pre-algebra for dummies / by Mark Zegarelli.

Zegarelli, Mark. (Author). Book Print / Email

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• 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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## Record details

• ISBN: 9781119293637
• ISBN: 1119293634
• ISBN: 9781118791981
• ISBN: 1118791983
• ISBN: 9781119173816
• ISBN: 1119173817
• Physical Description: xii, 356 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
• Edition: 2nd ed.
• Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, ©2014.

## Content descriptions

 General Note: "A Wiley brand." Previous edition: 2007. Includes indexes. Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Getting started with basic math and pre-algebra -- Getting a handle on whole numbers -- Parts of the whole: fractions, decimals, and percents -- Picturing and measuring: graphs, measures, stats, and sets -- The x-files: introduction to algebra -- The part of tens. Part 1: Getting started with basic math and pre-algebra. -- 1. Playing the numbers game -- 2. It's all in the fingers: numbers and digits -- 3. The big four: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division -- Part 2: Getting a handle on whole numbers. -- 4. Putting the big four operations to work -- 5. A question of values: evaluating arithmetic expressions -- 6. Say what? Turning words into numbers -- 7. Divisibility -- 8. Fabulous factors and marvelous multiples -- Part 3: Parts of the whole: fractions, decimals, and percents. -- 9. Fooling with fractions -- 10. Parting ways: fractions and the big four operations -- 11. Dallying with decimals -- 12. Playing with percents -- 13. Word problems with fractions, decimals, and percents -- Part 4: Picturing and measuring: graphs, measures, stats, and sets. -- 14. A perfect ten: condensing numbers with scientific notation -- 15. How much have you got? Weights and measures -- 16. Picture this: basic geometry -- 17. Seeing is believing: graphing as a visual tool -- 18. Solving geometry and measurement word problems -- 19. Figuring your chances: statistics and probability -- 20. Setting things up with basic set theory -- Part 5: The x-files: introduction to algebra. -- 21. Enter Mr. X: algebra and algebraic expressions -- 22. Unmasking Mr. X: algebraic equations -- 23. Putting Mr. X to work: algebra word problems -- Part 6: The part of tens. -- 24. Ten little math demons that trip people up -- 25. Ten important number sets to know. Summary, etc.: A fun and accessible guide to the fundamentals of math. Conquer your math anxiety forever with the easy-to-follow instructions and practical exercises in this guide.
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