All the Math You ll Ever Need

Author: Steve Slavin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471674028
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A sharp mind, like a healthy body, is subject to the same rule of nature: Use it or lose it Need a calculator just to work out a 15 percent service charge? Not exactly sure how to get the calculator to give you the figure you need? Turn to this revised and updated edition of All the Math You'll Ever Need, the friendliest, funniest, and easiest workout program around. In no time, you'll have total command of all the powerful mathematical tools needed to make numbers work for you. In a dollars-and-cents, bottom-line world, where numbers influence everything, none of us can afford to let our math skills atrophy. This step-by-step personal math trainer: Refreshes practical math skills for your personal and professional needs, with examples based on everyday situations. Offers straightforward techniques for working with decimals and fractions. Demonstrates simple ways to figure discounts, calculate mortgage interest rates, and work out time, rate, and distance problems. Contains no complex formulas and no unnecessary technical terms.

Geometry

Author: Steve Slavin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471680192
Format: PDF
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Learn geometry at your own pace What are congruent circles? How do you find the hypotenuse of a triangle? What is the sum of the angles in a decagon? How can you apply geometric equations to your daily life? With the unbeatable study companion Geometry: A Self-Teaching Guide, you'll discover the answers to these questions and many more. This thorough primer presents an easy-to-follow, proven method for grasping the key concepts of geometry. You'll progress step by step through plane, solid, and analytic geometry and then move on to geometric applications for calculus. You'll build your problem-solving skills along the way through detailed examples, reviews, exercises, and answer explanations. The clearly structured format of Geometry makes it fully accessible, providing an easily understood, comprehensive overview for everyone from high school students to adult learners to math mavens. Like all Self-Teaching Guides, Geometry allows you to build gradually on what you have learned-at your own pace. Questions and self-tests reinforce the information in each chapter and allow you to skip ahead or focus on specific areas of concern. Packed with useful, up-to-date information, this clear, concise volume is a valuable learning tool and reference source for anyone who wants to improve his or her understanding of basic geometry.

Practical Algebra

Author: Peter H. Selby
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471530121
Format: PDF, ePub
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Practical Algebra If you studied algebra years ago and now need a refresher course in order to use algebraic principles on the job, or if you're a student who needs an introduction to the subject, here's the perfect book for you. Practical Algebra is an easy and fun-to-use workout program that quickly puts you in command of all the basic concepts and tools of algebra. With the aid of practical, real-life examples and applications, you'll learn: * The basic approach and application of algebra to problem solving * The number system (in a much broader way than you have known it from arithmetic) * Monomials and polynomials; factoring algebraic expressions; how to handle algebraic fractions; exponents, roots, and radicals; linear and fractional equations * Functions and graphs; quadratic equations; inequalities; ratio, proportion, and variation; how to solve word problems, and more Authors Peter Selby and Steve Slavin emphasize practical algebra throughout by providing you with techniques for solving problems in a wide range of disciplines--from engineering, biology, chemistry, and the physical sciences, to psychology and even sociology and business administration. Step by step, Practical Algebra shows you how to solve algebraic problems in each of these areas, then allows you to tackle similar problems on your own, at your own pace. Self-tests are provided at the end of each chapter so you can measure your mastery.

Quick Business Math

Author: Steve Slavin
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471116899
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The fast, easy way to build your math power Quick Business Math Steve Slavin's step-by-step approach offers: * Quick ways to do all kinds of business-math problems, including basic arithmetic, algebra, percentages, and conversions * Specific, real-life applications such as figuring discounts, calculating simple and compound interest, reading balance sheets and income statements, and preparing graphs and charts * Frequent quizzes that help you check your progress * A complete glossary of business-math terms Quick Business Math is also packed with practice problems and examples drawn from real-life business situations. It's the fastest, easiest way to gain the skills you need.

Chances are

Author: Stephen L. Slavin
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781568331089
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A refresher course in statistics offers exercises and drills for improving weak areas, and covers charts, graphs, mean, median, mode, range, frequency distribution, percents, percentiles, standard deviation, and probability

Quick Algebra Review

Author: Peter H. Selby
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471578437
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The fastest, easiest way to brush up on your algebra! Quick Algebra Review Need to hone your algebra skills? This bestselling review course in intermediate algebra gives you all the concepts, procedures, and problem-solving methods you need to succeed. * Each chapter begins with an easy-to-use chart that zeroes in on your problem areas. Now you can avoid wasting hours rehashing familiar concepts. * Every key algebraic concept is covered thoroughly--including positive and negative numbers, fractions, rational numbers, factoring, linear equations, quadratic equations, and word problems. * Hundreds of questions, answers, review problems, and quizzes help you to test your progress every step of the way. Now updated and revised to be even more relevant and accessible than ever, Quick Algebra Review is packed with practical examples drawn from real-life situations. Cover Design: Donald Munson

Precalculus

Author: Steve Slavin
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781620456217
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The fastest, easiest way to master precalculus . . . by doing it! Do logarithmic functions throw you for a loop? Does the challenge of finding an inverse function leave you overwhelmed? Does the Law of Cosines make you feel clueless? With this helpful, easy-to-follow guide, you will gain total command of these precalc concepts-and many more-in no time at all. Precalculus: A Self-Teaching Guide includes an algebra review and complete coverage of exponential functions, log functions, and trigonometry. Whether you are studying precalculus for the first time, want to refresh your memory, or need a little help for a course, this clear, interactive primer will provide you with the skills you need. Precalculus offers a proven self-teaching approach that lets you work at your own pace-and the frequent self-tests and exercises reinforce what you've learned. Turn to this one-of-a-kind teaching tool and, before you know it, you'll be solving problems like a mathematician!

Interpreting graphs and tables

Author: Peter H. Selby
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Docs
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"Now you can teach yourself how to interpret the major types of graphs and tables and extract the most useful information from them. You'll find out how to handle and arrange raw data, tabulate and analyze data, and develop graphic formats for data presentation. And you'll learn how to recognize trends and relationships among data, read values form a wide variety of standard and special types of charts, and derive conclusions on the significance of data patterns. You need no special math background to have success with this guide." --Back cover.

Quick Arithmetic

Author: Robert A. Carman
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471151343
Format: PDF
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Master math at your own pace! Does working with numbers often frustrate you? Do you need to brush up on your basic math skills? Do you feel math stands between you and your career goals, or a better grade at school? Quick Arithmetic, Third Edition is the quickest and easiest way to teach yourself the basic math skills you need to advance on the job or in school. Using cartoons and a clear writing style, this practical guide provides a fresh start for learning or reviewing how to work with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percentages. The book's proven self-teaching approach allows you to work at your own pace and learn only the material you need. Previews and objectives at the beginning of each section help you determine your particular needs, while self-tests, practice problems, and a final exam let you measure your progress and reinforce what you've learned. For anyone who has ever felt intimidated by a page of numbers, Quick Arithmetic, Third Edition has the answers!

Quick Vocabulary Power

Author: Jack S. Romine
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471050087
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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If you're ready to expand your word power, this book is for you. You'll learn practical shortcuts and techniques for understanding and using more words. You'll discover how combining Greek and Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes makes learning both fast and fun. You'll be able to remember the meanings of many more words -- without memorizing endless lists. With Quick Vocabulary Power, you can: * Work at your own pace * See words in context, so that meanings are clear and easy to grasp * Learn the precise differences between words that are commonly confused * Practice and chart your progress with frequent self-tests This informative, easy-to-use guide is a completely revised and updated edition of the classic Vocabulary for Adults, which helped tens of thousands of people improve their communication skills.