All the math you'll ever need: a self-teaching guide

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Wiley, Mar 29, 1999 - Mathematics - 230 pages
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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.

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User Review  - bibliosylph - LibraryThing

If you aren't in a math-related field and therefore know more math? This really does cover everything you'll ever use in daily life, and does so in comfortable casual language that is clear but doesn't talk down to you. Read full review

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I think there is a mistake on page 14 chapter 3 problem 14, 50763245=16471690 that's is the answer in the book, looks like is wrong answer

Contents

Simple Multiplication
4
Long Multiplication
10
Division
19
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

STEVE SLAVIN, Ph.D., is a professor of economics at Union County College in Cranford, New Jersey. He is the author of several textbooks and self-teaching guides, including Quick Business Math, Math for Your First and Second Grader, and Economics (all from Wiley).

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