CliffsNotes Parent's Crash Course Elementary School Math

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Wiley, Sep 15, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 252 pages
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Is helping your kids with elementary math homework a problem?
* 6,234 + 5,893 + 475 + 872 =
* What is the greatest common factor for 140 and 175?
* Find the percentage: 25,000 cheering for the home team in an arena holding 40,000 fans
* (8) + (-7) + (12) + (-11) + (15) + (-9) =
* Express 343 in terms of its simplest base and exponent form.


(See answers at bottom of page)

It's probably been awhile since you took math, and math is taught differently today. So when your kids need help with the dreaded math homework, you may be pressed to remember some of the basics in addition to being pressed for time!

CliffsNotes Parent's Crash Course Elementary School Math is the answer! This one-of-a-kind book features:
* Practical organization that helps you get up to speed quickly
* A table of contents that makes it easy to find the specific help you and your child need
* 58 different lessons explained in two- to three-page units
* Quick explanations of essential terms at the beginning of each chapter
* Factoids that get your kids more interested
* Exercises and answers at the end of many lessons
* An appendix containing flashcards for added practice


The book covers math concepts and principles taught in elementary school, including:
* Whole numbers
* Decimals
* Fractions
* Percents
* Integers
* Powers, exponents, and roots
* Powers of ten
* Measurements
* Geometry
* Adding and subtracting
* Multiplying and dividing


Answers:
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About the author (2005)

David Alan Herzog has written many books on math test preparation and more than 100 educational software programs. He taught math education at Fairleigh Dickinson University and was mathematics coordinator for Rockaway Township Public Schools in New Jersey.

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