Basic Mathematics

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Harper Collins, Oct 18, 2011 - Study Aids - 448 pages
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From fraions, decimals, and geometric measurement to exponents, scientific notation, and an introduion to algebra, the Collins College Outline in Basic Mathematics explores and explains the topics that students will find in introduory mathematics classes. Completely revised and updated by Dr. Lawrence Trivieri, Basic Mathematics includes a test yourself seion with answers and complete explanations at the end of each chapter. Also included are bibliographies for further reading, as well as numerous graphs, charts, and example problems.

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Contents

The Whole Numbers
1
Primes Factors and Multiples
45
Fractions
67
Decimals
117
Ratio and Proportion
151
Percent
171
Measurement
195
Geometric Measure
217
Signed Numbers
253
Exponents and Scientific Notation
299
An Introduction to Algebra
317
Statistics
363
Consumer Mathematics
391
Index
423
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Lawrence Trivieri is a veteran of forty-two years of full-time teaching over a period of forty-eight years, having taught at Syracuse University, the State University of New York, and DeKalb College in Georgia. For the past three years, he has been an adjunct professor at Georgia Perimeter College (formerly DeKalb College) in Georgia. He holds BA and MA degrees in mathematics and is ABD, all from Syracuse University. He is the author of eleven mathematics texts and four extensive instructor resource manuals. A native of Upstate New York, he has resided in Georgia for the past sixteen years. He is a retired colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves. He enjoys reading, walking, dining out, and traveling with his wife.

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