Bob Miller's Basic Math and Pre-Algebra for the Clueless

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jun 25, 2002 - Mathematics - 160 pages
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Bob Miller's fail-safe methodology helps students grasp basic math and pre-algebra

All of the courses in the junior high, high school, and college mathematics curriculum require a thorough grounding in the fundamentals, principles, and techniques of basic math and pre-algebra, yet many students have difficulty grasping the necessary concepts. Utilizing the author's acclaimed and patented fail-safe methodology for making mathematics easy to understand, Bob Miller's Basic Math and Pre-Algebra for the Clueless enhances students' facility in these techniques and in understanding the basics.

This valuable new addition to Bob Miller's Clueless series provides students with the reassuring help they need to master these fundamental techniques, gives them a solid understanding of how basic mathematics works, and prepares them to perform well in any further mathematics courses they take.

 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTORY TERMS
1
CHAPTER 2 INTEGERS PLUS
17
CHAPTER 3 FRACTIONS WITH A TASTE OF DECIMALS
31
CHAPTER 4 FIRSTDEGREE EQUATIONS
47
GRAPHING POINTS AND LINES SLOPE EQUATION OF A LINE
57
CHAPTER 6 RATIOS PROPORTIONS AND PERCENTAGES
67
CHAPTER 7 SOME BASICS ABOUT GEOMETRY AND SOME GEOMETRIC PROBLEMS WITH WORDS
71
CHAPTER 8 TRIANGLES SQUARE ROOTS AND GOOD OLD PYTHAGORAS
79
CHATPER 10 SECURING THE PERIMETER AND AREAL SEARCH OF TRIANGLES AND QUADRILATERALS
95
CHAPTER 11 ALL ABOUT CIRCLES
103
CHATPER 12 VOLUMES AND SURFACE AREA IN 3D
109
CHAPTER 13 RIGHT ANGLE TRIGONOMETRY HOW THE PYRAMIDS WERE BUILT
115
CHAPTER 14 MISCELLANEOUS
125
SCIENTIFIC NOTATION
152
INDEX
155
ABOUT BOB MILLER IN HIS OWN WORDS
159

CHAPTER 9 RECTANGLES SQUARES AND OUR OTHER FOUR SIDED FRIENDS
91

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Bob Miller has been a mathematics lecturer at City College of New York for more than 28 years.

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