Math Essentials for the Pre-GED Student

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Peterson's, 2003 - Reference - 240 pages
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For individuals who do not yet have the skills to pass the GED. In the year 2000, 600,000 of the 860,000 adults who took the GED were considered pre-GED--meaning their reading level was at a 6th-8th grade level. Students in the Pre-GED category often take prep courses up to 3 times before finally feeling comfortable with the material. The five-book Essentials for the Pre-GED Student series is aimed at adults requiring more basic--and additional--preparation than is offered by Peterson's other GED prep books. Presented in a user-friendly, motivating approach, the series offers skill-building lessons and practice at a remedial level. With pre-and post-test elements to determine student strengths and weaknesses and tips on time management and stress reduction, these unique guides are sure to help any adult leamer gain the skills they need to pass the GED.

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David Alan Herzog is the author of numerous mathematics books and more than 100 educational software programs. He taught math education at Fairleigh Dickinson University, was mathematics coordinator for New Jersey's Rockaway Township public schools, and taught in the New York City public school system.

Foreword is by Sandra Reed, Former Dean of Graduate Studies at Savannah College of Art and Design. Reed grew up in Iowa. She received a full scholarship to attend Drake University, where she received her B.F.A. in painting and drawing. She earned the M.F.A. in painting from The George Washington University as the first Morris Louis Fellow in Painting. She taught at academic institution's Resident Associate Program, prior to moving to Savannah in 1993 to teach at the Savannah College Art and Design. She lives with her husband, John Spurlock, a painter and printmaker, in Savannah, Georgia.

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