Math For Real Life For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 6, 2013 - Mathematics - 288 pages
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The easy way to brush up on the math skills you need in real life

Not everyone retains the math they learned in school. Like any skill, your ability to speak "math" can deteriorate if left unused. From adding and subtracting money in a bank account to figuring out the number of shingles to put on a roof, math in all of its forms factors into daily life. Math For Real Life For Dummies provides you with the simple formulas and theorems that you're likely to encounter in the workplace, the kitchen, and even when playing games.

You can turn to Math For Real Life For Dummies to brush up on your math skills or to handle everyday encounters, like calculating restaurant tips, understanding interest rates, and figuring out percentages and odds. Packed with real-world examples that make sense, Math For Real Life For Dummies takes the stress out of your daily calculation encounters.

  • Provides tips for understanding and using basic mathematical concepts
  • Shows you how math helps the mind to reason and organize complicated situations or problems into clear, simple, and logical steps
  • Covers all of the math skills you're likely to need in everyday situations

If you're looking for a practical, plain-English guide to mastering everyday math skills, Math For Real Life For Dummies has you covered.

 

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Boning Up on Math Basics
Getting familiar with types of fractions
Processing Percentages
High School Reunion Revisiting Key Principles of Algebra
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Barry Schoenborn, a longtime math, science, and technical writer, is the coauthor of Technical Math For Dummies, Medical Dosage Calculations For Dummies, and Physician Assistant Exam For Dummies.

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