Math You Can Really Use--Every Day

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Wiley, Apr 18, 2007 - Mathematics - 240 pages
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Math You Can Really Use--Every Day skips mind-numbing theory and tiresome drills and gets right down to basic math that helps you do real-world stuff like figuring how much to tip, getting the best deals shopping, computing your gas mileage, and more. This is not your typical, dry math textbook. With a comfortable, easygoing approach, it: 
  • Covers math you'll need for balancing your checkbook, choosing or managing credit cards, comparing options for mortgages, insurance, and investments, and more
  • Includes the basics on fractions, decimals, percentages, measurements, and geometric math
  • Clues you in on simple shortcuts
  • Includes examples plus pop quizzes with answers to help you solidify your understanding 
  • Features tear-out guides you can take with you for tipping and converting measurements

Want to know how much 20% off is in dollars and cents? Want to figure out how much gas is going to cost for your road trip? This is the math book you'll really use!

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About the author (2007)

David Alan Herzog is the author of numerous mathematics books and over 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 New York City public schools.

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