Arithmetic and Algebra Again, 2/e: Leaving Math Anxiety Behind Forever

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McGraw Hill Professional, Feb 8, 2005 - Business & Economics - 400 pages

The bestselling guide updated and expanded for today's mathphobes

Written by two pioneers of the concept of math anxiety and how to overcome it, Arithmetic and Algebra Again has helped tens of thousands of people conquer their irrational fear of math.

This revised and expanded second edition of the perennial bestseller:

  • Features the latest techniques for breaking through common anxieties about numbers
  • Takes a real-world approach that lets mathphobes learn the math they need as they need it
  • Covers all key math areas--from whole numbers and fractions to basic algebra
  • Features a section on practical math for banking, mortgages, interest, and statistics and probability
  • Includes a new section on the graphing calculator, a chapter on the metric system, a section on word problems, and all updated exercises

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Britta Immergut, Ed.D. taught mathematics for more than 30 years in middle schools, high schools, and at Fiorello H. LaGuardia Community College, the City University of New York. The author of several books, Professor Immergut received an Ed.D. degree in mathematics education from Teachers College, Columbia University. Jean Burr Smith taught mathematics for 22 years at Middlesex Community College in Connecticut. One of the originators of the concept of math anxiety, she received numerous awards for her math teaching techniques.

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