Basic Math and Pre-Algebra For Dummies
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Part I: Arming Yourself with the Basics of Basic Math.
Chapter 1: Playing the Numbers Game.
Chapter 2: It’s All in the Fingers — Numbers and Digits.
Chapter 3: The Big Four: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division.
Part II: Getting a Handle on Whole Numbers.
Chapter 4: Putting the Big Four Operations to Work.
Chapter 5: A Question of Values: Evaluating Arithmetic Expressions.
Chapter 6: Say What? Turning Words into Numbers.
Chapter 7: Divisibility.
Chapter 8: Fabulous Factors and Marvelous Multiples.
Part III: Parts of the Whole: Fractions, Decimals, and Percents.
Chapter 9: Fooling with Fractions.
Chapter 10: Parting Ways: Fractions and the Big Four Operations.
Chapter 11: Dallying with Decimals.
Chapter 12: Playing with Percents.
Chapter 13: Word Problems with Fractions, Decimals, and Percents.
Part IV: Picturing and Measuring — Graphs, Measures, Stats, and Sets.
Chapter 14: A Perfect Ten: Condensing Numbers with Scientific Notation.
Chapter 15: How Much Have You Got? Weights and Measures.
Chapter 16: Picture This: Basic Geometry.
Chapter 17: Seeing Is Believing: Graphing as a Visual Tool.
Chapter 18: Turning Geometry and Measurements into Word Problems.
Chapter 19: Figuring Your Chances: Statistics and Probability.
Chapter 20: Setting Things Up with Basic Set Theory.
Part V: The X-Files: Introduction to Algebra.
Chapter 21: Enter Mr. X: Algebra and Algebraic Expressions.
Chapter 22: Unmasking Mr. X: Algebraic Equations.
Chapter 23: Putting Mr. X to Work: Algebra Word Problems.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 24: Ten Key Math Concepts You Shouldn’t Ignore.
Chapter 25: Ten Important Number Sets You Should Know.
Index.
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