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Technical Math For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-65148-3
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384 pages
June 2010
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Introduction.

Part I: Basic Math, Basic Tools.

Chapter 1: Math that Works as Hard as You Do.

Chapter 2: Discovering Technical Math and the Tools of the Trades.

Chapter 3: Zero to One and Beyond.

Chapter 4: Easy Come, Easy Go: Addition and Subtraction.

Chapter 5: Multiplication and Division: Everybody Needs Them.

Chapter 6: Measurement and Conversion.

Chapter 7: Slaying the Story Problem Dragon.

Part II: Making Non-Basic Math Simple and Easy.

Chapter 8: Fun with Fractions.

Chapter 9: Decimals: They Have Their Place.

Chapter 10: Playing with Percentages.

Chapter 11: Tackling Exponents and Square Roots.

Part III: Basic Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry.

Chapter 12: Algebra and the Mystery of X.

Chapter 13: Formulas (Secret and Otherwise).

Chapter 14: Quick-and-Easy Geometry: The Compressed Version.

Chapter 15: Calculating Areas, Perimeters, and Volumes.

Chapter 16: Trigonometry, the "Mystery Math".

Part IV: Math for the Business of Your Work.

Chapter 17: Graphs are Novel and Charts Are Off the Chart.

Chapter 18: Hold on a Second: Time Math.

Chapter 19: Math for Computer Techs and Users.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 20: Ten Tips for Solving Any Math Problem.

Chapter 21: Ten Formulas You’ll Use Most Often.

Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Avoid Everyday Math Stress.

Glossary.

Index.

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