Everyday Math Demystified

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Everyday Math Demystified

Post by Muklisku on Mon Nov 05, 2007 6:44 pm

Everyday Math Demystified

Posted in: Science and Engineering, Mathematics

  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional; 1 edition (July 1, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0071431195

Now anyone with an interest in the math of daily life can gain a deeper understanding. Everyday Math Demystified
provides an effective, fun, and totally painless way to improve your
understanding and mastery of the math you find in newspapers, on TV, at
the bank or store, on vacation, in school — and just about everywhere.
With Everyday Math Demystified, you master the subject one
simple step at a time — at your own speed. This unique self-teaching
guide helps you decipher such topics as numbers and arithmetic,
measurements, and fractions and graphs, and puts them into the context
of real-life situations you’re sure to encounter.
If you want to build or refresh your everyday math skills, here’s a
fast and entertaining self-teaching course that’s specially designed to
reduce anxiety. Get ready to:
* Review arithmetic, ratios, proportions, money issues, international units, and scientific notation

* Master equations, solve for unknowns, and figure odds

* Calculate size, shape, and volume

* Read and create graphs in two and three dimensions

* Conquer scientific and engineering math, such as logarithms, exponents, angles, magnitude and direction, and rates of change

* Take a “final exam” and grade it yourself!
Simple enough for real beginners but challenging enough for math-savvy readers, Everyday Math Demystified is your direct route to learning or brushing up on the mathematical aspects of daily life.
About the Author

Stan Gibilisco is one of McGraw-Hill’s most prolific
and popular authors. His clear, reader-friendly writing style makes his
electronics books accessible to a wide audience, and his background in
mathematics and research makes him an ideal editor for professional
handbooks. He is the author of the TAB Encyclopedia of Electronics for Technicians and Hobbyists, Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, and The Illustrated Dictionary of Electronics. Booklist named his McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing a “Best Reference” of 1996.

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