Math You Can Really Use

Math You Can Really Use

Every Day

Book - 2007
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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!

Baker & Taylor
A basic text for the mathematically challenged covers math seen and used in everyday life, including how to figure out tips and discounts; balance a checkbook; and compare options for mortgages, loans, and insurance.

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley Pub., 2007
ISBN: 9780470054024
Branch Call Number: 510 HER
Characteristics: vii, 208 p. : ill. ; 21 cm


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