9780071488464

Bob Miller's Basic Math and Pre-Algebra for the Clueless, 2nd Ed.

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    9780071488464

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    0071488464

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-06-14
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

STUDENT TESTED AND APPROVED! If you suffer from math anxiety, then sign up for private tutoring with Bob Miller! Do mathematics and algebraic formulas leave your head spinning? If so, you are like hundreds of thousands of other students who face math-especially, algebra-with fear. Luckily, there is a cure: Bob Miller's Clueless series! Like the teacher you always wished you had (but never thought existed), Bob Miller brings knowledge, empathy, and fun to math and pre-algebra. He breaks down the learning process in an easy, non-technical way and builds it up again using his own unique methods. Meant to bridge the gulf between the student, the textbook, and the teacher, Basic Math and Pre-Algebra for the Clueless is packed with all the latest information you need to conquer basic math and pre-algebra, including: Anxiety-reducing features on every page Quick tips for solving difficult problems Full explanations of basic principles to make hard problems easy Bite-sized math portions that short study sessions (and attention spans) "I am always delighted when a student tells me that he or she hated math ... but taking a class with me has made math understandable ... even enjoyable." Now it's your turn. Sharpen your #2 pencils, and let Bob Miller show you how to never be clueless again!

Author Biography

Bob Miller was a lecturer in mathematics at City College of New York for more than 30 years. He has also taught at Westfield State College and Rutgers. His principal goal is to make the study of mathematics both easier and more enjoyable for students.

Table of Contents

Pre-Algebra
Introductory terms, order of operations, exponents, products, quotients, distributive law
Pre-Algebra
Integers plus; signed numbers, basic operations, short division, distributive law, the beginning of factoring
Pre-Algebra
Fractions, with a taste of decimals
Pre-Algebra
First-degree equations and the beginning of problems with words
Pre-Algebra
point well taken; graphing points and lines, slope, equation of a line
Pre-Algebra
Ratios, proportions, and percentages
Prebusiness: What you need to know about surviving the real world: checks, deposits and withdrawal slips, interest, what you should know about banks and credit cards, mortgages, bonds and stocks
Pregeometry
Some basics about geometry and some geometric problems with words
Pregeometry
Triangles, square roots, and good old Pythagoras
Pregeometry
Rectangles, squares, and our other four-sided friends
Pregeometry
Securing the perimeter and areal search of triangles and quadrilaterals
Pregeometry
All about circles
Pregeometry
Volumes and surface area in 3-D
Pretrig: Right angle trigonometry (how the pyramids were built)
Precounting, Preprobability, and Prestatistics
Miscellaneous
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