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This is the perfect introduction for those who have a lingering fear of math. If you think that math is difficult, confusing, dull or just plain scary, then The Math Handbookis your ideal companion . Covering all the basics including fractions, equations, primes, squares and square roots, geometry and fractals, Dr. Richard Elwes will lead you gently towards a greater understanding of this fascinating subject. Even apparently daunting concepts will be explained simply, with the assistance of useful diagrams, and with a refreshing lack of jargon. So whether you're an adult or a student, whether you're the sort of person who does Sudoku puzzles, crosswords, or has always been daunted by numbers at work, school or in everyday life, you won't find a better way of overcoming your nervousness about math and learning to enjoy this most amazing of human discoveries.
Table of Contents
|The language of mathematics||p. 4|
|Primes, factors and multiples||p. 44|
|Negative numbers and the number line||p. 50|
|Arithmetic with fractions||p. 73|
|The power of 10||p. 86|
|Roots and logs||p. 95|
|Percentages and proportions||p. 102|
|Area and Volume||p. 148|
|Polygons and solids||p. 156|
|Pythagoras' theorem||p. 166|
|Answers to quizzes||p. 220|
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