The Everything Everyday Math Book : From Tipping to Taxes, All the Real-World, Everyday Math Skills You Need.
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- ISBN: 9781440566448 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 1440566445 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (525 pages)
- Publisher: Cincinnati : F+W Media, 2013.
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Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Top Ten Times You'll Need to Use Math; Introduction; Are You a Math Phobe?; What Is Math?; What Is Math Phobia?; The Modern Computer and Calculator; Learn to Love Math; Whole Numbers, Counting Numbers, and Integers; The Most Important Skill of All: Estimation; Basic Number Properties; Adding Lists of Numbers; Subtracting; Multiplication; Division; Negative Numbers; Exercises; Decimals; Place Value-Big Numbers and Small Numbers; Scientific Notation; The Metric System; Arithmetic with Decimals; Making Change; Exercises; Fractions; Fractions Are Numbers, Too
Adding and Subtracting FractionsMultiplying Fractions; Dividing Fractions; Converting Between Fractions and Decimals; Hand Me the Wrench; Exercises; Percentages; What Is Percent?; Calculating a Percent with a Proportion; Calculating a Percent from a Formula; Finding the Percent Change; Increasing and Decreasing Rates; Exercises; Shopping; How Much Did You Save?; How Much More Did You Save?; Sales Tax; Unit Pricing; Eating at a Restaurant-Tipping; Exercises; Simple and Compound Interest; What Is the Difference Between Simple and Compound Interest?; Computing Simple Interest
Annual Percentage Rate versus Periodic Rate of InterestThe Power of Compounding; Bank Accounts and Credit Cards; Exercises; Math in the Kitchen; Common Measurements; Dry Measurements versus Liquid Measurements; Tablespoons and Cubic Centimeters; Making a Meal for More than the Recipe Calls For; Cooking Times; Exercises; Budgets; Projecting Gross Annual and Pay Period Income; Projecting Net Income per Pay Period; Projecting Annual Expenses; What's the Difference, and What to Do about It; Exercises; Taking a Trip; How Far Away Is It and How Much Time Will It Take?; How Much Will It Cost?
Are We There Yet?Flying versus Driving; Exercises; Buying a Car; Buy or Lease?; Shopping for a Car Loan; Down Payments; The Car Payment; Paying Off the Car Loan Early; Exercises; Buying a House; Shopping for a Loan; Down Payments and Points; The Mortgage Payment; Paying Off the Mortgage Early and Home Equity Loans; Exercises; Saving for Retirement; IRAs and 401(k) Plans; Simple Annuities; How Much Will I Need?; I'm Retired-How Much Can I Withdraw?; Exercises; Filing Tax Returns; Which Form Is Appropriate?; Completing the W-4 Form; Reading the W-2 Form; Filling Out Form 1040EZ; Exercises
Probability and StatisticsSimple Events-Flipping a Coin; Compound Events-Rolling the Dice; What Are the Odds?; Where's the Center?-Averages; Polls; Exercises; Math in the Home; Area and Volume Formulas You Should Know; Volume; Painting the Walls; Flooring; New Curtains; Kilowatt-Hours; The Water Bill; Taking Care of the Lawn and Garden; How Tall Is That Tree?; Exercises; Math on the Job; Window Replacement; Physical Therapy; Exercise Physiologists; Taking Care of the Pool; Shoe Manufacturing; Playing Games; Games for Kids under 5; Games for Children 6 and Up; More Complex Games; Games Online
All the math basics you'll ever need! It's not too late to learn practical math skills! You may not need to use quadratic equations very often, but math does play a large part in everyday life. On any given day, you'll need to know how long a drive will take, what to tip a waiter, how large a rug to buy, and how to calculate a discount. With The Everything Everyday Math Book, you'll get a refresher course in all the basics you need, including: Adding and subtracting fractions Understanding percentages Using ratios Finding area and perimeter.
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