Math for grownups [electronic resource] : relearn the arithmetic you forgot from school so you can: calculate how much that raise will really amount to (after taxes), figure out if that new fridge will actually fit, help a third-grader with his fraction homework, convert calories into cardio time / Laura Laing.
- ISBN: 9781440526893 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 1440526893 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 9781440526909 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 1440526907 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (vii, 247 p.)
- Publisher: Avon, Mass. : Adams Media, c2011.
|General Note:|| Includes index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| At the store : deal or no deal? -- At the dealership : leasing vs. buying, new vs. used, you do the math -- On the market : buying a house by the numbers -- At home : will your new fridge fit? -- In the kitchen : making more, making less, recipe math to the rescue! -- In the yard : if a train leaves Omaha at 8 a.m., how much lawn edging do you need? -- In the craft room : measure twice, cut once -- At the bank : income minus expenses equals happiness (or misery) -- In the gym : how many miles on the treadmill to burn off one doughnut? -- On the road : when will you get there and how much will you spend?
|Summary, etc.:|| Provides real-life examples of mathematical concepts to refresh readers' skills.
|Source of Description Note:|| Description based on print version record.
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