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Basic math / Carloyn Wheater.

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  • ISBN: 9780071778466
  • ISBN: 0071778462
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (vii, 184 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, [2012]

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General Note: "Get a thorough overview of basic math and pre-algebra"--Cover.
Formatted Contents Note: Number crunching. The families of numbers ; Vocabulary and symbols ; Calculation ; Order of operations ; Integers ; Absolute value ; Addition ; Subtraction ; Multiplication and division ; Powers -- Ins and outs. Prime or composite ; Prime factorization ; Even or odd ; Factors, divisors, and multiples ; Greatest common factor ; Least common multiple -- Part time. Fractions ; Decimals -- Keeping things in proportion. Ratio and proportion ; Properties of proportions ; Finding the missing piece ; Percent -- Power play. Evaluating ; Multiplying ; Dividing ; Powers of powers ; Powers of products and quotients ; Special exponents ; Large and small ; Rounding and estimation ; Scientific notation ; Roots -- Finding a solution. Solving linear equations ; Terms and expressions ; Simplify before solving ; Solving inequalities -- Be square. Square roots ; Factoring ; Multiplying ; Factoring x² + bx + c ; Solving by factoring ; Quadratic formula -- Graphical information. Distance ; Midpoint ; Slope ; Equation of a line ; Graphing linear equations ; Graphs of quadratic equations ; Finding axis of symmetry and vertex -- Measurement matters. Segments, midpoints, and bisectors ; Angles and bisectors ; Angle relationships -- The shape of things. Triangles ; Quadrilaterals ; Other polygons -- Round about. Lines and segments in circles ; Angles and arcs ; Lengths of segments -- Plane talk. Parallelograms ; Rectangles and squares ; Trapezoids ; Triangles ; Regular polygons ; Circles -- Taking up space. Straight talk ; To the point ; Spheres ; Surface area -- Counting on the probability. Getting a count ; Factorials and permutations ; Combinations ; Dealing with duplication ; Understanding your chances -- Making sense. Types of graphs ; Types of data ; Grouped data ; Measures of spread ; Expressing relationships.
Summary, etc.: With this book, you will learn about: order of operations ; measurement ; linear equations ; basic geometry ; square roots ; graphing ; ratio and proportion ; simple probability ; and much more.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Mathematics.
Mathematics > Problems, exercises, etc.
Genre: Electronic books.

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