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Math You Can Really Use--Every Day
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0470054026, Paperback)Math You Can Really Use--Every Day skips mind-numbing theory and tiresome drills and gets right down to basic math that helps you do real-world stuff like figuring how much to tip, getting the best deals shopping, computing your gas mileage, and more. This is not your typical, dry math textbook. With a comfortable, easygoing approach, it: Covers math you'll need for balancing your checkbook, choosing or managing credit cards, comparing options for mortgages, insurance, and investments, and moreIncludes the basics on fractions, decimals, percentages, measurements, and geometric mathClues you in on simple shortcutsIncludes examples plus pop quizzes with answers to help you solidify your understanding Features tear-out guides you can take with you for tipping and converting measurements
Want to know how much 20% off is in dollars and cents? Want to figure out how much gas is going to cost for your road trip? This is the math book you'll really use!
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:19:47 -0400)
A basic text for the mathematically challenged covers math seen and used in everyday life, including how to figure out tips and discounts; balance a checkbook; and compare options for mortgages, loans, and insurance.
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