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The Resource Basic Math and PreAlgebra For Dummies, (ebook)
Basic Math and PreAlgebra For Dummies, (ebook)
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The item Basic Math and PreAlgebra For Dummies, (ebook) represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.This item is available to borrow from all library branches.
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The item Basic Math and PreAlgebra For Dummies, (ebook) represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.
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 Summary
 Tips for simplifying tricky basic math and prealgebra operations. Whether you're a student preparing to take algebra or a parent who wants or needs to brush up on basic math, this fun, friendly guide has the tools you need to get in gear. From positive, negative, and whole numbers to fractions, decimals, and percents, you'll build necessary math skills to tackle more advanced topics, such as imaginary numbers, variables, and algebraic equations
 Language
 eng
 Edition
 2nd ed.
 Extent
 1 online resource (387 pages).
 Note
 Working with Scientific Notation
 Contents

 At a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Getting Started with Basic Math and PreAlgebra; Chapter 1: Playing the Numbers Game; Inventing Numbers; Understanding Number Sequences; Looking at the Number Line; Four Important Sets of Numbers; Chapter 2: It's All in the Fingers: Numbers and Digits; Knowing Your Place Value; Close Enough for Rock 'n' Roll: Rounding and Estimating; Chapter 3: The Big Four: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division; Adding Things Up
 Take It Away: SubtractingMultiplying; Doing Division LicketySplit; Part II: Getting a Handle on Whole Numbers; Chapter 4: Putting the Big Four Operations to Work; Knowing Properties of the Big Four Operations; Doing Big Four Operations with Negative Numbers; Understanding Units; Understanding Inequalities; Moving beyond the Big Four: Exponents, Square Roots, and Absolute Value; Chapter 5: A Question of Values: Evaluating Arithmetic Expressions; Seeking Equality for All: Equations; Introducing Order of Operations; Chapter 6: Say What? Turning Words into Numbers
 Dispelling Two Myths about Word ProblemsSolving Basic Word Problems; Solving MoreComplex Word Problems; Chapter 7: Divisibility; Knowing the Divisibility Tricks; Identifying Prime and Composite Numbers; Chapter 8: Fabulous Factors and Marvelous Multiples; Knowing Six Ways to Say the Same Thing; Connecting Factors and Multiples; Finding Fabulous Factors; Making Marvelous Multiples; Part III: Parts of the Whole: Fractions, Decimals, and Percents; Chapter 9: Fooling with Fractions; Slicing a Cake into Fractions; Knowing the Fraction Facts of Life; Increasing and Reducing Terms of Fractions
 Converting between Improper Fractions and Mixed NumbersUnderstanding Crossmultiplication; Making Sense of Ratios and Proportions; Chapter 10: Parting Ways: Fractions and the Big Four Operations; Multiplying and Dividing Fractions; All Together Now: Adding Fractions; Taking It Away: Subtracting Fractions; Working Properly with Mixed Numbers; Chapter 11: Dallying with Decimals; Understanding Basic Decimal Stuff; Performing the Big Four with Decimals; Converting between Decimals and Fractions; Chapter 12: Playing with Percents; Making Sense of Percents; Dealing with Percents Greater than 100%
 Converting to and from Percents, Decimals, and FractionsSolving Percent Problems; Putting All the Percent Problems Together; Chapter 13: Word Problems with Fractions, Decimals, and Percents; Adding and Subtracting Parts of the Whole in Word Problems; Problems about Multiplying Fractions; Multiplying Decimals and Percents in Word Problems; Handling Percent Increases and Decreases in Word Problems; Part IV: Picturing and Measuring  Graphs, Measures, Stats, and Sets; Chapter 14: A Perfect Ten: Condensing Numbers with Scientific Notation; First Things First: Using Powers of Ten as Exponents
 Isbn
 9781118792056
 Label
 Basic Math and PreAlgebra For Dummies
 Title
 Basic Math and PreAlgebra For Dummies
 Language
 eng
 Summary
 Tips for simplifying tricky basic math and prealgebra operations. Whether you're a student preparing to take algebra or a parent who wants or needs to brush up on basic math, this fun, friendly guide has the tools you need to get in gear. From positive, negative, and whole numbers to fractions, decimals, and percents, you'll build necessary math skills to tackle more advanced topics, such as imaginary numbers, variables, and algebraic equations
 Cataloging source
 EBLCP
 http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
 Zegarelli, Mark
 Dewey number
 513.2
 Index
 no index present
 LC call number
 QA107.2
 Literary form
 non fiction
 Nature of contents
 dictionaries
 http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
 OverDrive, Inc
 Series statement
 For dummies
 http://library.link/vocab/subjectName

 Mathematics
 Arithmetic
 Algebra
 Label
 Basic Math and PreAlgebra For Dummies, (ebook)
 Note
 Working with Scientific Notation
 Carrier category
 online resource
 Carrier category code
 cr
 Carrier MARC source
 rdacarrier
 Content category
 text
 Content type code
 txt
 Content type MARC source
 rdacontent
 Contents

 At a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Getting Started with Basic Math and PreAlgebra; Chapter 1: Playing the Numbers Game; Inventing Numbers; Understanding Number Sequences; Looking at the Number Line; Four Important Sets of Numbers; Chapter 2: It's All in the Fingers: Numbers and Digits; Knowing Your Place Value; Close Enough for Rock 'n' Roll: Rounding and Estimating; Chapter 3: The Big Four: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division; Adding Things Up
 Take It Away: SubtractingMultiplying; Doing Division LicketySplit; Part II: Getting a Handle on Whole Numbers; Chapter 4: Putting the Big Four Operations to Work; Knowing Properties of the Big Four Operations; Doing Big Four Operations with Negative Numbers; Understanding Units; Understanding Inequalities; Moving beyond the Big Four: Exponents, Square Roots, and Absolute Value; Chapter 5: A Question of Values: Evaluating Arithmetic Expressions; Seeking Equality for All: Equations; Introducing Order of Operations; Chapter 6: Say What? Turning Words into Numbers
 Dispelling Two Myths about Word ProblemsSolving Basic Word Problems; Solving MoreComplex Word Problems; Chapter 7: Divisibility; Knowing the Divisibility Tricks; Identifying Prime and Composite Numbers; Chapter 8: Fabulous Factors and Marvelous Multiples; Knowing Six Ways to Say the Same Thing; Connecting Factors and Multiples; Finding Fabulous Factors; Making Marvelous Multiples; Part III: Parts of the Whole: Fractions, Decimals, and Percents; Chapter 9: Fooling with Fractions; Slicing a Cake into Fractions; Knowing the Fraction Facts of Life; Increasing and Reducing Terms of Fractions
 Converting between Improper Fractions and Mixed NumbersUnderstanding Crossmultiplication; Making Sense of Ratios and Proportions; Chapter 10: Parting Ways: Fractions and the Big Four Operations; Multiplying and Dividing Fractions; All Together Now: Adding Fractions; Taking It Away: Subtracting Fractions; Working Properly with Mixed Numbers; Chapter 11: Dallying with Decimals; Understanding Basic Decimal Stuff; Performing the Big Four with Decimals; Converting between Decimals and Fractions; Chapter 12: Playing with Percents; Making Sense of Percents; Dealing with Percents Greater than 100%
 Converting to and from Percents, Decimals, and FractionsSolving Percent Problems; Putting All the Percent Problems Together; Chapter 13: Word Problems with Fractions, Decimals, and Percents; Adding and Subtracting Parts of the Whole in Word Problems; Problems about Multiplying Fractions; Multiplying Decimals and Percents in Word Problems; Handling Percent Increases and Decreases in Word Problems; Part IV: Picturing and Measuring  Graphs, Measures, Stats, and Sets; Chapter 14: A Perfect Ten: Condensing Numbers with Scientific Notation; First Things First: Using Powers of Ten as Exponents
 Dimensions
 unknown
 Edition
 2nd ed.
 Extent
 1 online resource (387 pages).
 Form of item
 online
 Isbn
 9781118792056
 Media category
 computer
 Media MARC source
 rdamedia
 Media type code
 c
 Specific material designation
 remote
 System control number

 ocn869641981
 (OCoLC)869641981
 Label
 Basic Math and PreAlgebra For Dummies, (ebook)
 Note
 Working with Scientific Notation
 Carrier category
 online resource
 Carrier category code
 cr
 Carrier MARC source
 rdacarrier
 Content category
 text
 Content type code
 txt
 Content type MARC source
 rdacontent
 Contents

 At a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Getting Started with Basic Math and PreAlgebra; Chapter 1: Playing the Numbers Game; Inventing Numbers; Understanding Number Sequences; Looking at the Number Line; Four Important Sets of Numbers; Chapter 2: It's All in the Fingers: Numbers and Digits; Knowing Your Place Value; Close Enough for Rock 'n' Roll: Rounding and Estimating; Chapter 3: The Big Four: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division; Adding Things Up
 Take It Away: SubtractingMultiplying; Doing Division LicketySplit; Part II: Getting a Handle on Whole Numbers; Chapter 4: Putting the Big Four Operations to Work; Knowing Properties of the Big Four Operations; Doing Big Four Operations with Negative Numbers; Understanding Units; Understanding Inequalities; Moving beyond the Big Four: Exponents, Square Roots, and Absolute Value; Chapter 5: A Question of Values: Evaluating Arithmetic Expressions; Seeking Equality for All: Equations; Introducing Order of Operations; Chapter 6: Say What? Turning Words into Numbers
 Dispelling Two Myths about Word ProblemsSolving Basic Word Problems; Solving MoreComplex Word Problems; Chapter 7: Divisibility; Knowing the Divisibility Tricks; Identifying Prime and Composite Numbers; Chapter 8: Fabulous Factors and Marvelous Multiples; Knowing Six Ways to Say the Same Thing; Connecting Factors and Multiples; Finding Fabulous Factors; Making Marvelous Multiples; Part III: Parts of the Whole: Fractions, Decimals, and Percents; Chapter 9: Fooling with Fractions; Slicing a Cake into Fractions; Knowing the Fraction Facts of Life; Increasing and Reducing Terms of Fractions
 Converting between Improper Fractions and Mixed NumbersUnderstanding Crossmultiplication; Making Sense of Ratios and Proportions; Chapter 10: Parting Ways: Fractions and the Big Four Operations; Multiplying and Dividing Fractions; All Together Now: Adding Fractions; Taking It Away: Subtracting Fractions; Working Properly with Mixed Numbers; Chapter 11: Dallying with Decimals; Understanding Basic Decimal Stuff; Performing the Big Four with Decimals; Converting between Decimals and Fractions; Chapter 12: Playing with Percents; Making Sense of Percents; Dealing with Percents Greater than 100%
 Converting to and from Percents, Decimals, and FractionsSolving Percent Problems; Putting All the Percent Problems Together; Chapter 13: Word Problems with Fractions, Decimals, and Percents; Adding and Subtracting Parts of the Whole in Word Problems; Problems about Multiplying Fractions; Multiplying Decimals and Percents in Word Problems; Handling Percent Increases and Decreases in Word Problems; Part IV: Picturing and Measuring  Graphs, Measures, Stats, and Sets; Chapter 14: A Perfect Ten: Condensing Numbers with Scientific Notation; First Things First: Using Powers of Ten as Exponents
 Dimensions
 unknown
 Edition
 2nd ed.
 Extent
 1 online resource (387 pages).
 Form of item
 online
 Isbn
 9781118792056
 Media category
 computer
 Media MARC source
 rdamedia
 Media type code
 c
 Specific material designation
 remote
 System control number

 ocn869641981
 (OCoLC)869641981
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