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Description - Basic Maths Practice Problems For Dummies by Colin Beveridge

Learn to:

Master maths with more than 2,000 practice questions

Add, subtract, multiply and divide with confidence

Work with decimals, fractions and percentages

Size up weights and measures

Fun, friendly coaching and all the practice you need to tackle maths problems with confidence and ease

In his popular Basic Maths For Dummies, professional maths tutor Colin Beveridge proved that he could turn anyone even the most maths-phobic person into a natural-born number cruncher. In this book he supplies more of his unique brand of maths-made-easy coaching, plus 2,000 practice problems to help you master what you learn. Whether you're prepping for a numeracy test or an employability exam, thinking of returning to school, or you'd just like to be one of those know-it-alls who says, 'Oh, that's easy!' about any maths problem that comes your way, this book is for you.

Master basic arithmetic, fast in no time, solving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division problems will seem as easy as tying your shoes

Face down fractions you'll never again feel shy around fractions, decimals, percentages and ratios

Juggle weights and measures like a pro whether it's a question of how much it weighs, how long (or far) it is, or how much it costs, you'll never be at a loss for an answer

Make shapes your playthings circles, squares, triangles and rectangles you'll measure them, draw them and manipulate them with ease

Open the book and find:

2,000 pencil-and-paper practice problems

The keys to mastering addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

The lowdown on fractions, decimals and percentages

Basic geometry made easy

How to handle weights, measures and money problems

How to read charts, tables and graphs at a glance

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781118351628
ISBN-10: 1118351622
Format: Paperback / softback
(212mm x 149mm x 21mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 7-Sep-2012
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Colin Beveridge

Colin Beveridge holds a doctorate in mathematics from the University of St Andrews. He gave up a position as a researcher at Montana State University (working with NASA, among other projects) to become a full time maths tutor, helping adults, GCSE, A level and university students overcome their fear of maths  a position he finds far more enjoyable than real work.

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