All the Math You ll Ever Need

Author: Steve Slavin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471674023
Release Date: 1999-03-29
Genre: Mathematics

A sharp mind, like a healthy body, is subject to the same rule of nature: Use it or lose it Need a calculator just to work out a 15 percent service charge? Not exactly sure how to get the calculator to give you the figure you need? Turn to this revised and updated edition of All the Math You'll Ever Need, the friendliest, funniest, and easiest workout program around. In no time, you'll have total command of all the powerful mathematical tools needed to make numbers work for you. In a dollars-and-cents, bottom-line world, where numbers influence everything, none of us can afford to let our math skills atrophy. This step-by-step personal math trainer: Refreshes practical math skills for your personal and professional needs, with examples based on everyday situations. Offers straightforward techniques for working with decimals and fractions. Demonstrates simple ways to figure discounts, calculate mortgage interest rates, and work out time, rate, and distance problems. Contains no complex formulas and no unnecessary technical terms.

Geometry

Author: Steve Slavin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471680192
Release Date: 2004-10-28
Genre: Mathematics

Learn geometry at your own pace What are congruent circles? How do you find the hypotenuse of a triangle? What is the sum of the angles in a decagon? How can you apply geometric equations to your daily life? With the unbeatable study companion Geometry: A Self-Teaching Guide, you'll discover the answers to these questions and many more. This thorough primer presents an easy-to-follow, proven method for grasping the key concepts of geometry. You'll progress step by step through plane, solid, and analytic geometry and then move on to geometric applications for calculus. You'll build your problem-solving skills along the way through detailed examples, reviews, exercises, and answer explanations. The clearly structured format of Geometry makes it fully accessible, providing an easily understood, comprehensive overview for everyone from high school students to adult learners to math mavens. Like all Self-Teaching Guides, Geometry allows you to build gradually on what you have learned-at your own pace. Questions and self-tests reinforce the information in each chapter and allow you to skip ahead or focus on specific areas of concern. Packed with useful, up-to-date information, this clear, concise volume is a valuable learning tool and reference source for anyone who wants to improve his or her understanding of basic geometry.

Chances are

Author: Stephen L. Slavin
Publisher:
ISBN: 1568331088
Release Date: 1998-08-25
Genre: Business & Economics

A refresher course in statistics offers exercises and drills for improving weak areas, and covers charts, graphs, mean, median, mode, range, frequency distribution, percents, percentiles, standard deviation, and probability

Practical Algebra

Author: Peter H. Selby
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471530123
Release Date: 1991-02-28
Genre: Mathematics

Practical Algebra If you studied algebra years ago and now need a refresher course in order to use algebraic principles on the job, or if you're a student who needs an introduction to the subject, here's the perfect book for you. Practical Algebra is an easy and fun-to-use workout program that quickly puts you in command of all the basic concepts and tools of algebra. With the aid of practical, real-life examples and applications, you'll learn: * The basic approach and application of algebra to problem solving * The number system (in a much broader way than you have known it from arithmetic) * Monomials and polynomials; factoring algebraic expressions; how to handle algebraic fractions; exponents, roots, and radicals; linear and fractional equations * Functions and graphs; quadratic equations; inequalities; ratio, proportion, and variation; how to solve word problems, and more Authors Peter Selby and Steve Slavin emphasize practical algebra throughout by providing you with techniques for solving problems in a wide range of disciplines--from engineering, biology, chemistry, and the physical sciences, to psychology and even sociology and business administration. Step by step, Practical Algebra shows you how to solve algebraic problems in each of these areas, then allows you to tackle similar problems on your own, at your own pace. Self-tests are provided at the end of each chapter so you can measure your mastery.

Quick Business Math

Author: Steve Slavin
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471116890
Release Date: 1995-08-22
Genre: Business & Economics

The fast, easy way to build your math power Quick Business Math Steve Slavin's step-by-step approach offers: * Quick ways to do all kinds of business-math problems, including basic arithmetic, algebra, percentages, and conversions * Specific, real-life applications such as figuring discounts, calculating simple and compound interest, reading balance sheets and income statements, and preparing graphs and charts * Frequent quizzes that help you check your progress * A complete glossary of business-math terms Quick Business Math is also packed with practice problems and examples drawn from real-life business situations. It's the fastest, easiest way to gain the skills you need.

Precalculus

Author: Steve Slavin
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
ISBN: 1620456214
Release Date: 2001-01
Genre: Mathematics

The fastest, easiest way to master precalculus . . . by doing it! Do logarithmic functions throw you for a loop? Does the challenge of finding an inverse function leave you overwhelmed? Does the Law of Cosines make you feel clueless? With this helpful, easy-to-follow guide, you will gain total command of these precalc concepts-and many more-in no time at all. Precalculus: A Self-Teaching Guide includes an algebra review and complete coverage of exponential functions, log functions, and trigonometry. Whether you are studying precalculus for the first time, want to refresh your memory, or need a little help for a course, this clear, interactive primer will provide you with the skills you need. Precalculus offers a proven self-teaching approach that lets you work at your own pace-and the frequent self-tests and exercises reinforce what you've learned. Turn to this one-of-a-kind teaching tool and, before you know it, you'll be solving problems like a mathematician!

Quick Algebra Review

Author: Peter H. Selby
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471578436
Release Date: 1993-02-22
Genre: Mathematics

The fastest, easiest way to brush up on your algebra! Quick Algebra Review Need to hone your algebra skills? This bestselling review course in intermediate algebra gives you all the concepts, procedures, and problem-solving methods you need to succeed. * Each chapter begins with an easy-to-use chart that zeroes in on your problem areas. Now you can avoid wasting hours rehashing familiar concepts. * Every key algebraic concept is covered thoroughly--including positive and negative numbers, fractions, rational numbers, factoring, linear equations, quadratic equations, and word problems. * Hundreds of questions, answers, review problems, and quizzes help you to test your progress every step of the way. Now updated and revised to be even more relevant and accessible than ever, Quick Algebra Review is packed with practical examples drawn from real-life situations. Cover Design: Donald Munson

Wiley Pathways Business Math

Author: Steve Slavin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470007198
Release Date: 2006-11-17
Genre: Business & Economics

You can get there Where do you want to go? You might already be working in a business setting. You may be looking to expand your skills. Or, you might be setting out on a new career path. Wherever you want to go, Business Math will help you get there. Easy-to-read, practical, and up-to-date, this text not only helps you learn fundamental mathematical concepts needed for business, it also helps you master the core competencies and skills you need to succeed in the classroom and beyond. The book's brief, modular format and variety of built-in learning resources enable you to learn at your own pace and focus your studies. With this book, you will be able to: * Understand the business uses of percent calculations. * Solve business problems using algebraic equations. * Learn why stores markup and markdown their inventory. * Calculate different types of discounts. * Examine different banking options. * Compare personal, sales, and property taxes and the implications of taxing income, property, and retail sales. * Calculate simple and compound interest and learn how each affects the future value of money. * Explore the uses of promissory notes, mortgages, and credit cards and how to calculate the cost of each. * Learn different ways to determine the loss of value of business property and equipment, and the effect of depreciation on taxes. * Examine financial statements and learn how to read the income statement and the balance sheet. * Learn how to calculate the mean, median, mode, and range of data. Wiley Pathways helps you achieve your goals When it comes to learning about business, not everyone is on the same path. But everyone wants to succeed. The new Wiley Pathways series in Business helps you achieve your goals with its brief, inviting format, clear language, and focus on core competencies and skills. The books in this series--Finance, Business Communication, Marketing, Business Math, and Real Estate--offer a coordinated curriculum for learning business. Learn more at www.wiley.com/go/pathways.

Your Intelligence Makeover

Author: Edward F. Droge
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743274741
Release Date: 2005-09-07
Genre: Self-Help

Have you ever wished you could give your mind an upgrade, just as you can give one to your computer, car, kitchen, or wardrobe? Or that you could remember all-important phone numbers or shopping lists without fumbling with multiple slips of paper? Or speed-read or do lightning-fast everyday math calculations? Or that you could be a Renaissance man or woman and dazzle your friends at dinner with your mastery of dates and facts, artists and albums, presidents and policies? Now there is a way to give yourself this intellectual attention and improvement: With Your Intelligence Makeover you'll enjoy a makeover that is more than just skin deep. With this book's three-week master plan, you'll learn the skills you need to nip and tuck your own knowledge -- you'll double or triple your reading speed and dramatically improve your memory. Then you'll have access to a wide body of information to kick it up a notch and rise to a higher intellectual plane. Whether you want to start a new career, complete your education, brush up your cultural literacy, increase your knowledge of a favorite subject, or simply chat up friends, family, and associates with a fascinating array of anecdotes, you can use the easy-to-learn secrets of education specialist Dr. Edward F. Droge, Jr., to launch new chapters in your own life. A former New York City police officer who went to Yale in his thirties as an undergraduate and then on to Harvard to earn a master's and a doctorate, Dr. Droge reveals the "Super Tools," which he developed to fuel his own success, to help you create your unique, personalized makeover plan. Take the entertaining self-assessment quizzes to find the areas in which you need to brush up and then use the Super Tools to immerse yourself in virtually any subject. Filled with mind-expanding sidebars and a vast reservoir of resources for learning in multiple subject areas (including History, Literature, Grammar, Math, Art, Science, Sports, Music, and much more), Your Intelligence Makeover promises to put you on the right track to tapping the limitless power of your intelligence for satisfaction and gain.

Math Amazements

Author: Pamela Marx
Publisher: Good Year Books
ISBN: 9781596470712
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Education

Presents thirty-five sets of activities that explore mathematics, from geometry and logic to symmetry and number properties.

Interpreting graphs and tables

Author: Peter H. Selby
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: STANFORD:36105030279306
Release Date: 1976
Genre: Mathematics

"Now you can teach yourself how to interpret the major types of graphs and tables and extract the most useful information from them. You'll find out how to handle and arrange raw data, tabulate and analyze data, and develop graphic formats for data presentation. And you'll learn how to recognize trends and relationships among data, read values form a wide variety of standard and special types of charts, and derive conclusions on the significance of data patterns. You need no special math background to have success with this guide." --Back cover.

Quick Vocabulary Power

Author: Jack S. Romine
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471050083
Release Date: 1995-12-08
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

If you're ready to expand your word power, this book is for you. You'll learn practical shortcuts and techniques for understanding and using more words. You'll discover how combining Greek and Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes makes learning both fast and fun. You'll be able to remember the meanings of many more words -- without memorizing endless lists. With Quick Vocabulary Power, you can: * Work at your own pace * See words in context, so that meanings are clear and easy to grasp * Learn the precise differences between words that are commonly confused * Practice and chart your progress with frequent self-tests This informative, easy-to-use guide is a completely revised and updated edition of the classic Vocabulary for Adults, which helped tens of thousands of people improve their communication skills.

Increase Your Puzzle IQ

Author: Marcel Danesi
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: UOM:39076001850713
Release Date: 1997-04-11
Genre: Games

Teaches the basic principles used to solve ten common types of puzzles, and includes 105 practice problems and their solutions

Macroeconomics

Author: Stephen L. Slavin
Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
ISBN: 0072374128
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Business & Economics

Steve Slavin’s lively and comprehensive student-friendly, step-by-step approach, coupled with its low price and built-in Study Guide are very attractive to adopters. Instructors and students like the author’s humorous anecdotes, direct language, and easy conversational style. The text encourages active learning. With the help of over 15 reviewers, this new edition is not only more streamlined and up-to-date but also introduces global perspectives to many discussions early on and throughout the text. The author discusses the impact of technology and e-business on the recent economic expansion. A new interior design reflects the contemporary flavor that this traditional text now possesses.