Painless Algebra

Author: Lynette Long
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9781438083155
Release Date: 2011-09-27
Genre: Mathematics

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Painless Pre Algebra

Author: Amy Stahl
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
ISBN: 0764145886
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Mathematics

Presents a guide to pre-algebra using word problems and number puzzles, and includes easy-to-utilize methods for solving equations and examples of using pre-algebra in everyday life.

Painless Geometry

Author: Lynette Long
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series
ISBN: 1438010397
Release Date: 2018-09-01
Genre: Mathematics

The thought of solving theorems or postulates leaves some students quivering in their boots. . . but not anymore! This must-have guide takes the pain out of learning geometry once and for all. The author demonstrates how solving geometric problems amounts to fitting parts together to solve interesting puzzles. Students discover relationships that exist between parallel and perpendicular lines; analyze the characteristics of distinct shapes such as circles, quadrilaterals, and triangles; and learn how geometric principles can solve real-world problems. Like all titles in Barron's Painless Series, this book presents informal, student-friendly approaches to learning geometry, emphasizing interesting details, outlining potential pitfalls step by step, offering "Brain Tickler" quizzes, and more.

Painless Math Word Problems

Author: Marcie Abramson
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0764143352
Release Date: 2010-03
Genre: Mathematics

Discusses strategies for solving math problems involving whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios, proportions, percentages, statistics, probablility, geometry, and algebraic equations, and offers practice problems and internet ideas.

Painless Grammar

Author: Rebecca Elliott
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781438068251
Release Date: 2016-04-19
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Combines instruction in sentence structure with examination of amusing expressions, and gives tips on email communication, editing a school paper, and more. Titles in Barron’s extensive Painless Series cover a wide range of subjects, as they are taught at middle school and high school levels. Perfect for supporting Common Core Standards, these books are written for students who find the subjects somewhat confusing, or just need a little extra help. Most of these books take a lighthearted, humorous approach to their subjects, and offer fun exercises including puzzles, games, and challenging “Brain Tickler” problems to solve. Bonus Online Component: includes additional games to challenge students, including Beat the Clock, a line match game, and a word scramble.

Painless American History

Author: Curt Lader
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0764106201
Release Date: 1999-10
Genre: History

With a narrative style designed for students, this study guide covers major events in American history from ancient times to the present, with timelines and ideas for Internet projects

Painless Writing

Author: Jeffrey Strausser
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series
ISBN: 1438007841
Release Date: 2016-04-15
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Learn how to express your thoughts clearly, enliven your writing with vivid images, avoid the dull passive voice, and more. Titles in Barron’s extensive Painless Series cover a wide range of subjects, as they are taught at middle school and high school levels. Perfect for supporting Common Core Standards, these books are written for students who find the subjects somewhat confusing, or just need a little extra help. Most of these books take a lighthearted, humorous approach to their subjects, and offer fun exercises including puzzles, games, and challenging “Brain Tickler” problems to solve. Bonus Online Component: includes additional games to challenge students, including Beat the Clock, a line match game, and a word scramble.

Painless Fractions

Author: Alyece Cummings
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series
ISBN: 1438000006
Release Date: 2012-05-01
Genre: Mathematics

This book shows students how to play many different fascinating numbers games, such as Dazzling Division of fractions, which makes numbers grow larger when they are divided! Painless Fractions is filled with intriguing “Brain Ticklers” and complemented with humorous illustrations. Titles in Barron’s extensive Painless Series cover most subjects taught on middle school and high school levels, and are written for students who find the subjects unusually difficult and confusing—or in some cases, just plain boring. Painless Series authors, all of them experienced educators, are experts at clearing up aspects of their subjects that students are likely to find confusing. These books also perk up students’ interest by emphasizing the attention-catching ways in which the subjects can be put to practical use. Most Painless Series titles take a light-hearted approach to their subjects, and all of them present fun-to-solve challenges with puzzles, games, and “Brain Tickler” problems. Although Painless Series titles are written primarily for middle school and high school students, older students and adults who need to refresh their skills will also find these books extremely helpful. NEW BONUS FEATURE: Printed inside each new title is a code that gives kids FREE access to subject-related apps. They’re arcade games themed to match each book’s Painless subject. The apps can be downloaded on any iPhone, iTouch, iPad, or Android device.

Painless Chemistry

Author: Loris Chen
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series
ISBN: 143800771X
Release Date: 2016-07-01
Genre: Science

Taking Chemistry doesn’t have to be painful! With this guide, students will see how the Periodic Table of Elements offers the key to understanding chemistry, discover many of nature’s surprises, explore atomic theory, chemical bonding, the structure of molecules, and more. Titles in Barron’s extensive Painless Series cover a wide range of subjects taught at middle school and high school levels. Perfect for supporting state standards, these books are written for students who find the subjects somewhat confusing, or just need a little extra help. The authors’ main goal is to clear up confusion and pique interest by emphasizing the intriguing and often exciting ways in which students can put each subject to practical use. Most of these books take a lighthearted, humorous approach to their subjects, and offer fun exercises including puzzles, games, and challenging “Brain Tickler” problems to solve. Bonus Online Component: includes additional games to challenge students, including Beat the Clock, a line match game, and a word scramble.

Painless Vocabulary

Author: Michael Greenberg
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series
ISBN: 1438007787
Release Date: 2016-07-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This fun-filled guide to learning vocabulary replaces the fear with fun! Students will learn the meanings of new words by seeing them used in amusing contexts, find examples of vocabulary for modern technology, learn Greek and Latin word roots, track progress with challenging games, and more. Titles in Barron’s extensive Painless Series cover a wide range of subjects taught at middle school and high school levels. Perfect for supporting state standards, these books are written for students who find the subjects somewhat confusing, or just need a little extra help. The authors’ main goal is to clear up confusion and pique interest by emphasizing the intriguing and often exciting ways in which students can put each subject to practical use. Most of these books take a lighthearted, humorous approach to their subjects, and offer fun exercises including puzzles, games, and challenging “Brain Tickler” problems to solve. Bonus Online Component: includes additional games to challenge students, including Beat the Clock, a line match game, and a word scramble. Includes a new appendix.

Painless Earth Science

Author: Edward J. Denecke
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series
ISBN: 0764146017
Release Date: 2011-08-01
Genre: Science

Titles in Barron's extensive Painless Series cover a wide range of subjects as they are taught on middle school and high school levels. Perfect for supporting state standards, these books are written for students who find the subjects unusually difficult and confusing--or in many cases, just plain boring, and may need a little extra help. Barron's Painless Series authors' main goal is to clear up students' confusion and perk up their interest by emphasizing the intriguing and often exciting ways in which they can put each subject to practical use. Most of these books take a light-hearted approach to their subjects, often employing humor, and always presenting fun-learning exercises that include puzzles, games, and challenging "Brain Tickler" problems to solve. This title describes the exciting revolution in our understanding of Earth's processes and changes, focusing on movement of tectonic plates, earthquakes, volcanoes, and much more.

Painless Study Techniques

Author: Michael Greenberg
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0764140590
Release Date: 2009-03
Genre: Education

Suggests ways to stop procrastinating and advice on how to approach such difficult subjects as foreign language textbooks and essay exams.

Kiss My Math

Author: Danica McKellar
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1594630496
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

The television actress and mathematics guru author of Math Doesn't Suck presents a pre-algebra primer for seventh- to ninth-graders, in an accessible reference that shares time-saving tricks, real-world examples, and detailed practice problems. 100,000 first printing.

Painless Biology

Author: Joyce Barry
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0764141724
Release Date: 2009-02
Genre: Science

Presents an introduction to life science, including how to classify living organisms, identify the parts of a plant, and the ecology of animals in their environments.

Painless Junior Math

Author: Margery Masters
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0764134507
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Education

Young students learn to comprehend the many uses of numbers as they engage in number games and fun-to-solve puzzles. Starting with counting, they advance to arithmetic, fractions, decimals, and the different ways of measuring. Teachers in grades 3 and 4 will appreciate the new Painless Junior Series of classroom helpers. Designed to resemble titles in Barron's Painless Series-- which are used in middle school and high school classrooms--the Painless Junior books feature larger page sizes, amusing illustrations, games, puzzles, and an approach to their subjects that reflects third- and fourth-grade curricula. Their purpose is to inject an element of enjoyment into subjects that many younger students find either boring or mystifying. Kids' understanding will improve as they have fun learning.