Item description for All the Math You'll Ever Need: A Self-Teaching Guide (Wiley Self-Teaching Guides) by Steve Slavin...
Overview Completely updated and redesigned to be upbeat, encouraging, and non-intimidating--topics cover the basics needed in everyday life, such as multiplication and division, discounts, and interest rates.
Publishers Description 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.
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STEVE SLAVIN, Ph.D., is a professor of economics at Union County College in Cranford, New Jersey. He is the author of several textbooks and self-teaching guides, including Quick Business Math, Math for Your First and Second Grader, and Economics (all from Wiley).
Steve Slavin currently resides in Brooklyn, in the state of New York. Steve Slavin has an academic affiliation as follows - Union County College, Cranford, New Jersey.
Reviews - What do customers think about All the Math You'll Ever Need: A Self-Teaching Guide (Wiley Self-Teaching Guides)?
THIS IS ONE AWESOME BOOK !!! Feb 21, 2008
This Math book is one of the best ever !!! Simple examples , Simple explanations ! This book makes Math fun .
helpful Dec 8, 2007
Hard to follow at first. Helped me pass the nursing entrance exam, after being out of school for 20 years.
Excellent review book for everyday Math Nov 17, 2007
I was about to take a test for a state job when I took a practice test and realized I had forgotten the formula's for my Math..I got this book and within a few days I was up to speed..It is an excellent way to refresh your Math knowledge..I found the book easy to read and the solutions to the Math problems were fully explained in an easy to understand way..I had been out of school for quite a while and this book helped me to do very well on my test..Thank you Math made easy :)
All the Math You'll Ever Need Apr 10, 2007
Excellent book except that it doen't teach how to calculate loans and mortgages.
All The Math You Will Ever Need. Jan 12, 2007
I am not even halfway through this book and have learned a lot. Math is and has always been my worst subject. I know more now than I have ever known about math. I'm sure by the time I am done with this book I will still be a satisfied customer.