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Basic Math & Pre-Algebra For Dummies

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Basic Math & Pre-Algebra For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119293637) was previously published as Basic Math & Pre-Algebra For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781118791981). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product. Tips for simplifying tricky basic math and pre-algebra 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. * Explanations and practical examples that mirror today's teaching methods * Relevant cultural vernacular and references *Standard For Dummiesmaterials that match the current standard and design Basic Math & Pre-Algebra For Dummies takes the intimidation out of tricky operations and helps you get ready for algebra!

Product code: 9781119293637

ISBN 9781119293637
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H234xW189xS21
No. Of Pages 384
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Edition 2nd Edition
Basic Math Dummies, 2nd Edition, updates our lineup of successful relatedFor Dummiesmath titles at the pre-algebra level, which include (units via BookScan sell through data): Basic Math (RTD: 62,361 [released Oct-07]) Basic Math (RTD: 42,080 [released Sep-08]) Pre-Algebra Essentials For Dummies(RTD: 6,411 [released May-10]) Since 2007, For Dummies titles on Basic Math s education. To help close the gap and prepare children for testing, parents often need to help their school-aged children study, brush up, or practice.Basic Math Edition will be a valuable resource for parents to confidently help their school-aged children prepare for common core exams. Of all who embark on higher education, only 58 percent end up with bachelors degrees. The main impediment to graduation: freshman math. The depressing conclusion of a faculty report: failing math at all levels affects retention more than any other academic factor. A national sample of transcripts found mathematics had twice as many Fs and Ds compared as other subjects.-Andrew Hacker, Professor at The City University of New York In the growing global marketplace, students will need to excel in both math and science to compete internationally as engineers, scientists, physicians, and creative entrepreneurs. Yet, in an assessment by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, 15-year-olds in the U.S. placed 25th out of 30 countries in math performance (StudentsFirst).