Schoenborn
ISBN:
9781118453308
Paperback
288 pages
May 2013
This is an out of stock title.
Learn to:  Get the skills you need to tackle everyday math problems
 Know which math to use when shopping, driving, and investing
 Brush up on basic math skills and concepts
Brush up on the math skills you need in your everyday life Need to sharpen your math skills to handle everyday encounters, like calculating restaurant tips, understanding interest rates, and figuring out percentages and odds? Packed with realworld examples, Math For Real Life For Dummies gives you plainEnglish explanations of the simple math formulas and operations you're likely to encounter in the workplace, the kitchen, and even when playing games.  Brush up on the basics — get basic math from counting and simple arithmetic to broader concepts like statistics
 Math to the rescue — discover how to do the calculations that spring up while shopping, cooking, dining out, trying to lose weight, and more
 Manage money with math — get a handle on the general principles, specialized terms, and strategies to create a budget, better manage your bank account and check register, avoid credit card debt, and invest more wisely
 Room for improvement —see calculations you can do in your head and games you can play to build your math skills and sharpen your critical thinking
Open the book and find:  Math tricks that help you perform quick calculations in your head
 Ways to apply math formulas and principles to craft, home improvement, and yard projects
 How to make conversions, understand statistics, calculate odds, use percentages, and more
 Math solutions for daytoday activities such as cooking, dining out, shopping, and banking
 Ten games that build math skills

