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The handy math answer book / Patricia Barnes-Svarney and Thomas E. Svarney.

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Summary:

What's the formula for changing intimidation to exhilaration? When it comes to math, it's The Handy Math Answer Book! In an engaging, easy-to-follow, question-and-answer format, everyday math concepts are tackled and explained in plain English (with a little help from numbers and formulas) to help enlighten you regardless of your comfort level with math.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 510 .B261h 2012 (Text) 37814003249969 YOUNG ADULT - NEW Book System_Only_3months 03/19/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781578593736 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xii, 514 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Canton, MI : Visible Ink Press, c2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The history of mathematics -- Mathematics throughout history -- Math basics -- Foundations of mathematics -- Algebra -- Geometry and trigonometry -- Mathematical analysis -- Applied mathematics -- Math in the physical sciences -- Math in the natural sciences -- Math in engineering -- Math in computing -- Everyday math -- Recreational math -- Mathematical resources.
Summary, etc.:
What's the formula for changing intimidation to exhilaration? When it comes to math, it's The Handy Math Answer Book! In an engaging, easy-to-follow, question-and-answer format, everyday math concepts are tackled and explained in plain English (with a little help from numbers and formulas) to help enlighten you regardless of your comfort level with math.
From its lone history (and hints of the future) to, how we use math in our evened ay lives, and from refreshers oh the basics of algebra, calculus, geometry, and trigonometry to clear and concise explanations of the numbers used daily in financial and market reports, weather forecasts, real-estate valuations, games, and measurements, The Handy Math Answer Book is your guide to the world of numbers. Within these pages you'll find explanations for paradoxes, theories, formulas and other mathematical fundamentals.
Bridging the gap between left- and right-brained thinking. The Handy Math Answer Book makes numbers approachable to all. Math can be daunting, but a little understanding can bring the joy of understanding our world closer to you
What are a googol and a googolplex?
What are some of the basic "building blocks" of geometry?
What is a percent?
What are some of the mathematics behind global warming?
How does the adult brain process fractions?
What is a computer "app"? Book jacket.
Subject: Mathematics > Miscellanea
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