Master the fundamentals first for a smoother ride through math Basic Math & Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies is your ticket to finally getting a handle on math Designed to help you strengthen your weak spots and pinpoint problem areas, this book provides hundreds of practice problems to help you get over the hump. Each section includes a brief review of key concepts and full explanations for every practice problem, so you'll always know exactly where you went wrong. The companion website gives you access to quizzes for each chapter, so you can test your understanding and identify your sticking points before moving on to the next topic. You'll brush up on the rules of basic operations, and then learn what to do when the numbers just won't behave--negative numbers, inequalities, algebraic expressions, scientific notation, and other tricky situations will become second nature as you refresh what you know and learn what you missed. Each math class you take builds on the ones that came before; if you got lost somewhere around fractions, you'll have a difficult time keeping up in Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Calculus--so don't fall behind This book provides plenty of practice and patient guidance to help you slay the math monster once and for all. Make sense of fractions, decimals, and percentages Learn how to handle inequalities, exponents, square roots, and absolute values Simplify expressions and solve simple algebraic equations Find your way around a triangle, circle, trapezoid, and more Once you get comfortable with the rules and operations, math takes on a whole new dimension. Curiosity replaces anxiety, and problems start feeling like puzzles rather than hurdles. All it takes is practice. Basic Math & Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies is your ultimate math coach, with hundreds of guided practice practice problems to help you break through the math barrier.
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Find FREE quizzes for every chapter online Make sense of fractions and percentages Tackle square roots and absolute values Demystify math with this guided workbook Math anxiety really is a thing. Cure it with these clear explanations and practice problems that will help you pinpoint trouble areas and strengthen weak spots. This primer helps you study the concepts, work the problems, and review the answers, step by step. With help from this guide, you'll find you can march fearlessly into the wilds of fractions, decimals, algebraic equations, and other topics with ease. Inside... Demystify geometry and algebra Work with the powers of ten Handle factors and multiples Explore expressions and exponents Learn scientific notation and equations Test yourself with online quizzes FREE 1-year access to chapter quizzes online!