Math Made a Bit Easier: Basic Math Explained in Plain English
by Larry Zafran
Publisher: CreateSpace 2009
Number of pages: 280
The book starts with a review of basic arithmetic, followed by basic operations, negative numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, and basic probability and statistics. This is the foundation of all math. The space devoted to each topic is proportional to how difficult most students find the topic, as well as how important the topic is in preparation for later math studies. The material is explained conversationally and in plain English.
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