Basic Math & Pre-Algebra For Dummies, 2nd Edition (2014)


Part I. Getting Started with Basic Math and Pre-Algebra

Chapter 1. Playing the Numbers Game

Chapter 2. It’s All in the Fingers: Numbers and Digits

Chapter 3. The Big Four: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division

Part II. Getting a Handle on Whole Numbers

Chapter 4. Putting the Big Four Operations to Work

Chapter 5. A Question of Values: Evaluating Arithmetic Expressions

Chapter 6. Say What? Turning Words into Numbers

Chapter 7. Divisibility

Chapter 8. Fabulous Factors and Marvelous Multiples

Part III. Parts of the Whole: Fractions, Decimals, and Percents

Chapter 9. Fooling with Fractions

Chapter 10. Parting Ways: Fractions and the Big Four Operations

Chapter 11. Dallying with Decimals

Chapter 12. Playing with Percents

Chapter 13. Word Problems with Fractions, Decimals, and Percents

Part IV. Picturing and Measuring - Graphs, Measures, Stats, and Sets

Chapter 14. A Perfect Ten: Condensing Numbers with Scientific Notation

Chapter 15. How Much Have You Got? Weights and Measures

Chapter 16. Picture This: Basic Geometry

Chapter 17. Seeing Is Believing: Graphing as a Visual Tool

Chapter 18. Solving Geometry and Measurement Word Problems

Chapter 19. Figuring Your Chances: Statistics and Probability

Chapter 20. Setting Things Up with Basic Set Theory

Part V. The X-Files: Introduction to Algebra

Chapter 21. Enter Mr. X: Algebra and Algebraic Expressions

Chapter 22. Unmasking Mr. X: Algebraic Equations

Chapter 23. Putting Mr. X to Work: Algebra Word Problems

Part VI. The Part of Tens

Chapter 24. Ten Little Math Demons That Trip People Up

Chapter 25. Ten Important Number Sets to Know