Publisher description for Math you can really use : every day / David A. Herzog.


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Math You Can Really Use-Every Day skips mind-numbing theory and tiresome drills and gets right down to basic math that helps you do real-world stuff like figuring how much to tip, getting the best deals shopping, computing your gas mileage, and more. This is not your typical, dry math textbook. With a comfortable, easygoing approach, it:

Covers math you'll need for balancing your checkbook, choosing or managing credit cards, comparing options for mortgages, insurance, and investments, and more

Includes the basics on fractions, decimals, percentages, measurements, and geometric math

Clues you in on simple shortcuts

Includes examples plus pop quizzes with answers to help you solidify your understanding

Features tear-out guides you can take with you for tipping and converting measurements
Want to know how much 20% off is in dollars and cents? Want to figure out how much gas is going to cost for your road trip? This is the math book you'll really use!


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Mathematics -- Popular works.