From fractions and decimal numbers to algebra and trigonometry, this author provides a complete package for learning introductory mathematics, providing not only a learning tool, but a resource. Basic theory is presented in intuitive form, supported by worked-out examples, and mathematics is given purpose in a wide variety of applications, demonstrating to students why mathematics is a valuable tool for their particular careers.
- Paperback | 208 pages
- 200.66 x 251.46 x 17.78mm | 521.63g
- 01 Jul 1995
- Pearson Education Limited
- Harlow, United Kingdom
Table of contents
Fractions. Representing Fractions. Adding Fractions. Subtracting Fractions. Multiplying Fractions. Dividing Fractions. Cancelling Fractions. Decimal Numbers. Counting Decimal. The Decimal Point. Calculating in Decimal. Positive and Negative Numbers. Expressing Positive and Negative Numbers. Adding Positive and Negative Numbers. Subtracting Positive and Negative Numbers. Multiplying Positive and Negative Numbers. Dividing Positive and Negative Numbers. Dealing with Strings of Positive and Negative Numbers. Exponents and the Metric System. Raising a Base Number to a Higher Power. Powers of Ten. The Metric System. Algebra, Equations and Formulas. The Basics of Algebra. Transposition. Substitution. Trigonometry. The 3,4,5 Right Angle Triangle. Opposite, Adjacent, Hypotenuse and Theta.