Easy Way Series: E-Z Math

Editor/Author Prindle, Anthony and Prindle, Katie
Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-76-414132-4
Category: Mathematics & Statistics - Mathematics
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

E-Z Math reviews whole numbers, fractions, percentages, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, word problems, probability, and statistics.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • How to Study
  • Special Study Hints for Mathematics
  • Reading in Mathematics
  • The Tests
  • Diagnostic Test
  • Diagnostic Test - General Mathematical Ability
  • Answers and Explanations
  • Evaluating Yourself
  • 1 Whole Numbers
  • Pretest-Whole Numbers
  • 1.1 Operations
  • 1.2 Factorization and Divisibility
  • 1.3 Rounding Off
  • Trial Test-Whole Numbers
  • 2 Fractions
  • Pretest-Fractions
  • 2.1 Inverse Operations
  • 2.2 Meanings of “Fraction”
  • 2.3 Multiplication of Fractions and Lowest Terms
  • 2.4 Mixed Numbers
  • 2.5 Multiplication Shortcuts-Cancellation
  • 2.6 Division of Fractions
  • 2.7 Addition of Fractions
  • 2.8 Subtraction of Fractions
  • Trial Test-Fractions
  • 3 Decimals
  • Pretest-Decimals
  • 3.1 Meaning of “Decimal”
  • 3.2 Multiplying and Dividing Decimals by Powers of Ten
  • 3.3 Rounding Off Decimals
  • 3.4 Adding Decimals
  • 3.5 Subtracting Decimals
  • 3.6 Multiplying Decimals
  • 3.7 Dividing Decimals
  • 3.8 Converting a Fraction to a Decimal
  • Trial Test-Decimals
  • 4 Percent
  • Pretest-Percent
  • 4.1 Meaning of “Percent”
  • 4.2 Changing Percent to a Workable Form
  • 4.3 Changing Decimals or Fractions to Percents
  • 4.4 Arithmetic Problems Using Percent
  • Trial Test-Percent
  • 5 Beginning Algebra
  • Pretest-Beginning Algebra
  • 5.1 Variables
  • 5.2 Operations
  • 5.3 Equations
  • 5.4 Signed Numbers and Integers
  • 5.5 Operations with Signed Numbers and Integers
  • 5.6 Using Signed Numbers in Equations
  • 5.7 Algebraic Expressions
  • 5.8 Adding Algebraic Expressions
  • 5.9 Multiplying Algebraic Expressions
  • 5.10 Division of One Algebraic Expression by Another
  • 5.11 Parentheses
  • 5.12 Evaluating Algebraic Expressions
  • Trial Test-Beginning Algebra
  • 6 Factoring in Algebra
  • Pretest-Factoring
  • 6.1 Factoring
  • 6.2 Finding the Common Factor
  • 6.3 Factoring the Difference of Two Squares
  • 6.4 Factoring Trinomials of the Form: ax2 + bx + c
  • 6.5 Complete Factoring
  • Trial Test-Factoring
  • 7 Algebra-More on Equations
  • Pretest-More on Equations
  • 7.1 Simultaneous Equations
  • 7.2 Quadratic Equations
  • 7.3 Inequalities
  • 7.4 Graphs of Equations
  • 7.5 Slope of a Line
  • 7.6 Number Sequences
  • Trial Test-More on Equations
  • 8 Geometry
  • Pretest-Geometry
  • 8.1 Angles
  • 8.2 Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
  • 8.3 Triangles
  • 8.4 The Sum of the Angles of a Triangle
  • 8.5 Special Lines in a Triangle
  • 8.6 Congruent Triangles and Similar Triangles
  • 8.7 Perimeter and Area
  • 8.8 Circles
  • 8.9 Solid Geometry
  • 8.10 Table of Formulas
  • 8.11 Metric Measurement
  • Trial Test-Geometry
  • 9 Right Triangle Trigonometry
  • Pretest-Right Triangle Trigonometry
  • 9.1 Trigonometry of the Right Triangle
  • 9.2 Naming Sides of a Right Triangle
  • 9.3 Trigonometric Ratios
  • 9.4 Finding Trigonometric Ratios with a Calculator
  • 9.5 Applications of the Sine, Cosine, and Tangent Ratios
  • Trial Test-Right Triangle Trigonometry
  • 10 Tables and Graphs
  • Pretest-Tables and Graphs
  • 10.1 Reading and Using a Table
  • 10.2 Bar Graphs
  • 10.3 Line Graphs
  • 10.4 Circle Graphs
  • Trial Test-Tables and Graphs
  • 11 Word Problems
  • Pretest-Word Problems
  • Reading a Word Problem
  • Trial Test-Word Problems
  • 12 Probability
  • Pretest-Probability
  • 12.1 Probability-The Study of Chance
  • 12.2 Compound Events
  • 12.3 Probabilities and Compound Events
  • 12.4 Permutations
  • Trial Test-Probability
  • 13 Statistics
  • 13.1 Measures of Central Tendency
  • 13.2 Organizing and Displaying Data
  • Trial Test-Statistics
  • Practice Test
  • General Mathematical Ability
  • Answers and Explanations
  • Evaluating Yourself
  • Solutions