# Idiot's Guides: Basic Math and Pre-Algebra

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When not used on a daily basis, basic math concepts are difficult to recall and use. When people plan to return to school, they must take entrance and placement exams with a significant math portion. Idiot's Guides: Basic Math and Pre-Algebra helps readers get back up to speed and relearn the primary concepts of mathematics, geometry, and pre-algebra so that they can pass entrance exams, such as the GED, ASVAB, and Praxis, as well as remedial math courses. Ideal for both students and parents, Idiot's Guides: Basic Math and Pre-Algebra will include a workbook component with practice problems to help reinforce the math concepts. In this book, readers get: - An introduction to positive and negative numbers and place values - A solid review of the four basic math operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division - Step-by-step guidance on how to understand and solve word problems - An explanation of the concepts of factors and multiples - Help in working with fractions, decimals, and percents - The basics of geometry - Weights, measures, and other practical applications of mathematics - How to create and interpret mathematical graphs - A grounding in statistics and probability - An introduction to algebraic concepts and problems, including expressions and equations24 Part 1: The World of Numbers Basic Multiplication Facts I: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 3 9 1 l 2 5 4 5 6 7 8 9 2 2 4 6 8 10 l2 l4 16 18 3 5 6 9 12 15 18 21 24 27 4 4 8 12 16 20 24 28 32 36 5 5 10 15 20 25 50 35 40 45 6 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 2 7 14 21anbsp;...

 Title : Idiot's Guides: Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Author : Carolyn Wheater Publisher : Penguin - 2014-08-05