Merriam-Webster's Guide to Everyday Math: A Home and Business Reference

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Merriam-Webster, 1998 - 373 σελίδες
Step-by-step instructions for solving common math problems. Perfect for the office or home.
- Practical answers to a range of questions from percentages, loans, and balance sheets to lumber dimensions and baseball stats
- Features a quick-reference guide to formulas and conversions
- Includes interesting sidebars and anecdotes

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Numbers and Calculating
1
Fractions Decimals Percents
2
Rounding Off
20
Number Sequences
22
Infinity and Infinitesimal
26
The Vocabulary of Arithmetic
27
Arithmetic Operations
29
Exponents and Roots
41
Astronomical Distances
176
Sound
181
Probability Gambling and Statistics
188
Probability
189
Counting Methods
195
Odds and Mathematical Expectation
209
Casino Games and Parimutuel Betting
213
Statistics
238

Logarithms
45
Factorials
51
Order of Operations
52
Scientific Notation
54
Calculator Calculation
57
Algebra Geometry and Trigonometry
61
Coordinate Geometry
67
Classical Geometry
74
Area and Volume of Geometric Figures
81
Ratio and Proportion
85
Trigonometry
102
A Glance at Calculus
112
Everyday Mathematics
114
Energy Sources
123
Construction
129
Automobiles
140
The Physical World
151
Weather and the Environment
153
Time
157
Geography Navigation and Travel
163
Correlation
251
The Misuse of Statistics
253
Baseball Statistics
254
Business and Personal Finance
257
Interest
258
Calculating Interest Payments
261
Annuities and Rents
270
Mortgages
278
Investing Money
287
Stocks
290
Bonds
295
US Government Securities
297
Mutual Funds
301
TaxDeferred Investment Plans
304
Investment Strategies
309
Basic Bookkeeping
312
Individual Income Tax
320
Tables and Formulas
323
Index
347
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Brian Burrell is a contributor for Merriam-Webster Inc titles including: 'Merriam-Webster's Guide to Everyday Math, A Home and Business Reference','Merriam-Webster's Pocket Guide to Business and Everyday Math'

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