2008 | 256 Pages | ISBN: 1576856216 | PDF | 4.6 MB
Understanding fractions, decimals and percentages is necessary for success-whether in class, on tests, for standardized tests such as the PSAT, SAT, or GED. The importance of these skills does not fade after school-math skills are vital to the workplace. Even in your everyday life, whether you realize it or not, you're dealing with fractions, decimals, and percentages-from calculating a tip at a restaurant to balancing a checkbook to slicing a pie, having a solid grasp of the concepts covered in Express Review Guides: Fractions, Percentages, & Decimals skills is essential at every stage of life. With fast, targeted lessons jam-packed with practice questions, this guide offers students clear and accessible instruction on mastering fractions, percentages and decimals. You won't just see how to use fractions, decimals and percentages, and work our problems using them, you'll learn important basic concepts that solidify your understanding: just what exactly a fraction, decimal, or percent is, what they represent, what they mean, and the differences between them. Express Review Guides: Fractions, Percentages, & Decimals offers an excellent quick review or as a way to delve deeper into what can be students' trickiest math areas, such as multiplying fractions, figuring percentages, and dividing decimals. Key features include: Easy-to-understand definitions (also included in a detailed master glossary at the end) Strategies for avoiding common fraction, percentage and decimal pitfalls A pretest that pinpoints strengths and weaknesses, providing vital guidance on which areas to focus further study A posttest provides proof of improvement, pointing the student on the road to even greater success in math With Express Review Guides: Fractions, Percentages, & Decimals, you're guaranteed to get it!