Visible Ink Press - The Handy Math Answer Book, 2nd Edition (2012 EN)

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    Author: Patricia Barnes-Svarney, Thomas E Svarney
    Full Title: The Handy Math Answer Book, 2nd Edition
    Publisher: Visible Ink Press; 2 edition (May 1, 2012)
    Year: 2012
    ISBN-13: 9781578593736 (978-1-57859-373-6)
    ISBN-10: 1578593735
    Pages: 528
    Language: English
    Genre: Encyclopedia: Mathematics
    File type: EPUB (True)
    Quality: 10/10
    Price: $21.95


    From their long history (and hints of the future) to how we use math in our everyday lives, and from refreshers on the basics of algebra, calculus, geometry, and trigonometry to clear and concise explanations of the numbers used daily in financial and market reports, weather forecasts, real estate valuations, games, and measurements, The Handy Math Answer Book is your guide to the world of numbers. Within these pages you’ll find explanations for the paradoxes, theories, formulas and other mathematical fundamentals.

    Bridging the gap between left- and right-brained thinking, The Handy Math Answer Book makes numbers approachable to all. Math can be daunting, but a little understanding can bring the joy of understanding our world a little bit better.

    What are a googol and a googolplex?
    What are some of the basic “building blocks” of geometry?
    What is a percent?
    What are some of the mathematics behind global warming?
    How does the adult brain process fractions?
    What is a computer“app”?

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