A Life-Skills Approach

Richard P. Truchon

ISBN 10: 1-56052-448-0

ISBN 13: 978-1-56052-448-9

Part 1: Basics

Mathematics Study Skills

Whole Numbers

Rounding Off Whole Numbers

Subtraction of Whole Numbers

Multiplication of Whole Numbers

Division of Whole Numbers

Fractions

Proper and Improper Fractions

Lowest Common Denominator

Subtraction of Fractions

Multiplication of Fractions

Division of Fractions

Decimals

Converting Fractions to Decimals

Converting Decimals to Fractions

Subtracting Decimal Numbers

Rounding Off Decimal Numbers

Multiplying Decimal Numbers

Dividing Decimal Numbers

Percent

Part 2: Basic Applications

Equations

Formulas

Part 3: Practical Applications

The Percentage Formula

Solving Problems with the Percentage Formula

Commissions

Percent Increase (Markup)

Percent Decrease (Markdown)

Discount

Sales Tax

Property Tax

Simple and Compound Interest

Installment Loans

Part 4: Graphs and Statistics

Bar Graphs

Line Graphs

Circle Graphs

Statistical Math

Post Test