(back cover) Don't be chicken. . . Learning about numbers is fun! You start with what you already know about telling time, then use this knowledge of numbers for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Next, you'll discover how to use fractions and decimals, and then learn different ways to measure things. The magic of geometry and probability turn math into fun!
Barron’s makes learning grammar fun and PAINLESS! Painless Grammar transforms dull, dry grammar rules into lighthearted, step-by-step learning and includes: Examples on constructing sentences the right way by using grammar rules Painless tips, common pitfalls, sample sentences, and instructive tables and sidebars, “Brain Tickler” quizzes and answers throughout each chapter, and more.
This text concentrates on the history of those topics typically covered in an undergraduate curriculum or in secondary schools. It presents a full account of how mathematics has developed over the last 5000 years, and assorted problems of varying degrees of difficulty have been interspersed throughout the text.