Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
2: Getting Started with Basic Math and Pre-Algebra.
3: Playing the Numbers Game.
4: It's All in the Fingers: Numbers and Digits.
5: The Big Four: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division.
6: Getting a Handle on Whole Numbers.
7: Putting the Big Four Operations to Work.
8: A Question of Values: Evaluating Arithmetic Expressions.
9: Say What? Turning Words into Numbers.
11: Fabulous Factors and Marvelous Multiples.
12: Parts of the Whole: Fractions, Decimals, and Percents.
13: Fooling with Fractions.
14: Parting Ways: Fractions and the Big Four Operations.
15: Dallying with Decimals.
16: Playing with Percents.
17: Word Problems with Fractions, Decimals, and Percents.
18: Picturing and Measuring — Graphs, Measures, Stats, and Sets.
19: A Perfect Ten: Condensing Numbers with Scientific Notation.
20: How Much Have You Got? Weights and Measures.
21: Picture This: Basic Geometry.
22: Seeing Is Believing: Graphing as a Visual Tool.
23: Solving Geometry and Measurement Word Problems.
24: Figuring Your Chances: Statistics and Probability.
25: Setting Things up with Basic Set Theory.
26: The X-Files: Introduction to Algebra.
27: Enter Mr. X: Algebra and Algebraic Expressions.
28: Unmasking Mr. X: Algebraic Equations.
29: Putting Mr. X to Work: Algebra Word Problems.
30: The Part of Tens.
31: Ten Little Math Demons that Trip People Up.
32: Ten Important Number Sets to Know.
About the Author.