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Standardized test-preparation materials including tutorials and/or practice tests for academic and licensing tests such as the GMAT, GRE, MCAT, Corrections Officer Practice Tests, Praxis I; Praxis II: Subject Assessments, TOEFL Practice Tests, and more.
Word problems are the most difficult part of any math course - and the most important to both the SATs and other standardized tests. This book teaches proven methods for analyzing and solving any type of math word problem."
The CliffsStudySolver workbooks combine 20 percent review material with 80 percent practice problems (and the answers!) to help make your lessons stick.CliffsStudySolver Basic Math and Pre-Algebra is for students who want to reinforce their knowledge with a learn-by-doing approach. Inside, you'll get the practice you need to tackle numbers with problem-solving tools such as Straightforward, concise reviews of every topic Practice problems in every chapter - with explanations and solutions A diagnostic pretest to assess your current skills A full-length exam that adapts to your skill level Beginning with the basics of multiplication, division, and fundamental properties, this workbook ventures into whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, and more. You'll explore integers, rational numbers, powers, exponents and measurements, plus details about Estimating products, quotients, sums, and differences Finding percent of increase or decrease Multiplying positive and negative mixed numbers Figuring out bar and circle charts and line graphs Dealing with probability and statistics Solving variables, algebraic expressions, and simple equations Practice makes perfect -and whether you're taking lessons or teaching yourself, CliffsStudySolver guides can help you make the grade.
Whether you want to learn more about algebra, refresh your skills, or improve your classroom performance, Algebra Demystified is the perfect shortcut. Knowing algebra gives you a better choice of jobs, helps you perform better in science, computing, and math courses, ups your score on competitive exams, and improves your ability to do daily computations. And there's no faster or more painless way to master the subject than Algebra Demystified Entertaining author and experienced teacher Rhonda Huettenmueller provides all the math background you need and uses practical examples, real data, and a totally different approach to life the "myst" from algebra. With Algebra Demystified, you master algebra one simple step at a time--at your own speed. Unlike most books on the subject, general concepts are presented first --and the details follow. In order to make the process as clear and simple as possible, long computations are presented in a logical, layered progression with just one execution per step. THIS ONE-OF-A-KIND SELF-TEACHING TEXT OFFERS: Questions at the end of every chapter and section to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses A 100-questions final exam for self-assessment An intensive focus on word problems and fractions--help where it's most often needed Detailed examples and solutions