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Basic Math Refresher, 2nd Ed.: Everyday Math for Everyday People

Basic Math Refresher, 2nd Ed.: Everyday Math for Everyday People

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By Stephen Hearne, Adel Arshaghi
Print Edition $12.95


  • Pages: 256
  • Publication Date: November 2011
  • ISBN: 978-0-7386-1071-9

Do You Need Extra Help with Math?
Then REA’s Basic Math Refresher is perfect for you!
Updated Second Edition
REA’s newest edition of our popular Basic Math Refresher helps students and adults refresh their math knowledge in a fast and easy-to-understand format. It’s everyday math for everyday people.

Citing real-life situations and using hundreds of example problems, Stephen Hearne’s Basic Math Refresher is perfect for anyone who needs to grasp the concepts of basic mathematics. It’s a fast and easy way to learn basic math!

This handy reference book explains the basics of commonly used math topics, including addition, decimals, percentages, fractions, averages, sales tax, and more. It’s a great tool to have on hand when preparing for homework, quizzes, or exams. If you are an adult who wants to brush up on your math skills you’ll find it an easy-to-use resource.

The book includes hundreds of math examples solved step-by-step and a glossary of must-know math terms. Each chapter is devoted to a specific math topic and explains basic math functions in a simple style. Numerous examples show students and adults how to solve math problems quickly and correctly.

Basic Math Refresher is an excellent classroom reference book and/or textbook supplement. The easy-to-follow format is perfect for middle school, high school, and college students who need a simple math refresher. Adults who need help with basic math will view it as a practical guide to math concepts they have forgotten or never fully grasped in school.

If you’re math phobic, or just need to refresh your math skills, this book is for you! 

About the Author

Stephen Hearne, Ph.D. is currently a professor at Skyline College in San Bruno, California, where he teaches Quantitative Reasoning among other subjects. For the past 20 years, Dr. Hearne has tutored students of all ages in math, algebra, statistics, and test preparation. He prides himself on being able to make the complex simple.