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Improve Your Maths 1e

ISBN-13: 9781861525512 / ISBN-10: 1861525516

A Refresher Course
Jon Curwin, University of Central England
Roger Slater, University of Central England
100pp
Published by Cengage Learning, ©2000
Available Now
£39.99

Improve Your Maths: A Refresher Course gives students a firm foundation and grounding in mathematics. It provides them with a chance to test their skills, revise areas they are not sure about and address any gaps in their knowledge. In doing so, it helps them to approach further study with increased confidence. Improve Your Maths takes a user-friendly approach to the subject. Each section of the book starts with a quick self-test, designed to help students find out how much they already know about a particular topic.

Features

  • Answers a very real need to help students to deal competently with Mathematics on Business and Social Science courses
  • Well presented text with clear, easily-understood worked examples
  • Gives students a firm foundation and grounding in numbers, working with calculators, algebra, equations and graphs and spreadsheets
  • Each section starts with a quick self-test, and the book is full of exercises and worked answers to aid self-studying

Introduction.
The Model.
PART 1: NUMBERS.
Self-test on Numbers.
1. The Basics.
2. Working with Fractions.
3. Decimals and Rounding.
4. Percentages and Ratios.
5. Powers.
PART 2: CALCULATORS.
Self-test on Using Calculators.
6. Using Calculators.
PART 3: ALGEBRA.
Self-test on Algebra.
7. The Basics.
8. Working with Powers, Brackets and Order.
PART 4: EQUATIONS AND GRAPHS.
Self-test on Equations and Graphs.
9. The Basics.
10. Graphs.
11. Linear Equations.
12. Simultaneous Equations.
13. Quadratic Equations.
PART 5: SPREADSHEETS.
14. Spreadsheets.
PART 6: RE-TESTS.
15. Re-tests.
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Jon Curwin
Jon Curwin is Principal Lecturer in Business Analysis and Senior Learning and Teaching Fellow, Birmingham City Business School

Roger Slater
Roger Slater is Head of the Faculty Resources Centre for the Faculty of Law, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Central England, UK, and has been involved in teaching and examining quatitative topics for over 30 years.