How to Solve Word Problems in Algebra, 2nd Edition

Author: Mildred Johnson,Timothy Johnson

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071368213

Category: Mathematics

Page: 192

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Solving word problems has never been easier than with Schaum's How to Solve Word Problems in Algebra! This popular study guide shows students easy ways to solve what they struggle with most in algebra: word problems. How to Solve Word Problems in Algebra, Second Edition, is ideal for anyone who wants to master these skills. Completely updated, with contemporary language and examples, features solution methods that are easy to learn and remember, plus a self-test.
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The Oxford Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning

Author: Keith J. Holyoak,Robert G. Morrison

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199313792

Category: Psychology

Page: 864

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The Oxford Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning brings together the contributions of many of the leading researchers in thinking and reasoning to create the most comprehensive overview of research on thinking and reasoning that has ever been available.
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HOW TO SOLVE WORD PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS (EBOOK)

Author: David S. Wayne

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071362726

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 164

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Most 9th grade math, or "Algebra 1," textbooks are structured in such a way that students find it extremely difficult to apply pertinent mathematical concepts and skills to the solving of word problems. This book soothes math students' fears with numerous solved practice problems, step-by-step problem-solving procedures, and crystal-clear explanations of important mathematical concepts. Designed to be used independently or in conjunction with standard textbooks.
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Encyclopaedia of Mathematics

Author: Michiel Hazewinkel

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9401512396

Category: Mathematics

Page: 488

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This ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF MATHEMATICS aims to be a reference work for all parts of mathema tics. It is a translation with updates and editorial comments of the Soviet Mathematical Encyclo paedia published by 'Soviet Encyclopaedia Publishing House' in five volumes in 1977 - 1985. The annotated translation consists of ten volumes including a special index volume. There are three kinds of articles in this ENCYCLOPAEDIA. First of all there are survey-type articles dealing with the various main directions in mathematics (where a rather fine subdivision has been used). The main requirement for these articles has been that they should give a reason ably complete up-to-date account of the current state of affairs in these areas and that they should be maximally accessible. On the whole, these articles should be understandable to mathematics students in their first specialization years, to graduates from other mathematical areas and, depending on the specific subject, to specialists in other domains of science, en gineers and teachers of mathematics. These articles treat their material at a fairly general level and aim to give an idea of the kind of problems, techniques and concepts involved in the area in question. They also contain background and motivation rather than precise statements of pre cise theorems with detailed definitions and technical details on how to carry out proofs and con structions.
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A Singular Introduction to Commutative Algebra

Author: Gert-Martin Greuel,Gerhard Pfister

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540735429

Category: Mathematics

Page: 689

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This substantially enlarged second edition aims to lead a further stage in the computational revolution in commutative algebra. This is the first handbook/tutorial to extensively deal with SINGULAR. Among the book’s most distinctive features is a new, completely unified treatment of the global and local theories. Another feature of the book is its breadth of coverage of theoretical topics in the portions of commutative algebra closest to algebraic geometry, with algorithmic treatments of almost every topic.
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Encyclopedia of Microcomputers

Volume 11 - Management Studies to Multiprocessing and Multitasking

Author: Allen Kent,James G. Williams

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780824727093

Category: Computers

Page: 408

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"The Encyclopedia of Microcomputers serves as the ideal companion reference to the popular Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology. Now in its 10th year of publication, this timely reference work details the broad spectrum of microcomputer technology, including microcomputer history; explains and illustrates the use of microcomputers throughout academe, business, government, and society in general; and assesses the future impact of this rapidly changing technology."
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The History of Mathematics

A Brief Course

Author: Roger L. Cooke

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118030249

Category: Mathematics

Page: 632

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This new edition brings the fascinating and intriguing historyof mathematics to life The Second Edition of this internationally acclaimed text hasbeen thoroughly revised, updated, and reorganized to give readers afresh perspective on the evolution of mathematics. Written by oneof the world's leading experts on the history of mathematics, thebook details the key historical developments in the field,providing an understanding and appreciation of how mathematicsinfluences today's science, art, music, literature, andsociety. In the first edition, each chapter was devoted to a singleculture. This Second Edition is organized by subject matter: ageneral survey of mathematics in many cultures, arithmetic,geometry, algebra, analysis, and mathematical inference. This neworganization enables students to focus on one complete topic and,at the same time, compare how different cultures approached eachtopic. Many new photographs and diagrams have been added to thisedition to enhance the presentation. The text is divided into seven parts: The World of Mathematics and the Mathematics of the World,including the origin and prehistory of mathematics, culturalsurveys, and women mathematicians Numbers, including counting, calculation, ancient numbertheory, and numbers and number theory in modern mathematics Color Plates, illustrating the impact of mathematics oncivilizations from Egypt to Japan to Mexico to modern Europe Space, including measurement, Euclidean geometry,post-Euclidean geometry, and modern geometrics Algebra, including problems leading to algebra, equations andmethods, and modern algebra Analysis, including the calculus, real, and complexanalysis Mathematical Inference, including probability and statistics,and logic and set theory As readers progress through the text, they learn about theevolution of each topic, how different cultures devised their ownsolutions, and how these solutions enabled the cultures to developand progress. In addition, readers will meet some of the greatestmathematicians of the ages, who helped lay the groundwork fortoday's science and technology. The book's lively approach makes it appropriate for anyoneinterested in learning how the field of mathematics came to be whatit is today. It can also serve as a textbook for undergraduate orgraduate-level courses. An Instructor's Manual presenting detailedsolutions to all the problems in the book is available upon requestfrom the Wiley editorial department.
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2000 Solved Problems in Discrete Mathematics

Author: Seymour Lipschutz

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007181096X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 404

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Master discrete mathematics with Schaum's--the high-performance solved-problem guide. It will help you cut study time, hone problem-solving skills, and achieve your personal best on exams! Students love Schaum's Solved Problem Guides because they produce results. Each year, thousands of students improve their test scores and final grades with these indispensable guides. Get the edge on your classmates. Use Schaum's! If you don't have a lot of time but want to excel in class, use this book to: Brush up before tests Study quickly and more effectively Learn the best strategies for solving tough problems in step-by-step detail Review what you've learned in class by solving thousands of relevant problems that test your skill Compatible with any classroom text, Schaum's Solved Problem Guides let you practice at your own pace and remind you of all the important problem-solving techniques you need to remember--fast! And Schaum's are so complete, they're perfect for preparing for graduate or professional exams. Inside you will find: 2,000 solved problems with complete solutions--the largest selection of solved problems yet published on this subject An index to help you quickly locate the types of problems you want to solve Problems like those you'll find on your exams Techniques for choosing the correct approach to problems Guidance toward the quickest, most efficient solutions If you want top grades and thorough understanding of discrete mathematics, this powerful study tool is the best tutor you can have!
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101 Ways to Score Higher on Your GRE

What You Need to Know about the Graduate Record Exam Explained Simply

Author: Angela Eward-Mangione

Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company

ISBN: 1601382243

Category: Education

Page: 288

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Every year over 350,000 people take part in the Graduate Record Examinations®, more commonly known as the GRE®. Approximately 60 percent of graduate programs require applicants to take the GRE®, making it necessary to get a good score to get into a good program. An average score on the GRE® is around 500 (out of 800) on both the verbal and quantitative sections and a 4 (out of 6) on the analytical writing section. How can you boost your score and ensure acceptance into the graduate program of your choice? Reading this book and using the techniques it details is one way to do so. The book is filled with practice questions and reviews of test topics including: antonyms, analogies, sentence completion, reading comprehension, vocabulary, analytical writing, quantitative comparisons, data interpretation, and math concepts. Additionally, the book provides you with a comprehensive vocabulary list. Some of the strategies you will learn include how to solve analogies when you do not know the meaning of the words and how to solve algebra problems by plugging in numbers in place of variables. In this book, you will learn about and understand the scoring system, as well as the computerised format and the content. You will learn how to read questions correctly, control your anxiety, and approach each section. Finally, this book will present you with a list of resources to help you prepare and dozens of proven strategies, mindsets, and problem-solving methods.
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