Based upon the Adult Numeracy Core Curriculum, this title covers such topics as:
Getting started with the building blocks of maths and setting yourself up for success
Dealing with decimals, percentages and tackling fractions without fear
Sizing Up weights, measures, and shapes
How to handle statistics and gauge probability
Filled with real-world examples and written by a PhD-level mathematician who specialises in tutoring adults and students, Basic Maths For Dummies also provides practical advice on overcoming maths anxiety and a host of tips, tricks, and memory aids that make learning maths (almost) painless - and even fun.