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Known for many years as Barron’s Easy Way Series, the new editions of these popular selfteaching titles are now Barron’s EZ Series. Brandnew cover designs reflect all new page layouts, which feature extensive twocolor treatment, a fresh, modern typeface, and more graphic material than ever— charts, graphs, diagrams, instructive line illustrations, and where appropriate, amusing cartoons. Meanwhile, the quality of the books’ contents remains at least as high as ever. Barron’s EZ books are selfhelp manuals focused to improve students’ grades in a wide variety of academic and practical subjects. For most subjects, the level of difficulty ranges between high school and college101 standards. Although primarily designed as selfteaching manuals, these books are also preferred by many teachers as classroom supplements—and for some courses, as main textbooks. EZ books review their subjects in detail, and feature both short quizzes and longer tests with answers to help students gauge their learning progress. Subject heads and key phrases are set in a second color as an easy reference aid.
EZ Arithmetic reviews the basics of arithmetic as it's used in practical, everyday situations. Topics covered include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, percentages, units of measurement, and word problems. Separate chapters for each topic start with a pretest, followed by instruction on reviewing sections that have given the reader trouble. The book is fi lled with hundreds of examples and practice exercises with answers and answer keys at the end of each chapter.
Table of Contents:
Preface
Introduction
Reference Tables
 1 WE CAN WORK TOGETHER
Pretest 1
1.1 Number Symbols We Use
1.2 Counting and Tallying
1.3 OneDigit, TwoDigit, and Larger Numbers
1.4 Each Place Has a Value
1.5 Even Nothing Means Something
1.6 Old Number Systems Still Influence Us
Chapter Test 1
 2 IT ALL ADDS UP!
Pretest 2A
2.1 Whole Numbers
2.2 The Language of Addition
2.3 Help from the Number Line
2.4 Nothing Is Still Important
2.5 Unequal Place Addition
2.6 No Addition Problem Is Long
2.7 Word Problems
Chapter Test 2A
Pretest 2B
2.8 Every Number Has Its Place
2.9 Place Value and Column Addition
2.10 Longer Columns of Numbers
2.11 When the Columns Are Broken
2.12 Know the Combinations
2.13 More Difficult Word Problems Requiring Addition
2.14 More Problems with Addition
Chapter Test 2B
 3 SUBTRACTION—TAKE IT AWAY!
Pretest 3
3.1 What Happens in Subtraction?
3.2 The Language of Subtraction
3.3 Help from the Number Line
3.4 Unequal Place Subtraction
3.5 Word Problems
3.6 Subtraction by Addition
3.7 Numbers Can Be Exchanged
3.8 Exchanging in Subtraction
3.9 More Difficult Word Problems Requiring Subtraction
Chapter Test 3
 4 MULTIPLICATION—REMEMBER THOSE TIMES?
Pretest 4
4.1 Multiplication Is Repeated Addition
4.2 Help from the Number Line
4.3 Multiplying Whole Numbers
4.4 Those Old Combinations Again
4.5 Multiplying by a OneDigit Number
4.6 Word Problems
4.7 Multiplying by a Number Having Two or More Digits
4.8 Multiplication Applied to Measuring
4.9 More Difficult Word Problems Requiring Multiplication
Chapter Test 4
 5 LET’S DIVIDE IT UP!
Pretest 5
5.1 What Is Division?
5.2 The Language of Division
5.3 You Still Need Those Combinations
5.4 Help from the Number Line
5.5 Dividing by a OneDigit Number
5.6 When the Quotient Contains Fewer Places Than the Dividend
5.7 Zero as a Place Holder
5.8 Dividing and Leaving a Remainder
5.9 Carrying Remainders
5.10 Word Problems Requiring Division
5.11 Dividing by More Than a OneDigit Number
5.12 More Difficult Word Problems Requiring Division
5.13 Mean, Median, and Mode
5.14 Division Applied to Area Measurement
Chapter Test 5
 6 THE IMPORTANT PARTS—FRACTIONS
Pretest 6
6.1 What Is a Fraction?
6.2 The Language of a Fraction
6.3 What Kinds of Fractions Are There?
6.4 Simplifying Fractions
6.5 Equivalent Fractions
6.6 Which Fraction Is Larger or Smaller?
6.7 Changing Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers
6.8 Changing Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions
Chapter Test 6
 7 PIECE BY PIECE—ADDING FRACTIONS
Pretest 7
7.1 Fractions Can Be Added
7.2 After Adding, What Next?
7.3 Fractions Whose Sum Is One
7.4 Fractions Whose Sum Is Greater Than One
7.5 Mixed Numbers Can Also Be Added
7.6 Mixed Numbers Whose Sum May Be Simplified
7.7 Mixed Numbers Whose Fractional Parts Add Up to One
7.8 Mixed Numbers with Fractional Parts Whose Sum Is Greater Than One
7.9 Word Problems
7.10 What About Those Denominators?
7.11 Mixing Them All Up
7.12 More Difficult Word Problems
Chapter Test 7
 8 SUBTRACTING FRACTIONS
Pretest 8
8.1 Subtracting Fractions
8.2 After Subtracting, What Next?
8.3 Like Fractions Whose Difference Is One or Greater Than One
8.4 Mixed Numbers Can Also Be Subtracted
8.5 Exchanging in Subtracting Fractions
8.6 Exchanging in Subtracting Mixed Numbers (Like Denominators)
8.7 Word Problems
8.8 Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators
8.9 Subtracting Mixed Numbers
8.10 Exchanging in Subtracting Mixed Numbers (Unlike Denominators)
8.11 More Difficult Word Problems
Chapter Test 8
 9 MULTIPLYING AND DIVIDING FRACTIONS
Pretest 9A
9.1 The Product of Two Fractions
9.2 Cancellation
9.3 Finding Parts of Whole Numbers
9.4 Multiplying Three or More Fractions
9.5 Multiplying Mixed Numbers
9.6 Word Problems
Chapter Test 9A
Pretest 9B
9.7 The Quotient of Two Fractions
9.8 Dividing Mixed Numbers
9.9 Word Problems
Chapter Test 9B
 10 DECIMALS—WHAT’S THE POINT?
Pretest 10
10.1 Introducing Decimals
10.2 Reading and Writing Decimals
10.3 Which Fraction Equals Which Decimal?
10.4 Comparing Decimals
10.5 Rounding Off Decimals
Chapter Test 10
 11 ADDING AND SUBTRACTING DECIMALS
Pretest 11A
11.1 Adding Decimals
11.2 Adding Mixed Decimals
11.3 Word Problems Requiring the Addition of Decimals
Chapter Test 11A
Pretest 11B
11.4 Subtracting Decimals
11.5 Subtracting Mixed Decimals
11.6 Word Problems Requiring the Subtraction of Decimals
Chapter Test 11B
 12 MULTIPLYING DECIMALS
Pretest 12
12.1 Multiplying a Decimal by a Whole Number
12.2 Multiplying Decimal Numbers
12.3 Special Multipliers of 10, 100, 1,000, and So On
12.4 Word Problems Requiring the Multiplication of Decimals
Chapter Test 12
 13 DIVIDING DECIMALS
Pretest 13
13.1 Dividing a Decimal by a Whole Number
13.2 Zero As a Place Holder in the Quotient
13.3 Changing a Fraction into a Decimal
13.4 Dividing a Decimal by a Decimal
13.5 Zero As a Place Holder in the Dividend
13.6 Word Problems Requiring the Division of Decimals
13.7 Special Divisors of 10, 100, 1,000, and So On
13.8 Changing a Decimal into a Fraction
13.9 Rewriting Decimals with Fractions
13.10 Word Problems Combining Fractions and Decimals
Chapter Test 13
 14 PERCENTS
Pretest 14
14.1 Meaning of Percent
14.2 Changing Percents to Decimals
14.3 Changing Decimals to Percents
14.4 Changing Percents to Fractions
14.5 Changing Fractions to Percents
14.6 Finding a Percent of a Number
14.7 Finding the Percent That One Number Is of Another
14.8 Finding a Number When a Percent of It Is Known
Chapter Test 14
 15 MEASUREMENT
Pretest 15
15.1 Units of Measurement
15.2 Adding Measures
15.3 Subtracting Measures
15.4 Multiplying Measures
15.5 Dividing Measures
15.6 Word Problems Requiring Measures
15.7 Converting Metric Measures
Chapter Test 15
 ANSWERS TO TESTS AND EXERCISES
Index
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Paperback / 502 Pages / 7 13/16 x 10 / 2011
