For Study Skills, College Survival Skills, Basic Math,
and Prealgebra courses.
These fully revised new editions of LearningExpress's best-selling
Skill Builders series offer a unique review of basic academic skills
in a fast, easy-to-learn format. These books focus on practical applications
and provide a built-in incentive-oriented study plan in the 20
Minutes a Day concept. Students will find these self-study programs
a valuable tool for improving the skills that lead to success at work
and in the classroom.
NEW Specially designed before and after
tests allow readers to pinpoint their strengths and weaknesses BEFORE
starting and evaluate their progress AFTER completing the book's mini
course, thus building confidence.
NEW Skill Building Until Next Time
feature at the end of each lesson helps students build on and add
to what they've learned.
NEW Revised and expanded section on test-taking
skills shows how to get a top score on classroom and standardized
20 lessons delivered in 20 minutes a day allows readers
to learn on their own but develop their basic skills in just one month
All books written by leading educators noted for their creative
Hundreds of practice exercises to sharpen basic skills.
Ideal for busy adult learners, in the classroom or as a
Essential guidance in the skills most often tested on standardized
and job readiness exams.
Extensive, updated list of Additional Resources shows readers
where to go for more help.
1. Working with Fractions.
2. Converting Fractions.
3. Adding and Subtracting Fractions.
4. Multiplying and Dividing Fractions.
5. Fraction Word Problems.
6. Introduction to Decimals.
7. Adding and Subtracting Decimals.
8. Multiplying and Dividing Decimals.
9. Working with Percents.
10. Percent Word Problems.
11. Another Approach to Percents.
12. Ratios and Proportions.
13. Averages: Mean, Median, and Mode.
15. Dealing with Word Problems.
16. Backdoor Approaches to Word Problems.
17. Introducing Geometry.
18. Polygons and Triangles.
19. Quadrilaterals and Circles.
20. Miscellaneous Math.
21. How to Prepare for a Test.
Glossary of Terms.