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Technical Math For Dummies® by Barry Schoenborn, Bradley Simkins

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Part 2. Making Non-Basic Math Simple and Easy

Making Non-Basic Math Simple and Easy

In this part . . .

Arithmetic with whole numbers is fine, but the world runs on more than whole numbers. In Part II, you find out every way to slice and dice a number.

Chapter 8 through 10 all deal with ways to work with a part of 1 (fractions, decimals, and percentages, respectively). Chapter 11 works with exponents, which help you express huge and tiny numbers in a more compact manner, and square roots, which help you find basic dimensions when you know areas.

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