### A math review or reference book for adults & students

I just stumbled upon the book Math on Call: A Mathematics Handbook:

Based on the reviews and from the "Look Inside" feature at Amazon it looks like a GREAT math reference book. I've been on the lookout for something like this, because I get emails from adults who want to review or refresh their basic math before going to college or some other course they're taking. So now I have something to refer them to.

The table of contents includes these chapters:

I was unclear if Math on Call contained exercises or not, but I'm thinking not, since I didn't see anyone mentioning such in the reviews or the description.

Based on the reviews and from the "Look Inside" feature at Amazon it looks like a GREAT math reference book. I've been on the lookout for something like this, because I get emails from adults who want to review or refresh their basic math before going to college or some other course they're taking. So now I have something to refer them to.

The table of contents includes these chapters:

### NUMERATION

- The Base Ten System
- Rational Numbers
- Irrational Numbers

### NUMBER THEORY

- Factors and Multiples
- Powers and Roots

### COMPUTATION

- Addition
- Subtraction
- Multiplication
- Division

### ALGEBRA

- Algebraic Notation
- Properties
- Relations and Functions
- Equations
- Inequalities

### GRAPHS AND STATISTICS

- Gathering Data
- Organizing and Summarizing Data with Statistics
- Displaying Data in Tables and Graphs
- Interpreting Data

### GEOMETRY

- Elements of Geometric Figures
- Angles
- Plane Figures
- Solid Figures

### RATIO, PROPORTION, AND PERCENT

- Ratio
- Proportion
- Percent

### PROBABILITY AND ODDS

- Permutations and Combinations
- Probability
- Odds

### ALMANAC

- Prefixes
- Suffixes
- Problem Solving
- Study Tips
- Using a Computer for Math
- Geometric Constructions
- Test-Taking Skills
- Handy Tables
- The Metric System
- The Customary System
- General Measurement
- Fraction/Decimal Equivalents
- Multiplication Table
- Square and Cube Roots
- Right-Triangle Ratios
- Prime Numbers Less Than 500
- Mathematical Symbols
- Number Patterns
- Number Systems

### YELLOW PAGES

- Glossary of Mathematical Formulas
- Glossary of Mathematical Terms

### INDEX

A total of 608 pages. I can hardly believe how good reviews it has!I was unclear if Math on Call contained exercises or not, but I'm thinking not, since I didn't see anyone mentioning such in the reviews or the description.

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