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Maths The Basic Skills

By: June Haighton, Deborah Holder, Bridget Phillips and 
Veronica Thomas

ISBN: 978-0-7487-7700-6

RRP: £19.99

So you want to brush up on your maths skills?  This book covers Entry Level 3, Level 1 and Level 2 of the Adult Numeracy Core Curriculum and prepares you for the Level 1 and Level 2 Numeracy Tests.  It is part of a series of resources published by Nelson Thornes to support adult numeracy.
This best selling text provides:

  • Simple explanations using contexts you will be familiar with
  • Lots of questions so you can practice the skills you have learnt
  • Practical activities to make learning more interesting
  • Hints and tips to improve your understanding of a topic.

Contents:

1 NUMBER

  • Chapter 1. Number Value 
  • Chapter 2. Addition and Subtraction
  • Chapter 3. Multiplication and Division
  • Chapter 4. Rounding and Estimation
  • Chapter 5. Ratio and Proportion
  • Chapter 6. Using Formulae
  • Chapter 7. Mixed Operations and Calculator Practice
  • Chapter 8. Fractions
  • Chapter 9. Decimals
  • Chapter 10. Percentages

2 MEASURE, SHAPE AND SPACE

  • Chapter 1. Money
  • Chapter 2. Time
  • Chapter 3. Length
  • Chapter 4. Weight
  • Chapter 5. Capacity
  • Chapter 6. Temperature
  • Chapter 7. Perimeter, Area and Volume
  • Chapter 8. Shape

3 HANDLING DATA

  • Chapter 1. Extracting and Interpreting Information
  • Chapter 2. Collecting and Illustrating Data
  • Chapter 3. Averages and Range
  • Chapter 4. Probability