This book is aimed at students who are entering further and higher education and need to acquaint themselves with elementary mathematics or reacquaint themselves with mathematics that they might have learned a little while before and forgotten. It is written assuming virtually no previous knowledge beyond the ability to count and it has an easy conversational style.
The text has copious amounts of worked examples and end-of-chapter exercises, which will enable you to test your understanding of the material. Answers to selected exercises are provided.
Table of Contents
How to use this book
PART ONE: ARITHMETIC
The rational number system
The irrational and the real numbers
Binary and hexadecimal numerals
PART TWO: ALGEBRA
Expressions, equations and graphs
Division and factors
PART THREE: Trigonometry
Angles and triangles
The trigonometric ratios
Solutions to exercises