Schaum's Easy Outline of College Mathematics is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused review of the topic. With an emphasis on clarity and brevity, it features a streamlined and updated format and the absolute essence of the subject, presented in an understandable form. Graphic elements such as sidebars, reader-alert icons, and boxed highlights stress selected points from the text, illuminate keys to learning, and give you quick pointers to the essentials.
Subtitled: "Master high-frequency concepts and skills for mathematical proficiency--fast!" this book offers clear explanation that breaks down complex concepts into easy-to-understand steps, followed by highly focused exercises that are linked to core skills.
Titles in Barron's "Painless Series" cover most subjects taught on middle school and high school levels, and are written for students who find the subjects unusually difficult and confusing--or in some cases, just plain boring.
Delivers the appropriate amount of expert coverage on basic math topics for consumers who need a supplement to a beginning basic math text or class; who need to prepare for exams; or who need to brush up on the fundamentals of basic math.
The author introduces the main ideas of mathematics and demonstrates how they are expressed in terms of symbols, and not only teaches the reader why symbols are used, and how and why equations are constructed, but also exactly what is achieved by doing that.