# The Basics of Decimals (Delmar's Math Review Series for Clinical Practice)

## Ellsbury, R.

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### ISBN-13: 9781439058374

### DELMAR

Octubre / 2010

1ª Edición

Inglés

64 pags

1000 gr

19 x 25 x 2 cm

**ABOUT THIS PRODUCT**

Delmar's Math Review Series for Health Care Professionals is the ideal resource for students, those just entering the health care field, and for practicing health care professionals who need to review mathematical concepts and take their basic arithmetic skills to the next level and is the perfect companion to any dosage calculations book! Designed as small modules of topic-specific math content, readers enjoy the flexibility to choose the areas they want to study. Additionally, the books in the series can be used in a classroom or online class setting, where an instructor presents the material and students practice the concepts presented, or as supplemental resource for those wishing to review the concepts on their own. The instructional sections are presented in a clear and straightforward manner enhancing the reader's learning experience. The emphasis is on a basic presentation of the concepts with numerous examples and their explanations to illustrate their various aspects. There are many opportunities for the reader to practice the concepts; and answers and explanations to the questions are included, so the reader can immediately check their answer and remediate as necessary.

**FEATURES**

- Modular format allows the flexibility to choose the specific areas of coverage.Modular format allows the flexibility to choose the specific areas of coverage.
- Presents concepts in a concise and straightforward manner with many examples for illustration.
- Contains detailed answers for all examples, exercises, section tests, and cumulative tests so the reader can check their answers and remediate as necessary.
- Content moves from simpler to more complex concepts allowing the reader to grasp content more easily.
- Each book contains a Summary section of important concepts and can be used as review before taking the cumulative test or be used as reference for the future.

**ABOUT THE AUTHOR**

**Roger Ellsbury** is currently a full-time Associate Professor
at Goodwin College in East Hartford, Connecticut where he has been teaching
Math, English, and computer courses for seven years and is Evening Supervisor
at Stone Academy in Waterbury, Connecticut. Prior to that, he taught public
school for twenty-five years and was also Senior Facilitator for the Academy
of Learning in Waterbury, Connecticut, teaching end-user software to adults.
He was instructor of Integrated Computer Technology at Stone Academy in Waterbury,
where he taught Mathematics for Science and Technology along with various courses
in computer technology. Later he taught Medical Terminology, Medical Law and
Ethics, Professional Development, Business Communications, English Fundamentals,
and Communication Skills for Healthcare Professionals. While at Stone Academy,
he was promoted to the position of Evening Supervisor, which he currently holds,
and is responsible for the staff, faculty, and students in the evening programs.
Mr. Ellsbury has also conducted in-service training sessions in computer software
for the staff and faculty. Roger Ellsbury earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree and
a Master of Arts Degree at the University of Connecticut and a Certificate of
Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) in Special Education at Saint Joseph College
in West Hartford, Connecticut. Mr. Ellsbury also holds certifications in A+,
Network+, and Microsoft Office User Specialist (Master Level) and has also received
a Diploma from the Academy of Learning in Computer Software Applications.

**TABLE OF CONTENTS**

PART I: DECIMAL CONCEPTS.

PART II: ADDITION OF DECIMALS.

PART III: SUBTRACTION OF DECIMALS.

PART IV: MULTIPLICATION OF DECIMALS.

PART V: DIVISION OF DECIMALS.

Summary.

Cumulative Test.

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