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Math Overboard! (Basic Math for Adults) is a self-help guide for people who have forgotten, or never fully understood, certain topics in basic, school-level mathematics. The book reviews (in two Parts) all of elementary math, from kindergarten through Grade 12, with equal emphasis on comprehension and algorithmic skills. Designed specifically to help college and university students who are experiencing difficulty with such courses as Calculus or Statistics, Math Overboard! discusses all topics in basic math, with self-contained, easy-to-understand presentations. Frequent Problems support learning and understanding.


Part 1: Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Functions and Graphs. Published October, 2012; 444 pages. Price if ordered from the website (using the Special Promotion Code 20WhoL20): $24.00 (paperback); $36.00 (hard cover).

Part 2: Trigonometry, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions, Complex Numbers, Statistics and Probability, Advanced Topics. Published May, 2013; 326 pages. Price if ordered from the website (using the Special Promotion Code 20WhoL20): $20.00 (paperback); $33.60 (hard cover). Please click on Math Overboard Part 2 (above) to order.

About Colin W. Clark

Colin W. Clark is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at the University of British Columbia. Math Overboard! is the book that Dr. Clark wishes his students had access to, as they struggled to grasp Calculus based on a weak understanding (often misunderstanding) of school-level math. Read more

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Numbers are the very core of mathematics, science, and economics. Read more

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