This very practical series will help adolescents and adults alike to understand mathematics as it relates to their everyday lives. Each book covers basic math concepts and skills before exploring the more specific topics. Clear explanations are followed by ample practice. Each section also has a pretest, a section review, and a posttest. This highly relevant series explores a wide range of topics, such as: Using a calculator, pencil and paper, or mental math; calculating wages; filing income tax returns; budgeting household expenses; renting and obtaining a mortgage; investing in stocks, bonds, and savings accounts; buying insurance; and many more.