**Want a quick answer to a math question? **

**Below are two online math books to get you started, then several math books in print at our libraries.**

- The Princeton Companion to MathematicsIntroduces basic mathematical tools and vocabulary; traces the development of modern mathematics; explains essential terms and concepts; examines core ideas in major areas of mathematics; describes the achievements of scores of famous mathematicians; and explores the impact of mathematics on other disciplines such as biology, finance, and music.
- Real-Life Math, 2006Provides an understanding of commonly studied math concepts by illustrating their use in everyday life in everyday tasks, such as buying insurance, constructing a budget, reading graphs, adjusting cooking recipes or planning for retirement. Topics are designed to support the modern mathematics curriculum and contain examples related to the global economy.

- Basic Math Refresher byCall Number: QA139 .H36 2010ISBN: 9780738600529Publication Date: 2004-12-20Easy-to-follow reference full of examples and real life situations.
- Basic Math and Pre-Algebra byCall Number: QA39.3 .R68 2010ISBN: 9781598639827Publication Date: 2009-05-21Basic Math and Pre-Algebra provides step-by-step solutions to problems in topics such as complex fractions, mixed numbers and improper fractions; converting fractions, percents, and decimals; solving equations with logarithms or exponents, and much more.
- The Humongous Book of Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Problems byCall Number: QA39.3 .K455 2011ISBN: 9781615640836Publication Date: 2011-07-27Annotated notes throughout the book clarify each problem.