# Ch 2: Fundamentals of Calculation

To reacquaint yourself with the fundamentals of calculation, pull up this chapter and take a look at the informative lessons. Learn about the different types of series and sequences as you recall conversion formulas.

## Fundamentals of Calculation - Chapter Summary

There are many different types of calculations to make, but fortunately the lessons from this chapter allow you to retouch on the fundamental principles and processes of those calculations. In the transcripts you'll find bolded mathematical terms along with precise definitions. Our lively lessons also elaborate on each type of calculation. At the end of this chapter, you will have refreshed your memory about the following:

• The meanings of mathematical symbols
• Examples of set notation and mathematical sequences
• Differences between geometric and arithmetic sequences
• Using summation notation to show a series
• Mathematical, geometric, and arithmetic series
• Formulas for determining compounding interest
• Typical measurement units for time, length, weight, and capacity
• Conversion formulas and basic operations for units of measurement
• Rules and definitions for significant digits
• Identifying percentages and related formulas

These basic concepts are probably something you have not gone over since your early studies into the field of mathematics. When it's been that long since you have learned something, a nice review will help get the cobwebs out of your memory. Our brief lessons offer a fast and entertaining way to get a recap on the fundamentals of calculation. In just a few minutes, you can complete an entire lesson, so making your way through all the lessons in a single chapter can be done in a lot less time than you might think.

13 Lessons in Chapter 2: Fundamentals of Calculation
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Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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