Barron's growing list of E-Z Series titles are new, updated, and improved versions of Barron's longtime popular Easy Way books. New cover designs reflect the all-new interior layouts, which feature extensive two-color treatment, a fresh, modern typeface, and more graphic material than ever. These books are self-teaching manuals designed to improve students' grades in a wide variety of academic and practical subjects. Skill levels range between senior high school and college-101 standards. All titles present detailed reviews of the target subject plus short quizzes and longer tests to help students assess their learning progress. All exercises and tests come with answers. This reader-friendly supplementary text for organic chemistry students reviews important topics that include stereochemistry, alkenes, nucleophilic substitution and elimination reactions, free-radical reaction, alcohols and thiols, and more.
A recognized speed-reading expert presents a self-teaching course that truly makes speed reading easy to master. An opening chapter takes the reader through the mechanics of speed reading, starting with a diagnostic test to measure reading speed, then demonstrating hand motions and methods of expanding one's visual field. Subsequent chapters clarify the connection between reading mechanics and psychology, offer methods for accelerating memory power, and coach the reader in correct techniques for studying. Final chapters consider the varied approaches to speed reading different kinds of material, from fiction through advanced physical science texts and the intricate details of accounting books. The book concludes with several standardized reading tests.
This updated edition reviews fundamentals of biology on a high school and college-101 level. It summarizes latest concepts and research in modern biology. Topics covered include the cell, bacteria and viruses, fungi, plants, invertebrates, chordates, Homo Sapiens, heredity, genetics and biotechnology, evolution, ecology, and much more. Questions and answers for review and self-testing are included.
This book transforms a difficult subject into terms and ideas that every attentive student can readily understand. Major topics covered include: the microbial world, cellular chemistry, observing microbes through a microscope, microbial growth and reproduction, microbial genetics, bacteria, archaea, eukaryotic microorganisms such as fungi and protozoa, viruses, the disease process, epidemiology, antimicrobial drugs, practical applications of immunology, infectious diseases, and many others. The book includes charts, tables, and review questions with answers. Barron's Easy Way books introduce a variety of academic and practical subjects to students and general readers in clear, understandable language. Ideal as self-teaching manuals for readers interested in learning a new career-related skill, these books have also found widespread classroom use as supplementary texts and brush-up test-preparation guides. Subject heads and key phrases that need to be learned are set in a second color. ... Publisher description.
This book transforms a difficult subject into ideas that every attentive student can understand. Important topics covered include: the microbial world, cellular chemistry, observing microbes through a microscope, microbial growth and reproduction, microbial genetics, bacteria, fungi and protozoa, viruses, the disease process, epidemiology, antimicrobial drugs, practical applications of immunology, infectious diseases, and many others. Also featured are helpful review questions with answers. Barron's E-Z Series books are updated, and re-formatted editions of Barron's older and perennially popular Easy Way books. Titles in the new E-Z Series feature extensive two-color treatment, a fresh, modern typeface, and more graphic material than ever. All are self-teaching manuals that cover a wide variety of practical and academic subjects, written on levels that range from senior high school to college-101 standards.