WorldCat Identities

Downing, Douglas

Overview
Works: 69 works in 273 publications in 2 languages and 16,260 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: QA76.15, 519.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Douglas Downing
Algebra, the easy way by Douglas Downing( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 2,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the fundamentals of algebra, including explanations of equations, negative numbers, exponents, roots, functions, graphs, and logarithms
Dictionary of computer and Internet terms by Douglas Downing( Book )

48 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and Swedish and held by 2,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dictionary presents more than 3200 key computer terms with definitions and includes descriptions of programming concepts
Calculus the easy way by Douglas Downing( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 1,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers all first-year calculus topics and includes practice exercises
Trigonometry, the easy way by Douglas Downing( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the principles of trigonometry and includes practice exercises with answers
Statistics the easy way by Douglas Downing( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the basics of statistics includes discussions of probability, random variables, the law of large numbers, and statistical estimation
Business statistics by Douglas Downing( Book )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This updated title in Barron's Business Review series shows how to apply statistical methods to a variety of business situations in order to produce enlightening and profitable information. Topics covered include probability and hypothesis testing, random variables, polls and sampling, multiple linear regression, analyzing business data, decision theory, and more. Business Review books are designed for classroom use, but are also valuable as self-teaching volumes for businesspersons engaged in various fields. When used in college business courses, these titles make fine supplements to main textbooks. Instructors in adult education and brush-up programs often choose these books as their main classroom text. Each title includes review questions with answers. - Publisher
Dictionary of mathematics terms by Douglas Downing( Book )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 600 definitions of terms used in algebra, geometry, analytic geometry, trigonometry, probability, statistics, logic, computer math, and calculus
Dictionary of computer terms by Michael A Covington( Book )

22 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calculus the easy way by Douglas Downing( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barron's E-Z algebra by Douglas Downing( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the fundamentals of algebra, including explanations of equations, negative numbers, exponents, roots, functions, graphs, and logarithms
Barron's E-Z statistics by Douglas Downing( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents charts, graphs, diagrams, line illustrations, and explanations of random variables, probability, distributions, polls and sampling, linear regression, and other statistics topics, with exercises and practice questions to help check understanding of basic concepts
Barron's E-Z trigonometry by Douglas Downing( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: This self-instruction book explains angles and triangles, and demonstrates the solutions to right triangle problems. Chapters that follow deal with trigonometric functions of sine, cosine, and tangent, radian measures, Pythagorean and other trigonometric identities, graphs of trigonometric functions, waves, polar coordinates, complex numbers, conic sections, spherical trigonometry, polynomial approximation for sin x and cos x, and more. Exercises follow every chapter with answers given at the back of the book. Barron's continues its ongoing project of updating, improving, and giving handsome new designs to its popular list of Easy Way titles, now re-named Barron's E-Z Series. The new cover designs reflect the books' brand-new page layouts, which feature extensive two-color treatment, a fresh, modern typeface, and more graphic material than ever. Charts, graphs, diagrams, instructive line illustrations, and where appropriate, amusing cartoons help to make learning E-Z. Barron's E-Z books are self-teaching manuals focused to improve students' grades across a wide array of academic and practical subjects. For most subjects, the skill level ranges between senior high school and college-101 standards. In addition to their self-teaching value, these books are also widely used as textbooks or textbook supplements in classroom settings. E-Z books review their subjects in detail, using both short quizzes and longer tests to help students gauge their learning progress. All exercises and tests come with answers. Subject heads and key phrases are set in a second color as an easy reference aid
Barron's E-Z calculus by Douglas Downing( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The author of this imaginative self-teaching book tells an entertaining story about travels in the fictional land of Carmorra. In the process he introduces a series of problems and solves them by applying principles of calculus. Readers are introduced to derivatives, natural logarithms, exponential functions, differential equations, and much more. Skill-building exercises are presented at the end of every chapter ..."--Publisher's description
Computer programming in BASIC the easy way : an introduction to computer programming by Douglas Downing( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the principles of computer programming in BASIC and includes exercises with answers
Forgotten statistics : a self-teaching refresher course by Douglas Downing( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

E-Z algebra by Douglas Downing( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the principles of algebra, and includes practice exercises, answers, and model problems, covering equations, negative numbers and integers, fractions and rational numbers, exponents, roots and real numbers, algebraic expressions, functions, graphs, polynomials, permutations, and more
Encyclopedia of computer terms by Douglas Downing( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quantitative methods by Douglas Downing( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computer programming in Pascal the easy way by Douglas Downing( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freedom, opportunity, and security : economic policy and the political system by Douglas Downing( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freedom, Opportunity, and Security is a book on government economic policy which will have some appeal to both sides of the political divide. The book starts from basic principles to develop the case for a free economy, and then presents the case for policies to provide opportunity and security. However, all policies are subject to the reality constraint that the average real wage equals the average level of productivity. Downing's incisive analysis considers many questions in regard to economic policy. For instance, why Keynesians are right that aggregate demand stabilization is crucial, but wrong to think that discretionary policy is the best way to achieve it. He also answers why government debt could be good or could be bad, depending on what it is used for and how it will be paid back. He analyzes how greedy lenders caused the mortgage crisis, but that greed alone cannot explain why lenders would carelessly lend heedless of the prospects for repayment. Additionally, he explores how concentrated economic power is a problem, but there is risk that government policy ostensibly exercised to benefit the powerless can in fact be twisted to further enrich the rich. Downing offers a comprehensive analysis of every level of economic policy and government structure. Even when we know the best economic policy, there is a problem if the political system rewards candidates who support narrow-interest policies more than general-interest policies. This book offers strategies to improve our dysfunctional presidential nomination system and uncompetitive congressional elections
 
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Algebra, the easy way
Alternative Names
Downing, D.

Downing, Douglas

Downing, Douglas 1957-

Downing, Douglas A.

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Languages
English (186)

Swedish (1)

Covers
Dictionary of computer and Internet termsCalculus the easy wayTrigonometry, the easy wayStatistics the easy wayBusiness statisticsDictionary of mathematics termsDictionary of computer termsBarron's E-Z algebra