Demonstrates easy math tricks in an accessible and engaging manner that will appeal to children. In addition to the 50 tricks, the text includes a review of pertinent mathematical concepts, actual applications, math curiosities, illustrations and parlor tricks.
Become a mental-math master and astound your friends, family, and teachers with . . .
"A fascinating and useful book. I recommend it." —Jaime Escalante (of Stand and Deliver fame) Hiram W. Johnson High School will fascinate students of all ages. A resource 'must' for all math programs." —Howard Wang, Founding Director of Sierra Canyon College Preparatory School
"The tips and tricks were really cool." —Liz Matthews, age 12, Anacapa Middle School
Packed with 50 tricks and tips that let you add, subtract, multiply, and divide in a flash, makes math easier and more fun than you've ever imagined. You won't need a calculator, or in many cases even a pencil, to come up with the correct answers. Just a few simple shortcuts will have you solving basic problems in record time.
will not only amaze you, it will also help you at school and in your daily life. Most of all, you'll have plenty of fun along the way!See all Editorial Reviews
I just started reading it and so far I have review some great math tricks I had forgotten. Will continue to practice!Published 6 months ago by Hansolo22
fun reading book. Wont make you
a math wizard but if you want to kick
back and burn a couple of hours its ok.
If you have a kid who LOVES math, s/he'll love you showing the techniques in this book. These look a bit irregular compared to the text books, but it's good math. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Margaret M. Trousdale
if you have young children or grandchildren — say age 9 on up —
do consider presenting this arithmetricky charmer to them. Read more