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More Rapid Math: Tricks and Tips: 30 Days to Number Mastery

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Publisher Comments:

Math skills you can count on!

In this eagerly awaited sequel to the popular Rapid Math Tricks and Tips, Professor Ed Julius shows you how to master difficult problems in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division quickly, easily?and without a calculator. And have fun while doing it!

By learning one to two tricks a day for thirty days, you'll be amazed at the increase in your number power. Discover how you can quickly subtract by oversubtracting. Speed up your calculating with place-value multiplication. See how to add in seconds by breaking a number apart. More Rapid Math Tricks and Tips includes:

  • Step-by-step examples to explain each technique
  • Over 1,400 sample problems and practice exercises
  • Challenging "brain builders" to keep you on your toes
  • Weekly quizzes and a final exam so you can check your progress
  • Fascinating mathematical curiosities and parlor tricks, such as the Amazing

Age-Divining Trick and the Phenomenal Fifth-Root Trick

Whether calculating the total at the supermarket checkout, reconciling a bank statement, or figuring the sales tax on your latest purchase, More Rapid Math Tricks and Tips makes working with numbers fast, fun, and easy. It's a must for math lovers, as well as students, teachers, and anyone who works with numbers on a regular basis.

"Ed Julius has written another engaging book that will definitely excite the mind." —Mick Horwitz, Founding Director Sierra Canyon College Preparatory School,

"The original Rapid Math Tricks and Tips has been a staple in my classroom for the past four years. The sequel is definitely another winner!" —Laurie Curtis-Abbe, Teacher Anacapa Middle School, a California/National School of Excellence a U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon Exemplary School

Synopsis:

This sequel to the author's "Rapid Math Tricks and Tips" uses the same simple format to introduce maths lovers to 50 new tricks, as well as a number of tips, anecdotes and challenges. It teaches two new tricks a day for 25 days, and has a "Quick Quiz" section to conclude each week.

About the Author

EDWARD H. JULIUS, CPA, is an award-winning professor of business administration at California Lutheran University. He conducts frequent lectures and workshops on rapid math and has written several accounting study guides, as well as a series of crossword puzzle books. He is also the author of the original Rapid Math Tricks and Tips and Arithmetricks, both available from Wiley.

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

MORE BASIC RAPID MATH TRICKS.

Multiplying with Little or No Carrying.

Subtracting Without Borrowing.

Adding Pluses and Minuses.

Multiplying with Factors.

Multiplying by 6.

Adding by Multiplying.

MORE INTERMEDIATE RAPID MATH TRICKS.

Dividing by Showing Little or No Work.

Dividing by Regrouping I. Multiplying by 12.

Subtracting by Oversubtracting.

MORE ADVANCED RAPID MATH TRICKS.

Multiplying with Numbers 11 Through 19.

Squaring Any Number Ending in 2 or 8.

Squaring Any Number Ending in 6.

Squaring Numbers Between 90 and 100.

MORE UNUSUAL RAPID MATH TRICKS.

Multiplying Consecutive Numbers Ending in 5.

Multiplying by Fractions.

Multiplying by 999.

Checking Addition and Subtraction.

Conclusion.

Appendices.

Solutions.

Summary of the 54 Number-Mastery Tricks for Handy Reference.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471122388
Author:
Julius, Edward H.
Publisher:
Wiley
Author:
Julius, Edward H.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Mathematics
Subject:
Arithmetic
Subject:
Mathematics-Basics
Subject:
Popular Interest Mathematics
Copyright:
Series Volume:
9430
Publication Date:
March 1996
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9.91x7.07x.66 in. .90 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This sequel to the author's "Rapid Math Tricks and Tips" uses the same simple format to introduce maths lovers to 50 new tricks, as well as a number of tips, anecdotes and challenges. It teaches two new tricks a day for 25 days, and has a "Quick Quiz" section to conclude each week.
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