Synopses & Reviews
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!
Synopsis
Aimed specifically at older children, this text explains how to add, subtract, multiply and divide using simple short-cuts. It aims to teach children how to perform quick, accurate calculations in their heads, and helps to prepare them for more advanced concepts.
Synopsis
Packed with 50 tricks and tips that let you add, subtract, multiply, and divide in a flash, ARITHMETRICKS 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.
About the Author
EDWARD H. JULIUS, CPA, a graduate of Rutgers and the Wharton School, is an award-winning professor of business administration at California Lutheran University. He is the author of many books; his math titles include Rapid Math Tricks and Tips and Rapid Math in 10 Days. His lectures and workshops on rapid math are popular with young people and adults alike.
Table of Contents
BASIC MENTAL-MATH TRICKS.
Addition.
Subtraction.
Multiplication.
Division.
MENTAL-MATH MASTER TRICKS.
Addition.
Subtraction.
Multiplication.
Division.
ESTIMATION TRICKS.
TRICKS TO CHECK YOUR ANSWER.
Conclusion.
Appendices.
Answers to Exercises.