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Everyday Maths for Grown-ups

Getting to grips with the basics

Extent: 176pages

Size: 198x129mm

Publication Date:

Price: £9.99

ISBN: 9781843173847

Categories: Maths & English

Extent: 176pages

Size: 198x129mm

Publication Date: 26/03/2015

Price: £7.99

ISBN: 9781782433354

Categories: Maths & English

Publication Date: 03/04/2015

Price: £9.99

ISBN: 9781782434894

Categories: Maths & English

About the Book

Day-to-day life is full of scenarios where your skill with numbers is tested, whether it's dividing up your share of the restaurant bill, or working out whether you've been overcharged at the checkout. So many of us try to avoid these basic sums at all costs, waiting for someone else to step in with the answer, but Everyday Maths for Grown-Ups is the perfect solution! Includes chapters on: • How to Check a Till Receipt Quickly • Long division • Multiplying and Dividing by 10, 100 or 1,000 • Money and Percentages • Converting metres, Litres and Grams • Angles, Triangles and Trig. This book contains all the shortcuts, fun tricks and new approaches you need to tackle even complex calculations with confidence

Reviews

  • 'This book contains all of the short-cuts, fun tricks and new approaches you need to tackle even complex calculations with real confidence', The Sun
  • 'It's all here
  • enough maths to get you through any and every day, and perhaps help adults keep up with their kids – now there's a thought! Enjoy!', Johnny Ball
  • 'Affable arithmetic whizz Kjartan Poskitt is here to hold your hand, explaining all those baffling concepts in a calm and reassuring tone', Junior Magazine
  • 'This humorous guide will help parents through maths conundrums in a quick, easy and fun way', Family Interest Magazine
  • 'I laughed out loud... I relaxed and realised that I was enjoying what I was doing and learning something at the same time', Thebookbag.co.uk
  • 'A perfect way to brush up on all your skills, packed with information but easily assimilated', Hot Brands Cool Places