Author: Gerard W. Kelly

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486131521

Category: Mathematics

Page: 128

View: 8222

Clear, concise compendium of about 150 time-saving math short-cuts features faster, easier ways to add, subtract, multiply, and divide. Each problem includes an explanation of the method. No special math ability needed.
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Author: Gerard W. Kelly

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486246116

Category: Mathematics

Page: 112

View: 456

Can you multiply 362 x .5 quickly in your head? Could you readily calculate the square of 41? How much is 635 divided by 2«? Can 727,648 be evenly divided by 8? If any of these questions took you more than a few seconds to solve, you need this book. Short-Cut Math is a concise, remarkably clear compendium of about 150 math short-cuts ? timesaving tricks that provide faster, easier ways to add, subtract, multiply, and divide. By using the simple foolproof methods in this volume, you can double or triple your calculation speed ? even if you always hated math in school. Here's a sampling of the amazingly effective techniques you will learn in minutes: Adding by 10 Groups; No-Carry Addition; Subtraction Without Borrowing; Multiplying by Aliquot Parts; Test for Divisibility by Odd and Even Numbers; Simplifying Dividends and Divisors; Fastest Way to Add or Subtract Any Pair of Fractions; Multiplying and Dividing with Mixed Numbers, and more. The short-cuts in this book require no special math ability. If you can do ordinary arithmetic, you will have no trouble with these methods. There are no complicated formulas or unfamiliar jargon ? no long drills or exercises. For each problem, the author provides an explanation of the method and a step-by-step solution. Then the short-cut is applied, with a proof and an explanation of why it works. Students, teachers, businesspeople, accountants, bank tellers, check-out clerks ? anyone who uses numbers and wishes to increase his or her speed and arithmetical agility, can benefit from the clear, easy-to-follow techniques given here.
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Author: Gerard W. Kelly

Publisher: WWW.Snowballpublishing.com

ISBN: 9781607964391

Category: Mathematics

Page: 114

View: 9456

Clear, concise compendium of about 150 time-saving math short-cuts features faster, easier ways to add, subtract, multiply, and divide. Each problem includes an explanation of the method, a step-by-step solution, the short-cut solution, and proof, as well as an explanation of why it works. No special math ability needed.
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The Mathemagician's Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks

Author: Arthur Benjamin,Michael Shermer

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 9780307347466

Category: Mathematics

Page: 224

View: 4849

These simple math secrets and tricks will forever change how you look at the world of numbers. Secrets of Mental Math will have you thinking like a math genius in no time. Get ready to amaze your friends—and yourself—with incredible calculations you never thought you could master, as renowned “mathemagician” Arthur Benjamin shares his techniques for lightning-quick calculations and amazing number tricks. This book will teach you to do math in your head faster than you ever thought possible, dramatically improve your memory for numbers, and—maybe for the first time—make mathematics fun. Yes, even you can learn to do seemingly complex equations in your head; all you need to learn are a few tricks. You’ll be able to quickly multiply and divide triple digits, compute with fractions, and determine squares, cubes, and roots without blinking an eye. No matter what your age or current math ability, Secrets of Mental Math will allow you to perform fantastic feats of the mind effortlessly. This is the math they never taught you in school.
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Author: Edward Stoddard

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486319881

Category: Mathematics

Page: 304

View: 9876

Entertaining, easy-to-follow suggestions for developing greater speed and accuracy in doing mathematical calculations. Surefire methods for multiplying without carrying, mastering fractions, working quickly with decimals, handling percentages, and much more.
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The Fast, Fun Way To Do Basic Calculations

Author: Bill Handley

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470893975

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

View: 732

Learn how to easily do quick mental math calculations Speed Math for Kids is your guide to becoming a math genius--even if you have struggled with math in the past. Believe it or not, you have the ability to perform lightning quick calculations that will astonish your friends, family, and teachers. You'll be able to master your multiplication tables in minutes, and learn basic number facts while doing it. While the other kids in class are still writing down the problems, you can be calling out the answers. Speed Math for Kids is all about playing with mathematics. This fun-filled book will teach you: How to multiply and divide large numbers in your head What you can do to make addition and subtraction easy Tricks for understanding fractions and decimals How to quickly check answers every time you make a calculation And much more If you're looking for a foolproof way to do multiplication, division, factoring estimating, and more, Speed Math for Kids is the book for you. With enough practice you'll go straight to the top of the class!
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Tips, Short-Cut Strategies, and 60 Fun Practice Pages That Reinforce Essential Math Skills and Boost Test Scores

Author: Richard S Piccirilli

Publisher: Teaching Resources

ISBN: 9780439186056

Category: Education

Page: 80

View: 2651

Boost kids’ number confidence with these practical and easy-to-use mental-math strategies and fun reproducible practice pages. Students apply the strategies as they work on computation, problem solving, estimation, and so much more! Content meets the NCTM standards. For use with Grades 2-4.
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Author: Dhaval Bathia

Publisher: Jaico Publishing House

ISBN: 8179924076

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

View: 2707

A Simplified Approach For Beginners& Can you multiply 231072 by 110649 and get the answer in just a single line? Can you find the cube root of 262144 or 704969 in two seconds? Can you predict the birth-date of a person without him telling you? Can you predict how much money a person has without him telling you? Can you check the final answer without solving the question? Or, in a special case, get the final answer without looking at the question? Can you solve squares, square roots, cube-roots and other problems mentally?All this and a lot more is possible with the techniques of Vedic Mathematics described in this book. The techniques are useful for students, professionals and businessmen. The techniques of Vedic Mathematics have helped millions of students all over the world get rid of their fear of numbers and improve their scores in quantitative subjects. Primary and secondary school students have found the Vedic mathematics approach very exciting. Those giving competitive exams like MBA, MCA, CET, UPSC, GRE, GMAT etc. have asserted that Vedic Mathematics has helped them crack the entrance tests of these exams.
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Author: Swami Bharati Krishna Tirtha,Vasudeva Sharana Agrawala,V. S. Agrawala

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publ.

ISBN: 9788120801646

Category: Mathematics

Page: 367

View: 400

This epoch-making and monumental work on Vedic Mathematics unfolds a new method of approach. It relates to the truth of numbers and magnitudes equally applicable to all sciences and arts.
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Solving for x and Figuring Out Why

Author: Arthur Benjamin

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 0465061621

Category: Mathematics

Page: 336

View: 5176

The Magic of Math is the math book you wish you had in school. Using a delightful assortment of examples—from ice cream scoops and poker hands to measuring mountains and making magic squares—this book empowers you to see the beauty, simplicity, and truly magical properties behind those formulas and equations that once left your head spinning. You'll learn the key ideas of classic areas of mathematics like arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus, but you'll also have fun fooling around with Fibonacci numbers, investigating infinity, and marveling over mathematical magic tricks that will make you look like a math genius! A mathematician who is known throughout the world as the “mathemagician,” Arthur Benjamin mixes mathematics and magic to make the subject fun, attractive, and easy to understand. In The Magic of Math, Benjamin does more than just teach skills: with a tip of his magic hat, he takes you on as his apprentice to teach you how to appreciate math the way he does. He motivates you to learn something new about how to solve for x, because there is real pleasure to be found in the solution to a challenging problem or in using numbers to do something useful. But what he really wants you to do is be able to figure out why, for that's where you'll find the real beauty, power, and magic of math. If you are already someone who likes math, this book will dazzle and amuse you. If you never particularly liked or understood math, Benjamin will enlighten you and—with a wave of his magic wand—turn you into a math lover.
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The Art of Calculation

Author: Henry Sticker

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 048620295X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 185

View: 9983

A number sense approach to the four basic operations of arithmetic together with fractions and decimals
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Full Course in Speed Arithmetic

Author: Henry Sticker

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486318729

Category: Mathematics

Page: 192

View: 2531

Many useful procedures explained and taught: 2-column addition, left-to-right subtraction, mental division of large numbers, more. Also numerous helpful shortcuts. More than 8,000 problems, with solutions. 1945 edition.
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Author: Atul Gupta

Publisher: Jaico Publishing House

ISBN: 8179923576

Category: Self-Help

Page: 176

View: 7202

NATIONAL BESTSELLER 2nd REVISED & UPDATED EDITION With Trigonometry Vedic mathematics is gaining widespread popularity among the student community as well as maths lovers. The absence of a book, explaining the techniques in a simple language, has been felt acutely for a long time. This book has been written using a step-by-step approach, and attempts to fill the existing void. It includes several solved problems in addition to 1000 practice problems with answers. It also includes a special chapter which shows the application of the techniques to problems set in competitive exams like CAT, CET etc. People from all walks of life including school and college students, teachers, parents and also those from non-mathematical areas of study will discover the joys of solving mathematical problems using the wonderful set of techniques called Vedic Maths.
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Author: Mounir Samaan

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0615147666

Category:

Page: 212

View: 2763

"SHORT CUTS IN MATH" is a fast paced way to review or learn the basics of math in a non- academic method using a lot of short cuts to many problem solutions. It also shows the difference between the regular procedure and the short cut.This book makes it interesting to learn math.
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30 Days to Number Power

Author: Edward H. Julius

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471575634

Category: Mathematics

Page: 240

View: 2571

Demonstrates a slew of time-saving tips and tricks for performing common math calculations. Contains sample problems for each trick, leading the reader through step-by-step. Features two mid-terms and a final exam to test your progress plus hundreds of exercise problems ranging from simple to more sophisticated. Also includes sections on ``Mathematical Curiosities'' and ``Parlor Tricks'' for math lovers.
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Author: Aditi Singhal

Publisher: S. Chand Publishing

ISBN: 8121939216

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: N.A

View: 7565

Useful for School students, teachers, and professionals and a must for those appearing for competitive exams like UPSC, MBA, MCA, GMAT, GRE, CSAT, etc. “After reading this book, solving 5378942639 ÷ 8120594263, finding the square of 99975, the cube root of 704969 or calculating any day from 500 years would be child’s play
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Author: Gordon Rockmaker

Publisher: Frederick Fell Pub

ISBN: 9780883911990

Category: Mathematics

Page: 224

View: 5877

This book will unlock the secrets of the art of calculation. This book will increase your power of computation and thereby enable you to get more out of the mathematics you now know. You will soon be amazed at your ability to solve once complex problems quickly. Clear and concise examples of about 101 time saving maths short-cuts -- faster, easier ways to add, subtract, multiply and divide. This amazing little book demonstrates easy maths tricks in an accessible and engaging manner that will appeal to children. In addition to the 101 tricks, the text includes a review of pertinent mathematical concepts, actual applications, maths curiosities, illustrations and parlour tricks. Packed with many tricks and tips that let you add, subtract, multiply, and divide in a flash, makes maths easier and more fun than youve ever imagined. You wont need a calculator, or in many cases even a pencil, to come up with the correct answers. Just a few simple short cuts will have you solving basic problems in record time.
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Shortcuts and Simple Solutions for the Not-So-Math Minded

Author: Kjartan Poskitt

Publisher: Readers Digest

ISBN: 9781606523292

Category: Mathematics

Page: 176

View: 8337

For all you adults out there who still secretly count on your fingers (and toes) or are hopeless without (or maybe even with) a calculator, this is the book for you. Does the thought of doing even the simplest of calculations put your stomach in a knot? Do you know how to quickly figure out the discount on that 15 percent off rack? Are you able to calculate your gas mileage or the cost per pound of a bunch of grapes? Imagine how much easier your life would be if you had a few easy-to-remember ways to deal with all of the math challenges you face each and every day. Everyday Math Tricks for Grown-Ups will show you how. Don't worry, this isn't the mind-numbingly boring math textbook you vaguely remember from your dreary schooldays. Lively text and simple examples illustrate all the basics-addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division-and even gets into some more advanced topics such as ratios, decimals, powers, and roots. You'll find yourself dipping in and out often whenever you need to brush up. This book promises to provide many eureka moments as a light bulb goes off when you finally grasp concepts that may have mystified you up until now. And along the way, reading about even the most boring of concepts will provide you with a few good laughs. As you will soon discover, this book will make everyday math problems as easy as pi!
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