More rapid math tricks and tips: 30 days to number mastery

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J. Wiley, Feb 28, 1996 - Mathematics - 240 pages
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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

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Contents

Introduction
1
More Basic Rapid Math Tricks
11
Subtracting without Borrowing
17
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

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.

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