Secrets of Mental Math: The Mathemagician's Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks

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San Val, Aug 1, 2006 - Mathematics - 278 pages
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For use in schools and libraries only. An accessible guide to mathematical calculation reveals the secrets of rapid mental calculation, memorization, and other feats of the mind, with tips on how to add, subtract, multiply, divide, and work with fractions, squares, and cube roots.

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I use this book in order to encourage my kids to think mathematically in order to solve everyday problems and to help them in their school work. If you want to use it with kids I recommend looking ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Arthur Benjamin, Ph.D., is a professor of mathematics at Harvey Mudd College in Claremount, California. Dr. Benjamin's articles have been featured in "Scientific American" and "Discover". He is coauthor of "Mathemagics".

Michael Brant Shermer, Ph.D., is founder and director of The Skeptics Society and the publisher of "Skeptic" magazine. He is the author of several books, including "Teach Your Child Science".

Michael Shermer is the director of the Skeptics Society and the host of the Skeptics Lecture Series at the California Institute of Technology. He teaches science, technology, and evolutionary thought in the Cultural Studies Program at Occidental College.

Nye is currently working with scientists at NASA and several universities to design and build the first sundial to go to Mars.

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