Many people are uncomfortable with numbers finding them daunting and difficult.
In this book numbers are brought to life at a very practical and fun level so that you can learn a whole range of techniques and shortcuts you never knew existed. Everything is covered - from understanding statistics and the odds gamblers face to the interest rates on your savings and ways to maximise your returns.
There are enjoyable puzzles, demonstrations and self-testing interludes, this a book to instruct and give pleasure.
About the Author
Andrew Jeffrey bills himself as the Mathemagician. He taught maths for twenty years and is also a professional magician, and combines these two skills in such presentations as "The Magic of Maths", a show for schools. His previous books include 100 Top Tips for Maths Teachers and Magic for Kids of all Ages.
Series: Mind Zone Ser.
Format: Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 3rd August 2009
Publisher: Duncan Baird Publishers
Dimensions (cm): 17.0 x 12.9 x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.21