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How To Be Good at Maths - DK Australia

Hardcover Published: 27th February 2017
ISBN: 9781740332019
Number Of Pages: 320

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The unique visual approach of How to be Good at Maths makes basic maths easier to understand than ever before, with short, simple explanations that demystify even the most challenging topics. Find out how much you would weigh on Jupiter, calculate the average age of your football team and even use pizza to understand pesky fractions. Unlike other maths workbooks, How to be Good at Maths introduces each topic with colourful pictures, real-life examples and fascinating facts. Making maths fun and easy, it is ideal for reluctant mathematicians or for revising before a test.

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Dorling Kindersley, also known as DK, is an international publishing company that specializes in illustrated reference books for all ages. It was originally a book-packing company founded by Christopher Dorling and Peter Kindersley in 1974 before changing to being a publisher in 1982. A distinct style of many DK books are illustrations and text on white backgrounds, starting with their first release being a First Aid Manual for the British voluntary medical services.

Excellent reference book


This book is excellent in explaining concepts to young mathematicians. A must have reference book.

Melbourne, Australia


How To Be Good at Maths

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Numbers – sequences, ordering, multiples, fractions, decimals, percentages, ration, scaling

Calculating – addition, subtraction, multiplication, factor pairs, long multiplication, divisions, short and long, order of operations, arithmetic laws, using a calculator

Measurement – length, perimeter, area, triangles, parallelograms, perimeter, capacity, volume, mass and weight, temperature, imperial units, time, dates, calculating with time and money

Geometry – lines, diagonal, parallel, perpendicular, 2D shapes, polygons, triangles quadrilaterals, circles, 3D shapes, prisms, nets, angles, degrees, angles, using a protractor, calculating angles, coordinates, plotting points, positive and negative coordinates, position and direction, compass directions, reflective and rotational symmetry, translation

Statistics – data handling, tally marks, frequency tables, Carroll and Venn diagrams, averages, the mean, median, mode, range, using averages, pictograms, block graphs, bar charts, line graphs, pie charts, probability calculating

Algebra – equations, solving equations, formulas and sequences

ISBN: 9781740332019
ISBN-10: 1740332016
Audience: Children
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 27th February 2017
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 28.2 x 22.4  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 1.5
Edition Number: 1

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