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Mathematics minus fear : how to make math fun and beneficial to your everyday life, Lawrence Potter
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 Summary
 Puzzles and humorous examples show how math is connected to the everyday world and explain how skills in this field can help with winning Monopoly, gambling in Vegas, and solving Sudoko puzzles 
 Language
 eng
 Edition
 1st Pegasus books trade pbk. sic ed.
 Extent
 xiii, 273 pages
 Note
 Originally published: London : Marion Boyars, 2006
 Contents

 Why?
 pt. 1. Numbers in your head, figures on paper : Small steps ; How many fingers? ; Outside the supermarket ; Putting two and two together ; Go forth and multiply ; 'Countdown' ; Putting numbers to paper ; Borrowing and carrying ; Long, long multiplication ; Long division explained ; Checking it all adds up
 pt. 2. Different kinds of number : KitKats and kosher ; A 'Ryche shepemaster' ; Proportion has its problems 1 ; Proportion has its problems 2 ; Colouring in pizzas ; What the Egyptians did ; Equivalent fractions ; Adding fractions on paper ; Turn it upsidedown and multiply ; What is the (decimal) point? ; Manipulating decimals ; One hundred percent ; Something of interest ; Prudence is a virtue ; Two hundred percent
 pt. 3. Fear of the unknown : Algebra and broken bones ; Doing the same to both sides ; Change all the signs ; False assumptions ; The logic behind simultaneous equations ; Squabbling schoolboys ; Algebra is democracy ; The saving of Charlie
 pt. 4. Chance would be a fine thing : High expectations for probability ; It's a load of balls ; Muddy waters ; It's not all about numbers ; The weather forecast is wrong ; Back to the classroom ; Putting probability into practice ; Vegas, baby! ; The Law of Large Numbers ; Gambling with life insurance
 Appendixex : A. Dividing fractions ; B. Putting sudoku to bed ; C. Answers to puzzles
 Isbn
 9781605983769
 Label
 Mathematics minus fear : how to make math fun and beneficial to your everyday life
 Title
 Mathematics minus fear
 Title remainder
 how to make math fun and beneficial to your everyday life
 Statement of responsibility
 Lawrence Potter
 Language
 eng
 Summary
 Puzzles and humorous examples show how math is connected to the everyday world and explain how skills in this field can help with winning Monopoly, gambling in Vegas, and solving Sudoko puzzles 
 Assigning source
 Source other than Library of Congress
 Cataloging source
 BTCTA
 http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
 1975
 http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
 Potter, Lawrence
 Dewey number
 510
 Illustrations
 illustrations
 Index
 no index present
 LC call number
 QA93
 LC item number
 .P68 2012
 Literary form
 non fiction
 Nature of contents
 bibliography
 http://library.link/vocab/subjectName

 Mathematics
 Mathematics
 Mathematics
 Mathematics
 Label
 Mathematics minus fear : how to make math fun and beneficial to your everyday life, Lawrence Potter
 Note
 Originally published: London : Marion Boyars, 2006
 Bibliography note
 Includes bibliographical references (pages 271273)
 Carrier category
 volume
 Carrier category code
 nc
 Carrier MARC source
 rdacarrier
 Content category
 text
 Content type code
 txt
 Content type MARC source
 rdacontent
 Contents
 Why?  pt. 1. Numbers in your head, figures on paper : Small steps ; How many fingers? ; Outside the supermarket ; Putting two and two together ; Go forth and multiply ; 'Countdown' ; Putting numbers to paper ; Borrowing and carrying ; Long, long multiplication ; Long division explained ; Checking it all adds up  pt. 2. Different kinds of number : KitKats and kosher ; A 'Ryche shepemaster' ; Proportion has its problems 1 ; Proportion has its problems 2 ; Colouring in pizzas ; What the Egyptians did ; Equivalent fractions ; Adding fractions on paper ; Turn it upsidedown and multiply ; What is the (decimal) point? ; Manipulating decimals ; One hundred percent ; Something of interest ; Prudence is a virtue ; Two hundred percent  pt. 3. Fear of the unknown : Algebra and broken bones ; Doing the same to both sides ; Change all the signs ; False assumptions ; The logic behind simultaneous equations ; Squabbling schoolboys ; Algebra is democracy ; The saving of Charlie  pt. 4. Chance would be a fine thing : High expectations for probability ; It's a load of balls ; Muddy waters ; It's not all about numbers ; The weather forecast is wrong ; Back to the classroom ; Putting probability into practice ; Vegas, baby! ; The Law of Large Numbers ; Gambling with life insurance  Appendixex : A. Dividing fractions ; B. Putting sudoku to bed ; C. Answers to puzzles
 Control code
 ocn785079141
 Dimensions
 22 cm
 Edition
 1st Pegasus books trade pbk. sic ed.
 Extent
 xiii, 273 pages
 Isbn
 9781605983769
 Lccn
 2013372049
 Media category
 unmediated
 Media MARC source
 rdamedia
 Media type code
 n
 Other physical details
 illustrations
 System control number

 (Sirsi) i9781605983769
 (OCoLC)785079141
 Label
 Mathematics minus fear : how to make math fun and beneficial to your everyday life, Lawrence Potter
 Note
 Originally published: London : Marion Boyars, 2006
 Bibliography note
 Includes bibliographical references (pages 271273)
 Carrier category
 volume
 Carrier category code
 nc
 Carrier MARC source
 rdacarrier
 Content category
 text
 Content type code
 txt
 Content type MARC source
 rdacontent
 Contents
 Why?  pt. 1. Numbers in your head, figures on paper : Small steps ; How many fingers? ; Outside the supermarket ; Putting two and two together ; Go forth and multiply ; 'Countdown' ; Putting numbers to paper ; Borrowing and carrying ; Long, long multiplication ; Long division explained ; Checking it all adds up  pt. 2. Different kinds of number : KitKats and kosher ; A 'Ryche shepemaster' ; Proportion has its problems 1 ; Proportion has its problems 2 ; Colouring in pizzas ; What the Egyptians did ; Equivalent fractions ; Adding fractions on paper ; Turn it upsidedown and multiply ; What is the (decimal) point? ; Manipulating decimals ; One hundred percent ; Something of interest ; Prudence is a virtue ; Two hundred percent  pt. 3. Fear of the unknown : Algebra and broken bones ; Doing the same to both sides ; Change all the signs ; False assumptions ; The logic behind simultaneous equations ; Squabbling schoolboys ; Algebra is democracy ; The saving of Charlie  pt. 4. Chance would be a fine thing : High expectations for probability ; It's a load of balls ; Muddy waters ; It's not all about numbers ; The weather forecast is wrong ; Back to the classroom ; Putting probability into practice ; Vegas, baby! ; The Law of Large Numbers ; Gambling with life insurance  Appendixex : A. Dividing fractions ; B. Putting sudoku to bed ; C. Answers to puzzles
 Control code
 ocn785079141
 Dimensions
 22 cm
 Edition
 1st Pegasus books trade pbk. sic ed.
 Extent
 xiii, 273 pages
 Isbn
 9781605983769
 Lccn
 2013372049
 Media category
 unmediated
 Media MARC source
 rdamedia
 Media type code
 n
 Other physical details
 illustrations
 System control number

 (Sirsi) i9781605983769
 (OCoLC)785079141
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