Mathematical Quickies & Trickies

Mathematical Quickies & Trickies

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Singaporea€™s bestselling Mathematical Quickies a Trickies, which has sold over 90, 000 copies locally, contains more than 300 nonroutine problems to enhance studentsa€™ mathematical problem-solving skills. With many creative worked examples and questions, and with cartoons sprinkled throughout the book, Mathematical Quickies a Trickies would appeal primarily to these audiences: * grades 5-7 students and teachers looking for some fertile trick and tricky questions; * mathletes preparing for local and regional contests and competitions; * problem solvers longing to be challenged by questions whose obvious solutions are never the correct ones for what offhand appears to be true is false. With proper insight, youa€™ll learn how to solve these tricky problems almost instantly, whose solutions are almost never the correct ones. You need no longer be caught off-guard; instead, youa€™ll learn to solve these questions confidentlya€”how to tame these counter-intuitive questions into routine ones. Contents 1. Mental Computation I 2. Mental Computation 2 3. Number Series 4. A Tricky Way with Fractions 5. Test Your Calculator Proficiency 6. Simplifying a Complex Fraction 7. Recurring Decimals 8. Is Zero an Even or Odd Integer? 9. Casting Out Nines 10. Be a Calculator Expert 11. Division by 9 12. Number Riddles 13. Ten Steps to be Math Smart 14. Shortcuts a la Trachtenberg 15. Geometrical Quickies 1 16. Geometrical Quickies 2 17. Geometrical Quickies 3 18. (Sugar + Coffee) + Milk = Sugar + (Coffee + Milk) 19. Applications of Number Laws 20. Law of One 21. Distributive Law 22. More Applications of Distributive Law 23. The Joy of Guesstimation 24. Are You a Fermi Disciple? 25. Bravo Singapore 26. Lightning Calculators 27. Geometrical Quickies 4 28. Some Calculator Quickies Answers a Solutions Bibliography a References Type of e-book: Nonfiction, problem solving, recreational, Singapore math, trick questions Audiences: Suitable for Grades 4-7 (or Primary 4-7 levels)With many creative worked examples and questions, and with cartoons sprinkled throughout the book, Mathematical Quickies aamp; Trickies would appeal primarily to these audiences: * grades 5-7 students and teachers looking for some fertile trick ...


Title:Mathematical Quickies & Trickies
Author: Yan Kow Cheong
Publisher:MathPlus Publishing - 2014-10-17
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