Everyday Maths for Grown-Ups: Getting to Grips with the Basics

Author(s): Kjartan Poskitt


Day-to-day life is full of scenarios where your skill with numbers is tested, whether it's dividing up your share of the restaurant bill, or working out whether you've been overcharged at the checkout. So many of us try to avoid these basic sums at all costs, waiting for someone else to step in with the answer, but Everyday Maths for Grown-Ups is the perfect solution! Includes chapters on: . How to Check a Till Receipt Quickly . Long Division . Multiplying and Dividing by 10, 100 or 1,000 . Money and Percentages . Converting Metres, Litres and Grams . Angles, Triangles and Trig. This book contains all the shortcuts, fun tricks and new approaches you need to tackle even complex calculations with confidence.


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Kjartan Poskitt is the author of the successful 'Murderous Maths' series of books, which have been translated into over twenty languages and has presented numerous BBC education programmes on the subject.

General Fields

  • : 9781782433354
  • : Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
  • : Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
  • : March 2015
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 11mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2015
  • : books

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  • : Kjartan Poskitt
  • : 176
  • : 510
  • : Paperback