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I Used to Know That : Maths

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Brush up on your mental arithmetic, including percentages, averages and recurring decimals or work on your trigonometry skills, from Pythagoras Theorem to triangle areas and angles. I Used To Know That: Maths is a fun and accessible way to re-visit all those useful tips and maths tricks that you have forgotten from your school days.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 136 x 198 x 24mm | 340.19g
  • Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Ill
  • 184317474X
  • 9781843174745
  • 154,077

About Chris Waring

Chris Waring was born in London. After a degree in Mechanical Engineering at Imperial College London and a short yet disastrous career as a headhunter, he became a maths teacher. Since then he has taught small children and Oxbridge candidates and everybody in between. He has written I Used to Know That: Maths (2010) and From 0 to Infinity in 26 Centuries (2012) for Michael O'Mara Books. He lives in York.show more

Review quote

"'a jolly useful old school primer dressed up in postmodern clothes... Everyone will want to dip into this' - Tribune, 6 June 08 'A fun and witty collection of snippets of information we 'used to know' from school.' - Essentials, July 2008 'This is a fascinating book... it will no doubt be a great source of entertainment around many a dinner table during the festive season' - She, December 08"show more