Understanding Maths: Basic Mathematics Explained

Understanding Maths: Basic Mathematics Explained


By (author) Dr. Graham Lawler

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  • Publisher: Aber Publishing
  • Format: Paperback | 208 pages
  • Dimensions: 135mm x 215mm x 10mm | 300g
  • Publication date: 30 June 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Abergale
  • ISBN 10: 1842852655
  • ISBN 13: 9781842852651
  • Edition: 4, Revised
  • Edition statement: 4th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: line drawings
  • Sales rank: 349,787

Product description

In Focus- A Studymates Series Who else wants to spend less time studying and be able to calculate correctly each time? This book is aimed at anyone - adults and children alike - who is having trouble with basic mathematics This book includes details on: * Numbers and place value, * Dealing with fractions, * Calculating with percentages, * Working with decimals, * Using a calculator, * Angles and turning, * Area and volume, * Data handling, * Probabilities and chance, * Estimating and checking

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Author information

About the Author Dr Graham Lawler is a teacher with over twenty years' experience, including as head of mathematics. He has acted as a consultant on mathematical education for both the BBC and Channel 4. And is the author of BBC Bitesize Maths and broadcasts regularly on radio as 'Mr Educator'. This title has ten 5 star reviews on amazon.co.uk, with one reviewer saying ' Graham Lawler you are a hero'

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Table of contents

Foreword by the Late Sir Arthur C Clarke 1 Place Value 2 Dealing with Fractions 3 Percentages 4 working with decimals 5 using a calculator 6 angles, turning and Pythagoras 7 area and volume 8 handling data 9 analyzing data 10 algebra 11 spreadsheets 12 appendix -personal development profiles - why mathematics counts Glossary index