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Help Your Kids with Maths : A Unique Step-by-Step Visual Guide

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Reduce the stress of studying algebra, geometry, and statistics and help your child with their maths homework, following Carol Vorderman's unique visual maths book.

Help Your Kids with Maths shows parents how to work with their kids to solve maths problems step-by-step. Using pictures, diagrams, and easy-to-follow instructions and examples to cover all the important areas - covering everything from basic numeracy to more challenging subjects like statistics, trigonometry, and algebra - you'll learn to approach even the most complex maths problems with confidence. This visual maths guide has been updated and includes the latest changes to the UK National Curriculum and with additional content on roman numerals, time, fractions, and times tables. It also includes a glossary of key maths terms and symbols.

Help Your Kids with Maths is the perfect guide for every frustrated parent and desperate child, who wants to understand maths and put it into practise.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 203 x 238 x 18mm | 844g
  • DK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • illustrations (colour)
  • 1409355713
  • 9781409355717
  • 15,571

Table of contents

1: Foreword
2: Introduction
3: Numbers


1: Introducing numbers
2: Addition
3: Subtraction
4: Multiplication
5: Division
6: Prime numbers
7: Units of measurement
8: Telling the time
9: Roman numerals
10: Positive and negative numbers
11: Powers and roots
12: Surds
13: Standard form
14: Decimals
15: Binary numbers
16: Fractions
17: Ratio and proportion
18: Percentages
19: Converting fractions, decimals, and percentages
20: Mental maths
21: Rounding off
22: Using a calculator
23: Personal finance
24: Business finance


4: Geometry


1: What is geometry?
2: Tools in geometry
3: Angles
4: Straight lines
5: Symmetry
6: Coordinates
7: Vectors
8: Translations
9: Rotations
10: Reflections
11: Enlargements
12: Scale drawings
13: Bearings
14: Constructions
15: Loci
16: Triangles
17: Constructing triangles
18: Congruent triangles
19: Area of a triangle
20: Similar triangles
21: Pythagoras' theorem
22: Quadrilaterals
23: Polygons
24: Circles
25: Circumference and diameter
26: Area of a circle
27: Angles in a circle
28: Chords and cyclic quadrilaterals
29: Tangents
30: Arcs
31: Sectors
32: Solids
33: Volumes
34: Surface area of solids


5: Trigonometry


1: What is trigonometry?
2: Using formulas in trigonometry
3: Finding missing sides
4: Finding missing angles


6: Algebra


1: What is algebra?
2: Sequences
3: Working with expressions
4: Expanding and factorizing expressions
5: Quadratic expressions
6: Formulas
7: Solving equations
8: Linear graphs
9: Simultaneous equations
10: Factorizing quadratic equations
11: The quadratic formula
12: Quadratic graphs
13: Inequalities


7: Statistics


1: What is statistics?
2: Collecting and organizing data
3: Bar charts
4: Pie charts
5: Line graphs
6: Averages
7: Moving averages
8: Measuring spread
9: Histograms
10: Scatter diagrams


8: Probability


1: What is probability?
2: Expectation and reality
3: Combined probabilities
4: Dependent events
5: Tree diagrams


9: Reference section
10: Glossary
11: Index
12: Acknowledgements
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About Carol Vorderman

Carol Vorderman, one of Britain's best known and loved TV personalities, feels passionately about the value of education. Carol joined forces with DK in 1999 to become DK's Education Champion and has helped them to build the bestselling "Made Easy" series, which includes topics in maths, English, and science and technology. She has also encouraged parents and their teenage children to work together in the "Help Your Kids" series, which includes Help Your Kids With Science and Help Your Kids With English. Versatile as ever, Carol has also provided an accessible and fun entry into the world of computer programming with Computer Coding Projects For Kids.
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