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# Speed Math for Kids : The Fast, Fun Way to Do Basic Calculations

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• 9-12
• Paperback | 256 pages
• 149.9 x 226.1 x 20.3mm | 272.16g
• Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
• New York, United States
• English
• 0787988634
• 9780787988630
• 79,017

BILL HANDLEY is an international authority on mathematics teaching and study methods. He is also the author of Speed Mathematics (for adults) and Teach Your Children Tables.show more

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Preface v Introduction 1 1 Multiplication: Getting Started 4 2 Using a Reference Number 13 3 Numbers Above the Reference Number 21 4 Multiplying Above & Below the Reference Number 29 5 Checking Your Answers 34 6 Multiplication Using Any Reference Number 43 7 Multiplying Lower Numbers 59 8 Multiplication by 11 69 9 Multiplying Decimals 77 10 Multiplication Using Two Reference Numbers 87 11 Addition 106 12 Subtraction 116 13 Simple Division 130 14 Long Division by Factors 141 15 Standard Long Division Made Easy 149 16 Direct Long Division 157 17 Checking Answers (Division) 166 18 Fractions Made Easy 173 19 Direct Multiplication 185 20 Putting It All into Practice 195 Afterword 199 Appendix A Using the Methods in the Classroom 203 Appendix B Working Th rough a Problem 207 Appendix C Learn the 13, 14 and 15 Times Tables 209 Appendix D Tests for Divisibility 211 Appendix E Keeping Count 215 Appendix F Plus and Minus Numbers 217 Appendix G Percentages 219 Appendix H Hints for Learning 223 Appendix I Estimating 225 Appendix J Squaring Numbers Ending in 5 227 Appendix K Practice Sheets 231 Index 239show more

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