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Train Your Brain to Be a Math Genius

By Mike Goldsmith, 1962-

In this clever guide, young readers previously daunted by algebra, logic, algorithms, and all things math will discover they are better at it than they thought.

How to be a Math Genius explores the math brain and demonstrates to readers that they use math skills all the time — they just don't know it yet. Packed with math activities and puzzles, compelling stories of math geniuses, math facts and stats, and more, How to be a Math Genius makes the dreaded subject of math both engaging and relevant.

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2012

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9780756697969


Format: Book
Author: Goldsmith, Mike, 1962-
Summary: In this clever guide, readers previously daunted by algebra, logic, algorithms, and all things math will discover they are better at it than they thought. This resource explores the math brain and demonstrates to readers that they use math skills all the time -- they just don't know it yet. Packed with math activities and puzzles.
Title: Train your brain to be a math genius / written by Mike Goldsmith ; illustrated by Seb Burnett.
Publisher Date: New York, N.Y. : DK Publishing, 2012.
Subject: Mathematical recreations -- Teen literature. Mathematics -- Teen literature.
Isbn: 9780756697969 0756697964
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Call Number: TNF MATH Gol
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Bib Id: 452964

Format: Book
Author: Goldsmith, Mike, 1962-
Summary: In this clever guide, readers previously daunted by algebra, logic, algorithms, and all things math will discover they are better at it than they thought. This resource explores the math brain and demonstrates to readers that they use math skills all the time -- they just don't know it yet. Packed with math activities and puzzles.
Title: Train your brain to be a math genius / written by Mike Goldsmith ; illustrated by Seb Burnett.
Edition: 1st American ed.
Publisher, Date: New York, N.Y. : DK Publishing, 2012.
Description: 128 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Subjects: Mathematical recreations -- Teen literature.
Subjects: Mathematics -- Teen literature.
Other Author: Burnett, Seb
Other Title: How to be a math genius: your brilliant brain and how to train it
Other Title: Math genius
Notes: Includes index.
Contents: Math brain. Meet your brain -- Math skills --Learning math -- Brain vs. machine -- Problems with numbers -- Women and math -- Seeing the solution -- Inventing numbers. Learning to count -- Number systems -- Big zero -- Pythagoras -- Thinking outside the box -- Number patterns -- Calculation tips -- Archimedes -- Math that measures -- How big? How far? -- The size of the problem -- Magic numbers. Seeing sequences -- Pascal's triangle -- Magic squares -- Missing numbers -- Karl Gauss -- Infinity -- Numbers with meaning -- Number tricks -- Puzzling primes -- Shapes and space. Triangles -- Shaping up -- Shape shifting -- Round and round -- The third dimension -- 3-D shape puzzles -- 3-D fun -- Leonhard Euler -- Amazing mazes -- Optical illusions -- Impossible shapes -- A world of math. Interesting times -- Mapping -- Isaac Newton -- Probability -- Displaying data -- Logic puzzles and paradoxes -- Breaking codes -- Codes and ciphers -- Alan Turning -- Algebra -- Brainteasers -- Secrets of the universe -- The big quiz.
LCCN: 2011277859
ISBN: 9780756697969
ISBN: 0756697964
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Call Number: TNF MATH Gol