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Remember Winnie Cooper from The Wonder Years? Well the actress who played Winnie, Danica McKellar is a New York Times bestselling author and mathemetician, who has written a series of books designed to encourage young girls and women to be open-minded to math and succeed at it. In her latest guide to approachable math, Danica McKellar tackles all the angles—and curves—of geometry.
Secrets of Mental Math will have you thinking like a math genius in no time. Get ready to amaze your friends - and yourself - with incredible calculations you never thought you could master
Bestselling author and physicist Stephen Hawking explores the masterpieces of mathematics, 25 landmarks spanning 2,500 years and representing the work of 15 mathematicians, including Augustin Cauchy, Bernard Riemann, and Alan Turing. This extensive anthology allows readers to peer into the mind of genius by providing them with excerpts from the original mathematical proofs and results.
Packed with 50 tricks and tips that let you add, subtract, multiply, and divide in a flash, makes math easier and more fun than you've ever imagined. You won't need a calculator, or in many cases even a pencil, to come up with the correct answers. Just a few simple shortcuts will have you solving basic problems in record time.