## Speed System of Basic Mathematics

### Jakow Trachtenberg

3.97 avg rating
( 148 ratings by GoodReads )

The Trachtenberg Speed System of Basic Mathematics is a revolutionary system for calculating and teaching basic math. Children, who had repeatedly failed in arithmetic until their parents sent them to learn this method, were able to perform amazing calculations within seconds. In one demonstration, a ten year old child, when asked to multiply 5132437201 times 452736502785, simply wrote on the blackboard the answer, 2323641669144374104785, in seventy seconds. He never set up the basic and familiar line by line chart, multiplying and adding each row of numbers. Instead, he just wrote down the answer without any of the intermediate steps. To demonstrate his method, Trachtenberg chose children who were doing poorly in their school work. These were children used to failure, shy and withdrawn; or at the other extreme, rebellious and unmanageable. The children's responses to the new, easy way of doing arithmetic was immediate. They found it delightfully like a game. The feeling of accomplishment soon made them lose their disagreeable traits. Equally important were the by-products the pupils attained while learning this new system. As these youngsters became proficient in handling numbers, they began to spurt ahead in all their studies. Their IQs went up as well! Not only did the child learn to compute, but his IQ also went up. Since all problems were worked out in his head, he developed an excellent memory and his ability to concentrate was increased. The Trachtenberg system, once learned, can take the drudgery out of the arithmetic that is part of everyone's daily stint. Experts believe that the Trachtenberg system could have far-reaching effects on education and science.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Product Description:

Jakow Trachtenberg believed that everyone is born with phenomenal abilities to calculate, he devised a set of rules that allows every child to make multiplication, division, addition, subtraction and square-root calculations with unerring accuracy and at remarkable speed.

Jakow Trachtenberg (1888-1953) developed this system during the seven years he spent in Nazi concentration camps during World War II. He had been born in Odessa, Russia on June 17, 1888 and was recognized as a genius at an early age. When the First World War broke out, he was a Pacifist, opposed to the war, and wrote published articles attacking the war. When the Czar of Russia was overthrown, he had to flee to Germany. When Hitler came to power, he did the same thing again, writing magazine articles and books attacking the policies of the Soviet and German governments. His books included “Das Land das blutet. Bilder aus dem heutigen Russland” meaning “The country bleeds. Pictures from today's Russia” in 1928. In 1931, he wrote, “Das Problem der UdSSR”. In 1933, he wrote “Die Greuelpropaganda ist eine Lügenpropaganda sagen die deutschen Juden selbst” meaning “Atrocity propaganda is a Lügenpropaganda says the German Jews themselves” which stated “Some Jewish circles in Germany, who favored German nationalism, felt that the anti-Nazi reactions outside Germany had been exaggerated or distorted. They were afraid, that anti-Nazism would endanger the position of the Jews”. “Die Greuelpropaganda ist eine Lügenpropaganda sagen die deutschen Juden selbst. Atrocity Propaganda is based on Lies say the Jews of Germany themselves. La propagande d'atrocites n'est que mensonges declarent les juifs allemands eux-memes.” Nachdruck der Jakow Trachtenberg Verlag Ausgabe von 1933. Here he is defending the German government from attacks by Jews outside of Germany, calling it “Atrocity Propaganda”. This may explain why he did not flee to the United States as did so many Jewish intellectuals during this period. The immediate prewar years found Professor Trachtenberg living in Vienna and Yugoslavia - almost always as a fugitive. In Vienna in 1936 he wrote “Der russische Bauer heult unter dem Bolschewismus” meaning “The Russian farmer howls under the Bolshevism”. The police state finally caught up with him, and he spent a total of seven years in various concentration camps. It was during these years that Professor Trachtenberg developed his system of speed mathematics. Most of this was done without pencil and paper, since none were available. Thus the majority of the steps are performed mentally.

US\$ 5.01

Shipping: US\$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

## 1.Speed System of Basic Mathematics

ISBN 10: 0285629166 ISBN 13: 9780285629165
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 13
Seller
IBestBargains, LLC
(Houston, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating

Book Description Souvenir Press Ltd. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0285629166 Brand New Book in Perfect Condition.Fast Shipping with tracking number. Bookseller Inventory # UBDA-INSTK-1311

US\$ 5.01
Convert Currency
Shipping: US\$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

## 2.Speed System of Basic Mathematics

ISBN 10: 0285629166 ISBN 13: 9780285629165
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Booksland2016
(Upper Darby, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating

Book Description Souvenir Press Ltd. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0285629166 Brand New Book. Bookseller Inventory # B-IDT-00733

US\$ 5.01
Convert Currency
Shipping: US\$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

## 3.Speed System of Basic Mathematics (Paperback)

ISBN 10: 0285629166 ISBN 13: 9780285629165
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating

Book Description Souvenir Press Ltd, United Kingdom, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New edition. 193 x 130 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Bookseller Inventory # AA69780285629165

US\$ 9.05
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition

## 4.Speed System of Basic Mathematics

ISBN 10: 0285629166 ISBN 13: 9780285629165
New Softcover Quantity Available: > 20
International Edition
Seller
Sunshine Book Store
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating

Book Description Souvenir Press Ltd. Book Condition: New. 0285629166 This is an International Edition. Brand New, Paperback, Delivery within 6-14 business days, Similar Contents as U.S Edition, ISBN and Cover design may differ, printed in Black & White. Choose Expedited shipping for delivery within 3-8 business days. We do not ship to PO Box, APO , FPO Address. In some instances, subjects such as Management, Accounting, Finance may have different end chapter case studies and exercises. International Edition Textbooks may bear a label "Not for sale in the U.S. or Canada" and "Content may different from U.S. Edition" - printed only to discourage U.S. students from obtaining an affordable copy. The U.S. Supreme Court has asserted your right to purchase international editions, and ruled on this issue. Access code/CD is not provided with these editions , unless specified. We may ship the books from multiple warehouses across the globe, including India depending upon the availability of inventory storage. Customer satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # NI9780285629165

US\$ 9.33
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition

## 5.The Trachtenberg Speed System of Basic Mathematics

ISBN 10: 0285629166 ISBN 13: 9780285629165
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
International Edition
Seller
US_Superfast_Bookstore
(New Castle, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. This is an International Edition Brand New Paperback Same Title Author and Edition as listed. ISBN and Cover design differs. Similar Contents as U.S Edition. Standard Delivery within 6-14 business days ACROSS THE GLOBE. We can ship to PO Box address in US. International Edition Textbooks may bear a label "Not for sale in the U.S. or Canada" or "For sale in Asia only" or similar restrictions- printed only to discourage students from obtaining an affordable copy. US Court has asserted your right to buy and use International edition. Access code/CD may not provided with these editions. We may ship the books from multiple warehouses across the globe including Asia depending upon the availability of inventory. Printed in English. Customer satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # IS9780285629165

US\$ 6.68
Convert Currency
Shipping: US\$ 2.65
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

## 6.Speed System of Basic Mathematics (Paperback)

ISBN 10: 0285629166 ISBN 13: 9780285629165
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating

Book Description Souvenir Press Ltd, United Kingdom, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New edition. 193 x 130 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Bookseller Inventory # AA69780285629165

US\$ 11.08
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

## 7.The Trachtenberg Speed System Of Basic Mathematics

ISBN 10: 0285629166 ISBN 13: 9780285629165
New Softcover First Edition Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BookVistas
(New Delhi, DELHI, India)
Rating

Book Description Rupa Publications India Pvt Ltd., 1985. Softcover. Book Condition: New. First edition. Printed Pages: 272. Bookseller Inventory # 104171

US\$ 7.38
Convert Currency
Shipping: US\$ 4.31
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

## 8.THE TRACHTENBERG SPEED SYSTEM OF BASIC MATHEMATICS

ISBN 10: 0285629166 ISBN 13: 9780285629165
New Quantity Available: 20
Seller
BookVistas
(New Delhi, DELHI, India)
Rating

Book Description Rupa Publication. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # Rupa-9780285629165

US\$ 7.38
Convert Currency
Shipping: US\$ 4.31
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

## 9.Speed System Of Basic Mathematics

ISBN 10: 0285629166 ISBN 13: 9780285629165
New Quantity Available: 4
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97802856291650000000

US\$ 12.12
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

## 10.Speed System of Basic Mathematics

ISBN 10: 0285629166 ISBN 13: 9780285629165
New Quantity Available: 4
Seller
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)
Rating

Book Description Souvenir Press Ltd 1989-06-29, 1989. Book Condition: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Bookseller Inventory # NU-BER-00048985