Mathematical Quickies & Trickies (Volume 1)

 
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Singapore's bestselling Mathematical Quickies & Trickies contains more than 300 nonroutine problems to enhance students' problem-solving skills. With many creative worked examples and questions, and with cartoons sprinkled throughout the book, Mathematical Quickies & Trickies would appeal primarily to

grade 6 and above students and teachers looking for some fertile trick and tricky questions;

mathletes preparing for local and regional contests and competitions;

problem solvers longing to be challenged by questions whose obvious solutions are never the correct ones for what offhand appears to be true is false.

Contents

1. Mental Computation I
2. Mental Computation 2
3. Number Series
4. A Tricky Way with Fractions
5. Test Your Calculator Proficiency
6. Simplifying a Complex Fraction
7. Recurring Decimals
8. Is Zero an Even or Odd Integer?
9. Casting Out Nines
10. Be a Calculator Expert
11. Division by 9
12. Number Riddles
13. Ten Steps to be Math Smart
14. Shortcuts a la Trachtenberg
15. Geometrical Quickies 1
16. Geometrical Quickies 2
17. Geometrical Quickies 3
18. (Sugar + Coffee) + Milk = Sugar + (Coffee + Milk)
19. Applications of Number Laws
20. Law of One
21. Distributive Law
22. More Applications of Distributive Law
23. The Joy of Guesstimation
24. Are You a Fermi Disciple?
25. Bravo Singapore
26. Lightning Calculators
27. Geometrical Quickies 4
28. Some Calculator Quickies
Answers & Solutions
Bibliography & References

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About the Author:

Yan Kow Cheong is a math coach, writer, and editor. A math consultant for MathPlus Consultancy, he specializes in both adult and recreational math education. He conducts recreational and competition math courses and workshops for schools and enrichment centers, and educates the public against innumeracy and pseudoscience.

Kow Cheong has ghostwritten and edited both local and foreign textbooks and assessment (or supplementary) titles for students, teachers, and parents. Some of his publications are:

Additional Maths 360;

Word Problems in Focus series;

Challenging Word Problems (Common Core Edition) series;

Geometrical Quickies & Trickies;

Aha! Math;

The Stack Model Method (Grades 3-4 & 5-6).

His academic interests involve research in math education, in particular, the psychology of learning and teaching mathematics, and creative problem solving. He is a life member of both the Singapore Mathematical Society (SMS) and the Association of Mathematics Educators (AME). He is also a member of The Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences (ACMS).

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