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,

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

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

*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)*.

*"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.*

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**Book Description **Mathplus Publishing, United States, 2017. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. 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. Seller Inventory # APC9789810854126

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**Book Description **Mathplus Publishing, United States, 2017. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. 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. Seller Inventory # APC9789810854126