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            At Sixes and Sevens: How to Understand Numbers and Make Maths Easy

            At Sixes and Sevens: How to Understand Numbers and Make Maths Easy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Riley, Rachel; Contributions by Moore, Dr Gareth

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            An engaging, accessible introduction into how numbers work and why we shouldn't be afraid of them, from maths expert Rachel Riley. Do you know your fractions from your percentages? Your adjacent to your hypotenuse? And who really knows how to do long division, anyway? P...uzzled already? Don't blame you... But fret not! You won't be At Sixes and Sevens for long. In this brilliant, well-rounded guide, Countdown's Rachel Riley will take you back to the very basics, allow you to revisit what you learnt at school (and may have promptly forgotten, *ahem*), build your understanding of maths from the get-go and provide you with the essential toolkit to gain confidence in your numerical abilities. Discover how to divide and conquer, make your decimal debut, become a pythagoras professional and so much more with these easy-to-learn tips and tricks. Packed full of working examples, fool-proof methods, quirky trivia and brainteasers to try from puzzle-pro Dr Gareth Moore, this book is an absolute must-read for anyone and everyone who ever thought maths was 'above' them. Because the truth is: you can do it. What's more, it can be pretty fun too!
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            ISBN 9780008522766
            Released NZ 2 Feb 2022
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            What's the Point of Maths?

            What's the Point of Maths? (Hardback)

            By DK

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            Incredible historical stories explore the often surprising origins of the maths we use today, from number sequences to coordinates. Crazy facts, magic tricks, and mathematical brainteasers will amuse and entertain even the most reluctant math students. Find out why an hour has 60... rather than 100 minutes and how codes keep our secrets safe. Colourful and uncluttered illustrations make mathematical explanations easy to grasp in seconds and make this user-friendly book simple to navigate and a joy to browse and read. What's the Point of Maths? is perfect for those who need some inspiration when it comes to numbers. It combines stories from history with simple visual explanations to bring maths to life. From measuring a pyramid to predicting comets, from counting like the Babylonians to becoming a trillionaire, it shows children why core maths ideas were discovered and invented and how to apply them today - in the classroom and the real world! Accompanying the fascinating stories are puzzles, games, and amazing facts, as well as a lively challenge to help bring each of the topics to life. Stylish, colourful illustrations make the maths fun and unintimidating, while simple diagrams and steps make explanations easy to grasp in seconds. Throughout the book, worked examples show readers how to solve simple maths challenges, encouraging children to improve their maths skills with hands-on practice.
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            ISBN 9780241343524
            Released NZ 7 Jan 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Thinking Better: The Art of the Shortcut

            Thinking Better: The Art of the Shortcut (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Sautoy, Marcus du

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            Thinking Better is a celebration of the art of the short cut - and an encouragement to all of us, in our lives and maybe particularly in our business lives, to realise that thinking better is often more successful than working faster.

            ISBN 9780008393922
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2022
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Geometry: A Very Short Introduction

            Geometry: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

            By Dunajski, Maciej

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            This book provides a fresh modern introduction to geometry, an ancient branch of mathematics with important applications. It takes readers from Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries, to curved spaces, and the geometry of space-time inside a black hole, and outlines the role geom...etry plays in the broader context of science and art.
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            ISBN 9780199683680
            Released NZ 21 Apr 2022
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Very Short Introductions
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            The Hidden Mathematics of Sport

            The Hidden Mathematics of Sport (Hardback)

            By Eastaway, Rob; Haigh, John

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            This fascinating book takes a novel and intriguing look at sport, by exploring the mathematics behind the action.

            ISBN 9781911622284
            Released NZ 10 Jun 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Trigonometry: A Complete Introduction: The Easy Way to Learn Trig

            Trigonometry: A Complete Introduction: The Easy Way to Learn Trig (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Neill, Hugh

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            A bestselling introductory course that covers all areas of trigonometry, including: the theory and equations of tangent, sine and cosine, dimensions and angles, radians, ratios, compound angles and circles related to triangles.

            ISBN 9781473678491
            Released NZ 12 Jun 2018
            Publisher John Murray Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Statistics: 1001 Practice Problems For Dummies (+ Free Online Practice)
             

            Statistics: 1001 Practice Problems For Dummies (+ Free Online Practice) (Paperback)

            By Dummies

            • RRP: $56.99
            • $56.99
            • Pub Date
              1 Jun 22

            Previous edition: 9781118776049 Every practice problem in Statistics: 1001 Practice Problems For Dummies, includes a detailed answer explanation with step-by-step instructions and narrative walk-throughs. With book purchase, readers also get access to all 1001 practice problems ...online where the questions are presented in multiple choice format and categorized by difficulty. Users can create their own quizzes and study sets to focus their time on the concepts they need to review most.
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            ISBN 9781119883593
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2022
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Finding Moonshine: A Mathematician's Journey Through Symmetry
             

            Finding Moonshine: A Mathematician's Journey Through Symmetry (Paperback)

            By Sautoy, Marcus du

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            This new book from the author of 'The Music of the Primes' combines a personal insight into the mind of a working mathematician with the story of one of the biggest adventures in mathematics: the search for symmetry.

            ISBN 9780007214624
            Released NZ 2 Jul 2009
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Aww Easy as 1,2,3

            Aww Easy as 1,2,3 (Paperback)

            The kitchen is the perfect place for children to learn measurements, numbers, fractions, even to tell time. While cooking the simple, delicious recipes from this book such as chicken noodle soup or fairy cakes, kids can be taught all about measuring cups, tablespoons and teaspoon...s.
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            ISBN 9781742450742
            Published NZ 1 Dec 2010
            Publisher Bauer Media Books
            Interest Age 5-9 years
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            The Number Mysteries: A Mathematical Odyssey Through Everyday Life
             

            The Number Mysteries: A Mathematical Odyssey Through Everyday Life (Paperback)

            By Sautoy, Marcus du

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            From the author of 'The Music of the Primes' and 'Finding Moonshine' comes a short, lively book on five mathematical problems that just refuse be solved -- and on how many everyday problems can be solved by maths.

            ISBN 9780007309863
            Released NZ 13 May 2011
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 14+ years
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