Mathematical Quickies & Trickies

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Fear not math, fear God.

The Mathematical Quickies & Trickies E-Book Series NOW AVAILABLE for the FIRST TIME for non-iPad users!

Tired of constantly being fooled by tricky math questions? No longer do you need to, because help is now available.

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An ideal e-book for numbers lovers—$9.99 ONLY

Singapore’s bestselling Mathematical Quickies & Trickies, which has sold over 90,000 copies locally, contains more than 300 non-routine problems to enhance students’ mathematical problem-solving skills. With many creative worked examples and questions, and with cartoons sprinkled throughout the book, Mathematical Quickies & Trickies would appeal primarily to these audiences:

* grades 5-7 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.

With proper insight, you’ll learn how to solve these tricky problems almost instantly, whose solutions are almost never the correct ones. You need no longer be caught off-guard; instead, you’ll learn to solve these questions confidently—how to tame these counter-intuitive questions into routine ones.

To buy the e-book version of Mathematical Quickies & Trickies, click HERE for $9.99 ONLY!

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

Type of e-book: Nonfiction, problem solving, recreational, Singapore math, trick questions


Audiences: Suitable for Grades 4-7 (or Primary 4-7 levels)


Cost of e-book: $9.99


File format: PDF (10.6 MB zipped file)


Delivery: Via direct download from Order Confirmation e-mail


Product Queries: kcyan.mathplus(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)gmail.com

You can buy the e-book version of Mathematical Quickies & Trickies from:

ClickBank (click HERE) for $9.99 ONLY!

Sample chapter: Casting Out Nines c9_quckiest

For information about the Author.


Fan Page for Mathematical Quickies & Trickies, click HERE.

On Amazon.com, a printed copy of Mathematical Quickies & Trickies is priced at US$12.90.

This long-awaited sequel of Mathematical Quickies & Trickles comes with many creative worked examples and questions, with cartoons sprinkled throughout the book to keep in line with the same irreverent and fun spirit of the previous book.

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A wallet-friendly Singapore math problem-solving book for $9.99 ONLY

In addition to 300+ trick and tricky questions, More Mathematical Quickies & Trickles comes with more than 25 five-minute enrichment mathematics items, aimed at enhancing the mathematical problem-solving skills of problem solvers.

You won’t only be exposed to different problem-solving techniques, commonly used in answering math contests and competitions questions, but also learn to appreciate elegant or intuitive solutions.

More Mathematical Quickies & Trickies would appeal primarily to these audiences:

* grades 6-8 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.

To buy the e-book version of More Mathematical Quickies & Trickies, click HERE for $9.99 ONLY!

Contents


1. Creative GST


2. Are You Calculator-Smart?


3. What Is the Easy Way?


4. The Magic of Three Consecutive Numbers


5. Twitter Math @MathPlus


6. What Is 27 x 37, Really?


7. Humanizing 1, 2, 3


8. A Mathophobia Kit


9. WITs: 13 Ways to Attain Mathematical Excellence


10. Facebook Math: Numeracy vs. Literacy


11. Thou Shalt Not Divide By Zero


12. Math Jokes to Relieve Stress


13. Look-see Proofs


14. Some PhD Math Questions


15. Mathematical Prayers


16. The Largest Product


17. What’s Wrong?: A Comedy of Mathematical Errors


18. The Aha! Myth


19. Sam Loyd’s Toughies


20. The Tuesday Boy Problem


21. What Is 1 + 1, Really?


22. In Love with Cryptarithms


23. Mathematical Kiasuism


24. The Mathemagic of 142857


25. The Lighter Side of Singapore Math


26. K C Yan’s Laws & Lores


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Answers/Hints/Solutions


Bibliography & References

Type of e-book: Nonfiction, problem solving, recreational, Singapore math, trick questions


Audiences: Suitable for Grades 6-8 (or Primary 6 – Secondary 2 levels)


Cost of e-book: $9.99


File format: PDF (16.4 MB zipped file)


Delivery: Via direct download from Order Confirmation e-mail


Product Queries: kcyan.mathplus(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)gmail.com

You can buy the e-book version of More Mathematical Quickies & Trickies from:

ClickBank (click HERE) for $9.99 ONLY!

Sample chapter: Mathematical Jokes ch12_more_quckiest

For information about the Author.


Fan Page for More Mathematical Quickies & Trickies, click HERE.

On Amazon.com, a printed copy of More Mathematical Quickies & Trickies is priced at US$12.90.

Bored by drill-and-kill geometry questions in your school textbook? Do you always feel ill-equipped to tackle those tricky questions in geometry?

Geometrical Quickies & Trickies may be the right place to broaden and deepen your visualization skills in solving geometry trick and tricky questions, commonly set in mathematics contests and competitions.

A book on trick and tricky questions in geometry

A book on trick and tricky questions in geometry

Not only you’ll be equipped with the problem-solving strategies and heuristics in solving non-routine geometry questions, but you’ll also be enriched with no fewer than 20 items of recreational geometry to enhance your appreciation with many hours of aha! moments.

Geometrical Quickies & Trickies would appeal primarily to these audiences:

* grades 6-9 students and teachers looking for some fertile trick and tricky geometry questions;

* mathletes preparing for local and regional contests and competitions;

* problem solvers longing to be challenged by geometry questions not normally discussed in the normal mathematics classroom.

To buy the e-book version of Geometrical Quickies & Trickies, click HERE for $9.99 ONLY!

Geometrical Quickies & Trickies is suitable for grades 6-9 problem solvers and mathletes, and for teachers and tutors who desire to challenge (or torture) their students mathematically. It contains over 200 non-routine geometry questions that may be used to separate the nerd of mathletes from the herd of drill-and-kill specialists.

Contents

  1. What is a Circle?
  2. Three Famous (or Notorious) Geometrical Problems
  3. Non-Euclidean Geometry for Goondus
  4. How Many Regions?
  5. That Holy Little Geometry Book
  6. Fun with Areas and Perimeters
  7. Always a Parallelogram!
  8. The Malfatti’s Problem
  9. The Beauty of Pi
  10. The Zero Option
  11. The Golden Ratio by Paper Folding
  12. The Ubiquity of Phi
  13. Matchstick Mathematics
  14. The Rolling Circle Question
  15. Two Useful Circle Properties
  16. Proving the Obvious
  17. Sanguku—Japanese Temple Geometry
  18. Applications of Pythagorean Theorem
  19. Visualizing Infinity
  20. Geometrical Idiosyncrasies


    Answers/Hints/Solutions


    Bibliography & References

Type of e-book: Nonfiction, problem solving, recreational math, Singapore math, trick questions, geometry, enrichment math


Audiences: Suitable for Grades 6-8 (or Primary 6 – Secondary 2 levels)


Cost of e-book: $9.99


File format: PDF (10.6 MB zipped file)


Delivery: Via direct download from Order Confirmation e-mail


Product Queries: kcyan.mathplus(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)gmail.com

You can buy the e-book version of Geometrical Quickies & Trickies from:

ClickBank (click HERE) for $9.99 ONLY!

Sample chapter: The Rolling Circle Unit 14

For information about the Author.

On Amazon.com, a printed copy of Geometrical Quickies & Trickies is priced at US$12.90.

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