Maths Doesn't Suck How to Survive Year 6 Through Year 9 Maths without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail by Danica McKellar
  

Maths Doesn't Suck How to Survive Year 6 Through Year 9 Maths without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail

Written by Danica McKellar
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Synopsis

Maths Doesn't Suck How to Survive Year 6 Through Year 9 Maths without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail by Danica McKellar

Do you dread maths homework? Panic at the thought of a test? Does maths bore you to tears? Don't worry - help is here! Actress and mathematician Danica McKellar's bestselling guide proves that maths can be easy, relevant and even cool, and gives you all the tools you need to ace your next test. With Danica as your personal tutor, even the most maths-phobic student will finally 'get' fractions, equations, decimals, rates, ratios, proportions, equations and more.

Reviews

This groundbreaking book is just what this country needs -- Dr Sally Ride, first American woman in space McKellar is probably the only person on prime-time television who moonlights as a cyberspace math tutor New York Times Maths Doesn't Suck is well explained, fun and rigorous. A great balance between emphasising 'you can do this

... I would very much welcome anything that may help to increase the percentage of girls taking maths -- Dr Dorothy Duffy, London Centre of Nanotechnology, University College London

About the Author

Best known as a Hollywood actress, Danica McKellar is also an internationally renowned mathematician and champion of maths education. Born in La Jolla, California, and raised in Los Angeles, McKellar became a star aged 13 as Winnie Cooper in The Wonder Years and later as Elsie Snuffin in The West Wing. She studied mathematics at the University of California, Los Angeles and co-authored the groundbreaking Chayes-McKellar-Winn theorem of magnetism. McKellar has since advised the United States Senate on ways to improve the recruitment of women into mathematical and scientific professions and has been honoured in the Journal of Physics and the New York Times for her work in mathematics.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
320 pages

Author

Danica McKellar
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Publisher

Particular Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

2nd September 2010

ISBN

9780141049458


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