You Do the Maths: Solve a Crime by Hilary Koll, Steve Mills


You Do the Maths: Solve a Crime by Hilary Koll, Steve Mills

Collect the clues to become an amazing super-sleuth! Follow each stage of the case and complete the maths exercises to track down and catch the criminal. From addition and decimals to line graphs and pie charts, these books have different challenges to be solved with a varying range of difficulty. These four titles make maths accessible and exciting by relating it to the real world. Each title includes a glossary to explain any mathematical words or terms that the reader may struggle with, to aid the learning process. The You Do The Maths series include: Design a Skyscraper: - 978-1-78171-687-8 Launch a Rocket in Space: - 978-1-78171-686-1 Fly a Jet Fighter: - 978-1-78171-688-5 Solve a Crime: - 978-1-78171-689-2


Exciting and fast-moving, the story really challenges the reader to practise their maths; a great way to motivate. Try the books in the classroom as well as at home - if children find maths boring, they will be surprised at how interesting it comes when they see the practical application; those who really enjoy maths will find the books a stimulating extension activity Parents in Touch 'An ideal resource to use in the classroom or an extra out of school activity...

About the Author

HILARY KOLL was a Mathematics Co-ordinator and Maths Teacher in Bracknell primary school and has also worked as a part-time lecturer in Mathematics at the University of Reading. Hilary has more recently turned her attention towards publishing and is now a full-time writer and consultant in mathematics education. She has written over 150 titles for a variety of publishers, including Hodder & Stoughton and QED. STEVE MILLS was a teacher of both both primary and secondary age children before lecturing at the University of Reading in Mathematics Education. Here he worked with both under-graduate and post-graduate students in their preparation for teaching mathematics in schools. During this time he began to write mathematics books for both teachers and children. Steve is now a full-time writer and consultant in Mathematics education and has written over 150 books for a variety of publishers. VLADIMIR ALEKSIC was born in Serbia and Montenegro and has a wealth of illustration experience. His style is often described as 'semi-realistic', as his illustrations have a clear comic book influence. He has worked for clients including DK, where he illustrated Pirate Attack! and Clash of the Gladiators.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

15th June 2015



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