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Rob Eastaway - Author

About the Author

Rob Eastaway is a writer, speaker and consultant. His books include the bestselling What is a Googly? and Why Do Buses Come In Threes?. He jointly devised the system now used to officially rank international cricketers and lives in London, where he is a keen weekend cricketer and occasional golfer.

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Why do Buses Come in Threes? The hidden mathematics of everyday life

Why do Buses Come in Threes? The hidden mathematics of everyday life

Author: Rob Eastaway, Jeremy Wyndham Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/08/2020

An entertaining guide to how maths is relevant to our everyday lives. Why is it better to buy a lottery ticket on Friday? Why are showers always too hot or too cold? And which classic puzzle was destroyed by Allied bombing in the war? These and many other questions are answers in this entertaining and highly informative book. Why do Buses Come in Threes? is for anyone who wants to remind themselves - or discover for the first time - that maths is relevant to almost everything we do. Dating, cooking, travelling by car, gambling and life-saving techniques all have links with intriguing mathematical problems that you will find explained here - including the odd coincidence of 4 July, the exponential growth of Australian rabbits and a surprising formula for running in the rain without getting wet. Whether you have a degree in astrophysics or haven't touched maths since you left school, this book will change the way you view the world around you.

Maths on the Back of an Envelope Clever Ways to (Roughly) Calculate Anything

Maths on the Back of an Envelope Clever Ways to (Roughly) Calculate Anything

Author: Rob Eastaway Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2019

'Another terrific book by Rob Eastaway' SIMON SINGH 'A delightfully accessible guide to how to play with numbers' HANNAH FRY How many cats are there in the world? What's the chance of winning the lottery twice? And just how long does it take to count to a million? Learn how to tackle tricky maths problems with nothing but the back of an envelope, a pencil and some good old-fashioned brain power. Join Rob Eastaway as he takes an entertaining look at how to figure without a calculator. Packed with amusing anecdotes, quizzes, and handy calculation tips for every situation, Maths on the Back of an Envelope is an invaluable introduction to the art of estimation, and a welcome reminder that sometimes our own brain is the best tool we have to deal with numbers.

Maths on the Back of an Envelope Clever Ways to (Roughly) Calculate Anything

Maths on the Back of an Envelope Clever Ways to (Roughly) Calculate Anything

Author: Rob Eastaway Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2019

'Another terrific book by Rob Eastaway' SIMON SINGH 'A delightfully accessible guide to how to play with numbers' HANNAH FRY How many cats are there in the world? What's the chance of winning the lottery twice? And just how long does it take to count to a million? Learn how to tackle tricky maths problems with nothing but the back of an envelope, a pencil and some good old-fashioned brain power. Join Rob Eastaway as he takes an entertaining look at how to figure without a calculator. Packed with amusing anecdotes, quizzes, and handy calculation tips for every situation, Maths on the Back of an Envelope is an invaluable introduction to the art of estimation, and a welcome reminder that sometimes our own brain is the best tool we have to deal with numbers.

What is a Googly? The Mysteries of Cricket Explained

What is a Googly? The Mysteries of Cricket Explained

Author: Rob Eastaway Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/06/2019

A new edition of Rob Eastaway's classic guide to the rules of cricket. Cricket is one of the world's most popular sports, yet for the uninitiated, its peculiar laws and customs are a mystery. What is a 'silly mid off' and a 'long leg'? How can you be 'lbw'? And how can a match last for five days and still end up as a draw? In this fully updated edition of the classic guide, Rob Eastaway demystifies the jargon and answers the questions you've always wanted to ask. It's also a timely reminder that for the true cricket lover, the game can be absorbing and exciting even when the ball isn't being smashed for six.

100 Maddening Mindbending Puzzles Logic problems, maths conundrums and word games

100 Maddening Mindbending Puzzles Logic problems, maths conundrums and word games

Author: Rob Eastaway, David Wells Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2018

A fiendish collection of over 100 super-tricky brainteasers from puzzle-maestros Rob Eastaway and David Wells. Puzzles have intrigued and entertained generations of children - and their parents - for over 2,000 years. Here is an irresistible assortment of 100 challenging puzzles, in a sumptuous new edition of this classic book. These brilliant brainteasers range from the neatly lateral to the downright perplexing. From chopping the chocolate to crossing the moat, mystifying matchsticks and a teasing typewriter, 100 Maddening Mindbending Puzzles provides many hours of mind-stretching enjoyment for even the most agile brains. Guaranteed. If you consider yourself a master of logic, a devil with a crossword and a whizz at cracking codes, this is your chance to prove yourself a real smartypants and pit your wits against this devilish collection of games and puzzles.

How to Remember (Almost) Everything, Ever

How to Remember (Almost) Everything, Ever

Author: Rob Eastaway Format: eBook Release Date: 02/07/2017

Struggling to remember all that information they're stuffing you with at school? Want to impress your friends with amazing memory feats? Can't keep on top of all your online passwords? Then you need this book! Packed with cool tricks and fun exercises, How to Remember (Almost) Everything, Ever will help you hone your memory to superhero standards. Learn how imagining a walk down your street can help you remember a shopping list, how you can memorize a phone number by picturing the digits as letters, and how music, rhymes, and even smells can help. Find out what you brain has in common with a computer, how spies committed things to memory, and how to flummox your parents with memory tricks. A completely updated, re-illustrated, and redesigned edition of the book. How to Remember (Almost) Everything, Ever is perfect for anyone who wants to improve their study skills and make their memory the best it can be.

MATHS ON THE GO 101 Fun Ways to Play with Maths

MATHS ON THE GO 101 Fun Ways to Play with Maths

Author: Rob Eastaway, Mike Askew Format: eBook Release Date: 02/06/2017

Kak priobshchit' rebenka k matematike i dazhe sdelat' tak, chtoby on ee polyubil?Zamechatel'nye britanskie populyarizatory nauki Rob Istuehj i Majk EHsk'yu nashli veselyj i legkij put' k detskomu serdcu, prevrativ strashnoe pugalo - matematiku - v seriyu uvlekatel'nyh igr dlya detej ot 4 do 14 let. Pust' vash rebenok ispodvol' ovladevaet matematicheskoj premudrost'yu, igraya izo dnya v den' v ugadajku, chislovye pryatki, dvadcatochku i zelenuyu volnu. Vy smozhete igrat' za stolom, v ocheredi k vrachu, v magazine, na progulke, ispol'zuya podruchnyj schetnyj material: mashiny na stoyanke, tovary na polkah supermarketa, motociklistov na doroge I konechno, nichto ne meshaet vam pereinachivat' pridumannye avtorami matematicheskie zabavy na svoj lad, prisposablivaya ih ko vkusam i potrebnostyam sobstvennyh detej.

MORE MATHS FOR MUMS AND DADS

MORE MATHS FOR MUMS AND DADS

Author: Rob Eastaway, Mike Askew Format: eBook Release Date: 23/03/2017

EHta kniga pomozhet vam reshit' obe problemy - i izmenit' otnoshenie rebenka k matematike, i ponyat' ee samim. My dostupnymi slovami ob"e;yasnim vam te razdely, s kotorymi stolknetsya vash rebenok v srednej shkole. Vo mnogih sluchayah my rasskazhem, kak svyazany matematika i real'nyj mir, a govorya o bolee abstraktnyh temah, postaraemsya ob"e;yasnit', v chem ih smysl. A eshche my predlozhim podhody, kotorye zastavyat vashego podrostka s udovol'stviem zanimat'sya matematikoj - i obshchat'sya s vami / Rob Istuehj, Majk EHsk'yu

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