More Maths for Mums and Dads.

Eastaway, Rob and Askew, Mike.

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Aims to help you deal with your child’s attitude towards maths, as well as getting to grips with maths yourself. It explains in a straightforward way the maths your child will encounter in their early teens. In many cases this gives examples of where maths crops up in the real world. It also suggests strategies to make your teenager more likely to engage with maths. Though it is not a textbook, it guides you through the basics of secondary school maths.

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Description

In their first, bestselling, book Maths for Mums and Dads Rob Eastaway and Mike Askew helped you and your child make sense of the new methods and topics covered in primary school maths. But as your child embarks on secondary school, two new issues arise. First, in the build-up to GCSE, school children begin to do maths that you probably have never encountered before or if you have, you never really got it in the first place, and have long since forgotten. Factorising? Finding the locus?Solving for x? Probability distributions? What do these even mean? More Maths for Mums and Dads gives you all the ammunition to help you to help your teenager get to grips with and feel more confident about and hopefully even enjoy GCSE maths. It covers in straightforward and easy-to-follow terms the maths your child will encounter in the build up to GCSE, in many cases gives practical and fun examples of where the maths crops up in the real world. In addition, the authors introduce the notion of estimation and coin a new term, Zequals. Using the Zequals method will help develop your teenager's feel for numbers, which in turn could transform their experience and enjoymen

Book Details

Author Eastaway, Rob and Askew, Mike.
Format HC
Publisher Square Peg
Number of Pages 376
Publish Date 1/01/2013
Catalogue Mar18
Catalogue book number 216