Author(s): Carol Vorderman
Are you baffled by negative numbers? Need help rounding up or down? Or how to add fractions? Learn all this and more in How to be Good at Maths, the simplest-ever visual guide to maths. Find out how many million times we blink each year, calculate the mean average of your family and even use pizza to understand pesky fractions. Unlike other maths workbooks How to be Good at Maths introduces each topic with colourful pictures, real-life examples and fascinating facts, ideal for reluctant mathematicians or revising before a test making maths is fun and easy. The unique visual approach of How to be Good at Maths makes basic maths easier to understand than ever before with short, simple explanations that demystify even the most challenging topics. Each topic has a real-life example so you can see how fractions, decimals and more work in an everyday situation.
Peter Clarke is a freelance consultant specializing in training and writing for primary mathematics education. Cherri Mosley has taught mathematics in UK primary schools for 15 years and is now an independent consultant. Caroline Clissold is an experienced primary school teacher who currently works for the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics.