Speed Math for Kids: The Fast, Fun Way To Do Basic Calculations

Speed Math for Kids: The Fast, Fun Way To Do Basic Calculations

by Bill Handley

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ISBN-13: 9780787988630
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/16/2007
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 10.86(h) x 0.71(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

BILL HANDLEY is an international authority on mathematics teaching and study methods. He is also the author of Speed Mathematics (for adults) and Teach Your Children Tables.

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Table of Contents

Preface v

Introduction 1

1 Multiplication: Getting Started 4

2 Using a Reference Number 13

3 Numbers Above the Reference Number 21

4 Multiplying Above & Below the Reference Number 29

5 Checking Your Answers 34

6 Multiplication Using Any Reference Number 43

7 Multiplying Lower Numbers 59

8 Multiplication by 11 69

9 Multiplying Decimals 77

10 Multiplication Using Two Reference Numbers 87

11 Addition 106

12 Subtraction 116

13 Simple Division 130

14 Long Division by Factors 141

15 Standard Long Division Made Easy 149

16 Direct Long Division 157

17 Checking Answers (Division) 166

18 Fractions Made Easy 173

19 Direct Multiplication 185

20 Putting It All into Practice 195

Afterword 199

Appendix A Using the Methods in the Classroom 203

Appendix B Working Th rough a Problem 207

Appendix C Learn the 13, 14 and 15 Times Tables 209

Appendix D Tests for Divisibility 211

Appendix E Keeping Count 215

Appendix F Plus and Minus Numbers 217

Appendix G Percentages 219

Appendix H Hints for Learning 223

Appendix I Estimating 225

Appendix J Squaring Numbers Ending in 5 227

Appendix K Practice Sheets 231

Index 239

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Speed Math for Kids: The Fast, Fun Way To Do Basic Calculations 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is fantastic! My children are so excited to beat the calculator!!
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Lorene More than 1 year ago
I liked it, but my kids were not interested. After forcing them to do a couple of chapters, I gave up.
potter2 More than 1 year ago
it helps u with multiplication times tables