5 edition of **Everyday math tricks for grown-ups** found in the catalog.

Everyday math tricks for grown-ups

Kjartan Poskitt

- 136 Want to read
- 28 Currently reading

Published
**2011**
by Readers Digest in New York
.

Written in English

- Mathematics,
- Popular works,
- MATHEMATICS / General

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Kjartan Poskitt |

Classifications | |
---|---|

LC Classifications | QA93 .P674 2011 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | p. cm. |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL24839039M |

ISBN 10 | 9781606523292 |

LC Control Number | 2011010321 |

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of Multiplying by 6. If you multiply 6 by an even number, the answer will end with the same digit. The number in the ten's place will be half of the number in the one's place. About the author: Kjartan Poskitt is probably best known as the author of the Murderous Maths series of children's books.

He has also written a GCSE maths help book, maths activity books for the BBC, he has contributed articles to magazines and he regularily tours theatres, schools and festivals performing maths tricks and trivia.

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