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The Little Green Math Book: 30 Powerful Principles for Building Math and Numeracy Skills (3rd Edition) Brandon Royal

The Little Green Math Book: 30 Powerful Principles for Building Math and Numeracy Skills (3rd Edition)

Brandon Royal

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ISBN : 9781897393529
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For Math Aficionados From All Walks of Life! The Little Green Math Book reads like a collection of math recipes to help us blend problems, principles, and approaches in creating our own lineup of splendid math cuisine. The books four chaptersMoreFor Math Aficionados From All Walks of Life! The Little Green Math Book reads like a collection of math recipes to help us blend problems, principles, and approaches in creating our own lineup of splendid math cuisine. The books four chapters include: (1) Basic Numeracy Ingredients, (2) Wonderful Math Recipes, (3) Favorite Numeracy Dishes, and (4) Special Math Garnishments. Along with 30 of the most fundamental, recurring math principles and rules, readers will find a three-tier system to rate the difficulty level of all 100 problems - one chili (mild), two chilies (hot), and three chilies (very hot). Enjoy the benefits of your own self-paced math course: *Develop a feel for how numbers behave and what makes math problems tick. *Review the five classic formulas governing percentage increase and decrease. *Watch for pitfalls when expressing ratios as fractions, percents, or decimals. *Employ templates to solve math problems of similar category or type. *Use simple math to solve business scenarios involving price, cost, volume, profit, and break-even, as well as how to calculate markup versus margin and efficiency. *Be able to read graphs and grasp their underlying math themes. *Understand correlation: weak or strong, positive or negative, linear or nonlinear. *Gain a newfound confidence with an increased competency with numbers. This book - a gold medal winner at the Presidents Book Awards and winner of the USA Book News Best Book Awards - is suitable for high school and college students, as well as any individual wanting to improve his or her core essential math and numeracy skills. Authors bio: Brandon Royal (CPA, MBA) is an award-winning writer whose educational authorship includes Reasoning with Numbers, The Little Blue Reasoning Book, The Little Red Writing Book, The Little Gold Grammar Book, and The Little Red Writing Book Deluxe Edition. During his tenure working in Hong Kong for US-based Kaplan Educational Centers - a Washington Post subsidiary and the largest test-preparation organization in the world - Brandon honed his theories of teaching and education and developed a set of key learning principles to help define the basics of writing, grammar, math, and reasoning. A Canadian by birth and graduate of the University of Chicagos Booth School of Business, his interest in writing began after completing writing courses at Harvard University. Since then he has authored a dozen books and reviews of his books have appeared in Time Asia magazine, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal of America, Midwest Book Review, The Asian Review of Books, Choice Reviews Online, Asia Times Online, and About.com. Brandon is a five-time winner of the International Book Awards, a five-time gold medalist at the Presidents Book Awards, as well as a winner of the Global eBook Awards, the USA Book News Best Book Awards, and recipient of the 2011 Educational Book of the Year award as presented by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta. This book brilliantly shows the structure and subtlety of basic math. Math is a global language that knows no borders and opens opportunities for us all. --Rick Frishman, author, speaker, and media expert- treasurer and secretary for the Dr. Mark Victor Hansen Foundation, literacy to end poverty