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Author: Hilary Koll; Steve Mills; William Baker
Publisher: Tunbridge Wells : Ticktock, 2006.
Series: Using maths.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Step into the shoes of a skyscraper engineer and use your maths skills to build one of these amazing sky-scraping structures. Use numbers, plans, shapes and measures. Calculate lengths, heights, areas, times and quantities. And use maths to produce one of the tallest buildings around.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Problems, exercises, etc. Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hilary Koll; Steve Mills; William Baker
ISBN: 1860079865 9781860079863
OCLC Number: 64966889
Description: 32 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Know your skyscrapers --
Record-breaking skyscrapers --
The building site --
The skyscraper's strength --
Your design --
Good foundations --
Strengthening the structure --
Resisting earthquakes --
Lifts and emergency stairwells --
The building process --
Your final skyscraper.
Series Title: Using maths.
Responsibility: by Hilary Koll, Steve Mills and William Baker.

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Aims to make maths practice fun. This work helps you to use numbers, plans, shapes and measures; and calculate lengths, heights, areas, times and quantities. It covers topics such as numbers and the  Read more...

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