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Maths : stuff you forgot from school

Author: Chris Waring
Publisher: London : Michael O'Mara, 2010.
Series: I used to know that.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Whether we enjoyed it at school or not, maths forms a major part of our daily lives. From counting change at the supermarket to installing shelves at the correct angle, the world is ordered into numbers, measurements and probabilities. This book contains everything you once knew about maths but promptly forgot. It includes: fractions and decimals; arithmetic; probability and statistics; algebra and equations;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Waring
ISBN: 9781843174745 184317474X
OCLC Number: 645695523
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 192 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: I used to know that.
Responsibility: Chris Waring ; foreword by Caroline Taggart.

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Brush up on your mental arithmetic, including percentages, averages and recurring decimals or work on your trigonometry skills, from Pythagoras' Theorem to triangle areas and angles. I Used To Know  Read more...

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"'a jolly useful old school primer dressed up in postmodern clothes... Everyone will want to dip into this' - Tribune, 6 June 08 'A fun and witty collection of snippets of information we 'used to Read more...

 
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