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  • Published: 1 February 2011
  • ISBN: 9781409089131
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 368
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Maths for Mums and Dads




New 2014 edition fully revised and updated to reflect recent changes to primary maths curriculum and methods.
At last! An entertaining, straightforward and pain-free book on basic maths for grown-ups. Say goodbye to tense and frustrating homework sessions with your children.


Looking for a practical maths guide to help with home schooling? Maths for Mums and Dads is the solution.

Maths for Mums and Dads guides you through the basics of primary school maths and covers the dilemmas and problems you are likely to be confronted with, including:

* number bonds, place value and decimals
* long multiplication and division
* fractions, percentages and decimals
* basic geometry, shapes, symmetry and angles
* data-handling, combinations and chance

Complete with sample questions, mock exam papers and examples of children's errors, Maths for Mums and Dadswill challenge and reassure in equal measure.

  • Published: 1 February 2011
  • ISBN: 9781409089131
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 368
Categories:

About the authors

Rob Eastaway

Rob Eastaway has written several bestselling books that connect maths with everyday life, including Why do Buses Come in Threes?, the bestselling Maths for Mums and Dads for parents with primary schoolchildren, and More Maths for Mums and Dads for parents with teenage children. He appears regularly on the radio and has given talks about maths across the UK to audiences of all ages, at locations ranging from the Royal Exchange Theatre to Pentonville Prison. Married with three children, he lives in south London.

Mike Askew

Mike Askew is Distinguished Professor of Mathematics Education, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Until recently he was Professor of Primary Education at Monash University, Melbourne and previously Professor of Mathematics Education at King's College, University of London. A former primary school teacher, he now researches, speaks and writes on teaching and learning primary mathematics. For the Academic year 2006/07 he was Visiting Distinguished Scholar at City College, City University New York. He is also a skilled magician.

Praise for Maths for Mums and Dads

This book is an absolute triumph. Given the authors' reputations, I would expect nothing else.

Liz Woodham, Primary Maths Journal

This book will take the terror out of maths for all the generations.

Joanna Trollope

Sometimes you come across a book which makes you happy. Recently, I did just that ... [Maths for Mums and Dads] is brilliant, and exactly what far too many parents (including myself) need.

Sarah Ebner, The Times

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