You Do the Maths
Solve a Crime
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|Format: ||Paperback, 32 pages|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 15 June 2015|
Solve problems using 3D shapes and degrees of rotation to Launch a Rocket in Space and discover how vertices and reflective symmetry are needed to Design a Skyscraper. Find out how coordinates and triangular numbers help to Fly a Jet Fighter and Solve a Crime using fractions and timelines.Featuring maths problems from addition and decimals to line graphs and pie charts, these books have different challenges to be solved with a varying range of difficulty. Includes answers as well as a glossary to explain any mathematical words or terms that the reader may struggle with, to facilitate the learning process. These four titles make maths accessible and exciting by relating it to the real world. All in an action-packed comic strip format. Maths has never been so much fun!
About the Author
Hilary Koll was a Mathematics Co-ordinator and Maths Teacher in Bracknell primary school and has also worked as a part-time lecturer in Mathematics at the University of Reading. Hilary has more recently turned her attention towards publishing and is now a full-time writer and consultant in mathematics education. She has written over 150 titles for a variety of publishers.Steve Mills was a teacher of both both primary and secondary age children before lecturing at the University of Reading in Mathematics Education. Here he worked with both under-graduate and post-graduate students in their preparation for teaching mathematics in schools. During this time he began to write mathematics books for both teachers and children. Steve is now a full-time writer and consultant in Mathematics education and has written over 150 books for a variety of publishers.Vladimir Aleksic was born in Serbia and Montenegro and has a wealth of illustration experience. His style is often described as 'semi- realistic', as his illustrations have a clear comic book influence.
Exciting and fast-moving, the story really challenges the reader to practise their maths; a great way to motivate. Try the books in the classroom as well as at home - if children find maths boring, they will be surprised at how interesting it comes when they see the practical application; those who really enjoy maths will find the books a stimulating extension activity Parents in Touch 'An ideal resource to use in the classroom or an extra out of school activity...' The English Association
25 x 19 centimetres (0.08 kg)|
5-9 years |