Let's introduce you to the amazing natural numbers - meet 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9. You will have already met them. Without them your life would be very different. You wouldn't be able to tell the time, send a letter or use a telephone. Imagine - no computers, no TVs and no birthdays. But there was a time when they didn't exist. Natural numbers have a long and fascinating history. Whet your appetite for numbers by reading A Story of Natural Numbers, which will grip you all the way from the mysterious zero to the wonderful nine.
Presents simple explanations children and parents need to know to understand maths at Key Stage 1. This title contains links to selected websites with online maths puzzles, games and resources designed to reinforce the key points.
Meet Polygon and Plane, Reflection and Rotation, Odd Number and his buddy Even Number and the three amigos Sine, Cosine and Tangent. Discover the secrets of their world and how they like to throw their numbers about. Algebra & Geometry is a compelling guide to the community of characters who make mathematics interesting.
With its lively, creative approach, this is a unique and highly memorable one-stop guide to the building blocks of mathematics. Meet bubbly Zero, who can dissolve you to nothing; all-action Units, who just love to measure; greedy-guts Multiply, a big guy who hoards numbers together; and, mysterious Pi, who goes on and on and on...to infinity! It includes tonnes of practical advice to help every child unravel the rules and regulations of mathematics.
If your child finds times tables a little testing then here's the answer: straightforward, easy-to-follow tips, hints and advice that will help them remember their tables for ever. There are fun illustrations, shortcuts, clever ways to make some of the harder times tables simpler to learn (and even some harmless cheats that their teacher will approve of!).
Discover how maths applies to everything with Johnny Ball. Join Johnny Ball as he shows your child that maths isn't just numbers and sums, it's a fundamental, incredible, magical way to find out how everything works. From Pi, the amazing number that's vital for so much of everyday life, to perfect proportions - did you know Leonardo da Vinci worked out a person's ear is one-third the length of their face? - discover how numbers, from ancient times to the modern day, have enabled us to explore, build and discover just about everythi... read more
A triangle, dissatisfied with its shape, goes to a shapeshifter to be changed to a quadrilateral. The shape changes to a pentagon, then a hexagon, a heptagon, and so on, finally learning that being a triangle is best after all. Used in Math By All Means: Geometry, Grades 3-4 and Math and Literature, Book Two.
(NZ Year 9) This book is suitable for students studying Year 8 Mathematics who want to extend their abilities. The book has been specifically designed to help students revise the harder topics in the Year 8 course and prepare for success in all their class tests, half-yearly and yearly exams. In Excel Mathematics Revision & Exam Workbook 2 Year 8 - Extension you will find: - extension topics covering the complete Year 8 course, based on the new Mathematics syllabus. - over 100 pages of practice exercises. - ten topic tests a... read more
Description: New Signpost Mathematics Enhanced is an updated edition of the market-leading New Signpost Mathematics series. It is enhanced in design, technology and teaching resources. Features: Full colour and improved design and layout makes the text more appealing for students and easier to navigate Foundation Worksheets, colour coding of exercises and expanded Maths Terms support students' learning Worksheets and Challenge exercises mean that the book will cater completely for all ability levels Level of difficulty... read more
An essential study guide for examination candidates. Included over 500 definitions of all key terms and concepts, more than 300 useful illustrations and diagrams, over 100 worked examples, comprehensive cross-referencing and detailed index, and internet links to recommended websites.
Five ways to learn = 5 x the fun with maths expert Carol Vorderman. "Carol Vorderman's Times Tables Made Easy" shows how rhymes, repetition and writing can help you master your times tables. Perfect for practising at home to improve your maths skills, you'll soon discover how getting to grips with your tables can be easy and fun. Each Times Table kit contains: Hidden answers game - test your tables, slide the magic marker and the answers will be revealed; Say-along CD - join in with chanting times tables: the more you say them, ... read more
‘Dragon Maths 1’ is a write-on student workbook that contains a full mathematics programme for most Year 3 students. It revises work at mathematics curriculum Level 1 and starts work on Level 2. It guides students through the Advanced Counting Stage (stage 4) of the Number Framework.
Each chapter is based on a strand of the New Zealand Mathematics and Statistics Curriculum document. The number strand has been allocated 4 chapters (60 pages) to adequately cover all the numeracy strategies currently bei... read more
Help your child to learn, remember and practise their times tables with this bright, interactive activity book. Each page has a range of fun, motivational times table activities to complete and there are also over 60 colourful stickers to reinforce learning in an entertaining way. The accompanying CD contains twelve bouncy songs to sing along to, with the times tables from 2-12 and a times tables medley. Listen to the songs alongside the book or on their own for extra practice, and sing or say the times table answers each time.
For those of you scared of squares and perplexed by primes The Key to the Universe reveals how you could win a million dollars and become famous forever (twice). Meanwhile, pit your wits against evil Professor Fiendish's Number Chain, and things get ugly when the gangsters meet the unlucky number 13.
This work offers an introduction to maths with the laughs added in! Why does a horse need hands? How many metres are there on the head of a pin? How dense are you? Find out in "Desperate Measures" - all the tricks, tips and short-cuts they don't teach at school.