The secrets of mental math

Format: Book on CD 2011
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One key to improving and expanding your math potential--whether you're a corporate executive or a high-school student--lies in the powerful ability to perform mental math calculations. Solving basic math problems in your head is a gateway to success in understanding and mastering higher mathematical fields such as algebra, statistics, and calculus. Mental mathematics also is valuable when you're shopping for groceries or figuring out how much to tip at a restaurant. This 12-lecture course guides you through all the essential skills, tips, and tricks for improving and enhancing your ability to solve a range of mathematical problems right in your head.
Disc 1. Lecture 1. Math in your head!
Lecture 2. Mental addition and subtraction
Disc 2. Lecture 3. Go forth and multiply
Lecture 4. Divide and conquer
Disc 3. Lecture 5. The art of guesstimation
Lecture 6. Mental math and paper
Disc 4. Lecture 7. Intermediate multiplication
Lecture 8. The speed of Vedic division
Disc 5. Lecture 9. Memorizing numbers
Lecture 10. Calendar calculating
Disc 6. Lecture 11. Advanced multiplication
Lecture 12. Masters of mental math.

Additional Information
Series Great courses (Compact disc)
Subjects Mental arithmetic -- Study and teaching.
Magic tricks in mathematics education.
Mental calculators.
Publisher Chantilly, VA :The Teaching Company,2011
Contributors Benjamin, Arthur.
Rhoades, Zachary H.
Teaching Company.
Participants/Performers Twelve lectures of thirty minutes each by Arthur T. Benjamin, Professor of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College.
Other Contributors Producer, Zachary H. Rhoades ; academic content supervisor, Jay Tate ; editor, Rich Bernett.
Language English
Notes Compact discs.
Course guidebook includes professor biography, statement of course scope, lecture outlines and notes, solutions, timeline, glossary, and bibliography.
Originally produced in 2010.
Description 6 audio discs (360 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (iv, 161 pages ; 19 cm)
Bibliography Notes Course guidebook includes bibliography.
ISBN 1598039725
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