• Mathematics

Girls Get Curves

Geometry Takes Shape
Author: Danica McKellar
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101644400
Category: Mathematics
Page: 432
View: 8962
Three-time New York Times bestselling author Danica McKellar and popular "Dancing With The Stars" contestant now makes it a breeze to excel in… Geometry! Hollywood actress and math whiz Danica McKellar has completely shattered the “math nerd” stereotype. For years, she’s been showing girls how to feel confident and ace their math classes – with style! With Girls Get Curves, she applies her winning techniques to high school geometry, giving readers the tools they need to feel great and totally “get” everything from congruent triangles to theorems, and more. Inside you’ll find: · Time-saving tips and tricks for homework and tests · Illuminating practice problems (and proofs!) with detailed solutions · Totally relatable real-world examples · True stories from Danica’s own life as an actress and math student · A Troubleshooting Guide, for getting unstuck during even the trickiest proofs! With Danica as a coach, girls everywhere can stop hiding from their homework and watch their scores rise!

    • Education

Girls Get Curves

Geometry Takes Shape
Author: Danica McKellar
Publisher: Plume
ISBN: 0452298741
Category: Education
Page: 413
View: 2321
Challenges intellectual stereotypes while counseling girls on the core concepts of high school geometry, combining personality quizzes and real-life testimonials with topics ranging from congruent triangles and quadrilaterals to proofs and theorems.

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

Kiss My Math

Showing Pre-algebra Who's Boss
Author: Danica McKellar
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781594630491
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 335
View: 7979
The television actress and mathematics guru author of Math Doesn't Suck presents a pre-algebra primer for seventh- to ninth-graders, in an accessible reference that shares time-saving tricks, real-world examples, and detailed practice problems. 100,000 first printing.

    • Education

Math Doesn't Suck

How to Survive Middle School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail
Author: Danica McKellar
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110121371X
Category: Education
Page: 320
View: 8089
This title has been removed from sale by Penguin Group, USA.

    • Education

Hot X

Algebra Exposed!
Author: Danica McKellar
Publisher: Turtleback Books
ISBN: 9780606316118
Category: Education
Page: 417
View: 5888
Shows how to master algebra topics like square roots, polynomials, quadratic equations, word problems, and more, with detailed solutions and relatable real-world examples.

    • Mathematics

The Math Dude's Quick and Dirty Guide to Algebra

Author: Jason Marshall
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781429983365
Category: Mathematics
Page: 496
View: 5059
Need some serious help solving equations? Totally frustrated by polynomials, parabolas and that dreaded little x? THE MATH DUDE IS HERE TO HELP! Jason Marshall, popular podcast host known to his fans as The Math Dude, understands that algebra can cause agony. But he's determined to show you that you can solve those confusing, scream-inducing math problems--and it won't be as hard as you think! Jason kicks things off with a basic-training boot camp to help you review the essential math you'll need to truly "get" algebra. The basics covered, you'll be ready to tackle the concepts that make up the core of algebra. You'll get step-by-step instructions and tutorials to help you finally understand the problems that stump you the most, including loads of tips on: - Working with fractions, decimals, exponents, radicals, functions, polynomials and more - Solving all kinds of equations, from basic linear problems to the quadratic formula and beyond - Using graphs and understanding why they make solving complex algebra problems easier Learning algebra doesn't have to be a form of torture, and with The Math Dude's Quick and Dirty Guide to Algebra, it won't be. Packed with tons of fun features including "secret agent math-libs," and "math brain games," and full of quick and dirty tips that get right to the point, this book will have even the biggest math-o-phobes basking in a-ha moments and truly understanding algebra in a way that will stick for years (and tests) to come. Whether you're a student who needs help passing algebra class, a parent who wants to help their child meet that goal, or somebody who wants to brush up on their algebra skills for a new job or maybe even just for fun, look no further. Sit back, relax, and let this guide take you on a trip through the world of algebra.


Goodnight, Numbers

Author: Danica McKellar
Publisher: Crown Books For Young Readers
ISBN: 110193381X
Page: 30
View: 9385
Illustrations and simple text help the reader understand the numbers one to ten and recognize them as they appear all around us, especially at bedtime. Includes note to parents.

    • Crafts & Hobbies

Geek Mom

Projects, Tips, and Adventures for Moms and Their 21st-Century Families
Author: Natania Barron,Kathy Ceceri,Corrina Lawson,Jenny Williams
Publisher: Potter Craft
ISBN: 0823085937
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 224
View: 672
It’s fast becoming a geek world out there, and all moms need to show off their tech smarts and superhero-like skills in order to keep their savvy kids entertained and engaged. Geek Mom: Projects, Tips, and Adventures for Moms and Their 21st-Century Families explores the many fun and interesting ways that digital-age parents and kids can get their geek on together. Imaginative ideas for all ages and budgets include thrifty Halloween costumes, homemade lava lamps, hobbit feasts, and magical role-playing games. There are even projects for moms to try when they have a few precious moments alone. With six sections spanning everything from home-science experiments to superheroes, this comprehensive handbook from the editors of Wired.com’s popular GeekMom blog is packed with ideas guaranteed to inspire a love of learning and discovery. Along the way, parents will also find important tips on topics such as determining safe online communities for children, organizing a home learning center, and encouraging girls to love science. Being geeky is all about exploring the world with endless curiosity. Geek Mom is your invitation to introducing the same sense of wonder and imagination to the next generation.

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

Do Not Open This Math Book

Addition + Subtraction
Author: Danica McKellar
Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 110193400X
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 160
View: 8425
New York Times bestselling author Danica McKellar is back with a fun and accessible introduction to the essentials of math. Addition and subtraction are as easy as 1 + 2 = 3 in this funny and educational book that will have readers embracing math instead of fearing it. Finally, a FUN book to read with kids that helps bridge the gap between what's being taught in school and how today's parents learned math back in the day. Giggle your way through entertaining lessons on addition and subtraction involving muffins, turkey sandwiches, kittens, googly eyes, and more! Actress, math whiz, and New York Times bestselling author Danica McKellar uses her proven math techniques to give children the solid grasp of addition and subtraction that will be key to their success and unlock their potential in the classroom and beyond! You will WANT to open this math book!

    • Photography

Composition Digital Field Guide

Author: Alan Hess
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470928943
Category: Photography
Page: 272
View: 7195

    • Mathematics

Geometry and the Visual Arts

Author: Daniel Pedoe
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486244587
Category: Mathematics
Page: 296
View: 2560
This survey traces the effects of geometry on artistic achievement and clearly discusses its importance to artists and scientists. It also surveys projective geometry, mathematical curves, theories of perspective, architectural form, and concepts of space.

    • Juvenile Fiction

Ten Magic Butterflies

Author: Danica McKellar
Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 1101933844
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 40
View: 8158
Fairies, butterflies, and magic help to make this math-focused picture book from Danica McKellar, the New York Times bestselling author of Goodnight, Numbers and star of The Wonder Years, positively enchanting! Join ten flower friends for a night of excitement that mixes a little math with a lot of magic. As each flower turns into a butterfly, children will discover different ways to group numbers to create ten, an essential building block of math, all while watching each flower's dream come true. (And keep an eye out for the adorable caterpillar who wishes he could fly, too!) In this, the second book in the McKellar Math line, actress, math whiz, and New York Times bestselling author Danica McKellar once again sneaks in secret addition and subtraction concepts to help make your child smarter and uses her proven math success to show children that loving numbers is as easy as a wave of a wand and a BING BANG BOO! "[Danica McKellar's] bringing her love of numbers to children everywhere." --Brightly on Goodnight, Numbers "Danica McKellar is now on a mission to make math fun for even the youngest of kids." --L.A. Parent Magazine

    • Mathematics

Beginning Statistics with Data Analysis

Author: Frederick Mosteller,Stephen E. Fienberg,Robert E.K. Rourke
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486782255
Category: Mathematics
Page: 608
View: 8585
This introduction to the world of statistics covers exploratory data analysis, methods for collecting data, formal statistical inference, and techniques of regression and analysis of variance. 1983 edition.

    • Mathematics

Speed Math for Kids

Helping Children Achieve Their Full Potential
Author: Bill Handley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118303946
Category: Mathematics
Page: 184
View: 1275
Popular Australian author and inspirational teacher, Bill Handley, has developed and, over the years, refined methods of teaching mathematics and learning strategies that have achieved amazing results. His best-selling book, Speed Mathematics convinced readers that people who excel at maths use better strategies and are not necessarily more intelligent. This book contains additional methods and applications based on the strategies taught in Speed Mathematics that make the principles clearer, encourage creative thought, and are just plain fun. The book was written for young people but people of any age will enjoy it. The book has notes throughout for parents and teachers. By following his innovative approach you will have kids playing with numbers, performing lightning quick calculations and, most of all, having fun! Bill claims: 'If you are good at maths, people think you are intelligent. People will treat you like you are a genius. Your teachers and your friends will treat you differently. You will even think differently about yourself'. The emphasis in this book is on playing with mathematics. Enjoy it. Show off what you learn and make mathematics your favourite subject.

    • Mathematics

Geometry For Dummies

Author: Mark Ryan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111918164X
Category: Mathematics
Page: 408
View: 2945
Hit the geometry wall? Get up and running with this no-nonsense guide! Does the thought of geometry make you jittery? You're not alone. Fortunately, this down-to-earth guide helps you approach it from a new angle, making it easier than ever to conquer your fears and score your highest in geometry. From getting started with geometry basics to making friends with lines and angles, you'll be proving triangles congruent, calculating circumference, using formulas, and serving up pi in no time. Geometry is a subject full of mathematical richness and beauty. But it's a subject that bewilders many students because it's so unlike the math they've done before—it requires the use of deductive logic in formal proofs. If you're having a hard time wrapping your mind around what that even means, you've come to the right place! Inside, you'll find out how a proof's chain of logic works and even discover some secrets for getting past rough spots along the way. You don't have to be a math genius to grasp geometry, and this book helps you get un-stumped in a hurry! Find out how to decode complex geometry proofs Learn to reason deductively and inductively Make sense of angles, arcs, area, and more Improve your chances of scoring higher in your geometry class There's no reason to let your nerves get jangled over geometry—your understanding will take new shape with the help of Geometry For Dummies.

    • Juvenile Fiction

Bathtime Mathtime

Author: Danica McKellar
Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 110193395X
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 20
View: 3393
New York Times bestselling author Danica McKellar makes bathtime squeaky clean and sneaky smart fun in this original board book that gives your toddler a head start on learning math. Take one messy baby, two busy feet, three rambunctious friends, four wayward ducks, and five floaty bubbles--and get a tubful of fun as one family's bathtime routine turns into a nightly ritual they can "count on"! Actress, math whiz, and New York Times bestselling author Danica McKellar uses her proven math success to show children that math is all around us as she cleverly introduces the early addition concept of "counting on"--the idea that when we add 1, we can get the answer by simply counting on to the next number. This next book in the McKellar Math line shows that even washing your hair can be full of math fun!

    • Geometry

Kiselev's Geometry

Author: Andreĭ Petrovich Kiselev
Publisher: N.A
Category: Geometry
Page: 176
View: 7705
This volume completes the English adaptation of a classical Russian textbook in elementary Euclidean geometry. The 1st volume subtitled "Book I. Planimetry" was published in 2006 (ISBN 0977985202). This 2nd volume (Book II. Stereometry) covers solid geometry, and contains a chapter on vectors, foundations, and introduction in non-Euclidean geometry added by the translator. The book intended for high-school and college students, and their teachers. Includes 317 exercises, index, and bibliography.

    • Mathematics

Book of Curves

Author: E. H. Lockwood
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521044448
Category: Mathematics
Page: 212
View: 6973
This book examines the shape of curves and their mathematical relationships.

    • Juvenile Fiction

How to Survive Middle School

Author: Donna Gephart
Publisher: Yearling Books
ISBN: 0375854118
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 247
View: 1927
When thirteen-year-old David Greenberg's best friend makes the start of middle school even worse than he feared it could be, David becomes friends with Penny, who shares his love of television shows and posts one of their skits on YouTube, making them wildly popular--online, at least.

    • Health & Fitness

The Paleo Vegetarian Diet

A Guide For Weight Loss And Healthy Living
Author: Dena Harris
Publisher: Ulysses Press
ISBN: 1612434622
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 208
View: 6989