How to Calculate Quickly

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AUTHOR
Henry Sticker
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7,71 MB
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How to Calculate Quickly.pdf
ISBN
1775913994134

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Do you want to double or triple the speed with which you calculate? How to Calculate Quickly is a tried and true method for helping you in the mathematics of daily life - addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and fractions. The author can awaken for you a faculty which is surprisingly dormant in accountants, engineers, scientists, businesspeople, and others who work with figures. This is "number sense" - or the ability to recognize relations between numbers considered as whole quantities. Lack of this number sense makes it entirely possible for a scientist to be proficient in higher mathematics, but to bog down in the arithmetic of everyday life. This book teaches the necessary mathematical techniques that schools neglect to teach: Horizontal addition, left to right multiplication and division, etc. You will learn a method of multiplication so rapid that you'll be able to do products in not much more time than it would take to write the problem down on paper. This is not a collection of tricks that work in only a very few special cases, but a serious, capably planned course of basic mathematics for self-instruction. It contains over 9,000 short problems and their solutions for you to work during spare moments. Five or ten minutes spent daily on this book will, within ten weeks, give you a number sense that will double or triple your calculation speed.

This is ""number sense"" - or the ability to recognise relations ... Multiply the first digit by the last digit, the second by the second last, the third by the third last and so on, until you have multiplied all of the digits up to the middle digit. Add the answers and double the total.

We don't have time to go into all the details about why this works right now, but the first step is to figure out the distance (more accurately the absolute value) from the number you're squaring to the nearest multiple of ten. How to calculate percentages can be easier than you may realize. Keep reading for some simple tricks.

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