# Mathematical Quickies & Trickies

**The Mathematical Quickies & Trickies Series**

### Fear not math, fear God.

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# 1. Mathematical Quickies & Trickies

*** grades 5-7 students and teachers looking for some fertile trick and tricky questions;**

*** mathletes preparing for local and regional contests and competitions;**

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**Contents**

1. Mental Computation I

2. Mental Computation 2

3. Number Series

4. A Tricky Way with Fractions

5. Test Your Calculator Proficiency

6. Simplifying a Complex Fraction

7. Recurring Decimals

8. Is Zero an Even or Odd Integer?

9. Casting Out Nines

10. Be a Calculator Expert

11. Division by 9

12. Number Riddles

13. Ten Steps to be Math Smart

14. Shortcuts a la Trachtenberg

15. Geometrical Quickies 1

16. Geometrical Quickies 2

17. Geometrical Quickies 3

18. (Sugar + Coffee) + Milk = Sugar + (Coffee + Milk)

19. Applications of Number Laws

20. Law of One

21. Distributive Law

22. More Applications of Distributive Law

23. The Joy of Guesstimation

24. Are You a Fermi Disciple?

25. *Bravo Singapore*

26. Lightning Calculators

27. Geometrical Quickies 4

28. Some Calculator Quickies

Answers & Solutions

Bibliography & References

**Type of e-book**: Nonfiction, problem solving, recreational, Singapore math, trick questions

**Audiences**: Suitable for Grades 4-7 (or Primary 4-7 levels)

**Cost of e-book**: $9.99

**File format**: PDF (10.6 MB zipped file)

**Delivery**: Via direct download from *Order Confirmation* e-mail

**2. More Mathematical Quickies & Trickies**

** More Mathematical Quickies & Trickies** would appeal primarily to these audiences:

*** grades 6-8 students and teachers looking for some fertile trick and tricky questions;**

*** mathletes preparing for local and regional contests and competitions;**

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**Contents**

1. Creative GST

2. Are You Calculator-Smart?

3. What Is the Easy Way?

4. The Magic of Three Consecutive Numbers

5. Twitter Math @MathPlus

6. What Is 27 x 37, Really?

7. Humanizing 1, 2, 3

8. A Mathophobia Kit

9. WITs: 13 Ways to Attain Mathematical Excellence

10. Facebook Math: Numeracy vs. Literacy

11. Thou Shalt Not Divide By Zero

12. Math Jokes to Relieve Stress

13. Look-see Proofs

14. Some PhD Math Questions

15. Mathematical Prayers

16. The Largest Product

17. What’s Wrong?: A Comedy of Mathematical Errors

18. The Aha! Myth

19. Sam Loyd’s Toughies

20. The Tuesday Boy Problem

21. What Is 1 + 1, Really?

22. In Love with Cryptarithms

23. Mathematical Kiasuism

24. The Mathemagic of 142857

25. The Lighter Side of Singapore Math

26. K C Yan’s Laws & Lores

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Answers/Hints/Solutions

Bibliography & References

**Type of e-book**: Nonfiction, problem solving, recreational, Singapore math, trick questions

**Audiences**: Suitable for Grades 6-8 (or Primary 6 – Secondary 2 levels)

**Cost of e-book**: $9.99

**File format**: PDF (16.4 MB zipped file)

**Delivery**: Via direct download from Order Confirmation e-mail

**3. Geometrical Quickies & Trickies**

* Geometrical Quickies & Trickies* would appeal primarily to these audiences:

*** grades 6-9 students and teachers looking for some fertile trick and tricky geometry questions;**

*** mathletes preparing for local and regional contests and competitions;**

### To buy the e-book version of *Geometrical Quickies & Trickies*, click HERE for *$9.99 ONLY!*

*Geometrical Quickies & Trickies*

- What is a Circle?
- Three Famous (or Notorious) Geometrical Problems
- Non-Euclidean Geometry for Goondus
- How Many Regions?
- That Holy Little Geometry Book
- Fun with Areas and Perimeters
- Always a Parallelogram!
- The Malfatti’s Problem
- The Beauty of Pi
- The Zero Option
- The Golden Ratio by Paper Folding
- The Ubiquity of Phi
- Matchstick Mathematics
- The Rolling Circle Question
- Two Useful Circle Properties
- Proving the Obvious
- Sanguku—Japanese Temple Geometry
- Applications of Pythagorean Theorem
- Visualizing Infinity
- Geometrical Idiosyncrasies

Answers/Hints/Solutions

Bibliography & References

**Type of e-book**: Nonfiction, problem solving, recreational math, Singapore math, trick questions, geometry, enrichment math

**Audiences**: Suitable for Grades 6-8 (or Primary 6 – Secondary 2 levels)

**Cost of e-book**: $9.99

**File format**: PDF (10.6 MB zipped file)

**Delivery**: Via direct download from Order Confirmation e-mail