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32 simple tricks for quick mental calculations by Yakov Perelman
Yakov Perelman went down in history as a talented popularizer of science, whose gift is interesting and accessible to tell about complex things. The book "e;Entertaining Physics"e; contains puzzles, puzzles and questions that bring up the liveliness and inquisitiveness of the mind. This book is sure to entice any child and will certainly push him to new discoveries, improving his observation and understanding.
Before you is the legendary book by Yakov Perelman "e;Live Mathematics"e;, thanks to which many generations of children were taught love for this difficult but important subject. This book - an indispensable component of any children's library, because the author's gift - accessible and interesting to talk about complex things - has passed the test of time. It will certainly arouse interest in mathematical puzzles and problems even among those who have never been interested in mathematics, will learn to cope with complex equations, turning any task into a fascinating and lively narrative.
"e;Does your brain need a workout? Are you wondering what to do? Well this could be the book for you! This is a great book for anyone who is looking for a challenge and, if you get too stuck, the author kindly also provided the answers at the end of each chapter!"e; — Splashes Into BooksGive your mind a playful workout with this collection of more than 100 inventive puzzles. Finding the solutions requires only minimal mathematical knowledge and will test your imagination as well as your brainpower. The motley collection ranges from conundrums and mathematical stunts to practical situations involving counting and measuring. Chess problems, magic squares, and a host of other intriguing scenarios will amuse and challenge puzzle enthusiasts and fans of recreational mathematics. Answers appear at the end of each chapter.These puzzles are the inventions of a gifted Soviet mathematician, Yakov Perelman, whose popular science books on astronomy, physics, and mathematics inspired generations of readers. Perelman's distinctive style, abounding in wit and ingenuity, adds a special flair to his timeless riddles and brainteasers.