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Both a how to do it and a go-to guide for the mathematically challenged. Knowing maths can save you money and avert disaster. It may be forms or mortgages and insurance, measurements or conversions, weights and tax – all can cause confusion at best or panic at worst, see how Hywel Carver’s guide can make the sums add up. ~ Sue Baker
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It is, however, an unavoidable part of adult life, so why struggle through without a clue? Sodding Sums can be your solution to everyday problems, it will substract stress and divide difficulty meaning you'll never feel lost and helpless when faced with maths in the adult world. Hywel Carver is not just passionate about maths, he is determined to make it approachable for anyone who feels terror at the very mention of fractions and percentages, mortgages and loans, or probability and gambling, let alone weight conversions and tax calculations. Sodding Sums will be a go-to-guide for anyone that's ever struggled with converting grams to ounces, or wondered if a good deal in a supermarket is really as soon as it seems. With handy arithma'tricks', tips and shortcuts, as well as covering specific situations such as betting odds, Hywel will cover any mathematic problem which is likely to get you scratching your head in confusion and frustration.
Publication date: 26/10/2017
Publisher: Kyle Books
|Publication date:||26th October 2017|
|Genres:||Popular Science, The Real World,|
Hywel Carver is a computer whizz and maths fan who has a 1st class Master of Engineering degree from University of Cambridge and is a Master of Research in Modelling Biological Complexity at UCL. He has founded two technology software companies, the latest of which allows blind people to use the internet effectively. He was series champion on Only Connect and reached the semi-finals of University Challenge, and has also been on Who Wants to be a Millionaire and Eggheads. He wrote Coding Unlocked for Scholastic which teaches children about the essential basics of coding.More About Hywel Carver