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This is the perfect introduction for those who have a lingering fear of maths. If you think that maths is difficult, confusing, dull or just plain scary, then The Maths Handbook is your ideal companion. Covering all the basics including fractions, equations, primes, squares and square roots, geometry and fractals, Dr Richard Elwes will lead you gently towards a greater und
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ebook, 224 pages

Published
November 1st 2011
by Quercus
(first published January 1st 2011)

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The approach is not as heavy as a textbook, tho ...more

This book is verbose, it is very much about explaining the concepts with a few examples (and I like the end-of-chapter quiz) rather than giving lots of repetitive questions.

I think the wordiness might be off-putting to someone afraid of maths (but m ...more

Type of Reference: Handbook e-book

Call Number: Ref 510

Content/Scope: Contents include a breakdown of chapters in fractions, equations, and square roots; quizzes in each chapter, diagrams, and graphs.

Currency: The print book version was last updated in 2012 and e-book version in September 2013.

Accuracy/Authority/Bias: Quercus is a young publishing company, but has made a name for itself in a very short amount of time. It was named Publisher of the Year ...more

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