Maths Doesn't Suck: How to survive year 6 through year 9 maths without losing your mind or breaking a nail

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Penguin Books Limited, Sep 2, 2010 - Education - 320 pages

Do you dread maths homework? Panic at the thought of a test? Does maths bore you to tears? Don't worry - help is here!

Actress and mathematician Danica McKellar's bestselling guide proves that maths can be easy, relevant and even cool, and gives you all the tools you need to ace your next test. With Danica as your personal tutor, even the most maths-phobic student will finally 'get' fractions, equations, decimals, rates, ratios, proportions, equations and more.

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I come from a self-help background. (The book I read before this was “Life Doesn’t Suck: How To Survive Your Job Without Losing Your Mind Or Becoming Psychotic”.) I find that if you can do ... Read full review

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I have a confession to make, I'm someone who considers herself to be "allergic to math". I gravitated towards subjects like English and History and far, far, far away from Mathematics. So my ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Best known as a Hollywood actress, Danica McKellar is also an internationally renowned mathematician and champion of maths education. Born in La Jolla, California, and raised in Los Angeles, McKellar became a star aged 13 as Winnie Cooper in The Wonder Years and later as Elsie Snuffin in The West Wing. She studied mathematics at the University of California, Los Angeles and co-authored the groundbreaking Chayes-McKellar-Winn theorem of magnetism. McKellar has since advised the United States Senate on ways to improve the recruitment of women into mathematical and scientific professions and has been honoured in the Journal of Physics and the New York Times for her work in mathematics.

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