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Adam Spencer's Maths 101

The Curly Questions Your Primary School Kids Will Ask You (With the Answers!)

Adam Spencer

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Hardie Grant Books
01 December 2021
Adam Spencer's Maths 101 is the reassuring maths book companion for parents and their children tackling primary school level maths. If you've ever been challenged mathematically (and who hasn't?), then Adam Spencer is here with this crucial refresher to help you confidently assist your kids learning maths for the first time.

Covering basic maths methods and concepts taught in primary school, Adam breaks the numbers down to their bare bones so parents can not only hit refresh on their own understanding, but also see the clever ways they can bring these lessons to life for their kids. Ordered in easily digestible sections, Adam Spencer's Maths 101 is presented with hundreds of diagrams, exercises, simple steps and explanations so you will never be bamboozled again or embarrassed in front of your children.

Well-known for his maths acumen and comic radio and television entertainment, Adam makes maths fun for everyone. Under his wing, parents will discover that they really did understand maths all along and that helping the kids is actually a doddle. If you're concerned about your child's maths skills and want to know how to help them, Adam Spencer's Maths 101 is for you.
 maths 101 The Curly Questions Your Primary School Kids Will Ask You (With the Answers!) Adam Spencer

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Imprint:   Hardie Grant Books
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 153mm, 
Weight:   740g
ISBN:   9781743797617
ISBN 10:   1743797613
Pages:   320
Publication Date:  
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Adam Spencer is a lifelong numbers nerd. While completing a law degree and a PhD in pure maths he won, of all things, a stand up radio comedy competition entitled 'raw comedy'. Within a couple of years he was hosting a breakfast radio show on triple j with his good friend Wil Anderson. He has since had a successful radio career with numerous television roles hosting everything from the national science show Quantum to appearing on the weekly sports review The Back Page and ABC news and current affairs wrap The Drum. His Sleek Geeks Science Comedy show with Dr Karl Kruszelnicki was a particular favourite of the public. He is a university ambassador for mathematics and science and is aligned with numerous charitable causes. He serves on the board of directors of Redkite, is an ambassador for the Fred Hollows Foundation and was a co-creator via his radio show of Dry July which has raised over $30 million for adult cancer services in Australian hospitals. His two daughters love him but wish he wouldn't turn every conversation into an exploration of mathematics. And did you know, two is the only even prime number ...

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