Reduce the stress of studying algebra, geometry, and statistics and help your child with their maths homework, following Carol Vorderman's unique visual maths book.
Help Your Kids with Maths shows parents how to work with their kids to solve maths problems step-by-step. Using pictures, diagrams, and easy-to-follow instructions and examples to cover all the important areas - covering everything from basic numeracy to more challenging subjects like statistics, trigonometry, and algebra - you'll learn to approach even the most complex maths problems with confidence. This visual maths guide has been updated and includes the latest changes to the UK National Curriculum and with additional content on roman numerals, time, fractions, and times tables. It also includes a glossary of key maths terms and symbols.
Help Your Kids with Maths is the perfect guide for every frustrated parent and desperate child, who wants to understand maths and put it into practise.
Carol Vorderman, one of Britain's best known and loved TV personalities, feels passionately about the value of education. Carol joined forces with DK in 1999 to become DK's Education Champion and has helped them to build the bestselling "Made Easy" series, which includes topics in maths, English, and science and technology. She has also encouraged parents and their teenage children to work together in the "Help Your Kids" series, which includes Help Your Kids With Science and Help Your Kids With English. Versatile as ever, Carol has also provided an accessible and fun entry into the world of computer programming with Computer Coding Projects For Kids.
1: Foreword 2: Introduction 3: Numbers 1: Introducing numbers 2: Addition 3: Subtraction 4: Multiplication 5: Division 6: Prime numbers 7: Units of measurement 8: Telling the time 9: Roman numerals 10: Positive and negative numbers 11: Powers and roots 12: Surds 13: Standard form 14: Decimals 15: Binary numbers 16: Fractions 17: Ratio and proportion 18: Percentages 19: Converting fractions, decimals, and percentages 20: Mental maths 21: Rounding off 22: Using a calculator 23: Personal finance 24: Business finance 4: Geometry 1: What is geometry? 2: Tools in geometry 3: Angles 4: Straight lines 5: Symmetry 6: Coordinates 7: Vectors 8: Translations 9: Rotations 10: Reflections 11: Enlargements 12: Scale drawings 13: Bearings 14: Constructions 15: Loci 16: Triangles 17: Constructing triangles 18: Congruent triangles 19: Area of a triangle 20: Similar triangles 21: Pythagoras' theorem 22: Quadrilaterals 23: Polygons 24: Circles 25: Circumference and diameter 26: Area of a circle 27: Angles in a circle 28: Chords and cyclic quadrilaterals 29: Tangents 30: Arcs 31: Sectors 32: Solids 33: Volumes 34: Surface area of solids 5: Trigonometry 1: What is trigonometry? 2: Using formulas in trigonometry 3: Finding missing sides 4: Finding missing angles 6: Algebra 1: What is algebra? 2: Sequences 3: Working with expressions 4: Expanding and factorizing expressions 5: Quadratic expressions 6: Formulas 7: Solving equations 8: Linear graphs 9: Simultaneous equations 10: Factorizing quadratic equations 11: The quadratic formula 12: Quadratic graphs 13: Inequalities 7: Statistics 1: What is statistics? 2: Collecting and organizing data 3: Bar charts 4: Pie charts 5: Line graphs 6: Averages 7: Moving averages 8: Measuring spread 9: Histograms 10: Scatter diagrams 8: Probability 1: What is probability? 2: Expectation and reality 3: Combined probabilities 4: Dependent events 5: Tree diagrams 9: Reference section 10: Glossary 11: Index 12: Acknowledgements