Solve problems using 3D shapes and degrees of rotation to launch a rocket in space and discover how vertices and reflective symmetry are needed to design a skyscraper. Find out how coordinates and triangular numbers help to fly a jet fighter and solve a crime using fractions and timelines.
Featuring math problems from addition and decimals to line graphs and pie charts, this book has different challenges to be solved with a varying range of difficulty. Includes answers as well as a glossary to explain any mathematical words or terms that the reader may struggle with, to facilitate the learning process.
This title makes math accessible and exciting by relating it to the real world. All in an action-packed comic strip format. Math has never been so much fun!
Hilary Koll worked as a math teacher in an elementary school and also lectured in Mathematics at the University of Reading, England. More recently, she has turned her attention towards publishing and is now a full-time writer and consultant in Math Education. In conjunction with Steve Mills she has written over 150 titles for a variety of publishers, including Letts, Heinemann and QEB.
Steve Mills was a teacher in both elementary and high school before lecturing in Math Education at the University of Reading, England. During this time he began to write math books for both teachers and children and in conjunction with Hilary Koll, has written over 150 books.