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DVD-ED 510 BEN1406
  
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DVD, Videorecording, Projected Medium, Visual Materials
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Chantilly, VA : The Teaching Company, c2011.
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2 videodiscs (360 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (iv, 161 p. ; 19 cm.)
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One key to improving and expanding your math potential--whether you're a corporate executive or a high-school student--lies in the powerful ability to perform mental math calculations. Solving basic math problems in your head is a gateway to success in understanding and mastering higher mathematical fields such as algebra, statistics, and calculus. Mental mathematics also is valuable when you're shopping for groceries or figuring out how much to tip at a restaurant. This 12-lecture course guides you through all the essential skills, tips, and tricks for improving and enhancing your ability to solve a range of mathematical problems right in your head.
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Course guidebook includes professor biography, statement of course scope, lecture outlines and notes, solutions, timeline, glossary, and bibliography.
Originally produced in 2010.
Producer, Zachary H. Rhoades ; academic content supervisor, Jay Tate ; editor, Rich Bernett.
Twelve lectures of thirty minutes each by Arthur T. Benjamin, Professor of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College.
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Contents:
Part 1: Disc 1. Lecture 1. Math in your head! -- Lecture 2. Mental addition and subtraction -- Lecture 3. Go forth and multiply -- Lecture 4. Divide and conquer -- Lecture 5. The art of guesstimation -- Lecture 6. Mental math and paper.
Part 2: Disc 2. Lecture 7. Intermediate multiplication -- Lecture 8. The speed of Vedic division -- Lecture 9. Memorizing numbers -- Lecture 10. Calendar calculating -- Lecture 11. Advanced multiplication -- Lecture 12. Masters of mental math.
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1598037161
9781598037166
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