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Author McKellar, Danica.

Title Math doesn't suck : how to survive middle school math without losing your mind or breaking a nail / Danica McKellar.

Imprint New York : Hudson Street Press, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction    510 MCKE    Available
 GDL Grandview Library Children's Non-fiction    j 510 MCKE    Available
 GDL Grandview Library Children's Non-fiction    j 510 MCKE    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 510 MCK    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 510 MCK    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 510 MCK    DUE 12-26-19
Description xix, 297 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Math used to totally suck -- FAQs : How to use this book -- pt. 1. Factors and multiples don't suck -- ch. 1. How to make a killing on eBay : prime numbers and prime factorization -- ch. 2. Do you still have a crush on him? On the cover! : Finding the greatest common factor (GCF) -- ch. 3. You can never have too many shoes : Multiples and the lowest common multiple (LCM) -- Quiz #1 : Are you a methophobe? : On the cover! -- pt. 2. Fractions don't suck -- ch. 4. Everything you ever wanted to know about pizza but were afraid to ask : Introduction to fractions and mixed numbers -- ch. 5. How many iced lattes can these actors drink? : Multiplying and dividing fractions and reciprocals -- ch. 6. When to seriously stop raiding the refrigerator : Equivalent fractions and reducing fractions -- ch. 7. Is your sister trying to cheat you out of your fair share: Comparing fractions -- ch. 8. How much do you and your best friend have in common? : Common denominators and adding and subtracting fractions -- ch. 9. Choosing the perfect necklace : Complex fractions -- Quiz #2 : Do you have trouble focusing - or are you a "focus superstar"? --
pt. 3. Decimals don't suck -- ch. 10. What every savvy shopper should know : All about decimals -- ch. 11. Why calculators would make terrible boyfriends : Converting fractions and mixed numbers to decimals -- ch. 12. How to entertain yourself while babysitting a devil child : Converting decimals to fractions -- What's your math horoscope? : On the cover! : See what the stars say about you and math! -- pt. 4. Percents join the party and they don't suck, either -- ch. 13. Sale of the century! : Converting percents to and from decimals and fractions -- ch. 14. A choreographed performance : Mixing fractions, decimals, and percents together -- pt. 5. Word problems don't suck -- ch. 15. The universal language of love and math : Introduction to word problems and "percent of"/"percent off" -- ch. 16. Does she ever get off the phone? : Ratios -- ch. 17. The perks of a Southern drawl : rates and unit rates -- ch. 18. Filmmaker extraordinaire! : Proportions -- ch. 19. Are you drinking enough water? : Unit conversions -- Quiz #3 : What's your learning style? --
pt. 6. Even algebra doesn't suck -- ch. 20. Who's the cute new foreign exchange student? : Introduction to "solving for x" -- ch. 21. Romeo and Juliet : Introduction to "solving for x" in world problems -- Troubleshooting guide : Where to turn when you don't know what to do! -- The smart girl's resource guide -- Multiplication tables -- Answer key -- Index -- About the author.
Subject Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Middle school) -- United States.
ISBN 9781594630392 (hardcover)
1594630399 (hardcover)

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