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Figuring: The joy of numbers by Shakuntala Devi

Utkarsh rated it liked it Jun 30, Jason rated it really liked it May 08, I liked maths, but after reading this book, I fell in love with it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This dwvi shows the reader how to perform mathematical operations in a more efficient and faster way without the aid of a calculator.

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Anyone who studies this book will find that with a little practice, and the occasional use of pencil and paper, they will be able to tackle mathematical problems they would have previously thought impossible. However, the computer needed instructions before it started on hte problem.

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Figuring: The joy of numbers

This ability won her a place in the Guinness Book of Records where she calculated the twenty-third root of a digit number. The joy of numbers 4.

No trivia or quizzes yet. She fighring easy-to-learn short cuts on how to add long columns in your head, multiply, divide, and find square roots quickly, almost magically.

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