Maths Tricks to Blow Your Mind
Kyle D. Evans
What is 4% of 75?
Can you calculate 60 + 60 x 0 + 1?
Which is bigger, an 18-inch pizza or two 12-inch pizzas?
Join award-winning maths presenter Kyle D Evans on an entertaining tour of viral maths problems that have gone wild on social media in recent years.
From the infamous ‘Hannah’s sweets’ exam question to percentages ‘life-hacks’, viral maths problems seem to capture the public’s imagination without fail. In Maths Tricks to Blow Your Mind, Kyle presents over 50 viral maths problems with background information, explanations and solutions to similar problems, all in a humorous, accessible and inclusive manner.
Want to dazzle and delight your friends and family? This book shows you how!
A chirpy guide to the most shared maths nuggets on the internet. -- Alex Bellos, author of ALEX'S ADVENTURES IN NUMBERLAND A cornucopia of numerical tricks and other quirky delights. I loved it. -- Tim Harford, author of HOW TO MAKE THE WORLD ADD UP With wit and wisdom, Kyle Evans has compiled what is - literally - the most popular maths on the planet. And he's brought new insights and back stories to many old favourites. -- Rob Eastaway, author of MATHS ON THE BACK OF AN ENVELOPE
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