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Best Popular Math Books You Must Read

Our list of some of the best Popular Math books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

1. Math: The Easy Way (Barron’s Easy Way) (2019)

 Best Popular Math Books You Must ReadTopics covered in this detailed review of algebra include whole numbers, fractions, percentages, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, word problems, probability, and statistics. Math: The Easy Way includes a diagnostic test to identify strengths and weaknesses so students can pinpoint their trouble spots, plus a practice with answers so students can test their knowledge.Visual references including charts, graphs, diagrams, instructive illustrations, and icons help engage students and reinforce important concepts.The previous edition of this book was titled E-Z Math….
Author(s): Anthony Prindle, Katie Prindle

2. Saxon Math 8/7 with Prealgebra (Kit: Text, Test/Worksheets, Solutions Manual) (2004)

 Best Popular Math Books You Must ReadSaxon Math 8/7 is made up of five instructional components: Warm up Activities including Facts Practice, Mental Math, and Problem Solving; Daily Lesson; Lesson Practice; Cumulative Practice; and Cumulative Tests. The new edition includes: word problems, scientific notation, statistics and probability, ratios and proportions, simplifying and balancing equations, factoring algebraic expressions, slope-intercept form, graphing linear inequalities, arcs and sectors, and the Pythagorean theorem. The Homeschool Kit includes the student textbook, a tests and worksheets booklet, and a solutions manual. Grade 7….

3. Learn Math Fast System Volume I: Basic Operations (2011)

 Best Popular Math Books You Must ReadVolume 1 of the Learn Math Fast System teaches how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide with a unique approach. Includes all lessons, worksheets and tests. The Answer Key is in the back of the book. The methods used make it possible for students to advance several grade levels in just one year. Younger students can get up to third grade level in just one school year. Older kids can relearn 1st to 3rd grade math in a month or two, and adults can read the whole book in about a week. The older you are, the faster you’ll learn. Other topics…
Author(s): J K Mergens

4. Miss Brain’s Cool Math Games: For Kids In Grades 1-3 – Revised Edition (2016)

 Best Popular Math Books You Must ReadIt’s hard for kids to learn when they are anxious, bored, or confused about math. Games make math fun and give kids a reason to learn.. Miss Brain’s Cool Math Games helps kids get better at math quickly and painlessly—without even realizing they’re learning! Miss Brain’s Cool Math Games is an ideal choice for your family if: We’ve made all the games super simple, so that you and your child can be ready to play in just a few minutes. We’ve also kept extra materials to a minimum: if you have dice and a deck of cards, you’re good to…
Author(s): Kelli Pearson

5. Mental Math: Tricks To Become A Human Calculator (For Speed Math, Math Tricks, Vedic Math Enthusiasts, GMAT, GRE, SAT Students & Case Interview Study) (2019)

 Best Popular Math Books You Must ReadYou don’t have to buy this book. Just read this till the end You don’t have to buy this book. Just read this till end & you will learn something that will change the way you do math forever. I am revealing this secret only to the first set of readers who will buy this book & plan to put this secret back inside the book once I have enough sales. So read this until the very end while you still can.School taught you the wrong way to do mathThe way you were taught to do math, uses a lot of working memory. Working memory is the short term memory used to complete a mental task….
Author(s): V R, Abhishek, The School of Genius, Ofpad

6. Math for Welders (2012)

 Best Popular Math Books You Must Readis a combination text and workbook designed to help welding students learn and apply basic math skills. The basic concept behind each math operation is explained at the opening of the unit. Next, students are given clear instruction for performing the operation. Each unit includes a variety of weldingrelated practice problems to reinforce what the students have learned. The practice problems are identical to the types of problems the students will be required to solve in a welding shop. In addition to teaching basic math concepts, the problems give students a preview of the types of challenges they will face in a work…
Author(s): Nino Marion

7. Math 6/5: Home School Kit (2005)

 Best Popular Math Books You Must ReadBook Details:Format: WorkbookPublication Date: 7/18/2004Reading Level: Age 10 and Up…
Author(s): John Saxon

8. Mastering Essential Math Skills Problem Solving (Mastering Essential Math Skills): Mastering Essential Math Skills: 20 Minutes a Day to Success (2008)

 Best Popular Math Books You Must ReadThis title, , is used by hundreds of thousands of students each year. Perfect Math For Students Who Are Math Challenged or who have struggled in the past. This book shows you how to effectively apply your math skills to real-life situations. What good is math if you can put it to practical use? Students will start with one-step problems and work their way up to mult-step problems. Lessons are presented in a simple format that everyone can understand. Includes a review of all Whole Number, Fraction, Decimal, and Percent operations. An excellent refresher! Each Lesson flows smoothly and logically to the next. Each lesson is short,…
Author(s): Richard W. Fisher

9. Tiger Math Level C set for Grade 2 (Self-guided Math Tutoring Series – Elementary Math Workbook) (2016)

 Best Popular Math Books You Must ReadTiger Math is a math tutoring series which is systematically designed for kids in K – 6, their parents, and their educators. The main goal of Tiger Math is to build by acquiring a sense of numbers and mastering the four operation skills in terms of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Perforated sheets make it so easy to tear out! Just do for ! This helps your kids build as well as form on a daily basis. Tiger Math Level C Set which includes 4 separate workbooks (C-1, C-2, C-3, C-4) for grade 2 focuses on the following goals: 1. Practice subtracting single digit numbers from the numbers in between 1…
Author(s): Dr. Michelle Y. You

10. Basic Math and Pre-Algebra For Dummies (For Dummies (Math & Science)) (2016)

 Best Popular Math Books You Must ReadWhether you’re a student preparing to take algebra or a parent who wants or needs to brush up on basic math, this fun, friendly guide has the tools you need to get in gear. From positive, negative, and whole numbers to fractions, decimals, and percents, you’ll build necessary math skills to tackle more advanced topics, such as imaginary numbers, variables, and algebraic equations. Basic Math & Pre-Algebra For Dummies takes the intimidation out of tricky operations and helps you get ready for algebra!…
Author(s): Mark Zegarelli

11. Saxon Math 2: An Incremental Development Part 1 & 2 (Workbook and Fact Cards-2 volume set) (1997)

 Best Popular Math Books You Must ReadSaxon math programs produce confident students who are not only able to correctly compute, but also to apply concepts to new situations. These materials gently develop concepts, and the practice of those concepts is extended over a considerable period of time. This is called “incremental development and continual review.” Material is introduced in easily understandable pieces (increments), allowing students to grasp one facet of a concept before the next one is introduced. Both facets are then practiced together until another one is introduced. This feature is combined with continual review in every lesson…

12. Debunking 9/11 Myths: Why Conspiracy Theories Can’t Stand Up to the Facts (2006)

 Best Popular Math Books You Must ReadConspiracy theories about Sept. 11, 2001 continue to spread. Now, in a meticulous, scientific and groundbreaking new book, Popular Mechanics puts these rumors to rest. The magazine’s editors analyze the 20 most persistent claims underlying 9/11 conspiracy theories—and conclusively disprove each one. The result is a triumph of hard fact over conspiratorial fantasy….
Author(s): Popular Mechanics, David Dunbar, et al.

Best Popular Math Books You Must Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some popular math books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Teaching mathematics using popular culture : strategies for common core instruction from film and television

Author(s): Reiser, Elana
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Year: 2015, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1711359

Essays on the Frontiers of Modern Astrophysics and Cosmology

Author(s): Santhosh Mathew
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2014, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1082584

A Wealth of Numbers: An Anthology of 500 Years of Popular Mathematics Writing

Author(s): Benjamin Wardhaugh
Publisher: Princeton University Press, Year: 2012, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 835556

Taking Sudoku Seriously: The Math Behind the World's Most Popular Pencil Puzzle

Author(s): Jason Rosenhouse, Laura Taalman
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA, Year: 2012, Size: 15 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 874785

Mathematics in Popular Culture: Essays on Appearances in Film, Fiction, Games, Television and Other Media

Author(s): Jessica K. Sklar, Elizabeth S. Sklar
Publisher: McFarland Company Publishers, Year: 2012, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 886487

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are really hot items according to Chicago Tribune, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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