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Sneaky Math Author Inventor Makes Math Easy and Fun for Children and Adults

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Mathematics is one of the most dreaded topics people have to learn. ( I have to admit it has never been a favorite of mine!)

 

Best-selling Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things author and real-life MacGuyver inventor Cy Tymony has just released a new book that uses graphics and hands-on projects to make learning math easy and fun.  Tymony takes the tough and turns it into triumph. He shows us how math is all around us through intriguing and easy projects, including 20 pass-along tools to complement math education programs.

 

Sneaky Math: A Graphic Primer with Projects is a unique do-it-yourself guidebook that uses fun, hands-on, build it at home projects made with everyday objects to teach yourself Fractions, Algebra, Geometry and Calculus and more.

 

“It’s easy to learn math when you build your own toys and devices,” says Tymony. “There are fun and practical ways to break through the mental blocks that keep one from understanding the basics.”

 

Each of these do-it-yourself creations uses simple everyday items from around the home to create accurate real-life tools you can use anywhere. Here is a sample of the amazing Math Gizmos you can create that focuses on one of the biggest math hurdles people encounter in school – fractions.

I received a copy of this book and I have to say that I am quite impressed! Math has always been a dreaded subject for me. My son also does not like Math! He really does not care for fractions at all!  This book really does make this subject more fun. I love the Sneaky Fraction Card that you can make. It is great to make and take with you when you are out and about. A great way to practice fractions without hearing “Oh…this is soooo boring!”  Finally a book that makes Math more fun! This book really is great for both adults and children. It is a Must-Buy! A great homeschooling resource. 

Sneaky Math includes projects like cup calculators for addition and multiplication, wheel cards for powers and square roots, algebra, temperature conversion, coordinate planes, geometry, trigonometry, height determinations, and even table-top experiments to help you learn about calculus including rates of change, differentiation and integration.

Available wherever books are sold. It is available at Barnes & Noble and Amazon.com. For more information visit  www.sneakymath.com and www.SneakyUses.com. 

More about the Author:

Cy Tymony is an amazing inventor.  By reading comic books and studying science as a young boy he amazed his friends with unusual scientific projects, demonstrations and ideas.  He is trained in auto mechanics, electronics, video and audio technology and computer science and has taken courses in martial arts, security and survival techniques.  For decades has focused his enthusiasm, creativity and imagination on educating people of all ages and walks of life.  He is the author of the Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things book series.

 

Cy Tymony is a real live renaissance man. He has lots of media experience.  He is a wonderful and inspiring guest with a childlike enthusiasm for science and technology.  His Sneaky Uses books explore the delight of finding.  He has an incredible and contagious energy who delights in sharing the wonders of the human potential. He also lives in Los Angeles.

Don’t forget to check out the website! Cy Timothy has recently posted  new projects that are fun!

Self Disclosure: I received a free book to facilitate this feature.