Provides information and advice on addition, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, and other aspects of mathematics. Figuring has 15 ratings and 2 reviews. Sarah said: Devi is extremely well known in India and somewhat less so around the world as being the world’s fast. Figuring has 57 ratings and 4 reviews. Yashvardhan said: A must read for children! I liked maths, but after reading this book, I fell in love with it. Th.

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Adil marked it as to-read Jan 06, Oct 11, Kiran rated it really liked it Shelves: Abhijith Putta rated it liked it Jul 01, Dom Gifford marked it as to-read Feb 14, Surya Teja marked it as to-read Feb 19, Devi states that initially the problems might seem too complicated or out of reach, but with time and practice readers will definitely acquire the skill to solve mathematic problems in an expedient and precise manner.

I liked maths, but after reading this book, I fell in love with it. Amit Tiwari marked it as to-read Jan 17, Ameya rated it it was amazing Feb 13, Refresh and try again.


Figuring: The joy of numbers

In order to understand the techniques prescribed in the text, readers are required to have a basic knowledge of arithmetic. Fractions, decimals, and compound interest become clear and easy to deal with. Ajgalazzo marked it as to-read Apr 10, Nitesh R rated it it was amazing Apr 07, I still use some of the memory shortcuts she uses in this book. Nov 24, Sarah Rigg rated it really liked it. Use it to do tricks with numbers, to develop your own tricks, to develop the mathematical ‘connections’ good mathematicians seem to have.

Paperbackpages. This book will teach readers how to proceed forward with different types of challenging calculations, with the aim of increasing precision as well as speed, without compromising the correctness of the result.

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Raushan marked devk as to-read Oct 17, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Abhishek rated it it was amazing Jul 15, User Review – Flag as inappropriate Thank you google for such a good book on numbers.


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User Review – Flag as inappropriate This book was really useful for those who lack logical thinking and it improves logical thinking. The Joy Of Numbersrenowned mathematician Shakuntala Devi, teaches readers about the wonders which can be sought by utilizing easy calculation methods.

Awaken the Math Genius in Your Child. Must buy book for those who love maths and a SURE devk for those who fears maths and numbers just like me.

Sanjay Gautam rated it liked it Dec 22, There is a range and richness to numbers. Her ability to calculate large sums and memory capacity were demonstrated at the University of Mysore at a tender age of 6, and at Annamalai University shakunrala she was 8.