Math Appeal

Math Appeal

Mind-Stretching Math Riddles

By Greg Tang; Gregory Tang; Harry Briggs (Illustrator)

Scholastic Press, Hardcover, 9780439210461, 40pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2003

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Greg Tang challenges kids to solve problems creatively in this follow-up to MATH FOR ALL SEASONS.
In this book you'll learn to see
How very clever you can be.
We'll teach you tricks to help you add,
Some day in math class you'll be glad
In this follow-up to MATH FOR ALL SEASONS, Greg Tang underscores the importance of four basic rules in problem-solving. Keeping an open mind, looking for unusual number combinations, using multiple skills (like subtracting to add) and looking for patterns will guarantee any child success in math. In MATH APPEAL, Tang continues to challenge kids with his innovative approach to math.

About the Author
Tang earned B.A. and M.A. degrees in economics from Harvard University, he also holds an M.A. in math education from New York University.

Briggs serves as Editorial Director of Sage Publications, Inc.