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Author Benjamin, Arthur.

Title The secrets of mental math [(DVD) videorecording] / Professor Arthur T. Benjamin.

Publication Info. Chantilly, VA : Teaching Company, [2010]
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 95th Street Adult Great Courses  510 BEN    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult Great Courses  510 BEN    AVAILABLE
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Description 2 videodiscs (360 min.) : sound color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (iv, 161 pages ; 19 cm)
Series Great courses, Science & mathematics
Great courses (DVD). Science & mathematics.
System Details DVD.
Note "Course number 1406"--DVD surface.
Course guidebook includes professor biography, statement of course scope, lecture outlines and notes, glossary, and bibliography.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Performer Twelve lectures of thirty minutes each by Arthur T. Benjamin, Professor of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College.
Credits Producer, Zachary H. Rhoades ; academic content supervisor, Jay Tate ; production assistant, Maurine Tumulty ; editor, Rich Bernett.
Summary "The Secrets of Mental Math, his exciting new 12-lecture course, guides you through all the essential skills, tips, and tricks for improving and enhancing your ability to solve a range of mathematical problems right in your head"--The Great Courses website.
Contents Disc 1: Lecture 1. Math in your head! -- Lecture 2. Mental addition and subtraction -- Lecture 3. Go forth and multiply -- Lecture 4. Divide and conquer -- Lecture 5. The art of guesstimation -- Lecture 6. Mental math and paper.
Disc 2: Lecture 7. Intermediate multiplication -- Lecture 8. The speed of Vedic division -- Lecture 9. Memorizing numbers -- Lecture 10. Calendar calculating -- Lecture 11. Advanced multiplication -- Lecture 12. Masters of mental math.
Subject Mental arithmetic -- Study and teaching -- Videodiscs.
Magic tricks in mathematics education -- Videodiscs.
Mental calculators -- Videodiscs.
Educational films.
Genre Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Rhoades, Zachary H.
Tumulty, Maurine.
Bernett, Rich.
Teaching Company.
ISBN 1598037161
Music No. 1406 Teaching Company
PD1406A Teaching Company
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