Author: Mike Askew
Number of Pages: 400
In their first, bestselling, book Maths for Mums and Dads Rob Eastaway and Mike Askew helped you and your child make sense of the new methods and topics covered in primary school maths.But as your child embarks on secondary school, two new issues arise. First, in the build-up to GCSE, school children begin to do maths that you probably have never encountered before - or if you have, you never really got it in the first place, and have long since forgotten. Factorising? Finding the locus?Solving for x? Probability distributions? What do these even mean?And there's another problem, too. As your child becomes a teenager, two dreaded questions increasingly loom- when will I ever need this? And even worse- who cares?