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Calculator Books: Practise Your Calculator Skills

(c) Emil Dudek 2011

Title: Practise Your Calculator Skills, Puzzles, tests and problems to improve your skills.

Author(s):

Nigel Langdon, Helen Davies (Editor) and Graham Round (Designer).  Illustrated by Graham Round, Martin Newton, Naomi Reed, Rob McCaig and Mark Longworth.
First edition: 1983
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd., 20 Garrick Street, London WC2 9BJ, England
This example 1983 paperback by Usborne Publishing.  Printed in Belgium by Proost International Book Production.
ISBN: 0860207455
Printed pages 48 (the first 23 in full colour, the remainder black and white).
Cover: No credit given for the illustrations on the cover, but it has to be one of those listed in the section above.
Size: 170mm x 239mm (w x h)
Price: ?1.99 in the UK
Contents: Broken down into 21 articles with additional Answers and Index sections. Most sections cover using the calculator and solve mathematical problems.  The rest are devoted to number puzzles and upside down writing . 
Comments: At first sight, with its big bold full-page colourful cartoons you get the impression that this is aimed at the younger audience.  But on deeper inspection there are quite good articles on GCSE level maths mixed up with some puzzles and fun.  Quite a good book in fact!
Notable Quotes: ?This is a book of puzzles and number games... It starts with simple puzzles and tricks which will improve your speed and accuracy... on to more advanced problems involving powers, roots, statistics and trigonometry."