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Kiss my math : showing pre-algebra who's boss

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The New York Times bestsellerA-from the author of Math DoesnA't SuckA-teaches girls how to kick pre-algebra butt In her New York Times bestselling books, actress and math genius Danica McKellar shatters the A"math nerdA" stereotype and gives girls the tools to ace middle-school math in her unique, just-us-girls style. Now, in her second book, Kiss My Math, McKellar empowers a new crop of girlsA-seventh to ninth gradersA-to tackle the next level of mathematics: pre-algebra. Stepping up not only the math but the sass and style, McKellar helps math-phobic teenagers chill out and finally A"getA" negative numbers, variables, absolute values, exponents, and more. As she did so effectively in Math DoesnA't Suck, McKellar uses personality quizzes, reader polls, real-life testimonials, and stories from her own lifeA-in addition to clear instruction, helpful tips, and practice problemsA-revealing why pre-algebra is easier, more relevant, and more glamorous than girls think. McKellar is clearly reaching her audience: parents, teachers, and especially girls are asking for more.

The New York Times bestsellerA-from the author of Math DoesnA't SuckA-teaches girls how to kick pre-algebra butt In her New York Times bestselling books, actress and math genius Danica McKellar shatters the A"math nerdA" stereotype and gives girls the tools to ace middle-school math in her unique, just-us-girls style. Now, in her second book, Kiss My Math, McKellar empowers a new crop of girlsA-seventh to ninth gradersA-to tackle the next level of mathematics: pre-algebra. Stepping up not only the math but the sass and style, McKellar helps math-phobic teenagers chill out and finally A"getA" negative numbers, variables, absolute values, exponents, and more. As she did so effectively in Math DoesnA't Suck, McKellar uses personality quizzes, reader polls, real-life testimonials, and stories from her own lifeA-in addition to clear instruction, helpful tips, and practice problemsA-revealing why pre-algebra is easier, more relevant, and more glamorous than girls think. McKellar is clearly reaching her audience: parents, teachers, and especially girls are asking for more. Danica McKellar is the bestselling author of Math Doesn't Suck, Hot X: Algebra Exposed, and, most recently, Girls Get Curves. Best known for her roles on The Wonder Years and The West Wing, Danica McKellar is also an internationally recognized mathematician and advocate for math education. A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA with a degree in Mathematics, Danica has been honored in Britain’s esteemed Journal of Physics and The New York Times for her work in mathematics, most notably for her role as co-author of a groundbreaking mathematical physics theorem, which bears her name (The Chayes-McKellar-Winn Theorem.) Her passion for promoting girls’ math education began in 2000, when she was invited to speak before Congress on the importance of women in math and science. Since then, Danica has made it a priority to find time in her busy acting schedule to promote math education, often appearing around the country as a speaker at national mathematics conferences.

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