How To Become A Human Calculator?: With The Magic Of Vedic Math
Book Summary of How To Become A Human Calculator?: With The Magic Of Vedic Maths
How To Become A Human Calculator?: With The Magic Of Vedic Maths is a book that helps its readers effectively master mathematical calculations.
How To Become A Human Calculator? With The Magic Of Vedic Maths provides a step-by-step approach to master concepts of mathematical calculation and problem solving. The book is aimed at everyone, including students, teachers, professionals, and aspirants of competitive exams like GRE, GMAT, MBA, and UPSC.
In How To Become A Human Calculator? With The Magic Of Vedic Maths, Aditi Singhal, considered a mathematical genius herself, explains several concepts in simple, easy-to-understand terms. The book contains over 500 solved examples to demonstrate these concepts.
The book first introduces two basic concepts of Vedic mathematics. This is followed by other topics like magic with the number eleven, interesting squares, cube roots at a glance, magic division, and a calendar for 500 years. The book also discusses the ways in which Vedic mathematics can be applied successfully in competitive exams.
Tabular presentation and color codes are used to highlight important points in the book. Every technique is followed by general guidelines to implement the same. Plenty of exercises accompany every topic, letting the reader practise problem solving and thereby master the concept. Several test papers and corresponding answers have been provided at the end of the book.
About The Author
Aditi Singhal is a memory trainer, an expert mathematician, and a Vedic Maths instructor.
Her only book is How To Become A Human Calculator? With The Magic Of Vedic Maths.
Aditi Singhal graduated with a Home Science degree form Lady Irwin College, Delhi. In addition to being a full-time mother of two, she had a 3-year stint as an accountant. Picking up a Vedic Maths book at a book fair set her on the journey of a lifetime. Her love of numbers was then refreshed and put to good use. She started teaching Vedic mathematics, and took part in a memory building workshop. In 2009, she was named the best memory trainer of the year by the India Book of Records. Singhal has also established an organization called Dynamic Minds Group, which is dedicated to mind and memory training and creative learning.
Table Of Contents
- Preface - Can I Be a Human Calculator?
- Why should I calculate mentally when I have a calculator?
- What is Vedic Mathematics?
0. Vedic Math-E-Magic
1. Two basic concepts of Vedic Mathematics
2. Subtraction at one look
3. Multiplications with 99999.... in less than 5 seconds
4. Magic with
5. Multiplying by 12 (without using 12)
6. Checking your answers (removing silly mistakes)
7. Multiplication of numbers near the bases
8. Multiplication by 5, 25, 50, 250, 500...
9. Vertical & Crosswise Multiplication
10. Interesting squares
11. Finding squares in one line
14. Long division in one line (the crowning glory)
15. Square roots in one line
16. Cube roots at a Glance
18. Magic Division
19. Checking Divisibility by prime number
20. 500 years Calendar
21. Application of Vedic Maths in Competition Exams
- Test papers