Danica McKellar, best known for her roles on The Wonder Years and The West Wing, graduated summa cum laude in mathematics from UCLA, where she co-wrote a groundbreaking mathematical physics theorem, published in Britain-'s esteemed Journal of Physics. She has spoken before Congress about the importance of women in math and continues to be an outspoken advocate for math education.
Math Used to Totally Suck
FAQs: How to Use This Book
Factors and Multiples Don't Suck
How to Make a Killing on eBay: Prime Numbers and Prime Factorization
Do You Still Have a Crush on Him? ON THE COVER!: Finding the Greatest Common Factor (GCF)
You Can Never Have Too Many Shoes: Multiples and the Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)
Are You a Mathophobe? ON THE COVER!
Fractions Don't Suck
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Pizza but Were Afraid to Ask: Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers
How Many Iced Lattes Can These Actors Drink?: Multiplying and Dividing Fractions... and Reciprocals
When to Seriously Stop Raiding the Refrigerator: Equivalent Fractions and Reducing Fractions
Is Your Sister Trying to Cheat You Out of Your Fair Share?: Comparing Fractions
How Much Do You and Your Best Friend Have in Common?: Common Denominators... and Adding and Subtracting Fractions
Choosing the Perfect Necklace: Complex Fractions
Do You Have Trouble Focusing-Or Are You a "Focus Superstar"?
Decimals Don't Suck
What Every Savvy Shopper Should Know: All About Decimals
Why Calculators Would Make Terrible Boyfriends: Converting Fractions and Mixed Numbers to Decimals
How to Entertain Yourself While Babysitting a Devil Child: Converting Decimals to Fractions
What's Your Math Horoscope?: ON THE COVER! See What the Stars Say About You and Math!
Percents Join the Party... and They Don't Suck, Either
Sale of the Century!: Converting Percents to and from Decimals and Fractions
A Choreographed Performance: Mixing Fractions, Decimals, and Percents Together
Word Problems Don't Suck
The Universal Language of Love... and Math: Introduction to Word Problems and "Percent Of"/"Percent Off"
Does She Ever Get Off the Phone?: Ratios
The Perks of a Southern Drawl: Rates and Unit Rates
Filmmaker Extraordinaire!: Proportions
Are You Drinking Enough Water?: Unit Conversions
What's Your Learning Style?
Even Algebra Doesn't Suck
Who's the Cute New Foreign Exchange Student?: Introduction to "Solving for x"
Romeo and Juliet: Introduction to "Solving for x" in Word Problems
Troubleshooting Guide: Where to Turn When You Don't Know What to Do!
The Smart Girl's Resource Guide
About the Author
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