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How To Survive Middle School Math

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(NAPSI)-In her groundbreaking book, actress and math genius Danica McKellar sets a few things straight: Acne sucks. Mean people suck. But math is actually a good thing, and she proves it in her book, "Math Doesn't Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail" (Plume).


Dubbed a "math superstar" by the New York Times, McKellar gives girls and their parents the tools they need to master the concepts that confuse middle schoolers most, including fractions, percents, ratios, rates, "solving for x" and more.


In addition to teaching the most important middle school math concepts, this unique book includes:

• Time-saving tips and tricks for homework and tests;
• Real-world examples-from how understanding percents can make you a savvier shopper to how proportions can make you a better chef;
• Inspiring stories from Danica's own life as a terrified math student, a confident actress and everything in between.


In this runaway New York Times bestseller, McKellar, best known for her roles in "The Wonder Years" and "The West Wing," proves that math can be easy, relevant and even glamorous, and gives you the tools to ace your next test.


Danica McKellar's Web site is www.mathdoesntsuck.com. The book is available in bookstores now.



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