A Mind for Numbers

How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra)

Recommended by Mike Rowe, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #4 in Learning, Ranked #12 in Mathsee more rankings.

Whether you are a student struggling to fulfill a math or science requirement, or you are embarking on a career change that requires a higher level of math competency, A Mind for Numbers offers the tools you need to get a better grasp of that intimidating but inescapable field. Engineering professor Barbara Oakley knows firsthand how it feels to struggle with math. She flunked her way through high school math and science courses, before enlisting in the army immediately after graduation. When she saw how her lack of mathematical and technical savvy severely limited her options—both to... more

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Mike Rowe CEO/MikeRoweWorks Foundation, Former TV Host/Dirty JobsA good teacher will leave you educated. But a great teacher will leave you curious. Well, Barbara Oakley is a great teacher. Not only does she have a mind for numbers, she has a way with words, and she makes every one of them count (Source)

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