No author has gone as far as Doerfler in covering methods of mental calculation beyond simple arithmetic. Even if you have no interest in competing with. Dead Reckoning: Calculating Without Instruments. Front Cover. Ronald W. Doerfler. Gulf Publishing Company, – Mathematics – pages. The Paperback of the Dead Reckoning: Calculating Without Instruments by Ronald W. Doerfler, Doerfler | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping.

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Dead Reckoning : Calculating Without Instruments

Ace Your College Exams. Josh rated it liked it May 21, Tony added it Mar 23, This area of the website provides discussions, errata and supplementary materials related to my book on advanced techniques of mental calculation.

He has also written an essay summarizing things he found particularly interesting in the book, with additional interesting reckoinng of his own–it can be found here. Concluding Remarks The main text of the book ends with a list of the best of the cited references in the text, an encouragement to search out these references which are now gathered on rec,oning siteand a plea for the reader to experiment with number relationships as a means of exploring new algorithms and approximations that may be useful to us all.


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The Art of Problem Posing. Let’s Try No, Thanks. However, if you are up for it, this book will take you deeper and further into the theory and practise of hand computation than any other that I have seen. Finding Rational Approximations to Precomputed Constants Often we encounter multi-digit numbers, such as scaling factors, that are difficult to use directly as a divisor or multiplier because of the number reckonung digits involved.

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No author has gone as far as Doerfler in covering methods of mental calculation beyond simple arithmetic. If you have the algebra but not the rest, you can follow this book but it will take some chewing to roerfler the discussions.

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Graphs provide error curves for each method as a means of evaluating them. Acknowledgements of Contributors to this Book Section: Other Interests This area is for other interests of mine that may end up with their own area of the website eventually.

Schaum’s Easy Outline Intermediate Algebra. Monica marked doerflr as to-read Aug 14, September 1, Imprint: Christoph doerfle it it was amazing Oct 28, Victor marked it as to-read Oct 28, Detail from The Ambassadors London: Gopal Rajak rated it it was amazing Oct 02, In addition to a fascinating exploration of arithmetical doeffler and their theoretical underpinnings, he also covers logarithms and trig functions.

Select the List you’d like to categorise as, or add your own. This chapter describes techniques related to multiplication, division and repeating decimals, greatest common divisor GCDerror-checking and divisibility tests, and factoring numbers.

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