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This CD-Rom for 14 to16-year-olds contains more than 2,500 multiple-choice questions and 3,000 graphics, including 3D animation. The schools' version costs Pounds 45; but a version with fewer questions is also available for Pounds 19.99. Acacia Interactive, 18 Lavant Street, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW.
What to Do When You Can't Learn the Times Tables
By Steve Chinn.
This book offers strategies and mathematical tricks to help children and adults who find it near impossible to learn the times-tables. It provides pictures and images to help the reader understand, work out or remember. Pounds 7.25. Marko Publishing, Mark College, Mark, Highbridge, Somerset TA9 4NP.
General Mathematics for GCSE
By Brian Speed.
This book contains material for intermediate-tier GCSE mathematics. It includes a summary of "what you need to know" at the beginning of each chapter; hundreds of worked examples and exercises; coursework tasks and mark schemes, learning objectives and grade indicators; ideas for coursework projects and GCSE examination questions. Pounds 12.50. Collins.