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Author Poskitt, Kjartan.
Title Easy questions, evil answers / by Kjartan Poskitt ; illustrated by Philip Reeve.
Pub Info London : Scholastic, 2010.
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 Marstons Mills-Children's  J FICTION POS     AVAILABLE
Descript 159 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
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Series Poskitt, Kjartan. Murderous maths.
Contents The suggestion box -- Some useful stuff -- Arithmetricks -- The formula board -- Pytho power -- When does 9-11=10? -- How far away is the horizon? -- How fast does the moon move? -- The Great Rhun and the box of one year's delight -- Calendar chaos! -- What is the very smallest measurement? -- How can you make a liar tell the truth? -- How far does a water current make you drift off course? -- What is the biggest shape you can put a fence around? -- How many snaps does it take to break up a chocolate bar? -- How many different nets of a cube are there? -- Did Dolly diddle the dodgy diamonds? -- Why can't you get a giant people-eating spider? -- What's that nasty thing in the basement? -- How many people in the world share your birthday? -- The shortest link -- A lot of hot air -- How do you make a perfect kite shape quickly? -- What is the biggest number? -- The curry burger problem -- How high is a kite? -- Can one giant sneeze blast the Earth out of orbit? -- The mysterious handcuffs -- Some unexpectedly evil football sums -- How much of Archimedes' bathwater is in every glass of water you drink? -- Goodbye!
Summary How can you make a liar tell the truth? How many people in the world share your birthday? Easy Questions, Evil Answers provides the answers to these questions and more. It's the perfect read for anyone who's ever wondered just how many footballs you can fit in a swimming pool and how long it takes to count to a million.
Subject Mathematics -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.
Mathematics -- Humor.
Questions and answers.
Add Author Reeve, Philip.
ISBN 9781407114514 (pbk.)
1407114514 (pbk.)
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