Vedic Mathematics for Schools (Book 3)
James T. Glover
- ISBN: 9788120818194, 8120818199
- Year of Publication: 2013
- Binding: Paperback
- Edition: Fourth Reprint
- No. of Pages: 251
- Language: English
In this book the Vedic techniques are applied to ordinary school mathematics for eleven and twelve years-old. the arithmatic introduced in books I and II is extended. The book also deals with the initial stages of solving equations, coordinate geometry, approximations, indices, parallels, triangles, ratio and proportion as well as other topics.
Once a basic grounding has been established with the Vedic methods the next stage is the beginning of discrimination. A problem is set and, armed with several techniques, the student must choose the easiest or most relevant for achieving the solution. This book deals with some of the steps required for this training.
–The examples and exercises have been arranged with care and the grading of the letter shows every evidence of the same pedagogic thoroughness. The exercises have been beautifully structured, presenting a mixed bag of fairly straightforward stuff, with many stimulating questions going well beyond the merely routine. For this reason, if no other, the book deserves to serve as a model for text books at this level, in use in this country." - The Hindu, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 1996, A. K. Vijayakumar
"Being the third book in this series, the Vedic Mathematics for Schools automatically assumes that some of the basic concepts of mathematics have already been studied by the student. It is an introduction to the rich mathematical heritage of India. Produced with the intent of engrossing the young mind of a school-going child in the intellectually agile world of Vedic mathematics, this book meets its goal eminently... I have taught some of the principles contained in this book to my students in the B.Ed. classes. They have found these techniques extremely simple. less time consuming and less likey to lead to mistakes. ...highly recommended to the seekers of knowledge of mathematics.", Vedic Astrology, Vol.6, No.4, July-August 2002, Dr. P.S. Charak, Prof. of Mathematics, G.G.M. Science College, Jammu
About the Author(s)
James T. Glover is head of Mathematics at St. James Independent Schools in London where he has been a teacher for eighteen years. He is director of Mathematical studies at the Scho9ol of Economic Science and Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Application. He has been researching Vedic Mathematics and its use in education for more than twenty years and has run public courses in London on the subject. Other books by the author are : An Introductory Course in Vedic Mathematics, Vedic Mathematics for School, Books 1, 2, and Foundation Mathematics, Books 1, 2, and 3.