The Magic of Verdic Maths

We learn one particular system of doing maths in school, but this is not the only way. At different times and in different parts of the world people have developed different ways of doing things, and maths is no exception. This video shows some very simple but powerful ways of doing mental multiplication. You will not bin your calculator but you may not need to reach for it so often after watching this. I think its brilliant. Have a look.

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