Mental Multiplication (for Social Scientists) Made Easy

27 Pages Posted: 9 Feb 2015 Last revised: 7 Jun 2015

See all articles by Jack Manhire

Jack Manhire

Texas A&M University School of Innovation; Bush School of Government & Public Service

Date Written: February 7, 2015

Abstract

This outline provides a basic introduction to techniques used to perform mental multiplication, including squares, quickly and accurately. It is intended for social scientists and other non-S.T.E.M. professionals obligated to deal with numbers on a daily basis (e.g., tax attorneys, accountants, etc.). After reviewing this brief paper and practicing the techniques, readers should be able to perform complex multiplication calculations in a matter of seconds.

Keywords: mental math, speed math, math for social science, tax, accounting, arithmetic, multiplication, Mathematical and Quantitative Methods, quantitative techniques

JEL Classification: C00, C06, C63, K34, M04, Z00

Suggested Citation

Manhire, Jack, Mental Multiplication (for Social Scientists) Made Easy (February 7, 2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2561946 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2561946

Jack Manhire (Contact Author)

Texas A&M University School of Innovation

1249 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-1249
United States

Bush School of Government & Public Service ( email )

4220 TAMU
College Station, TX 76845
United States

Register to save articles to
your library

Register

Paper statistics

Downloads
154
rank
187,869
Abstract Views
650
PlumX Metrics
!

Under construction: SSRN citations while be offline until July when we will launch a brand new and improved citations service, check here for more details.

For more information