Sideways Arithmetic from Wayside School Author:Louis Sachar A collection of 50 hilarious stories, each filled with brainteasers, designed to painlessly teach math skills. — These Sideways Arithmetic problems may look puzzling at first, but you can use real math to solve them, and the answers are perfectly logical. There are lots of clues and hints; plus, all the answers are in the back of the book. Best o... more »f all, all the kids you read about in "Sideways Stories from Wayside School" are here to help you!
Try solving there and more than fifty other math brainteasers, along with the kids from Mrs. Jewls's class. You'll learn a lot about math -- but you'll be laughing too hard to notice.« less
Mind-boggling but not difficult problems posed by that special Wayside School teacher, Mrs. Jewels (remember the computer dropped from - was it the window of the 17th story - in the name of science). Weird and not very reproducible here but here's a few examples: moth + took = hmmmm; mom + mop = yoyo; four + eight = twelve is impossible.