"Mathworks!" shows how math works! Six exciting, real-world professions form the foundations for data gathering and problem-solving exercises that illustrate the importance of mathematics in daily life. In each volume, the reader takes the position of a jet pilot, crime detective, race car driver, sports star, stunt coordinator, or zoo vet, then uses important facts and data to do the job. This clever and challenging approach to math will interest and encourage budding mathematicians on several levels.