Life of Fred: Decimals and Percents
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by Stanley F. Schmidt, Ph.D.
This is the second book in the Life of Fred math series. (It follows Life of Fred: Fractions) Unlike any other math series, Life of Fred makes math so much fun that it is almost irresistible. Using hilarious "real life" examples from the life of a five year old professor of mathematics at KITTENS University, students learn the WHY as well as the HOW of math. Whether you fear math or love it, you have to have Life of Fred for your children.
This is a complete math program. It is designed for an independent student although some children will need adult help and guidance from time to time.
The topics covered include: Number Systems, Adding and Subtracting Decimals, Multiplying by Ten, Functions and Inverse Functions, Pi, Multiplying Decimals, Whole Numbers, Squaring a Number, Subtracting Mixed Units, Sets and Subsets, Union and Intersection of Sets, Rules of Divisibility, Division of Decimals, Repeating Decimals, Bar Graphs, Prime and Composite Numbers, Consecutive Numbers, the Goldbach Conjecture, Area of a Circle, Dollars vs. Cents, Pie Charts, Conversion between Percents/ Fractions/ Decimals, 40% of 15, 30% off, Distance Equals Rate Times Time, 15% more, Area of a Triangle, Square Roots, Area of a Parallelogram, 13 Is What Percent of 52, Ratio, Ordered Pairs, Graphing, Negative Numbers, Elapsed Time, Probability.
Hardback, 192 pages.