# Life of Fred Decimals and Percents

**Description**

This book covers the second half of the introduction to pre-algebra (after Life of Fred: Fractions). After this book you are ready for pre-algebra.

Read about one afternoon and evening in Fred’s life in which he: • Builds a robot • Gets his first pet • Learns why sea chanties are not popular in some boat rental stores

This book covers second half of the introduction to pre-algebra including . . . 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 And more . . . Unlike all other math programs, this one also teaches about: • When Lincoln used the vigesimal system • When robots have tea parties • How flossing helped Fred to read books in bed at night

The answers are included in the textbook.