Life of Fred Decimals and Percents


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
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
Ordered Pairs
Negative Numbers
Elapsed Time
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.

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