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 . . .
Adding and Subtracting Decimals
Multiplying by Ten
Functions and Inverse Functions
Squaring a Number
Subtracting Mixed Units
Sets and Subsets
Union and Intersection of Sets
Rules of Divisibility
Division of Decimals
Prime and Composite Numbers
The Goldbach Conjecture
Area of a Circle
Dollars vs. Cents
Conversion between Percents/ Fractions/Decimals
40% of 15
Distance Equals Rate Times Time
Area of a Triangle
Area of a Parallelogram
13 Is What Percent of 52
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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