Life of Fred: Fractions
After you know your addition and multiplication tables, you are ready for Life of Fred: Fractions. Fred will take you far beyond elementary knowledge of fractions so, even if you have had some basic training on how to divide up a pie so that you get the biggest “fraction,” you will do well to start here. One morning in our five-year-old hero’s life in which he… • Teaches a class at the university • Buys a bicycle • In his office, he hurts his foot and is taken to the hospital
This book lays the first half of the foundation for pre-algebra including . . . Less Than Billion Cardinal and Ordinal Numbers Diameter and Radius Savings and Expenses Definition of a Fraction Sectors Comparing Fractions Reducing Fractions Adding and Subtracting Fractions Common Denominators Roman Numerals Least Common Multiples Improper Fractions Lines of Symmetry Division by Zero Circumference Multiplying Mixed Numbers Commutative Law Canceling Definition of a Function Area Unit Analysis Division of Fractions Geometric Figures Estimating Answers and much more . . . Unlike all other math programs, this one also teaches about: • Boyle’s Law of Gases • Onomatopoetic words and hyperbole • Why you shouldn’t run with an 18" knife in your hand!
The answers are included in the textbook. Complete this book plus Life of Fred Decimals & Percents and you are ready for pre-algebra.