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 . . .
Cardinal and Ordinal Numbers
Diameter and Radius
Savings and Expenses
Definition of a Fraction
Adding and Subtracting Fractions
Least Common Multiples
Lines of Symmetry
Division by Zero
Multiplying Mixed Numbers
Definition of a Function
Division of Fractions
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.