# Life of Fred: Fractions

**Description**

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.