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
Cardinal and Ordinal Numbers
Diameter and Radius
Savings and Expenses
Definition of a Fraction
Comparing Fractions
Reducing Fractions
Adding and Subtracting Fractions
Common Denominators
Roman Numerals
Least Common Multiples
Improper Fractions
Lines of Symmetry
Division by Zero
Multiplying Mixed Numbers
Commutative Law
Definition of a Function
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.

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