Life of Fred: Farming

Written by Dr. Stanley Schmidt with the intent to make math come alive with lots of humor, clear explanations, and silly illustrations that stick in the mind. The student will learn to think mathematically. Each text is written in the style of a novel with a humorous story line. Each section tells part of the life of Fred Gauss and how, in the course of his life, he encounters the need for the math and then learns the methods.
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Written by Dr. Stanley Schmidt with the intent to make math come alive with lots of humor, clear explanations, and silly illustrations that stick in the mind. The student will learn to think mathematically. Each text is written in the style of a novel with a humorous story line. Each section tells part of the life of Fred Gauss and how, in the course of his life, he encounters the need for the math and then learns the methods.
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Life of Fred Farming is a hardcover textbook containing 128 pages. This book is not consumable. All answers are written on separate paper or in a notebook. It is designed to be read with the student.

Life of Fred Farming contains 19 lessons and is designed to take approximately one month to complete.

This book covers beginning mathematics including . . .

  • Adding to 14
  • Googol
  • Percents
  • Adding to 16
  • Rows of a Matrix
  • Median Average
  • Union of Sets
  • All of Mathematics Generated by the Empty Set
  • Proof that the Set of Everything (the Universal Set) Cannot Exist
  • Cardinality of a Set
  • Collinear Points
  • Numbers vs. Numerals
  • Borrowing One in Subtraction
  • Definition of Function
  • Domain and Codomain
  • Radius and Ulna
  • Dollars in Different Denominations
  • and much more . . .

The decision to homeschool our daughter, Alexa, was an easy one. Choosing a curriculum that worked well with her goals and schedule was a little more difficult.

Jenna Henning