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Life of Fred: Fractions

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.
SKU: RM225

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SKU: RM225

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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.

Life of Fred Fractions is a hardcover textbook containing 192 pages. This book is not consumable. All answers are written on separate paper or in a notebook.

Number of Lessons: Life of Fred Fractions and Life of Fred Decimals & Percents together take about 65 to 70 lessons if you do one each day including the time for the Bridges exams.

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 . . .

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