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Life of Fred: Goldfish

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: RM221

Availability: In stock

SKU: RM221




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

This book covers beginning mathematics including . . .

  • Drawing Things to Scale
  • Digits in a Number
  • the Whole Point of Math
  • Polygons
  • Sequences
  • Definition of an Acre
  • Meters vs. Yards
  • Kilograms vs. Pounds
  • Area of a Rectangle
  • Cubic Feet into Gallons
  • Gallons of Water into Pounds
  • Multiplying by Ten, Hundred, and Thousand
  • One Ton = 2000 lbs.
  • Decimal Point
  • Estimating Sums
  • Practicing the Metric System with Dental Floss
  • Bar Graphs
  • and much more . . .



This package doesn't include any consumables
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