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Math Appeal by Greg Tang; Harry Briggs (Illustrator) NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Greg Tang challenges kids to solve problems creatively in this followup to MATH FOR ALL SEASONS. In this book you'll learn to see How very clever you can be. We'll teach you tricks to help you add, Some day in math class you'll be glad! In this followup to MATH FOR ALL SEASONS, Greg Tang underscores the importance of four basic rules in problemsolving. Keeping an open mind, looking for unusual number combinations, using multiple skills (like subtracting to add) and looking for patterns will guarantee any child success in math. In MATH APPEAL, Tang continues to challenge kids with his innovative approach to math.ISBN: 9780439210461
Publication Date: 20030201

Music Math by Kathleen Collins This captivating volume explains math fractions by means of musical notation. Includes an explanation of all basic musical terminology and an annotated breakdown of the sheet music for the classic "Aud Lang Syne."ISBN: 9780823989843
Publication Date: 20030816

Math Curse by Jon Scieszka; Lane Smith (Illustrator) Did you ever wake up to one of those days where everything is a problem? You have 10 things to do, but only 30 minutes until your bus leaves. Is there enough time? You have 3 shirts and 2 pairs of pants. Can you make 1 good outfit? Then you start to wonder: Why does everything have to be such a problem? Why do 2 apples always have to be added to 5 oranges? Why do 4 kids always have to divide 12 marbles? Why can't you just keep 10 cookies without someone taking 3 away? Why? Because you're the victim of a Math Curse. That's why. But don't despair. This is one girl's story of how that curse can be broken.ISBN: 9780670861941
Publication Date: 19951001

The Best of Times by Greg Tang; Harry Briggs (Illustrator) NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Greg Tang takes on the times tables, teaching kids innovative ways to multiply numbers and derive answers WITHOUT memorization.Four is very fast to do when you multiply by 2.Here's a little good advice please just always double twice!BEST OF TIMES gives kids an intuitive understanding of multiplication, encouraging them to arrive at answers on their own rather than memorizing the times tables. A child who can multiply by two, for instance, can multiply by four and even eight! Likewise, times six builds on times two and times three.With his commonsense approach, Greg Tang encourages kids to solve problems creatively, building both their skills and their confidence.ISBN: 9780439210447
Publication Date: 20020901

Math in Our Solar System by Barbara M. Linde This stellar expedition focuses on different aspects of the solar system to illustrate which strategies would be most efficient for problem solving. Uses interesting examples to relay concepts, such as notions of distance from planet to planet, conversion of weight and surface gravity, and the measurement of planet diameter.ISBN: 9781404229365
Publication Date: 20040816
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 Euclid and his contributions to math
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 Origin and logic of using Greek symbols in mathematics
 What were some major applications of mathematics in Ancient Rome?
 Roman and Greek Civilizations – a comparison of their contributions to mathematics
 Pascal’s triangle – How to find patterns
 Math in nature and around us
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 Early civilizations and their history with algebra
 Blaise Pascal and his study and contributions to probability
 The greatest mathematical invention in the history of mankind