G is for Googol: A Math Alphabet Book

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Tricyle Press, 1998 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 57 pages
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B is for Binary, F is for Fibonacci, P is for Probability... even a small sample begins to give you the idea that this is a math book unlike any other. Ranging freely from exponents to light-years to numbers found in nature, this smorgasbord of math concepts and trivia makes a perfect classroom companion or gift book for the budding young mathematician at home. Even the most reluctant math student will be drawn in by the author's trademark wit, Marissa Moss's quirky illustrations and funny captions, and the answers revealed in W is for " When are we ever gonna use this stuff, anyway?" Download the G is for Googol Teacher's Guide(300K)

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User Review  - mapalumbo - LibraryThing

What a fun book! This book is notable for its organization. Math ideas are included in an alphabetical order. Each letter of the alphabet takes on a different topic and some letters are used more than ... Read full review

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User Review  - romakerby - LibraryThing

A math or math related term from A-Z. There is a term associated with each letter with an explanation of what that terms means and how it can be used. The author also adds more words off to the side ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

DAVID SCHWARTZ is the author of 50 children's books, including G IS FOR GOOGOL and Q IS FOR QUARK. He is a frequent guest speaker at schools in the US abroad. He lives with his wife-and co-author-YAEL SCHY in Oakland, California.
Marissa Moss was an honors math student and the only girl on her school math team. She is the creator of the Amelia's Notebook Series, RACHEL'S JOURNAL, and REGINA'S BIG MISTAKE, among others. She lives in Berkeley, CA.

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