The King's Chessboard

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Penguin Books, 1993 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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When the wise man refuses to accept a reward for his service to the king, the king insists and so the wise man asks for a payment of rice for each square of the king's chessboard--the amount to be doubled each day. Soon the royal granaries are almost empty--will the proud king concede that he has been outwitted? A Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies and Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children. Full-color illustrations.

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User Review  - Nausheen Ukani - Goodreads

This has always been one of my favorite books, and it's great to see how I can now use it as a future teacher in my own classroom! This is a cute tale about a man who knows how to put his math to use. I would use it to teach the importance of math and more importantly, exponents! Read full review

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