## From sticks and stones: personal adventures in mathematics |

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### Contents

Sets and Classification 34 | 10 |

The Numbers 4 5 6 59 | 10 |

Operations and Relations 98 | 10 |

Copyright | |

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algorithm angle approximate arithmetic array associative property attitude base base-ten beans bers binary operators called Cartesian product centimeters chapter common factor common fractions common multiple compute counting numbers decimal point define denominator diagram discuss divide division divisor empty set equal equation example exercise feet figure formula give greatest common factor guess Hence ideas inches integers interval labeled large number layout least common multiple length look match mathematics mean measurement negative numbers nested intervals notation number line number of members numeral system objects operator pairs pattern pounds prime factors problem proportion quotient ratio rational numbers real numbers rectangle relation relative error remainder repeating decimal Roman numerals scale segment sequence sides significant digits Similarly square steps subset subtraction Suppose symbol tion triangle units Venn diagram whole numbers write zero