Math Smart Junior: Math You'll Understand

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A PARENTS’ CHOICE AWARD—WINNING SERIES

A hot summers’ day leads Sondra, Jennifer, and Taylor to do strange things, like approximating how many leaves are on the oak tree they’re sitting under or figuring out how to make HUGE quantities of lemonade. As you follow these kids and their feline friend Beauregard around the neighborhood on a hot summer day, you’ll learn
·approximation
·rates and averages
·fractions and decimals
·geometry and algebra

You’ll also learn some ingenious ways to beat the heat!

Math Smart Junioris one in a series of books that helps kids in grades 6—8 master the basics in many subjects using a fun, relaxed, interactive approach to learning.
 

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Contents

Approximation
1
Order of Operations
15
Fractions
25
Decimals
55
Ratios and Percentages
77
Probability and Averages
105
Graphs and Charts
135
Geometry
151
Review Appendix
231
Addition
232
Subtraction
238
Multiplication
242
Division
253
Glossary
265
Answers and Explanations
289
About the Authors
355

Negative Numbers
191
Algebra
213

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